Melanie Metz


(b. Miami, FL) Currently based in Brooklyn, NY


Florida International University, Miami, FL

Broward College, Davie, FL


A New Nothing





Oxford American

Vice - interview

Vogue Italia


PDN's 30 New and Emerging Photographers To Watch, 2019 

Emerging Photographer Scholarship, The Santa Fe Photographic Workshops,  2017

Selected Portfolio, Review Santa Fe, CENTER, NM, 2017


Susan Meiselas Studio, New York, NY 

Intern, May - August 2017

-Assisted in production of Collaboration: History of Photography project, researched images, archived documents, laid out InDesign files and installed prints at Magnum Foundation Photography Expanded Symposium

-Assisted with inventory for Meiselas’ upcoming survey exhibitions

-Transcribed audio interviews

Selected Exhibitions


PDN's 30, Photoville, New York, NY


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


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


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


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


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

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


Delicious, Studio Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Handcrafted Texture, Gallery 454, San Francisco, CA

{Two}, Gallery 454, San Francisco, CA

Commercial Clients

Center for Contemporary Arts Santa Fe

Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado 

Museum of New Mexico Foundation

New Mexico Museum of Art

St. Vincent Hospital Foundation

Santa Fe Community College Foundation

The Santa Fe New Mexican

The Taos News

Selected Commissions 

Broadly/ VICE Media, Editorial 

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

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