Magical Things from My Mother's House Spoons, 2018, watercolor on paper, 12x12"

Meridith McNeal is a Brooklyn-based artist, educator, curator, arts administrator and hula hooper.  Meridith has been a Visiting Artist at the American Academy in Rome in the spring of 2008, in the spring of 2009, in summer 2010, spring of 2013, summer 2014 and in the spring 2017.   Her work is represented by Figureworks Gallery in Brooklyn, New York.

In 2017 Meridith presented three solo exhibitions Inside/Outside Windowphilia, Figureworks, Brooklyn, NY, The View from Here at FiveMyles Gallery in Brooklyn, NY and In Reflection, Torre Truglia, Sperlonga, Italy.   In the spring 2017 Meridith represented Sperlonga Italy in the renown Fabriano Paper Festival.  Her recent curatorial efforts include In Our Nature, Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY; Natural Causes, 107 Bowers Gallery & Art Space, Jersey City, NJ and Good Natured, St. Joseph’s College Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.

Her work was included in the Outdoor Banner Project, FiveMyles, Brooklyn, NY; Cautionary Tales: Old Visions Through New Eyes, President’s Gallery, John Jay College, NYC; Sodom by the Sea Salon, Coney Island Museum, Coney Island USA, Brooklyn, NY; Day After Day, Museum at SUNY Albany, Albany, NY; The Influential Female - Drawings Inspired by Women in History, Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY; Mapping: Memory and Motion in Contemporary Art, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY. She is included in You Are Here/NYC: Mapping the Soul of the City, Katharine Harmon, Princeton Architectural Press, 2016; Map As Art, The: Contemporary Artists Explore Cartography, Katharine Harmon, published by Princeton Architectural Press, 2009.  Meridith’s book Magical Things was published in 2009 and In The Footsteps of the Starry Messenger in 2011 both by Blurb.

Meridith has curated over 90 exhibitions and is on the artist advisory board of Kentler International Drawing Space and has served on the Artist Committee of Coney Island Museum; and the Curatorial Committee of the Brooklyn Public Library.

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