Meridith McNeal 

Inside Outside Witch Store (Bushwick, Brooklyn), 2023 , watercolor on paper, 43x59"

Meridith McNeal is a Brooklyn-based artist represented by Figureworks Gallery (Saugerties, NY), the Flat Files of Kentler International Drawing Space (Brooklyn, NY), and Embrace Creatives (Detroit, MI).  She has been a frequent Visiting Artist at the American Academy in Rome.  Her work has received numerous awards, most recently Curators Award in All The World’s a Stage, Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis MA, Association Award Winner, Brand 49, Brand Library& Art Center, Glendale, CA; Shortlist Finalist, Visual Art Open 2021 UK & International Emerging Artist Awards; Best of the Net 2021, nomination by The Lumiere Review; Silver Medal, Curators Award, PAPERWORKS 2021, b.j. spoke gallery, Huntington, NY; Jurors Top Choice in Arizona Aqueous XXXV at Tubac Center of the Arts, Tubac, AZ; Meridith was honored as a 2020 Artist of the Year by the Circle Foundation for the Arts, Lyon, France.  Meridith regularly exhibits her artwork throughout the US and abroad.  Her recent extensive solo exhibition Brooklyn Queen: Magical Things e altri dipinti  is on view at laDama de Capestrano, Capestrano, Italy, included an international simulcast opening and artist talk in English and Italian.  Her work is currently on view in Incarceration Affects Families & Community, Curated by Dianna Long on view at the Chicago Urban Art Retreat Center & Women's Residence and in 2024 will be included in AMPLIFIED: Art Music Power at the National Liberty Museum in Philadelphia.

Meridith is the co-founder and Director of ART YARD BKLYN.