America Meredith (Cherokee Nation) is a visual artist, art writer, critic, independent curator, and the publishing editor of First American Art Magazine. Based in Norman, Oklahoma, she earned her MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute. Shows of her paintings have been organized at the Bardo Fine Arts Center; Cherokee Heritage Center; Oklahoma State Capitol; Wheelwright Museum; and Southern Plains Indian Museum, among others. She has been included most recently in Stretching the Canvas: Eight Decades of Native Painting (National Museum of the American Indian, New York City); Laughter and Resilience: Humor in Native American Art (Wheelwright Museum); and Hearts of Our People: Native Women Artists (Minneapolis Institute of Art). Her work is held in the National Museum of the American Indian, Eiteljorg Museum, Cherokee Nation Historical Society, Heard Museum, Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, Tweed Museum of Art, Southern Plains Indian Museum, and the National Collection of Contemporary Indian Arts (IAIA).
Meredith is a Mellon Indigenous Arts Visiting Fellow.
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In addition to her artist talk on March 24, Meredith will hold a conversation on Wednesday, March 31, 3:30-5:30 pm EST, with students in the Intermediate/Advanced painting course with UVA professor Neal Rock. Sign in for this zoom conversation at https://virginia.zoom.us/j/98656028547?pwd=WTE0NVhvelFub2NKZmhyaDJhTEFsZz09 (Meeting ID: 986 5602 8547 and Passcode: 068963)
Left: America Meredith (Cherokee Nation), Mary Golda Ross: Ad Astra Per Astra, 2011, acrylic on canvas, 30 x 40 in., collection of the Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of the American Indian. © America Meredith.