SOLO* & TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS     

2017     Stochastic Resonance, Nightingale Gallery, La Grande, OR*  

2015     A Life on the Ocean Wave, Project Space, Salem, OR*

             I'm Lonely Too: A Show About Looking (in my bathroom), Maurice Projects, Denver, CO

2014     A Field Guide to Getting Lost, WAG Gallery, Nashville, TN

             Two Modes of Being, Washburn Gallery, Eugene, OR*

             Passin Me By, Passenger Artist Space, Arcata, CA

2011     After All My Roamin’, Threesquared Gallery, Nashville, TN*

2008     False Sense of Availability, Fido Art Gallery, Nashville, TN*

2007     Retrospect, Dunn Art Gallery, Oakland City University, Oakland City, IN*

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS                                                                                                      

2017     Totality curated by Julia Bradshaw, Fairbanks Gallery, Corvallis, OR

2016     10th Annual Art Auction, Disjecta, Portland, OR

             Oregon State University Faculty Show, Calapooia Gallery, Linn-Benton College, Albany, OR

             Oregon State University Faculty Show, Fairbanks Gallery, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

             Salon: Portland 2016 Biennial curated by Michelle Grabner, Disjecta, Portland, OR

2015     Drawn Together: Contemporary Drawing in the Northwest, Nightingale Gallery, La Grande, OR

             What I Know Is, S1, Portland, OR

             Tailgate-Based Arts Festival, Bronco Gallery at Time-Based Arts Festival, Portland, OR

             Eight Takes, Melanie Flood Projects, Portland, OR

             What Are You Watching?, Stairwell Gallery at the Antler, Bloomsburg, PA

             Artworks Northwest curated by Marie Watt, Umpqua Valley Arts Association, Roseburg, OR

             Water, Umpqua Valley Arts Association, Roseburg, OR, juried selection

             Open Studios, Caldera Arts Center, Blue Lake Drive, Sisters, OR

2014     19th Annual Recent Graduates Exhibition, Blackfish Gallery, Portland, OR

             In Medias Res, Disjecta, Portland, OR

2013     …with a whimper, Laverne Krause Gallery, Eugene, OR

             Who Do You Serve?, First Presbyterian Church, Nashville, TN

             Light Out, White Box, Portland, OR

             Au Naturel, curated by Clint Brown, Art Center Gallery, Clatsop Community College, Astoria, OR

             Again?, Lawrence Gallery at University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

             Sam & The Boys, AAA Gallery University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

2012     First Year MFA Show, AAA Gallery at University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

             Video Art Shorts, curated by Kartz Ucci, Bijou Art Cinema, Eugene, OR

             Laverne Krause Gallery, Eugene, OR, “Bro Show (Fo Sho) Show,”

             Room Service, Timbers Motel, Eugene, OR

             Drawing in the Expanded Field, Lawrence Gallery, Eugene, OR

2011     Arts at the Airport, Curated by Brady Haston, Nashville International Airport, Nashville, TN

             Floating, Curated by Amanda Dillingham, Renaissance Center, Dixon, TN

2010     12th Annual Renaissance Regional Art Exhibition, Renaissance Center, Dixon, TN

             Right to Assemble, Curated by Lain York, Zeitgeist Gallery, Nashville, TN

             Quote - The Pace Of Our Feet, Rymer Gallery, Nashville, TN

2009     Dogwood Arts Festival, Knoxville, TN

             Southern Comfort, Curated by James McConnel, Beep Beep Gallery, Atlanta, GA

             Quote - The Pace Of Our Feet, Art On 5th Gallery, Austin, TX

             Quote - The Pace Of Our Feet, Book People Book Store, Austin, TX

             Quote - The Pace Of Our Feet, Arkansas Community Arts Cooperative, Little Rock, AR

             Paper Trail, Curated by Sera Davis, Davis Art Advisory Gallery, Nashville, TN

             Quote - The Pace Of Our Feet, Leu Center for the Visual Arts, Belmont University Nashville, TN

             Do You See A Theme Here? Curated by Dane Carder, Threesquared Gallery, Nashville,TN            

2008     Jung Guns, Curated by David Hellams, 427 Chestnut St Nashville, TN

             Process, Curated by Beth Gilmore, 214 3rd Ave N. Nashville, TN

             Alumni Art Exhibit, Watkins College Brownlee O. Curry Gallery, Nashville, TN

             Quote - The Pace Of Our Feet, Rymer Gallery, Nashville, TN

2007     Of Drawing On Ice, Curated by Jack Ryan, Sip Café, Nashville, TN

             Future Now, Curated by Mark Scala, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN

             A False Sense of Availability, Watkins College Brownlee O. Curry Gallery, Nashville, TN

