Solo and group exhibitions:

2023 Falling out of Red, Sol Gallery, Fitzroy, Australia.
2022 Door to Door, LiTe-HAUS Galerie, Berlin, Germany.
2021 Fair Share exhibition, Art to Art Gallery, Melbourne
2021 Mapping A Narrative, Lot 19 Gallery, Castlemaine
2020 Finalist Ravenswood Womens’ Art Prize, Sydney
2020 Frontlines: Tarkayna to Adani, Salamanca Art Centre, Hobart
2019 Awagami miniature print exhibition, Tokushima, Japan Works on paper,
2018 Castlemaine Arts Open, the Chapel gallery
2018 Drive by , Corner Store Gallery Castlemaine
2017 CoLab. exhibition, Bendigo writers’ festival
2017 Brunswick Street Gallery, small works show
2016 CoLab. exhibition, Bendigo writers’ festival
2015 Pop-Up Art, Bendigo Market Building, Bendigo
2015 Passing Through, recent works, Castlemaine state Festival
2015 Postcard Exhibition, Falkner Gallery, Castlemaine
2014 Small Works. Group show, Union Gallery, Castlemaine
2013 PLACE. Group exhibition, Dudley House, Bendigo
2009 Sense of Place, Castlemaine. Craft Victoria: Craft Cubed.
2009 Unknown ground, new works on paper Castlemaine State Festival, Togs Gallery
2008 Grief Awareness Week Exhibition, Castlemaine Art Gallery 2008 Studio Paradiso Printmakers, Pocket Gallery, Newstead
2008 Recent prints Melinda Jane (Hawkes) and Jane Marriot, Castlemaine State Festival.
2007 Grief Awareness Week Exhibition, Castlemaine Art Gallery
2006 Castlemaine Peace Festival Exhibition, Castlemaine Market Building Gallery

Art prizes:

2007 Highly commended, Grief Awareness Week exhibition, Castlemaine Art Gallery.
2009 First prize, Works on Paper. Gympie Goldrush art prize, Gympie Regional Gallery, QLD 2020 Shortlisted Ravenswood Women’s Art prize

Melinda’s work is held in private collections in Australia, UK, Japan and USA.