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Meredith Lynn

Published August 31, 2018

Assistant Curator and Director of Galleries

Contact

mllynn@fsu.edu
meredithlauralynn.com
(850) 644-6836

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Meredith is a curator and artist who specializes in new media, interactive, and community engaged art. In addition to her role as curator of MoFA, she also teaches Museum and Cultural Heritage Studies in the Department of Art History and in the MFA program in the Department of Art. Prior to coming to FSU, she was the Director of Galleries at Indiana State University where she taught in the Department of Art and Design. She previously served as the Executive Director of the Nemeth Art Center in Park Rapids, MN.

Education

BFA – Cornell University
MFA – University of Iowa

Areas of Responsibility

Meredith is the Curator of the Museum of Fine Arts and Director of Galleries for the College of Fine Arts. Through a collaborative process, she establishes the curatorial vision for the Museum and helps facilitate creative projects across the College.

Teaching Areas

Curatorial Practices, Museum Studies, Modern and Contemporary Art Theory and Criticism

Research Areas

Meredith’s curatorial area of expertise is in contemporary art with a particular focus on community engagement. In recent curatorial projects she has explored topics such as climate change, public health, and community resiliency.  In her studio work, she uses a variety of media including installation, paint, books, and digital processes to explore issues of land ownership and management. With collaborator Katie Hargrave, she has done a series of projects in State and National Parks across the country.

Meredith has also conducted research on curatorial work as labor and has presented nationally on advocacy for museum workers.

Select Scholarly/Creative Works & Awards

Meredith’s artwork has recently been shown at the Morris Graves Museum of Art, the Wiregrass Museum of Art, and the Soap Factory. She has upcoming exhibitions at the Minnesota Museum of American Art, the New Gallery at Austin Peay State University, the Rio Gallery in Salt Lake City, and the Alexander Brest Gallery at Jacksonville University.

Meredith’s work has been supported through several grant opportunities, including the National Endowment for the Arts Art Works program (2020 and 2018), the Florida Council on Arts and Culture (2019), the Indiana Arts Commission Individual Artist Grant (2018), the National Endowment for the Arts Our Town program (2017), the Indiana Arts Council Masterpiece Grant (2016), and the Art(ists) on the Verge Fellowship (2015).