             Sugar-Free Atrophy, Twist Gallery, Nashville, TN

             Watkins College of Art Brownlee O. Curry Juried Student Art Show, Nashville, TN

2006     Flatline, Curated by Kristi Hargrove, Studio Space Show, Nashville, TN

             Juried Student Exhibit, Watkins College of Art & Design, Nashville, TN

             Sex Show, Nicholson Gallery, Nashville, TN

             Found Objects In Ordinary Time, Downtown Presbyterian Church, Nashville, TN

             State of the Arts Festival, Square Gallery, Princeton, IN

             Breakfast at Chestnut, 310 Chestnut Space, Nashville, TN

             _nym, 310 Chestnut Space, Nashville, TN

 

FELLOWSHIPS & RESIDENCIES

2016      Signal Fire - Green River, UT

2015-16 Playa - Summer Lake, OR (awarded)

2015      Caldera - Blue Lake, OR

2012-14 University of Oregon Graduate Fellowship Award

HONORS & AWARDS                                                                 

2016     Professional Development Grant, Regional Arts and Culture Council, Portland, OR

2015     Hundred Valley's Award, Umpqua Valley Arts Association, Roseburg, OR

             Selected to participate in Prequel, a Portland-based artist incubator program

             Oregon Arts Commission Career Opportunity Grant

             Golden Spot Award, the Ford Family Foundation

2014     Selected to participate in Young Audiences Teaching Artist Workshop

2013     Dedalus Foundation MFA Fellowship nomination

             Ina McClung Scholarship, University of Oregon

             Carlene Ho Award for Excellence in the Arts, University of Oregon

2012     Philip Halley Johnson Scholarship, University of Oregon

             Raymond Bates Scholarship, University of Oregon

             Connie West Arts Discovery Scholarship, University of Oregon

             Graduate School Research Award, University of Oregon

2011     Frank Okada Memorial Scholarship, University of Oregon

2011     Ralph Baker Student Award in Painting, University of Oregon

2010     Merit Award in 12th Annual Renaissance Regional Art Exhibition, Renaissance Center

2009     Best of Show “Quote” Pace Of Our Feet art series and album, Dogwood Arts Festival

2006     Faculty Choice Award, Watkins College of Art & Design

2005     Purchase Award, Vincennes University

COLLECTIONS

           Private collections in Illinois, Indiana, Tennessee, Texas, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, and France

           Vincennes University Student Union, Vincennes, IN 

           Watkins College of Art, Nashville, TN

PUBLICATIONS / BIBLIOGRAPHY

2018     INDA (International Drawing Annual), Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

2015     What I Know Is, Prequel Artist Incubator Catalog, Portland, OR

             Hannah Kennedy, “What I Know Is”, Rose City Art Review, Nov. 24, 2015. 

             <http://rosecityartreview.blogspot.com/2015/11/what-i-know-is.html>

             Josephine Zarkovich, “Eight Takes at Melanie Flood Projects”, 60 Inch Center, Aug. 29, 2015.  

             <http://60inchcenter.tumblr.com/post/127892015064/eight-takes-at-melanie-flood-projects>

2014     In Medias Res, University of Oregon MFA Thesis Exhibition Catalog, Eugene, OR

2008     The Pace of our Feet by "Quote", Eveready Press, Nashville, TN

LECTURES

2017     Artist Lecture, Eastern Oregon University. Corvallis, OR

2016     Artist Lecture, Oregon State University: JumpstArt Pre-College Program. Corvallis, OR

EDUCATION

2014     Master of Fine Arts (Interdisciplinary Art). Magna Cum Laude. - University of Oregon

2007     Bachelor of Fine Arts (Fine Art). Cum Laude. - Watkins College of Art, Design & Film

2005     Associate of Science (Studio Arts). Cum Laude. - Vincennes University

 

SELECTED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2015-18 Instructor of Record – ART222: Time-Based Art. Oregon State University. Corvallis, OR   

2015-18 Instructor of Record – ART121: Digital Studio. Oregon State University. Corvallis, OR

2016     Instructor of Record – ART145: Intro to Digital Photography. Clark College. Vancouver, WA        

             Lecture Instructor – NMC351: Intro to Media Aesthetics. Oregon State University. Corvallis, OR 

2014     Volunteer (Installation/Events). Time-Based Arts Festival. Portland, OR

             Instructor of Record – ART233: Intro to Drawing. University of Oregon. Eugene, OR            

             Lab Instructor – ARTD251: Intro to Time-Based Media. University of Oregon. Eugene, OR 

2013     Lab Instructor – ARTD251: Intro to Time-Based Media. University of Oregon. Eugene, OR       

             Lab Instructor - ART115: Surface, Space and Time. University of Oregon. Eugene, OR          

