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Meridith McNeal, Oh The Indignation !, 2022, watercolor on paper, 55x65"

Meridith McNeal is a Brooklyn-based artist. Meridith has been a frequent Visiting Artist at the American Academy in Rome. Her work is represented by Figureworks Gallery in Brooklyn, New York; the Flat Files of Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY and Embrace Creatives, Detroit, MI.

Meridith’s recent solo exhibitions include Ordinary Magic at The Galleries at Interchurch Center, NYC; The Way We See It, FiveMyles Gallery, Brooklyn, NY; More French Windows, Appetit SoNo, Norwalk CT; Portrait of My Mother at Kentler International Drawing Space in Brooklyn; Inside Outside Windowphilia, Figureworks, Brooklyn, NY; The View from Here at FiveMyles Gallery in Brooklyn, NY and In Reflection, Torre Truglia, Sperlonga, Italy. In 2017 Meridith represented Sperlonga Italy in the renown Fabriano Paper Festival.

In 2022 Meridith received the Curators Award, Second Place, All The World’s a Stage, Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis MA; In 2021 she was RJE Foundation Excellence in Teaching Award winner, and Association Award Winner, Brand 49, Brand Library& Art Center, Glendale, CA. In 2020 her work received Curators Choice for Excellence in WASH 2020, Sacramento, CA; awarded Curators Choice for Excellent Artwork in Open Exhibition for Art Room Contemporary; and awarded Honorable Mention, Open Art Show, Grey Cube Gallery. In 2020 and 2019 she was recognized with Artists of the Year by the Circle Foundation for the Arts, Lyon, France. In 2019 she was awarded an Individual Artists Grant, Brooklyn Arts Fund Program, by BAC (Brooklyn Arts Council); Best of Show in Arizona Aqueous XXXIV at Tubac Center of the Arts, Tubac AZ; cited for top merit in 2019 Contemporary Art Survey at Lincoln Center in Fort Collins, CO; and received the jury top merit award for my work included in Loss, Redemption and Grace at EBD4, Chamblee, GA. In 2017 she was a finalist in painting for the Arte Laguna Prize International Art Award, Venice, Italy.

Meridith was featured in A View From the Easel During Timesof Quarantine in HYPERALLERGIC February 19, 2021. She is included in You Are Here/NYC: Mapping the Soul of the City, Katharine Harmon, Princeton Architectural Press, 2016; Map As Art Contemporary Artists Explore Cartography, Katharine Harmon, published by Princeton Architectural Press, 2009.

Her recent curatorial efforts include Your Flowers Are So Lovely They Have Made Me Well Again, STAR, Brooklyn, NY; Transformers, St. Joseph’s College Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, In Our Nature, Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY; and Natural Causes, 107 Bowers Gallery & Art Space, Jersey City, NJ.

Meridith is the founder and Director of of ART YARD BKLYN

meridith.mcneal@gmail.com