Meridith McNeal is a Brooklyn based artist, educator, curator, arts administrator and Hula Hooper. Her recent and current one person exhibitions include Golose Necessità at Santi, Roma, Italia; In the Footsteps of the Starry Messenger at Figureworks, Brooklyn, NY; Magical Things at St. Joseph’s College Alumni Gallery, Brooklyn, NY; Dress Up at the Fairleigh Dickinson University Art Gallery in Teaneck, NJ and When We Were Six a site-specific exhibition at Cannon's Walk in South Street Seaport, in Lower Manhattan. She is represented by Figureworks in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Amy Simon Fine Arts in Westport, CT and H.A.C. Gallery in Kobe City, Japan.
She was a Visiting Artist at the American Academy in Rome in the spring of 2008, in the spring of 2009, and in summer 2010. Meridith's work is currently on view in Mapping: Memory and Motion in Contemporary Art, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY and Cream & Sugar a site specific exhibition at NeroDoro in Brooklyn.Her work is included in Map As Art, The: Contemporary Artists Explore Cartography, Katharine Harmon, published by Princeton Architectural Press, 2009. She published Magical Things about her experiences in Rome in 2009 (Blurb).
Meridith has curated over 80 exhibitions and is on the artist advisory boards of Kentler International Drawing Space and The Brooklyn Public Library Curatorial Committee. She is the Director of Education for The Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing disadvantaged urban youth with significant exposure and access to the arts, as well as providing exhibition opportunities to underrepresented artists and artists of color.
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