Morgan Melenka is a visual artist from Edmonton AB whose work is interested in visual static through the lens of print-based media. She graduated from the University of Alberta in 2014 with a BFA in printmaking and painting, however before choosing a BFA she spent years studying ancient and medieval history. Since graduation she has exhibited in Edmonton and dabbled in out-of-province exhibitions including in Ottawa, Nebraska and Tennessee. Melenka was an artist in residence at the artist-run-centre Atelier Graff in Montreal in 2015-2016 and again an artist-in-residence 2016-2017 with the collective Tennis Club, of which she is a founding member, at Marshall Mcluhan’s first family home in Edmonton.
For the last year she has been employed as a installation and display designer at a retail space in Edmonton and has been an active member at the artist-run-centre S.N.A.P where she is a member of the special events committee. She is beginning an MFA at NSCAD University Fall 2017.