             Lab Instructor – ARTD251: Intro to Time-Based Media. University of Oregon. Eugene, OR         

2012     Instructor of Record - ART233: Intro to Drawing. University of Oregon. Eugene, OR              

             Lab Instructor - ART115: Surface, Space and Time. University of Oregon. Eugene, OR      

             Instructor of Record – ART233: Intro to Drawing. University of Oregon. Eugene, OR            

2007-12 National Portfolio Reviewer. Naitonal Association of Schools of Art and Design

2007–11 Admissions Counselor. Watkins College of Art, Design & Film. Nashville, TN

2005-07 Preparator / Exhibition Designer / Studio Technician. Brownlee O Curry Gallery. Nashville, TN

WORKSHOPS

2017    Pre-College Art Instructor (Stop Motion Animation) Oregon State University. Corvallis, OR

             Lead Art Teacher (Animation), Caldera, Portland, OR

             Lead Art Teacher (Animation), Caldera, Sisters, OR

2016     Lead Art Teacher (Photography). Caldera. Sisters, OR

             Lead Art Teacher (Drawing & Printmaking). Caldera. Sisters, OR

             Pre-College Art Instructor (Stop Motion Animation) Oregon State University. Corvallis, OR

2015     Digital Arts Workshop Instructor (GIFs). Scalehouse. Bend, OR

             Workshop Instructor (Drawing & Sculpture). Caldera. Sisters, OR

2014-15  Weekend Workshop Instructor (Animation). Hollywood Theatre. Portland, OR

2014     Lead Art Teacher (Animation). Caldera. Sisters, OR.

             Teaching Assistant (Printmaking/Relief). Caldera. Sisters, OR

              Summer Workshop Series Instructor (Animation). Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. Eugene, OR

2012     Summer Workshop Series Instructor (Drawing). Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. Eugene, OR

             Summer Workshop Series Instructor (3D Design). Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. Eugene, OR 

             Instructor (Painting). Maude Kearns Art Center. Eugene, OR

             Instructor (Drawing/Mixed Media). Maude Kearns Art Center. Eugene, OR

2011     Instructor (Marionette Puppets). Tennessee Governor’s School for the Arts. Nashville, TN

2010     Instructor (Mixed Media). Tennessee Teaching Artist Association. Nashville, TN

             Instructor (Drawing). Tennessee Governor’s School for the Arts. Nashville, TN

2009     Continuing Education Faculty (Carpentry). Watkins College of Art. Nashville, TN

             Summer Workshop Art Instructor (Sculpture). Watkins College of Art. Nashville, TN

             Instructor (3D Design). Tennessee Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities. Nashville, TN

             Summer Workshop Art Instructor (3D Design). Watkins College of Art. Nashville, TN

2008     Continuing Ed Faculty (Carpentry). Watkins College of Art. Nashville, TN

             Instructor (3D Design). Tennessee Governor’s School for the Arts. Nashville, TN

2007     Continuing Ed Faculty (Carpentry). Watkins College of Art. Nashville, TN

             Arts Instructor­ (Drawing/2-Dimensional Design). YMCA. Nashville, TN

             Teaching Assistant (3D Design). Frist Center for the Visual Arts. Nashville, TN

2007-10  Private Instructor (Drawing). Nashville, TN

ART ASSISTANT/FABRICATOR

2016     Assistant/Fabricator for JULIA BRADSHAW.

              -Assisted in the fabrication of Stacks and Shapes installation (2016).      

2014     Assistant/Fabricator for EUAN MACDONALD

              -Assisted in the fabrication of A Gauntlet of Beings (2014).

2012     Assistant/Fabricator for SYLVAN LIONNI

             -Assisted in the fabrication of Curtains (2012).

2008     Assistant/Fabricator for ADRIENNE OUTLAW

             -Assisted in the fabrication of Shelter (2008).

2008     Commissioned work for GOLDRUSH in Nashville, TN                                                                  

             -Restored, matted, and framed collection of limited edition Jim Mcguire photographs.

 

JUROR

2017     Panelist - Regional Art and Culture Council 2018 Visual Art Project Grants, Portland, OR

2017     Juror – Linn-Benton Community College Student Art Exhibition, Albany, OR

2010     JurorRavenwood High School Student Art Exhibition. Brentwood, TN

2010     Juror - West Tennessee Regional Student Art Exhibition. Dixon, TN

2009     Juror - NAACP ACT-SO High School Art Competition. Nashville, TN

 

FREELANCE

2009-11 Freelance Illustrator

               -Fulfilled various commissioned illustrations for various clients.

2008-11 Freelance Picture Framer

               -Fulfilled various custom archival framing commissions for various private individuals.