Melanie Flood


Untitled, 2016, Unique Archival Pigment Print, 16 x 20″


Melanie Flood (born 1979 Manhasset, New York) is an artist and curator based in Portland, OR. She holds a BFA (2001) in Photography from the School of Visual Arts in New York and is a Contemporary Art Practice MFA (2017) candidate at 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 re-launched in downtown Portland, OR expanding its programming to include sculpture, sound installation and video. Recent projects include Robert Rhee: Disambiguation, Please, Justin James Reed: Shining Bodies, Maria Antelman: A Non Existent Event, and the series Thinking through Photography, a survey of photographic practices highlighting experimental and diverse approaches in which artists work featuring

Leif Anderson, Teresa Christiansen & Dru Donovan. Upcoming exhibitions include Rose Dickson, and Sari Carel. Her projects have been featured in The New York Times, New York Magazine, zingmagazine and Photo District News. A recipient of a Regional Arts & Culture Council Project Grant in 2014 for the photographic series Suggested Experiences, her work has been exhibited internationally.