Meridith McNeal


GALLERY REPRESENTATION

Figureworks, Brooklyn NY, Randall Harris, Director

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019    Portrait of My Mother, Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY

2018    Grand Windows, 705 Driggs, Brooklyn, NY

            Buonappetito, Capers, Port Chester, NY

2017    Inside/Outside Windowphilia, Figureworks, Brooklyn, NY

            We Are All Puppets, HEREart, NYC

            In Reflection, Torre Truglia, Sperlonga, Italy

            The View from Here, FiveMyles, Brooklyn, NY

            é vero, Tramonto Bistrot, Sperlonga, Italy

2016    Finestre e altei oggetti, Il Tramonto, Sperlonga, Itlay

2015    Hot Town, Summer in Italy, Gorilla Arté, Sperlonga Italy

2013    Camera con vista: incantevole windowphilia, Hyunnart Studio Gallery, Rome, Italy

            Seer, Aita, Brooklyn, NY

2012    50/50: Brooklyn/Sperlonga, ex chiesa sanctae mariae de Spelonchae, Sperlonga, Italy

            “Rome and a Villa”, Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

            Cream & Sugar, NeroDoro, Brooklyn, NY

2010    La Dispensa, Santi, Roma, Italia

            In the Footsteps of the Starry Messenger, Figureworks, Brooklyn, NY

            Cream & Sugar, NeroDoro, Brooklyn, NY 2010-2014

            Italian Lessons, Gnarly Vines, Brooklyn, NY

2009    Golose Necessità, Santi, Roma, Italia

2008    Magical Things, St. Joseph’s College Alumni Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

            When We Were Six, Cannon’s Walk, South Street Seaport, NYC

            Dress Up, Fairleigh Dickinson University Art Gallery, Teaneck, NJ

2007    Keeping Room, Figureworks, Brooklyn, NY

2006    Threads of Memory (project room installation), Dorsky Gallery, Long Island City, NY

2005    Another Place, Another Time, H.A.C. Gallery, Kobe City, Japan

2004    You Must Remember This, Figureworks, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY

            Uncharted Territories, Wood, Rafalsky & Wood, Brooklyn, NY

            Romantic Places, Berlitz, NYC

2002    Beautiful Necessity, Figureworks, Brooklyn, NY

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018    Landscape: Real and Imagined, Site : Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY

Echo Echo, Curated by Nancy Bowen, Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY

Black Out, Ashton Gallery, San Diego, CA

October Show, OSSAM Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Cat and Dog in Art, OSSAM Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

connect + collect, Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY

           

           

2017    New Additions, Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY

            STATE PROPERTY, BronxArtSpace, Bronx, NY

            Place, A Point of View at Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY

            FabrianoInAcquarello 2017, Torre Truglia, Sperlonga, Italy

            FabrianoInAcquarello 2017, ex chiesa sanctae mariae de Spelonchae, Sperlonga, Italy

            The Four Seasons, Village West Gallery, Jersey City, NJ

            Political Unrest Revisited, Figureworks, Brooklyn, NY

            Notes from Abroad, 107 Bowers Gallery & Art Space, Jersey City, NJ

2016    Making Music, Figureworks, Brooklyn, NY

            Wearable Arts, GCCA, Catskill, NY

            Collage, FiveMyles, Brooklyn, NY

            Outdoor Banner Project, FiveMyles, Brooklyn, NY

2015    Cautionary Tales: Old Visions Through New Eyes, President’s Gallery, John Jay College, NYC

            In Pursuit of Freedom, Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn NY

            Sodom by the Sea Salon, Coney Island Museum, Coney Island USA, Brooklyn, NY

            Crystal Anniversary, Figureworks Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

            Useful Objects, Proteus Gowanus, Brooklyn, NY

            We Got Spirit, Yes We Do, Unity Gallery, Fairfield, IA

            Without/Color, Figureworks Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2014    Liar, Liar, (with Giuseppe Di Lelio) Figureworks Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

            Friend of a Friend, Lovey Town, Everywhere 

            Circumstances, Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY

            Get Up, Stand Up!, The Distillery Gallery, Jersey City, NJ

            My Sisters Doll, Figureworks, Brooklyn, NY

2013    Toast of Bed Sty, Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Co., Brooklyn, NY

            Day After Day, Museum at SUNY Albany, Albany, NY

            Art Barn 2013, Amy Simon Fine Arts, Westport, CT

            Word, Rotunda Gallery at Mount Vernon Public Library, Mount Vernon, NY

            Faces of Figureworks: Self Portraits, Figureworks Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

