Meg Black is an experienced painter, having been a practicing artist painting with pulp and handmade paper for over twenty-four years. As one of a handful of painters working in this exciting medium, she is something of a pioneer, internationally recognized by galleries and collectors. Her focus on nature and the environment yields stunning landscapes, seascapes, New England scenes and garden views. Her paintings are acclaimed for their wonderful 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 Arts, 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 on artist books and paper and print making at the Studio Art Center International in Florence, Italy. Meg has had many exhibitions in New York and New England.
Her original paintings have has been acquisitioned into numerous private and public art collections, including Fidelity Investments National and International, General Foods, and Bain Capital. Her artist books can 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.
As a pioneer artist and recognized painter, Meg has been asked to contribute to several art publications including The Arts, Aesthetics, and Education, and Hand Papermaking Magazine. She has appeared several times on Home and Garden TV.