Melanie Flood (b. 1979 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, Flood directs Melanie Flood Projects, which began as an artists’ salon located in her Brooklyn residence. In 2014, the gallery relaunched in downtown Portland, OR. Her projects have been featured in Art in America, The New York Times, New York Magazine, Zingmagazine, Photo District News, among others. Recent presentations of her work include Autzen Gallery, Portland, OR (2017), Carl & Sloan Contemporary, Portland, OR (2016). Flood is the recipient of a Precipice Fund Award (2016).