Melanie Flood (b. Manhasset, New York) is an artist based in Portland, OR. She holds a BFA (2001) in Photography from the School of Visual Arts in New York and an MFA (2017) in Contemporary Art Practice from Portland State University. Since 2008, she directs Melanie Flood Projects, which began as an artists’ salon located in her Brooklyn residence. In 2014, the gallery relaunched in downtown Portland, OR. Recent projects include the series Thinking through Photography, a survey of photographic practices highlighting experimental and diverse approaches in which artists work featuring Leif Anderson, Teresa Christiansen, Maria Antelman, Rose Dickson, Dru Donovan & Evan La Londe. Her projects have been featured in Art in America, The New York Times, New York Magazine, Zingmagazine, Photo District News, among others. Recent solo presentations of her work include Mirror Mirror Fourteen30 Contemporary, Portland, OR (2018) Passionfruit, Autzen Gallery, Portland, OR (2017), Latent Desire, Carl & Sloan Contemporary, Portland, OR (2016). Flood is the recipient of a Precipice Fund Award (2016). Her work is the subject of a two person exhibition at Ditch Projects, Springfield, OR in May 2018.
Portland, OR 97214