Melissa Proposch, is a printmaker and photographer who lives in the village of Newstead, Victoria. Her practice spans a range of print media including intaglio, relief, monoprint, cyanotype, photopolymer, collagraph and digital printmaking.
She has exhibited extensively and is represented in several private and public collections, nationally and internationally. She has previously taught printmaking and drawing at RMIT University, and at various times worked as a master printer editioning prints for studios and independent artists by commission.
She was a founding committee member of Castlemaine Press community access print studio, where she was lead artist at such events as Full Steam Ahead public steamroller printing weekends, and Vice Chair until 2021.
She was also founder and co-director with her husband and Steve Proposch of Trouble magazine, a nationally distributed free street press and digital arts magazine, from 2004 until 2021.
And along with fellow artist Kir Larwill, she is currently a founder and co-director of Artpuff, a showing and making space at the Mill in Castlemaine, that opened in 2021 and runs a regular exhibition and workshop programme.
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