Forkenbrock Series on Public Policy


Lunch, Networking, and Gallery Viewing

EW Lehman Ballroom, hotelVetro, 201 S. Dubuque Street
Monday, October 9th, 2017 11:45 AM to 1:00 PM


  • Melissa Kreider

    Melissa Kreider

    University of Iowa Art and Art History Department

    Melissa Kreider (b. 1993) is an MFA student at the University of Iowa and holds a BFA in Photography from the University of Akron. Melissa’s work examines sites of sexual violence against women and how the justice system archives these reports as well as the evidence that is collected. Her work has been exhibited and published nationally and internationally. Melissa Kreider is a Graduate Teacher of Record at the University of Iowa, in the Art and Art History Department. She reads more books then she should and owns two cats; a hardened street cat named Asphalt, and a cat with thumbs named Valentino. Melissa is the founder and curator of Don’t Smile, an online space dedicated to showcasing photography by women artists