Participant Profile

Melissa H. Potter

United States

Melissa Hilliard Potter is a feminist interdisciplinary artist, writer, and curator whose work has been exhibited in venues and film festivals internationally. Melissa has been the recipient of three Fulbright Scholar awards to Serbia and Bosnia and Hercegovina, as well as funding from CEC ArtsLink, Trust for Mutual Understanding, and Soros Fund for Arts and Culture. As a curator, her exhibitions include “Social Paper: Hand Papermaking in the Context of Socially Engaged Art” with Jessica Cochran and “Revolution at Point Zero: Feminist Social Practice” with Neysa Page Lieberman. Her critical essays have been printed in BOMB, Art Papers, Flash Art, and AfterImage among others. Melissa is a Professor at Columbia College Chicago.