Melissa Gillum
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Location: Gainesville, Florida, USA
School: University of Florida
Major: Creative Photography

Melissa Gillum

Melissa Gillum
Lives in Gainesville, FL / b. 12/20/1996
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Education

December 2019

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Creative Photography, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Work Experience

2018 - present

Apple, Inc. iOS Customer Advisor, Gainesville, FL & Austin, TX
- Works customer service nationally, promotes diversity by helping with initiating guidelines within the college job organization that have cultural diversity and appreciation at its core.

2016-2018
The Fine Print Magazine Photo Editor, Gainesville, FL

- Contributed to the online/print local literary publication The Fine Print by editing
photographs and editorials of different local musicians. This certain publication helps spread awareness of local politics, the cultural scene, and current events in Gainesville, FL.
Residencies/Workshops

2018

Penland School of Crafts, Summer 2018, Black Mountain, NC / Photography Session
Publications

2018

The Fine Print Magazine, issue Summer 2018

The Fine Print Magazine, issue Winter 2018

2017

The Fine Print Magazine, issue Winter 2017

The Fine Print Magazine, issue Spring 2017

2016

The Fine Print Magazine, issue Winter 2016

The Fine Print Magazine, issue Fall 2016

The Fine Print Magazine, issue Summer 2016

2015

The Alligator Independent Newspaper, December 2015

Solo Exhibitions

2019

I wouldn't assume they're a character actor, UF Senior Exhibition, Moisturizer Gallery, Gainesville, FL
Group Exhibitions

2018

UF Annual Juried Student Exhibition, University Gallery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Penland Annual Auctioned Exhibition, Penland School of Crafts, Black Mountain, NC 2017

UF Annual Juried Student Exhibition, University Gallery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Art Bash 2017, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Making + Meaning Final Show, 4Most Gallery, Gainesville, FL

2016

Art Bash 2016, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

2015

WARP Fall 2015 Final Exhibition, WARPhaus Gallery, Gainesville, FL

Gainesville First Friday Art Walk, Gainesville, FL

Art Bash 2015, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Software/Personal Skills/Former Professors
Proficient in Adobe programs (including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Lightoom, etc.) as well as Final Cut Pro and most Microsoft programs (Word, Powerpoint, Excel) School-level fluency in French.
Has studied under several internationally renowned artists including Sean Miller, Anthea Behm, Dr. Craig Smith, Sergio Vega, and Coco Fusco.

General Interests/Hobbies
Filmmaking/cinema (especially horror, experimental/surrealist filmmaking, New German Cinema, etc.), performance art, subversive ideas in art, human sexuality, femininity/ masculinity, gender, and libertine cultural movements within the mid-to-late 20th century.

art, photography, marketing, customer service, graphic design, museum, arts administration