Melanie Joy Caple

ABN: 88123286577

Professional Appointments
Nicholas Building Association Core Committee Member (2019 - current)
National Association of Visual Artists (NAVA) - Professional Member.
Regional Arts Victoria - Member.
Golden Key International Honours Society - Member.
2014 - 2015 RMIT University Arts Funding Panel Assessor.


2014. Master of Arts (Arts Management). Graduated with Distinction. RMIT University.

2012. Bachelor of Fine Arts (Painting). Graduated with Distinction, RMIT Univerisity.

2006. Victorian Certificate of Education, Leongatha Secondary College.


Solo Exhibitions

October 2018. ‘out in the darkness / seafood / skin test / i love you too’ Solo Exhibition, Enough Space, Prahran

September 2018. ‘Covered,’ Solo Exhibition, Marios, Brunswick Street, Fitzroy

November 2017. 'Almost Solo V3,' Solo Exhibition, Incube8r Gallery, Fitzroy.

August 2017. 'Specimens', Solo Exhibition, Marios Cafe, Brunswick Street, Fitzroy.

December 2016 - January 2017. Solo Exhibition 'In A Darkened Room,' Gecko Studio Gallery, Fish Creek. 

September 2016. Solo Exhibition, 'Inked,' Alternating Current Artspace, Windsor. 

October 2015. Solo Exhibition 'Dripping in Gold', Mario's Cafe, Brunswick Street, Fitzroy. 

August 2015. Solo Exhibition, 'I wake to see the world gone wild' Dick Bishop Memorial Prize Winner, Latrobe Regional Gallery, Morwell.

May 2012. Solo Exhibition ‘Innate Right’ (to coincide with Human Rights Week.) Shown through RMIT Links and Culture

November 2011 – January 2012. Solo Exhibition, La Cannella Restaurant, Kensington,

July/August 2011. ‘Personal Inflictions’. Solo Exhibition. Three Bags Full, Abbotsford,

Group Exhibitions

June 2019. ‘In The Round,’ Group Exhibition, Gecko Studio Gallery, Fish Creek.

December 2018. ‘12x12,’ Group Exhibition curated by Melika Davies, Stockroom Gallery, Clifton Hill.

October 2018. ‘Blossom and Bloom’, Group Exhibition curated by Brigita La, Ladder Art Space, Kew.

May 2018. 'Stille' Group Exhibition, No Vacancy Gallery, Melbourne

December 2017. 'Summer Smalls Exhibition,' Group Exhibition, Southern Buoy Studios, Mornington.

December 2017. 'Small Works Art Prize,' Group Exhibition, Brunswick Street Gallery, Fitzroy.

November 2017. 'Linden Art Postcard Show,' Group Exhibition, Linden Art at Domain House, Melbourne.

September 2017. 'Southern Buoy Studios Launch Exhibition'. Group Exhibition, Southern Buoy, Mornington, Victoria.

March 2016. A4 Art Australia Exhibition, facilitated by the Contemporary Art Society of Victoria, Herring Island, Melbourne.

December 2015. Group Exhibition curated by Jacqui Burnes and Laura Main, 'Hi, We're New Here,' Enough Space, Prahran

September - November 2015. Gippsland Print Award, Group Exhibition, Gippsland Art Gallery, Sale.

March 2013. ‘NOW! #2.’ Group Exhibition. Brunswick Street Gallery, Fitzroy.

March 2013. ‘Bunting Bowen’. Group Exhibition with make+shift+projects. Bowen Lane, Melbourne CBD.

December 2012. ‘Graduate Exhibition’ for Bachelor of Fine Arts, Expanded Studio Practice at RMIT University.

November 2012. New Collectables Auction, RMIT First Site Gallery, Melbourne.  

June 2011. ‘Everything is dead while it lives’. Group Show. Owl and the Pussycat Gallery, Richmond. 

November 2010 & 2011. New Collectables Auction, RMIT First Site Gallery, Melbourne.

November 2006. Studio Art Graduation Show, Leongatha High School Arts Centre, Leongatha. 


2018. Finalist, Collins Place Summer Art Award, Melbourne.

2017. Finalist, Linden Postcard Show, Linden Art Space

2016. People's Choice Award Winner, Roi Art Prize, City of Yarra.

2015. Finalist, Gippsland Print Award, Gippsland Art Gallery, Sale

2015. Winner, Dick Bishop Memorial Prize. Latrobe Regional Gallery.

2013. Pozible - Creative Crowdfunding. Successful Campaign.

2013. RMIT University Link Arts Second Semester Funding. Successful

2013. RMIT University Quick Response Grant. Successful.

Curatorial Projects

2014. Melbourne Music Video Festival, Co-Founder. Held across various locations around Melbourne featuring a curated selection of emerging and mid-career musicians, and film and music video producers.

Commissioned Artist Catalogue Essays.
2017. William Breen After The Storm, FLG
2017. Emma Michaelis Quietude, FLG
2017. Michael Gromm Disco End Ever, FLG
2017. Emma Michaelis Quietude, Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne
2016. Meg Cowell Deeper Water, Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne
2016. Jon Eiseman Shifting Landscapes, Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne
2016. Gina Kalabishis, You & Me, Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne
2016. Kathryn Ryan, New Works, Flinders Lane Gallery, February
2015. Jacob Leary, The Origins of Superfluous Flinders Lane Gallery, December.
2015. Claire Bridge, Future Memory, Flinders Lane Gallery, August.
2015. Josh Robbins, Roost, Flinders Lane Gallery, May.
2015. Karlee Rawkins Never Never River. Flinders Lane Gallery, February.


2015. Kumiho Collective, Volume One.
Published artwork.
2012. Artwork featured in the short film, 'Chasing Time.' Directed by 8 Sticks Collective productions.
2011. Visible Ink Anthology, 'The Screen Door Snaps,' Published artwork. 


Completed various commercial and privately commissioned art works.
Works held in private collections both nationally and internationally (UK, Canada, The Netherlands, Geneva, USA, Indonesia)