            Contemporary Cartographies, Lehman College Art Gallery/CUNY, Bronx, NY

2012    Word, Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

            Summer Has Just Come, Sans Quoi Gallery, Okayama, Japan

            Art Barn, Amy Simon Fine Arts, Westport, CT

            The Influential Female - Drawings Inspired by Women in History, Kentler, Brooklyn, NY

2011    Fashioned in Time, Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

            Common Threads, Fairleigh Dickinson University Art Gallery, Teaneck, NJ

            Human Form: An Enduring Inspiration, Ann Street Gallery, Newburg, NY

            The Heights, Distillery Gallery, Jersey City, NJ

            Italiana, St. Joseph’s College Alumni Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2010    Topology of Dream Time, HAC Gallery, Kobe City, Japan

            Meridith McNeal, Ed Rath & Shiro Sasaki, Nuovo e Vecchio Gallery, Kobe City, Japan

            Mapping: Memory and Motion in Contemporary Art, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY

            Exploring 100 Years of Figurative Art: The Edith Halpert Influence, Figureworks, Brooklyn, NY

            In the Footsteps of the Starry Messenger (one person) Figureworks, Brooklyn, NY

            Fan, Sans Quoi Gallery, Okayama, Japan

            A Light Above the Rest, MyPAC, Miami, FL

            Water, Atlantic Gallery, NYC

            Figureworks 10th Year Anniversary, Figureworks, Brooklyn, NY

2009    Map as Art, Christopher Henry Gallery, NYC

            The Exquisite Corpse, Paul Robeson Galleries, Newark NJ,

            Funny Face Invitational, Coney Island Museum, Brooklyn, NY

            The Future Figure curated by K. Saito, Figureworks, Brooklyn, NY

            Magical Things/For the People (w/ Ed Rath) James Cummins Bookseller, NYC

            Sic Transit Gloria, Atlantic Gallery, NYC

            Tote Bag, Sans Quoi Gallery, Okayama, Japan

2008    Fashion Forward, Islip Art Museum, Islip, NY

            Brooklyn Is A State of Mind, 95 Lexington, Brooklyn, NY

            Represent Brooklyn, TRA Gallery, Brooklyn

            Heart & Soul (Younity), Alphabeta, Brooklyn, NY

            ART @ Forte, Forte Fort Greene, Brooklyn, NY

2007    Flow: Miami Invitational Art Fair, Amy Simon Fine Arts, Miami, FL

            Punchbowl, Metaphor Contemporary Art, Brooklyn, NY

            Highlights 2007, Figureworks, Brooklyn, NY

            Crossover: Fusion of Female Stylez, Ideaz and Skillz, The Showroom, NYC

            Well Dressed, Nathan Cummings Foundation, NYC

            Money, Hewitt Gallery of Art, NYC

            Beside Your Shimmering Doorway in Emily Dickinson Rendered, Wave Hill, Bronx, NY

            Hot Summer Art Battle, Sans Quoi Gallery, Okayama, Japan

            Stitched, Surface Library Gallery, East Hampton, NY

            Playing For Keeps, Atlantic Gallery, NYC

            Summer Rotation 2007, Amy Simon Fine Arts, Westport, CT

            ART @ Forte, Forte Fort Greene, Brooklyn, NY

            The Spirit of Color, Amy Simon Fine Arts, Westport, CT

            The Handmaking, Abington Art Center, Jenkintown, PA

2006    Personal Geographies, Hunter 42nd Street Gallery, NYC   

            East Wind: West Wind (w/Ed Rath & Shiro Sasaki), H.A.C. Gallery, Kobe City, Japan

            Trashion, Fulton Street Gallery, Troy, NY

            Music to my Eyes, Tabla Rasa Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

