Born in Victoria 1975, Melinda McCarthy has been an exhibiting artist for the last
Originally studying screen-printing art and design, Melinda spent her early career
working with community organisation RedPlanet. Here she did commission work and
ran print workshops for various community groups and the public. Among these were
ones for Sale gallery as part of RedPlanet’s touring exhibition. “Powerful Posters”.
Also during this time she was fortunate enough to
Discovering part Hungarian ancestry, she has been sent on a new path which has lead
to not only learning a new language, but also a new culture, rich with folklore and
tradition, sparking her interest in mythology, legend and ancient civilizations.
Currently she is residing in London where she is delving into other sides of her
participate in a workshop run by the infamous Guerrilla girls from New York in which
groups created posters on various issues.
After being involved with international arts project "Construction in process V1-
The Bridge", Melinda's art took a turn and she began to experiment with a wide variety
of mediums from painting and photography to installation and short film, even exploring
her musical side as she spent time playing and studying double bass with traditional
Hungarian & Romanian folk band Vardos.
More recently a search into her past has lead to more than long lost family.