EDUCATION
2004
Master of Fine Art, Photography
The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
2001
Bachelor of Fine Art, Studio Art, concentration in photography
Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida

SOLO & TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2016 Governors Island Art Fair, Governors Island, New York, NY
2015 TOO: Melinda McDaniel and John McQueen, The Arts Center for the Capital Region, Troy, NY
2012 Spare Parts, Fulton Street Gallery, Troy, NY
2012 The Other Side, Fernando Orellana & Melinda McDaniel, Milavec Hakimi Gallery, New York, NY
2009 Melinda McDaniel, Carrie Haddad Photographs, Hudson, NY
2009 New Evolutions: Ingrid Ludt and Melinda McDaniel, Saratoga County Arts Council, Saratoga Springs, NY
2004 Absence | Presence, The Clean Space, Columbus, OH

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2019
Lucid, 205 New Scotland, Albany, NY
2018
Made in Granville, Collar Works Gallery, Troy, NY
Practice What You Teach, Opalka Gallery, Albany, New York
2017
Doubt, Curated by Nadine Wasserman, SPACE Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
2016
Howdy Doody, Collar Works Gallery, Troy, NY
2015
Paper, Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson, NY
2014
Perceptions: Art + Design Faculty Exhibition, Opalka Gallery, The Sage College of Albany, NY
2013
An Armory Show, Opalka Gallery, The Sage College of Albany, NY
A Fine Line, Albany Public Library, Pine Hills Branch, Albany, NY
So To Speak, Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy, NY
2012
More or Less: Art on the edge of excess and austerity, Albany International Airport Gallery, Albany, NY
Inosculation a curated alumni exhibition, Urban Arts Space, Columbus, OH
Plastic!, Salem Art Works, Salem, NY
Photography: New Work, Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson, NY
Paper Anniversary, View Arts Center, Old Forge, NY
So To Speak, BRIC Contemporary Art, Brooklyn, NY
2011
Back to School, Fulton Street Gallery, Troy, NY
Paper Works, Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council, Lapham Gallery, Glens Falls, NY
Thread, Pixels, Paper: Melinda McDaniel, Katherine Zexter, and Katherine Kreisher, Carrie Haddad Photographs, Hudson, NY
2010
POLAROIDS: William Wegman, Mark Beard, Tanya Marcuse, John Dugdale, Jeri Eisenberg, and Melinda McDaniel, Carrie Haddad Photographs, Hudson, NY
2009
2009 Artists of the Mohawk-Hudson Region, University Art Museum, University at Albany, The State University of New York
PhotoDimensional, The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
31st Annual Photography Regional, Opalka Gallery, Russell Sage College, Albany, NY
Mutatis Mutandis: Appearance and Identity, The Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy, NY
SNAP!, Union College, Mandeville Gallery, Schenectady, NY

RESIDENCIES & AWARDS
2018 Elizabeth Murray Artist Residency by Collar Works Gallery, Washington County, NY
2017 President’s Award for Innovation for my collaboration with Assistant Professor of Graphic Media Design, Leah Rico, on the creation of the new Art + Extended Media program, The Sage Colleges, Troy, NY
2015 Continuing Distinguished Service Award, The Sage Colleges, Troy, NY
2014 Emerging Artist Award, The Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy, NY
2009 Strategic Opportunities Stipend, New York Foundation for the Arts, Individual Development Awards Program, University at Albany, State University of New York
2008 Strategic Opportunities Stipend, New York Foundation for the Arts
2007 Vermont Studio Center Residency and Fellowship, Johnson, VT

BIBLIOGRAPHY
“’Doubt’ revealed, explored in new SPACE exhibit,” The Jewish Chronicle, March 3, 2017, Toby Tabachnick
“‘Doubt’ exhibition at SPACE Gallery requires a second glance,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 9, 2017, Courtney Linder
“Small Town Big Scene,” American Craft Magazine, July 20, 2014, Brian K Mahoney
“On exhibit: ‘So To Speak’ at the Arts Center of the Capital Region,” Times Union, February 6, 2013, Amy Griffin
“More or Less a satisfying survey of excess and austerity,” Times Union, September 5, 2012, Amy Griffin
“Beyond the Camera: Influences and Process,” Afterimage, Vol. 40, No. 2, August 2012, Lucy Bowditch
“’Paper’ products,” Times Union, July 31, 2011, Amy Griffin
“A photographic cut-up,” Times Union, June 30, 2011, Amy Griffin
“Polaroid exhibition at Carrie Haddad Photography celebrates art of a former popular medium,” Times Union, May 13, 2010, Tim Kane
“Best of 2009,” Metroland, December 31, 2009, Nadine Wasserman
“Photos reframed,” Times Union, October 1, 2009, Tim Kane
“Local Vision,” Metroland, April 2, 2009- April 8, 2009, Nadine Wasserman
“Mutatis Mutandis: Appearance and Identity” Catalogue, January 16- March 22, 2009, Rachel Seligman, Curator
“SNAP!” Catalogue, July 10- September 28, 2008, pages 2; 14-16, Rachel Seligman, Curator

LECTURES & WORKSHOPS
2019 Coffee & Culture, Albany Public Library, Pine Hills, NY
2018 Pecha Kucha: Faculty Edition, Opalka Gallery, Albany, NY
2018 Photography is Dead. Long Live Photography: A roundtable discussion on the past, present, and future of the medium, University Art Museum, University at Albany, State University of New York
2017 Dinner + Dialogue: The Object of Photography in Art, Collar Works Gallery, Troy, NY
2016 Hacking Duchamp: a robotics workshop with Fernando Orellana and Melinda McDaniel, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2016 Pecha Kucha, Perceptions exhibition, Opalka Gallery, Albany, NY
2014 Artist Lecture, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
2012 Northeast Regional Society for Photographic Education Conference
2012 The College of Saint Rose, Department of Fine Arts, Foundations
2011 Schenectady Photographic Society