            Art re-FASHION-ed, Harriet’s Alter Ego, Brooklyn, NY

            Trash: What We Value & What We Throw Away, Atlantic Gallery, NYC

            Here Comes the Bride, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL

            Women’s History, Community Gallery, Brooklyn Borough Hall, Brooklyn NY

            Neighborhood Divas, Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

            Racing Pages, LGB&T Community Center, NYC

            Brooklyn, Westport Arts Center, Westport, CT

2005    A Sense of Place, Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, Augusta, GA

            Art Bar, Gallery on the Ithaca Commons, Ithaca, NY

            Figurations, Kentler Satellite Flatfile at Proteus Gowanus, Brooklyn, NY

            Brooklyn Kicks Ass, Gallery D3, Brooklyn, NY

            Breaking Ground, New York Horticultural Society Gallery, NYC

            Works on Paper, Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY

            Benefit 2005 and Works from the Flat File, Momenta, Brooklyn, NY

            Got Quirk?, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, Il

            Distance Made Good, Fading Ad, Brooklyn NY

2004    Pattern & Decoration, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL

            Memory, Salina Art Center, Salina, KS

            Balancing Act, Abrons Art Center, Henry Street Settlement, NYC

            Uncharted Territory: Subjective Mapping by Artists & Cartographers, Julie Saul Gallery, NYC

            She Must Have Looked Lovely in That Dress (w/ Laura Hewitt), Edward Hopper House, Nyack, NY

            Distance Made Good, gallerythe, Brooklyn, NY

2003    Multiple Memorials, Viridian Gallery, Chelsea NYC

            Postcards from The Edge, Galerie Lelong, NYC

            Small Works on Paper, Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY

            Paper Cuts, Islip Art Museum, Islip, NY

2002    Peace, Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY

            Postcards from The Edge, Sperone Westwater, NYC

            Ground Zero, Detroit Museum of New Art, Detroit, MI

            Souls of Humanity, Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI

            Reactions, Exit Art, NYC

2001    Assumed Presence (w/ Laura Hewitt), ACT, Indianapolis, IN

            Chair City, Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI

            eMotion Pictures, Herbst International Exhibition Hall, San Francisco, CA

            Heel to Toe, Smithtown Township Arts Council, St. James, NY

 

PRESS

“107 Bowers Gallery & ArtSpace: Artist Conversation with Meridith McNeal”, Growing in Jersey City, May 31, 2017

“9 Books About City Life You Must Read This Fall”, CITYLAB, Janet Leigh Hester & Ellie Anzilotti, Oct. 16, 2016

“Gorilla Arté Esposizione are contemporanea: l'esposizione di Meridith McNeal”, HeyeEvent and Where’s UP?, 2015

“On view now at Figureworks”, Greenpointers.com, Ona Abelis, January 14, 2014

“Without/Color at Figureworks”, What I Read and Watched (and Saw), Diana Rickard, January 10, 2015

“Attualità Manierista”, Quaz-Art: Arte Esperimentale, April 27, 2013

"The Mapmakers," The Envoy, March 23rd, 2013

"Charting a New Course," Bronx Free Press, February 6 – 12, 2013

"Artists ‘map’ out their creativity in a new exhibit that re-invents and re-imagines the craft of map making," New York Daily News, January 31, 2013

“Word”, What I Read and Watched (and Saw), Diana Rickard, September 16, 2012

“Coats of Arms, Shoes of Feet”, ARTslant and Mappa Mundi, Lisa Peet, January 23, 2010

“The Presence of Time Within "In the Footsteps of the Starry Messenger”, ARTslant, Odetta Dangerfield, January 19, 2010

“The Map As Art" ARTNET DESIGN, (Brooklyn Day Dress pictured) January 6, 2010

“Sightlines: Map Art” Wall Street Journal, Kate Auletta, December 11, 2009

“Own This City: Seven Days with Jamie Hook”, (Brooklyn Day Dress pictured) Time Out NY, Linnea Covington, November 26–December 2, 2009

“Magical Things: Spring  at the American Academy in Rome” Feminist Review, Eleanor J. Bader, November 21, 2009

“Romantic Journey…” Rachel Lucie Jewellery Designs, Rachel Lucie, November 19, 2009

“The Map as Art” What I Read and Watched (and Saw), Diana Rickard, November 6, 2009

“Sic Transit Gloria Exhibit Glorifies Biking in a Crowded City” The Indypendent, Julia Dunn, July 10, 2009

“Last-Minute Plan: Reinventing the Wheel” TimeOut NY, Sharon Steel, July 9, 2009

“Recycling Paper: Not Just Good for the Environment” Jinnie Seo (Artists Pension Trust Beijing) 2009

"Where Fashion Meets its Artistic Match" The New York Times, Benjamin Genochhio, January 8, 2009

“Clothes calls: What the artists say about style” New York Newsday, Steve Parks, December 23, 2008

