Born                                 1982                     Seattle, Washington

BA                                     2005                    The Pennsylvania State University                   

                                          2007-2014           Live/Work/Travel  

MFA                                  2013                     DAAP at The University of Cincinnati

Instructor                       2014-2016           The Art Academy of Cincinnati

Project Support            Current                Mel Chin Studio

Corrina Mehiel (pronounced Carina Meal) is a project assistant at Mel Chin Studio, and teaches studio and socially engaged art at The Art Academy of Cincinnati.  She received her MFA from the University of Cincinnati and a BA from The Pennsylvania State University.  She has exhibited nationally and abroad, and presented papers on her research at the College Art Association Annual Conference, and the Perspectives on Arts Ed Research in Dusseldorf, Germany.




Momento/ Memento, Reverse Space Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2015

Minumentals, Art Academy Galleries, Cincinnati, OH, 2015

TOTEM, Boom Gallery, Cincinnati, OH, 2014

HighArt, Carew Tower Curated by the curatorial collective Nearby, 2014

Displaced 1, Harvest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH, 2014

Lack Hack, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 2014

Neon Dreams, American Sign Museum, Cincinnati, OH 2013

Avon Heritage Duct Tape Festival, Avon, OH, 2013

10, 1x1 Art Gallery, Dubai, UAE, 2013  Curated by Cristiana de Marchi

National Bike Month CelebrationArt in City Hall, Philadelphia, PA, 2013 

The Art of the EverydayEdison Community College, Piqua, OH, 2013  

DAAP Works MFA Celebration, University Galleries on Sycamore, Cincinnati, OH, 2013

Launch MFA Thesis Exhibition, University Galleries on Sycamore,Cincinnati, OH, 2013

Yes, We Art Open!, An Open Studio Event, University of Cincinnati,Cincinnati, OH, 2012

Post (Blank) It!DAAP Galleries, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 2012

215/610, The Art Gallery at DCCC, Media, PA, 2012 

MFA WIP (Works in Progress), The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA, 2012

2D U 2D, Gallery 224, The Universityof the Arts, Philadelphia, PA, 2012

MinD: DubaiContemporary, DUCTAC Gallery of Light, Dubai, UAE , 2012 

MFA WIP (Work in Progress), Hamilton Hall, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA, 2011

Eco-Arts, Danzante Art Center, Harrisburg, PA, 2010

Look Forward, The New York Fashion Academy, Seattle, WA , 2007

Art for Social Change, Student Art Auction, Penn State University, State College, PA, 2004



curatorial / collaborations


TOTEM, Boom Gallery, Cincinnati, OH, 2014

Fireworks, Astronaut, Deep Pool, Venus, MK Guth, Contemporary Arts Center


The Living Room Summer PerformanceSeries, Contemporary Arts Center     

FarmStand, Green Acres Exhibition,Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, OH


FiveFirst Fridays, The SHAFT Galleries, 320 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia,PA


Healing African Dance, Pennsylvania Community TV Network, Harrisburg, PA

BalletFolklorico – An Evening at Danzante, Harrisburg, PA

DanzantePresents: The Eco-Arts Initiative, Yellow Wall Gallery, Harrisburg

Cincode Mayo Celebre!  Youth Art Auction &Performance, Danzante, Harrisburg, PA

Artfor Haiti Art Auction and Benefit Concert, The Midtown Scholar,Harrisburg


BarakArtist Showcase, WITF Media Center, Harrisburg, PA

TheHunter Street Victory Garden and Mural, Harrisburg, PA

Danzante Annual Spring Showcase, Danzante, Harrisburg, PA


DanzanteAnnual Spring Showcase, Danzante, Harrisburg, PA

Artfest Summer Stage, Harrisburg, PA


Art  for Social Change Student Art Auction, Penn State University, PA


something something

“If most of us are ashamed of shabby clothes and shoddy furniture let us be more ashamed of shabby ideas and shoddy philosophies.... It would be a sad situation if the wrapper were better than the meat wrapped inside it.” -Albert Einstein