Mel Prest is a visual artist living in San Francisco. She has been awarded funded artist residencies at Ragdale, Vermont Studio Center, Sam & Adele Golden Foundation, MH deYoung Museum and was an Affiliate Artist at the Headlands. Recent exhibitions include: ZeppelinMetroMashup at B Sakata Garo, Sacramento, CA; Soft Luminosity at IS-projects, Leiden, NL; Art on Paper 2012, at the Weatherspoon Museum of Art, Greensboro, NC. Her work is held in flat files at Minus Space, Brooklyn; Pierogi, Brooklyn; NeoImages, Los Angeles; and the Drawing Center's Viewing Program. Prest has been featured in Artweek, Art Papers, New American Painting, among others.