“Meridith McNeal, Magical Things” Daily News, Gayle DeWees, September 16, 2008

“Brooklyn People” Brooklyn Eagle.  Caitlin McNamara, September 4, 2008

“Stitched” The Independent. Joan Baum. May 23 2007

“Needlework Scratches the Surface at Gallery” South Hampton Press. Pat Rogers. May 2007

“Keeping Up Appearances” AOL Video, James Kalm May 2007

"Brooklyn Dispatches" The Brooklyn Rail, James Kalm, May 2007

“Works That Speak Volumes in a19th-Century Poet’s Voice” The New York Times, Benjamin Genocchio, March 18, 2007

 “How a Solitary Poet of the Past Speaks to 10 Artists of Today” The New York Times, Martha Schwendener, March 9, 2007

“The Belle of Wave Hill” The New York Sun, Amanda Gordon, March 1, 2007

“Coney Island Divas” WNBC, Cat Greenleaf February 19, 2007

“Wearable Art?” Brooklyn Papers, Sasha Vasilyuk, Sept 16, 2006

“Threads of Memory” ARTnews, Ann Landi, May 2006

“Brooklyn Art to be Featured at Arts Center” Westport Now, December 26, 2005

“Brooklyn Accents Turn up in Westport” Connecticut Post, Philip Eliasoph, February 5, 2006

“Dateline Brooklyn” Artnet.com Magazine, Stephen Maine, September 30, 2004

“Balancing Act” New York Times, Ken Johnson, February 20, 2004

“Meridith McNeal” Brooklyn Heights Press, Don Evans Jan 1, 2004

“Paper Cuts” New York Times, Arts & Leisure, Sunday January 5, 2003

“Meridith McNeal” New York Arts Magazine, James Kalm, September 2002

“Beautiful Necessity” New York Arts Magazine, Rachael Stark, September 2002

 

EXHIBITIONS CURATED

2018    Natural Causes, 107 Bowers Gallery & Art Space, Jersey City, NJ

            Good Natured, St. Joseph’s College Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Rush Education Exhibition (annually 2005-2018), Corridor Gallery & Rush Arts Gallery, NYC

2017    In Our Nature, Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

            Notes from Abroad, 107 Bowers Gallery & Art Space, Jersey City, NJ

            Voyager, St. Joseph’s College Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2016    Well Traveled, Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

            Mystique, St. Joseph’s College Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2015    In Pursuit of Freedom, Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

            HOME, The Distillery Gallery, Jersey City, NJ

            Home Again, St. Joseph’s College Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2014    HOME, Corridor Gallery Brooklyn, NY

            Get Up, Stand Up!, The Distillery Gallery, Jersey City, NJ

            Freedom Fighters, St. Joseph’s College Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2013    Justice Blind, Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

            Word, Mt. Vernon Public Library, Mt. Vernon, NY

2012    Word, Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

            So Moving, St. Joseph’s College Alumni Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2011    Motion Sensitive, Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

            Italiana, St. Joseph’s College Alumni Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2010    Provisions, Nathan Cummings Foundation, New York, NY

2009    Seaworthy, Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

            Out of the Woods: Florence Neal, Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2008    Transformers, Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

            Crossing Cultures, Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2007    A Certain Slant of Light, Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

            Keep the Change, Nathan Cummings Foundation, NYC

            Read Me a Story, Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

            Brooklyn Nature, St. Joseph’s College Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

            Weave, Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

            Alternate Realities, Brooklyn Borough Hall, Brooklyn, NY

2006    Coney Island Divas, Coney Island Museum, Brooklyn, NY

            Optical Perceptions, Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

            Seeing the Forest through the Trees, Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2005    Organized Spaces: New York Based Singaporean Artists, Asian American Arts Centre, NYC

            KidsArt (annually 1989 - 2005), Rotunda Gallery

            Seeing Stories: Clinton Hill Kids and Teaching Artists, Corridor Gallery

2004    All the Numbers I Know, Rotunda Gallery

            Conceptual Realism, Rotunda Gallery

            Recycle/Reuse/Reexamine, Rotunda Gallery

2003    Explaining Magic, Rotunda Gallery

            To Scale, Rotunda Gallery

2002    20 / 02, Rotunda Gallery

            Try This, Rotunda Gallery

            Cityscape, Pfizer, Brooklyn, NY

 

CONFERENCES AND LECTURES

For This Ecstatic Afternoon (discussion) Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY, 2017

Meet me at Kentler (Lecture) Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY, 2017

Inside/Outside: In Reflection (lecture – Young Artists Programme) Royal Drawing School, London, 2017

Windowphilia and Reflections (lecture) AquarelloinSperlonga Festival, Sperlonga, Italy 2017

