Melanie Einzig grew up in Minnesota and developed an early interest in art and poetry. She moved to New York in 1990. From 1998-2001 Melanie worked first on the desk and then as a freelancer for the Associated Press in New York. Since then she has focused on personal work and an event photography business. Her photos have been exhibited in galleries and festivals in the US and Europe, and are included in the collections of the Art Institute of Chicago, The Museum of the City of New York, and the Brooklyn Historical Society amongst others. Her work is featured in several books about photography including Bystander: ‘A History of Street Photography’ (Bullfinch), ‘Street Photography Now’ (Thames and Hudson), ‘In-public@10’ (Nick Turpin), ‘New York in Color’ (Abrams), ‘Read This if you Want to Take Great Photographs’ (Laurence King) and ‘Seeing Things’ (Aperture).