Nan Melville Photography & Video

Awards & Exhibitions


2003 - “Best of Show”, Gallery Show, Women in Photojournalism Conference (Charlotte, NC)

2001 - National Press Photographers’ Association Prize

2001 - Prize in the New York Institute of Photography monthly competition

2000 - 1st Prize, Plainsboro Library Arts Competition, New Jersey

1999 - 1st Prize, Plainsboro Library Arts Competition, New Jersey

1998 - Honorable Mention: Popular Photography magazine

1993 - 3rd place: Popular Photography magazine

1991 - 1st Prize, Flying Springbok International Travel Photographic Competition (Nikon, Nissan and SA Airways.) Unanimous decision of 9 judges.


Solo Exhibitions

2010       Mark Morris Dance Center, NYC.  For the Love of Dance, images of Nrityagram Dance Village.

2007/8   Lincoln Center Film Society, Dance on Camera, NYC.

2007/8   (Current)  Rooms of Drs Bertie & Rachel Bregman, 535 West 110 St, NYC.

2007/8   (Current) Polaroid Transfers, Aardvark Gallery, Kalk Bay, Cape Town, South Africa.   (Various since 1995.)

2007/8    Foyer Gallery, Juilliard School, Lincoln Center, NYC.  (Various since 1993.)

2001        Dance Images, Puffin Gallery, SoHo, NYC.

2000       Travel & Dance Photos, Wax Theatre, Williamsburg, New York.

1999        Redbank Ballet Academy, Redbank, New Jersey.

1998       Princeton Ballet School, Princeton, New Jersey.

1998       Druids Restaurant, NYC.

1998        (Current) Dance Film Arts, 49 W.21st St., NYC.

1996/7    On Four Continents, Foreign Press Center, Madison Ave, NYC.

1996        The Dance, Druids Restaurant, W.50th St./West End Ave., NYC.

1996        Dancers in Performance, National Ballet of Cuba, Lincoln Center Library, NYC.

1996         South African Consulate; 333 E.38th St, NYC.

Group Showings

2010       JMC Custom Framing and Gallery, Chile Earthquake Relief.

2003       Seabrook Village, New Jersey.  Art Exhibition to benefit Amanda’s Easel, a not-for-profit organization that provides art therapy for children and parents affected by domestic violence.

2002       Buglisi/Foreman Dance Gala Fundraiser, Annie Leibowitz Studio, NYC.  Contributed four giant dance photo images for décor, retained for on-going use at various functions.

2002       Part of Group Exhibition Dance on Camera at Puffin Room, New York.

2002 & 1999 South African Centre for Photography’s Cape Town Month of Photography Festival (  Included in virtual gallery & other connected exhibitions, University of Cape Town.

1999       DeLann Gallery, Plainsboro, New Jersey.