Melanie Printup Hope

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Melanie Printup

Hope is of Tuscarora descent and was raised on the Tuscarora Indian Reservation in Western New York. She earned a BFA from the Rochester Institute of Technology and an MFA in electronic arts from Renssalear Polytechnic Institute. Her video and installation work has been shown widely throughout the US and Europe. She has received recognition from the Rockefeller Foundation, the New York Foundation for the Arts, The National Endowment for the Arts, the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, the Jerome Foundation and the Lyn Blumenthal Memorial Fund.