Melanie Metz

954-235-4515

studio@melanie-metz.com

(b. Miami, FL) 


Education

Bachelor of Arts, Florida International University, Miami, FL

Broward College, Associate of Arts, Davie, FL


Selected Exhibitions

2017 

Taste Makers, Young At Art Museum, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Annual Center Forward Exhibition, The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO

Call And Response: Art As Resistance, Strange Fire Collective, Sntax Physic Opera during Month of Photography, Denver, CO

Annual Juried Exhibition, Center Gallery at the Midwest Center For Photography, Wichita, KS 

All-Media Juried Biennial, Juror: Kathrine Pill, Art & Culture Center, Hollywood, FL

Photographs Along The Way, Juror: Sam Abell, Morean Arts Center, St. Petersburg, FL


2016 

The Enviornmental Portrait, Juror: Shana Nys Dambrot, Darkroom Gallery, Essex Jct., VT

National Photo Contest: Connect, Juror: Angela Cejda, Woody Gaddis Gallery, Edmond, OK

With Our Own Eyes, Jurors: Judy Walgren & Ann JastrabRayKo Photo Center, San Francisco, CA

You Are Here, Galerie Schuster, Berlin, Germany

Photo 16, Juror: Bruce Katsiff, Berkley Arts Council Gallery, Martinsburg, WV

Annual Interest: No.4, Young At Art Museum, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Step Right Up, Juror: Tami Katz-Frieman, Rosemary Duffy Larson Gallery, Broward, FL


2015 

You Are Here, Spokojna Gallery, Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw, Poland


2014 

I.D., Juror: Jacek Kolasinksi, Rosemary Duffy Larson Gallery, Broward, FL


2013 

Annual Interest: No.1, YAA Museum, Fort Lauderdale, FL

at Your Own Risk, Rosemary Duffy Larson Gallery, Broward, FL


2011 

Delicious, Studio Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Handcrafted Texture, Gallery 454, San Francisco, CA

{Two}, Gallery 454, San Francisco, CA



Work Experience/Selected Commissions

Bostick & Sullivan, Studio Assistant
Worked with various alternative processing methods (i.e. platinum/palladium) while assisting public workshops. 


Broadly/ VICE Media, Freelance 

Florida Girls Are Pissed That Hipsters Stole LaCroix from Them, June 2017

We Will Be Heard: Voices Against The Muslim Ban, March 2017

Dear Florida Moms: How Do I Tell if My Boyfriend Is Talking to His Ex?, June 2016

What It's Like Being the Momager of a Two-Year-Old Instagram Celeb, February 2016

Planning Your Perfect Day While Stoned as Shit, January 2016

Nice Day for a Weed Wedding: We Went to Colorado's First Cannabis Wedding Expo, January 2016

More Photos of Juggalos Saving Christmas, December 2015

How a Juggalo Commune Saved Christmas, December 2015

Rhinestones in the Suburbs: Photos of Florida’s Rodeo Girls, November 2015

Dear Florida Moms, How Do I Trap a Man into Marrying Me, November 2015


Features

A New Nothing

Ain't-Bad

Broadly

Booooooom

Juxtapoz

Lenscratch

Oxford American


Awards

2017

Emerging Photographer Scholarship, The Santa Fe Photographic Workshops, NM

Selected Portfolio, Review Santa Fe, CENTER, NM

Hambidge Creative Residency, GA


2016

Runner-Up, Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb's tuition-free scholarship for Finding Your Vision workshop, juried with James Estrin

2nd Place, International Juried Online Exhibition Hometown, L.A. Photo Curator

Lacawac Artists' Residency, PA

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