COLLECTIONS
County of Maui
Haleakalā National Park
The Nature Conservancy
Hawai'i Department of Land and Natural Resources
The White House, Washington D.C.

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
"Interview with Melissa Chimera, Curator of The Far Shore: Navigating Homelands," The D-Brief Detroit, Nov 2018
The Far Shore: Navigating Homelands, Arab American National Museum, 2018
"Chimera Shines," OnMaui!, July/Aug 2018
"Valley Isle exhibit has set a high bar for artists," Honolulu Star Advertiser, 04-16-17
"Artists envision Hawaii in 1,000 years", Honolulu Star Advertiser, 04-09-17
"Ms. Aligned: Women Writing About Men", Pat Matsueda & Shayen Heller, ed., U.S., 2016
"Two bright stars to trouble the dark" OnMaui!, March/April 2016
"The art of nature" The Maui News, 09-15-15
"Artists and workers unite" San Diego Union Tribune, 03-12-14
Women in Art: The Great Female Artists From the Middle Ages to the Modern Era Volume I, Austria, 2013
"Painting rare isle species is artist's way to save them" Honolulu Star Advertiser, 2011
"The Essence of Maui: artists go beyond in depth and scale" Maui Weekly, 2010
"The Fabulous Fifty" Maui Weekly, 2010
"Editor's diary" mixednerve.org, Vol 3 No 1, 2009
"Art shorts" Honolulu Star Bulletin, 2009
Sharjah Biennial 9, Artico, 2009
"All eyes on the gulf" onculture.eu, 2009
"9th Sharjah Biennial on tap" Artnet.com, 2009
"Provisions" Sharjah Biennial catalog I & II, 2009, 2010
"Inheritance: Reclaiming Land and Spirit " by Adele Ne Jame, Sharjah Biennial, 2009
"The storm before the calm" Honolulu Star Bulletin, 2007
"Alchemy" Maui News, 2008
"War and Peace: the exhibit " Maui Magazine, 2008
"Best of the islands: flower power" Hana Hou!, 2006
"Music for your eyes" Maui Weekly, 2006
"The artists showroom" Hawaiian Style Design Magazine, 2006
"A passion for plants and painting" Haleakalā Times, 2006

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
Migrant - Honolulu Museum, HI (2019)
Agents of Change - Hui No'eau Visual Arts Center, HI (2016)
Splendor: Portraits of the Natural World - ARTS at Marks Garage, HI

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018
The Far Shore - Arab American National Museum, MI
2017
Contact 3017 - Honolulu Museum of Art School, HI
Art Maui - Maui Arts and Cultural Center, HI
Hawaii Contemporary 2017 - Viewpoints Gallery, HI
2016
Hawaii National Parks - Maui Arts and Cultural Center, HI
Flora of the National Parks - U.S. Botanic Garden, Washington DC
2015
Ethos - Linus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2014
The Body Electric: Figures and Nudes - Saatchi Art
Mixed Media - Linus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
War and People - Levantine Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA
Labor, Migrant, Gulf - Uri-Eichen Gallery, Chicago, IL
2011
Art as the Mother Tongue - 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA
The Legacy of Land - Maui Arts and Cultural Center, HI
2010
Paper Journeys - Capital One Gallery, Richmond, VA
The Essence of Maui - Maui Arts and Cultural Center, HI
2009
Inheritance - Sharjah Biennial, United Arab Emirates
Inheritance - Hawaii Convention Center, HI*
Moving Cultures - Orange Gallery, Guangzhou, China
Moving Cultures - GC Art Yard, Lhasa, Tibet