MFA (Sculpture) University of Arizona; BFA (Printmaking/Painting) Kansas City Art Institute; Advanced Web and Interactive Design Certificate UCLA Extension
Exhibited nationally at galleries such as ACME, Commonwealth and Council, High Desert Test Sites, and Pasadena Museum of California Art in California, Friedman Benda and Jen Bekman in New York, and Museum of Contemporary Art Tucson; exhibited internationally in cities such as Berlin, Tokyo, Barcelona, London, and Zurich. Attended residency programs such as the Bemis Center, Sculpture Center, Scuola Internazionale di Grafica (Venice, Italy), Espronceda Center for Art and Culture (Barcelona), Takt Kunstprojektraum (Berlin), and Babayan Cultural House (Cappadocia, Turkey). Schmeltz is the current Founder and Director of Outpost Projects and former Co-Founder of Los Angeles Art Resource.
Pollock Krasner Grant
California Community Foundation Grant
Foundation for Contemporary Arts Grant