Urban Art & Antiques presents Strangers: The Art of Maryanne Meltzer
Urban Art & Antiques will present Strangers: The Art of Maryanne Meltzer. Meltzer started painting at 12 years old. She studied at the Chicago Art Institute on a youth scholarship. Her family settled near downtown Dallas in the 1940s. She earned her Bachelors degree at Texas Women’s University in Denton in 1969. She went on to earn a Masters in the Humanities in 1990 from the University of Texas, Dallas.
The title of her thesis was Artists Depict Alienation: The Contemporary Social Disease. She taught art at both DISD and the Dallas Community College Continuing Education Division. She was president of the Dallas Women’s Caucus for Art and a member of the board of Directors for the National Women’s Caucus for Art, Regional Vice President of the Coalition of Women’s Art Organizations and Dallas Art District Friends. She was a founding member of the National Museum of Women in the Arts.