Artist Bio

Meg Hitchcock is an artist living and working in Brooklyn, New York. She received her BFA in painting from the San Francisco Art Institute, and studied classical painting in Florence, Italy. Her work with sacred texts is a culmination of her lifelong interest in religion, literature, and psychology. Hitchcock's work has been shown in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, London, and Berlin, and reviewed in Art in America, ArtCritical, The New Criterion, Huffington Post, Hyperallergic, and The Daily Beast. Her work was included in "State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now" at Crystal Bridges Museum in Arkansas.

 

Education

1996 BFA, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

1988-89 Fortman and Cecil-Graves Studios, Florence, Italy

Collections

Yale Collection of American Literature, Beinecke Library, Yale University

Nouf Al-Saud of the Royal Family of Saudi Arabia

Christopher Rothko, New York, NY

Crystal Bridges Museum, Bentonville, AR

Leslie Alexander, Brooklyn, NY 

Lawrence Greenberg, Brooklyn, NY

Robert Mailer Anderson and Nicola Miner, San Francisco, CA 

Sonoma County Museum, Santa Rosa, CA

Residencies and Grants

2016   MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA: Artist Residency

2011   Bronx Museum, Bronx, NY: AIM Program

1989   Study Grant: Childe Foundation, Florence, Italy

Solo Shows

2017

Studio 10, Brooklyn, NY: 10,000 Mantras

2015

Studio 10, Brooklyn, NY: Verbatim

Randall Scott Gallery, Baltimore, MD: New Works

Art On Paper, Art Fair with Randall Scott Projects, NY, NY

2013

Studio 10, Brooklyn, NY: The Land of Bliss

2012

ACA Gallery, New York, NY: Different Voices, Unique Visions

2011

Famous Accountants, Brooklyn, NY: Obsession: The Book of Revelation
from the Koran; an installation

Art Fairs

2016

Volta, New York, NY: solo booth with Studio 10

San Francisco Art Market, San Francisco, CA: with Seager Gray Gallery

2015

Art on Paper, New York, NY: solo booth with Randall Scott Projects

San Francisco Art Market, San Francisco, CA: with Seager Gray Gallery

2014

Volta, New York, NY: solo booth with Studio 10

Select Group Shows

2017

Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA: Cut Up, Cut Out

Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA: Take Note

Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx, NY: Alien Nation

Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Sun Valley, ID: Contemplative Practice

2016

San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art: This Is Not A Book

White Noise Gallery, Rome Italy: Any Given Book

Currier Museum, Manchester, NH: Deep Cuts

Schema Projects, Brooklyn, NY: Tower of Babel

2015

MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA: Bibliotechaphilia

CODA Museum, Netherlands: CODA Paper Art

Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY: Reconfigured

Hazan Projects, New York, NY: Text Me

Matteawan Gallery, Beacon, NY:  Duets

Seager Gray Gallery, Mill Valley, CA: The Art of the Book

2014

Crystal Bridges Museum, Bentonville, AR: State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now

Scream, London, UK: Telling Tales

Salisbury University Gallery, Salisbury, MD: TXTED

Friesen Gallery, Sun Valley, ID: Filtered

BBAC, Birmingham, MI: Altered Books

Town Hall Gallery, Boroondara, Australia: Re-Writing the Image

2013

Manresa Gallery, San Francisco, CA: Sacred Texts

Towson University, Towson, MD: And the Word Is

Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ: Dialogic

Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA: Dialoguing with Sacred Texts

Blanc Gallery, Boston, MA

Design Matters, Los Angeles, CA: Wordplay

2012

Artifact, New York, NY: Aftermath

Studio 10, Brooklyn, NY: Text

BRIC Contemporary Art, New York, NY: Mystics: A Blessed Rage for Order

Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY: Contemplations and Conjectures

2011

Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL: People Don’t Like to Read Art

Bronx Museum, Bronx, NY: AIM Biennial

ACA Gallery, New York, NY: Fragments

Projective City, Paris, France: If Lightning Fell On Low Places

2010

Famous Accountants, Brooklyn, NY: Tunneling

Storefront Gallery, Brooklyn, NY: Science Fiction

2009

NURTUREart, Brooklyn, NY: Bushwick Biennial

Middlesex College, Edison, NJ: Multiply

Brooklyn Arts Council, Brooklyn, NY: Clamoring to Become Visible