Melanie Schiff

decade

1970s

1977

Melanie Schiff is born in Chicago.

decade

2000s

2000

Sterling Ruby and Melanie Schiff become friends while students in Chicago.

2002

2005

Sterling Ruby curates the group exhibition Autonomy at Foxy Production, which includes Aaron Curry and his future wife, Melanie Schiff.

2006

Melanie Schiff, Spit Rainbow, 2006. Chromogenic development print; 29 × 39 ½ in. (73.7 × 100.3 cm). Collection Museum of Contemporary Art, restricted gift of Kay and Malcolm Kamin and Kay Torshen in honor of the MCA’s 40th Anniversary, 2007.34. © 2006 Melanie Schiff. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.

decade

2010s

2010s 2012

Melanie Schiff sets up her studio in Sterling Ruby’s studio warehouse complex in East Los Angeles.

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