About Melissa Fleming

Master of Fine Arts, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY
Bachelor of Arts, Boston University, Boston, MA

Honors & Awards
Juror Award, South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, MA, 2012
Speaker, SPE National Conference, Atlanta, GA, 2011
Artist in Residence, Byrdcliffe Arts Colony, Woodstock, NY, 2007
Showcase Award, Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO, 2007
Juror Award, Perkins Center for the Arts, Moorestown, NJ, 2007
Juror Award, Positive Focus, Brooklyn, NY, 2005

Solo Exhibitions
Melissa Fleming: Sea Change, The Arts at CIIS, San Francisco, CA
Melissa Fleming: Sentient, SFO Museum, San Francisco, CA
Melissa Fleming: Wax Flora, Soho Photo Gallery, New York, NY

Select Group Exhibitions

Nature: Inspired Moments, MBPO, New York, NY
All Natural, Markeim Arts Center, Haddonfield, NJ

Regarding the Third Dimension, South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, MA
Put a Tree on It, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX

The Travel + Leisure Global Bazaar, Park Avenue Armory, New York, NY
Photography: Alternative Processes, Mills Pond Gallery, St. James, NY

Inspired by Nature, Calumet Gallery, New York, NY
Urban Utopia, Pop Up Space, New York, NY

Kaunas Photo Festival: Recycled, Kaunas, Lithuania
Objective Affection, BOFFO Gallery, Brooklyn Heights, NY
It's Still Life, RayKo Photo Center, San Francisco, CA
Figment Arts Festival, Governors Island, NY
Science Rocks, The Art Gallery at the Rockefeller State Park Preserve, Sleepy Hollow, NY

Collectible, Wall Space Gallery, Seattle, WA
Landscape, Other: Views Outside Convention, RayKo Photo Center, San Francisco, CA
Descubrimientos PHE08, Photo España, Madrid, Spain
Science Rocks, New York Hall of Science, Queens, NY
Topography of Nature, Taste of Art Gallery at Kaufmann Arcade, NYC
Grace, Peer Gallery, NY, NY

Woodstock Biennial, Kleinert-James Arts Center, Woodstock, NY
Kaunas Photo Festival 2007, Kaunas, Lithuania
Abstractions, The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO
Photography 26, Perkins Center for the Arts, Moorestown, NJ

(t)here, Peer Gallery, NY, NY
Florida Gold, Capitol Gallery, Florida State House, Tallahassee, FL
Photo NY (Art Fair), Peer Gallery Booth, NY, NY
How to Love a Ready-Made, A Temporary Space, Williamsburg, NY
Parsons MFA Thesis Exhibition, Peer Gallery, NY, NY
Experimental, Dam-Stuhltrager Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY
Photography 25, Perkins Center for the Arts, Moorestown, NJ

Eye Witness, Lobby Gallery, Durst Corporation, NY, NY
Vernissage, Cornell Museum of Art, Delray Beach, FL
The Secret Garden, Steinhardt Gallery, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, NY
The Handmade Print, Cork Gallery at Lincoln Center, NY, NY
Luxe, Owen Lawrence Gallery, Atlanta, GA

De Norte a Sur, Museo de la Fotografia, Rafaela, Argentina
Point of View, Poughkeepsie Art Museum, Poughkeepsie, NY
NY in Motion, Chelsea Market Gallery, NY, NY

Contemporary Women Artists, The Gallery, Stamford, NY
I Love Manhattan, Lobby Gallery, Equity Building, NY, NY
All Photography Invitational, Atlantic Gallery, NY, NY

Point of View, Westbeth Gallery, NY, NY
Emerging Artists, Savacou Gallery, NY, NY

Permanent Collections
University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO
The James Hotel Collection, New York City, NY
Museo de la Fotografia, Rafaela, Argentina
Federal Reserve Bank of New York, NY, NY


Catalogue, "Regarding the Third Dimension", SSAC, November 2012
Randall Babtkis, "Double Helix", Mission at Tenth, CIIS Inter-Arts Journal, Spring 2012
Catalogue, "Recycled", Kaunas Photo Festival, September 2010
Catalogue, Objective Affection, BOFFO, September 2009
Juan Caller, "Melissa Fleming: La Visibilidad de lo Intangible”, Tertulias Fotograficas, October 2008
Jim Casper, "Beyond the Visible: Two Works with Water", Lens Culture, September 2008
Elizabeth Randolph, “Faculty Notes: Melissa Fleming”, Pratt Gateway, September 2008
Robert A. Schaefer, Jr., “Beyond the Visible in Nature: An Interview with Melissa Fleming", Double-Exposure, August 2008
Catalogue, Descubrimientos PHE, Photo Espana, June 2008
Robert A. Schaefer, Jr., “FotoFest”, Double-Exposure, May 2008
Robert Baxter, “Worth Another Look”, Courier-Post, January 2007
Catalogue, Point of View, Poughkeepsie Art Museum, March 2004

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