Born, Watertown, South Dakota
Raised, Mankato, Minnesota
Lives and works in New York, New York


Forthcoming, MFA Hunter College, New York
2009, BFA California College of the Arts. San Francisco
2005, Perpich Center for Arts Education, Minneapolis


Lupercalia.   450 W 41st St. Hunter College. New York


Can't Stop Rock Lobster.   Shoot the Lobster; Martos Gallery. New York
IDEAL POLE. by Bjarne Melgaard. Ramiken Crucible Gallery. New York


Transparent Trophies.   As In Exhibitions, Oakland
Division of Labour.   Deluge Contemporary Art. Victoria, British Columbia


Good Omen, Bad Omen.   Tecoah and Thomas Bruce Galleries. San Francisco


Welcome Home.   Ego Park Gallery, Oakland
Human Condition: Immunity.   North/South Gallery, Oakland


Jerry Saltz. IDEAL POLE at Ramiken Crucible Best Show of 2012. NY Magazine. 2 December, 2012
Karen Archey. IDEAL POLE. A Reality Testing by Bjarne Melgaard. Spike Magazine. 2012
Francesca Gavin. Interviews Artist & Curator Bjarne Melgaard on IDEAL POLE. Dazed & Confused Magazine. 2012
Julia Halperin. NYPD Pay a Visit to the White Tigers at IDEAL POLE. Art in the Air: 29 May, 2012.
Alexandra Shytsman. There Are Live Baby Tigers On The LES Right Now... For Art. 25 May, 2012.
Roberta Smith. Bjarne Melgaard: IDEAL POLE. The New York Times. 24 May, 2012.
Corinna Kirsch. There Are Baby Tigers at Ramiken Crucible Art Fag City. 22 May, 2012.
Andrew Russeth.Bjarne Melgaard brings Real Live Tigers to Ramiken Crucible. NY Observer. 22 May, 2012.
Heidi de Vries. Blog: Engineers Daughter. 9 September, 2010.
All together Bay Area Arts. Pick of the week. 3 September, 2010.
Robert Amos. review, "Some art leaves you scratching your head." Victoria and Vancouver Island Newspaper. Time Colonist. 25 January, 2010.