Meadow’s work is constantly redefining and refining intimacy and emotional relationships between herself, her materials and her visual language. She strives to remain vulnerable and experimental while including a graceful marriage of symbolic and ancient references.
In order to maintain freshness in her work, she produces art in a variety of media and metaphors; as a sculptor, jeweler, painter, printmaker, product designer and children’s book author and illustrator. She has an MFA degree from George Washington University, in Washington DC, in Ceramics and Design and an MFA degree from The University of Wisconsin-Madison, in Sculpture and Jewelry. Her undergraduate degree is from The Massachusetts College of Art in Boston, in Ceramics.
Meadow’s international exhibition history is long and distinguished. Her art can be found in numerous private and public collections including; Smithsonian Institute, and Corcoran Museum of Art in Washington, DC, the Science Museum, San Francisco, and DiRosa Collection, in Napa, CA. Her large installation sculptures were shown at the Samuel Dorsky Museum, New Paltz, NY, and galleries and museums in NYC
Meadow’s extensive background as a college professor and curator assisted her as founder and director of Artplace in NYC, SoHo & NoHo’s famous artist community, which she ran for thirteen years. Her experience as a product designer led her to design and manufacture over two hundred products that were distributed and sold worldwide.
Meadow is now a full time resident in the Hudson Valley, and along with being a busy working studio artist, she was again involved with developing artist communities as Director of Barrett Clay Works & Galleries, in Poughkeepsie, NY; revamping all programs, curating gallery shows & teaching. She currently teaches at the Pine Bush Area Library & Woodrock Studios. In 2012 she was a recipient of an NYSCA/Arts in Orange Grant & a Orange County Tourism Grant with Pine Bush Library, Coordinating “A Multi-Media Experience,” 13 workshops. In 2013 she received a NYSCA/Arts in Orange Grant for “Clay 5 Day Workshops.” Currently she has a Arts-Mid Hudson Grant for Artist Solons and Mixed-Media Workshops, all for the PB Library.
Meadow is Founder/Director of “The Great American Sculpture Park,” at Woodrock where she lives & every summer curates a large outdoor sculpture show with 10 – 13 women artists. In April 2012 her work was featured in “Energy Revisited” at SUNY Orange County Community College in Newburgh, NY and in the March show at the Mid-Hudson Heritage Museum in Poughkeepsie honoring Women’s History Month. She completed a 5’x8’x5’ installation piece called “Rest Hour for Mother Nature/Mother Earth” for the show “Dear Mother Earth” featuring 42 Mid-Hudson artists at SUNY Samuel Dorsky Museum in New Paltz, NY, in 2012. She had a show called “American Beauty,” January – February 2013 at Smart Clothes Gallery, NYC and an invited artist at the inaugural exhibition of Imagine Gallery, NYC, Jan 2014. She was featured in the “Peace & Justice Show” at Muroff-Kotler Visual Arts Gallery at SUNY Ulster, Stoneridge, NY, March-April 2015. She was a featured artist in the show “Spectrum of Sexuality” at the Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion Museum, NYC, September 2012-June 2013; and is part of their new exhibition “Evil: A Matter of Intent,” that opened September 1, 2015- June 30, 2016. She is also an invited artist for the show ”On the Domestic Front” at the Leslie-Lohman Museumthat that opened August, 2015.
In her studio, Meadow is currently working on a project to self publish the children’s books she wrote over her lifetime. She is using the crowd-funding site “Kickstarter” to promote her campaign to raise necessary funds to publish them the way she envisions. “Peaches Learns to Read” is the 1st book she is publishing. It’s about her cat “Peaches” and she has been producing the kitty ceramic rewards necessary for the Kickstarter site over the past 3 years. She will mount the program soon on the Internet so that all the interested people in the world can participate and contribute. Stay tuned!!