Melanie S. Alter Edit Profile
Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Wisconsin, 1959.
Staff designer, W.J. Sloane, Beverly Hills, California, 1959-1961; print maker, Chicago, Indpls, 1963-1965; owner, designer, Melanie Interiors, Indianapolis, 1965-1970; owner, designer, Melanie Collection, Albuquerque, New Mexico, since 1977. Instructor in designing, stringing, identifying beads through community organizations.
Board member Southern Shore Commission, Chogo., 1963-1965. Founder frst art, music programs in Indianapolis schools 1967-1969. Docent Maxwell Museum Anthropology, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1976-1978.
Member Humane Society Albuquerque, since 1976. Member New Mexico Bead Society (founder, first president, board directors), Albuquerque United Artists (board directors).
Married John May (deceased February, 1963). Married Milton Alter (divorced July, 1976). Children: Craig, Meridee, Joel.