Meridith McNeal is a Brooklyn-based artist, educator, curator, arts administrator and hula hooper. Meridith has been to Italy many times, first as a traveler; then as a Visiting Artist at the American Academy in Rome in the spring of 2008, in the spring of 2009, in summer 2010, in the spring of 2013 and again in the summer 2014. Her work is represented by Figureworks Gallery in Brooklyn, New York; Amy Simon Fine Arts in Westport, Connecticut and H.A.C. Gallery in Kobe City, Japan.
Meridith’s recent exhibitions include Liar, Liar, Figureworks Gallery, Brooklyn, NY Camera con vista: incantevole windowphilia (one person) Hyunnart Studio Gallery, Rome, Italy; 50/50: Brooklyn/Sperlonga at ex chiesa sanctae mariae de Spelonchae, Sperlonga, Italy; “Rome and a Villa” at Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY; In the Footsteps of the Starry Messengerat Figureworks Gallery in Brooklyn, NY; Magical Things at St. Joseph’s College Alumni Gallery, Brooklyn, NY. Her work was included in 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 and is currently on view in La dispensa at Santi, Roma, Italy. Her work is included in Map As Art, The: Contemporary Artists Explore Cartography, Katharine Harmon, published by Princeton Architectural Press, 2009 and in Harmon’s forthcoming You Are Here/NYC: Mapping the Soul of the City, Princton University Press, 2016. Meridith’s book Magical Things was published in 2009 and In The Footsteps of the Starry Messenger in 2011 both by Blurb.