Melanie Flood (born 1979 Manhasset, New York) is an artist and curator based in Portland, OR and Queens, NY. 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, 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. Her projects have been featured in The New York Times, New York Magazine, zingmagazine and Photo District News.