MEG STEIN
Visual Artist

Durham, NC
meg dot stein dot artist at gmail dot com
megstein.com

EDUCATION
2014                
MFA, Studio Art, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
2006                
BA, Philosophy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

RESIDENCIES
2018
Neon Heater, Findlay, OH
2017
Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME
2017
The Hambidge Center, Rabun Gap, GA
2016
PLAYA, Summer Lake, OR
2016        
Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY
2015         
Artist-in-Residence, Indie Grits Film Festival, Columbia, SC
2015        
Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Amherst, VA
2014        
Associate Artist, Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, FL
2014        
New York Arts Practicum, New York, NY, with artist Simone Leigh
2014        
Regional Emerging Artist-in-Residence, Artspace, Raleigh, NC
2014        
Artist-in-Residence, “Wetland” at Fringe Arts Festival, Philadelphia, PA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016
How to Love Living Things, Ground Floor Gallery, Nashville, TN
2015        
Puzzling Margins, Carrack Modern Art, Durham, NC
2015        
A Throat of Roses, Artspace, Raleigh, NC
2014        
Proximity to Permanence, Alcott Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC  
2013        
FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION, Green Gallery, Durham, NC 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018
Two-person Exhibition, [Title TBD], Neon Heater, Findlay, OH
2017    
Group Exhibition, Another Body, Spartanburg Art Museum, Spartanburg, SC
2016        
Group Exhibition, Glacial Forest, NARS Foundation Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2016
Governors Island Art Fair, New York Harbor, NY
2016
Vox XII, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA
2016        
Insistent Objects, Greenhill Gallery, Greensboro, NC
2015
Who’s Afraid of Feminism?, A. I. R Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2015    
Wide Open 6, Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition, Brooklyn, NY
2015        
Future Perfect, Tapps Art Center, Columbia, SC
2015     
20” x 20” x 20”, LSU Art Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA
2015        
Foundry, Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh, NC
2015    
Inhabiting the Edge, The Schuylkill Center, Philadelphia, PA
• curated by artist Mary Mattingly
2015        
Here to Go, MINT Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2015        
Passage, Verum Ultimum Art Gallery, Portland, OR
2014        
Parts of the Sum, Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC
2014        
Constructs, Block Gallery, Raleigh, NC         
2013        
Contemporary South, Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh, NC 

AWARDS
2017
The Garland Fellowship, The Hambidge Center, Rabun Gap, GA
2017        
Ella Fountain Pratt Emerging Artist Grant, Durham Arts Council, Durham NC
2015    
Certificate of Recognition, Wide Open 6, Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition
• selected by Rujeko Hockley, Brooklyn Museum of Art
2015    
Third Place Winner, National Compact Competition, Baton Rouge, LA
• selected by Brooke Davis Anderson, Executive Director of Prospect 3 & 4
2015    
Second Place Winner, Foundry, Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh, NC
• selected by artist Jeff Bell
2014        
Merit Scholarship, Ox-Bow, Saugatuck, MI
2014        
Nomination, ISC’s Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture
2014        
Graduate and Professional Student Federation Travel Award, UNC CH, NC
2013-14    
Teaching Fellowship award at UNC Chapel Hill, NC
2012        
David A. Dowdy Jr. Award for Sculpture, UNC Chapel Hill, NC

COMMISSIONS
2015        
Filmmaker Awards, Indie Grits Festival, Columbia, SC

PUBLIC LECTURES
2015        
Open NC Art Review, Greenhill Gallery, Greensboro, NC
2015         
Puzzling Margins, The Carrack Modern Art, Durham, NC
2015         
Future Perfect, Tapps Art Center, Columbia, SC
2015        
A Throat of Roses, Artspace, Raleigh, NC
2014        
Proximity to Permanence, John & June Alcott Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC
2013        
Reflect, Durham Storefront Project, Mercury Studios, Durham, NC

ARTIST GROUP PANELS
2013        
Durham Storefront Project 2013 Artists, The Carrack Modern Art, Durham, NC
2010    
Black Mountain College: Legacy and Inspiration, Hopscotch Music Festival’s Speaker Series, Raleigh, NC

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE
2013    
Selection Panel for the George Kachergis Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship Fund, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
2013    
MFA Studio Art Grad Admissions Selection Committee, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
2011        
Sculpture Visions Selection Committee, Chapel Hill, NC
2009-2012     
Co-Founder & Art Coordinator, 715 Artist Collective, Durham, NC

TEACHING EXPERIENCE 
2017
Visiting Lecturer, Guilford College, Greensboro, NC
2014-2016    
Instructor for Carolina Courses Online at UNC-CH, Chapel Hill, NC
2014        
Guest lecturer, Ackland Art Museum’s A La Carte course, Chapel Hill, NC
2013-2014
Teaching Fellow, UNC-CH, Chapel Hill, NC
2014        
Author for online course for UNC-CH Art Dept., Chapel Hill, NC
2013        
Teaching Assistant, UNC-CH, Chapel Hill, NC 

TECHNICAL ABILITIES
2012-2014    
Woodshop & Sculpture Technician, UNC-CH, Chapel Hill, NC
2011        
Figurative Sculpting Course (clay), Litmus Gallery, Raleigh, NC
2010        
Reportage Drawing, Artscenter, Carrboro, NC
2010        
Wheel-throwing, Artscenter, Carrboro, NC

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