MEET THE ARTIST

Meg in studioMeg Black has been a practicing artist using fibrous pulp for over twenty-four years. As one of a handful of artists working in this exciting medium, she is something of a pioneer, internationally recognized by galleries and collectors like. Her focus on nature and the environment yields stunning landscapes, seascapes, New England scenes and garden views. Her works are acclaimed for their vibrant color, freshness and luminosity.

Meg received a bachelor’s degree in fine arts from the State University of New York, a master’s degree in studio art from the Massachusetts College of Art, and a doctorate in educational studies from Lesley College. She has extensive teaching experience at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, including a term as a visiting instructor of artist books  at the Studio Art Center International in Florence, Italy. Meg has had many exhibitions in New York and New England. Her original paintings have been acquired by numerous private and public art collections, including Fidelity Investments National and International, General Foods, and Bain Capital. Her artist books may be found in the collections of the Houghton Library of Harvard University, the Rhode Island School of Design Print Library, the Boston Public Library and the Smith College Library.

Meg has contributed to several publications including The Arts, Aesthetics, and Education, and Hand-Papermaking Magazine. She has appeared on Home and Garden TV and New England Chronicle.

Meg lives in Topsfield, Massachusetts.