Contemporary Feminism (lecture and panel discussion) St. Joseph’s College 2016

In Pursuit of Freedom (lectures for BMCC department of Sociology/Criminal Justice) Corridor Gallery, 2015

50/50 (lecture series) ex chiesa sanctae mariae de Spelonchae, Sperlonga, Italy, 2011

Watercolor painting and English (classes for children and teens), public schools, Sperlonga, Italy, 2011

Painting from What You Know (Lecture and class) Figureworks Gallery for St Joseph’s College 2010

Magical Things Lecturer St Joseph’s College, Child Studies Dept. x2, Art Department x3 2008

Meridith McNeal: Artist &Arts Professional (lecturer) Journalism Dept. Pratt Inst., NYC 2008, 2009, 2010

Running A Gallery while Maintaining a Studio Practice (moderator) Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn NY 2006

Getting into a Gallery (panelist) Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY 2005

Workshops for Visual Artists: Business of Art Conference (presenter) NYFA, NYC 2004

Potent Sorcery (artists talk and panel discussion) ArtTable and Dorsky Gallery, LIC NY 2006

Contemporary Art Inspiring Classroom Teaching (Moderator) DOE Region 8, NYC 2005

Cultivating and Nurturing a Community of Teaching Artists (presenter) Common Ground NY 2005

Workshops for Visual Artists: Business of Art Conference (presenter) NYFA, NYC 2004

Balancing Studio Practice while working in the Field (lecturer) Nurture Art, Brooklyn, NY 2004

Balancing Act: creating a personal vision while making curatorial and critical decisions that help shape the contemporary scene (panelist) Abrons Art Center, Henry Street Settlement, NYC 2004

Alternative Exhibition Spaces (panelist) Artists Talk on Art 2003

Beautiful Necessity (exhibiting artist lecture) 21st Suffragettes: Art + Performance by Women 2002

Studio Tours Public Artists working in Williamsburg PAN (Public Art Network) NYC Conference 2001

 

AWARDS, BOOKS AND HONORS

2017    American Academy in Rome, Visiting Artist/Scholar Residency

            Arte Laguna Prize International Art Award: Finalist/Painting

2016    Included in: You Are Here/NYC: Mapping the Soul of the City, Katharine Harmon

2014    American Academy in Rome, Visiting Artist/Scholar Residency

2013    American Academy in Rome, Visiting Artist/Scholar Residency

2011    Published: In the Footsteps of the Starry Messenger, Blurb 2011

            Artslant, 1st 2011 Showcase Winner in Sculpture

            Hooper of the Month, Artwork featured and award, hoopnotica.com, February 2011

2010    American Academy in Rome, Visiting Artist/Scholar Residency

            Artslant, 6th 2010 Showcase Winner in Drawing

2009    Published: Meridith McNeal, Magical Things, Blurb

            American Academy in Rome, Visiting Artist/Scholar Residency

            Included in: Map As Art, The: Contemporary Artists Explore Cartography, Katharine Harmon,   

2008    American Academy in Rome, Visiting Artist/Scholar Residency

2007    GGP exhibition support When We Were Six, NYC

            Women’s Action Network, Featured Artist, Online project, Lexington, Kentucky

2005    Ithaca Fine Art Chocolates, Art Bar artist, Ithaca, NY

 

MEMBERSHIPS/COMMITTIES

Kentler International Drawing Space Advisory Committee 2006 – present

The Brooklyn Public Library Curatorial Advisory Committee 2004 – 2015

Romare Bearden: 20th Century American Master, Artist/Curator 2011

Curate NYC: A Multi Venue Exhibition of Emerging Artists, Curatorial panel

Fund for Teachers Program Selection Committee 2010

Brooklyn Academy of Music, BAMart Curatorial oversight 2006/07

Skylight Gallery/Bed Sty Restoration Co. Curatorial & Program oversight 2006/07

The Gallery at Horticultural Society of NY Artists Advisory Committee 2006-2008

Coney Island Museum Artists Advisory Committee 2006-2008

Project Diversity Curatorial Committee/Brooklyn 2004-05; Curatorial Liaison Queens 2006/07

New York State Council on the Arts Panelist 1998, 2005-06

DCA Site Specific Selection Panels Panelist 1997, 2007

 

EDUCATION

Vermont College Norwich University, Montpelier VT MFA 1998

School of Visual Arts, New York, NY BFA

Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh PA