Meghan Fleming
Born in Southern California, Meghan Fleming received a BA in Studio Art from Smith College and an MFA in Painting from Indiana University. She is the recipient of a Louisiana Division of the Arts fellowship, a US Department of Agriculture – Natural Resources Conservation Grant, and several endowed professorships. Her work is featured in the book Expressions of Place: The Contemporary Louisiana Landscape by John Kemp (University Press of Mississippi, 2016). A continual investigatiion of themes such as erosion, land loss, and impermanence are central to her paintings and drawings. She is an Associate Professor at McNeese State University and lives in Southwest Louisiana. 


EDUCATION:
M.F.A. Painting, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 1999
B.A.    Studio Art, Smith College, Northampton, MA  (cum laude) 1995   
           The New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting, and Sculpture, NY, NY 1994
 
EXHIBITIONS:
2017   Feast on Paper Art  The First Shanghai International Paper Art Exhibit,
           Shanghai, China 
2017-1999  Annual Faculty Exhibition, Grand Gallery, McNeese State University
            Lake Charles, LA 
2016   Feast on Paper Art  D-Lab Art Center Guangzhou, China
           American Landscapes: Scenes from the Americas Maryland Federation of Art
2015   Ink and Stick Invitational Grand Gallery, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA
2014   Alternative Show  Art Studio, Beaumont TX
           McNeese State University 75th Anniversary Exhibit Lake Charles, LA
2013   Fluid Land: Cartographic Drawings of a Southwest Louisiana Landscape
            Solo Exhibition, Art Associates Gallery, Central School, Lake Charles, LA
            Annual Juried Exhibition 2013  Art Associates Gallery, Lake Charles, LA
2012    Lost and Found: Louisiana's Landscapes Revisited ACA, Lafayette, LA
            DoodleVirus Acadiana Center for the Arts, Lafayette, LA
            Meghan Fleming/Lisa Reinauer—Recent Works
            
Art Associates Gallery, Lake Charles, LA   
            National Drawing Invitational 
            
Grand Gallery, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA
2011    Vision/Verse Art Associates Gallery, Central School, Lake Charles, LA
            Emerging Artists and their Mentors 
            
Abercrombie Gallery, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA
2010    Big Lake, Small Scapes
            Meghan Fleming and Lisa Reinauer Abercrombie Gallery, MSU, Lake Charles, LA
2009   TASIMJAE The Art Studio, Beaumont, TX
           12X12X12 BECA Gallery, New Orleans, LA
           Art Associates of Lake Charles 3rd Annual Juried Exhibition   
            Central School, Lake Charles, LA
2008    Java Imperial Calcasieu Museum, Lake Charles, LA
2007    5oth Anniversary Juried Exhibition  Art Associates of Lake Charles,
            Lake Charles, LA
2006    Resident’s Exhibition
            International School of Drawing, Painting, and Sculpture, Galleria G8,
            Montecastello di Vibio, Italy
            49th Annual Chautauqua National Exhibition of American Art
           Chautauqua Center for the Visual Arts Galleries, Chautauqua, NY
2005    Meghan Fleming and Elemore Morgan: Two Visions of the Prairie
            Imperial Calcasieu Museum, Lake Charles, LA 
            Town and Country: The Landscape in Contemporary Art
            Claypool-Young Art Gallery, Morehead State University, Morehead, KY
2004    American Landscapes Exhibit 2004
            Maryland Federation of Art, Circle Gallery, Annapolis, MD
            Dishman Art Competition
            Dishman Art Museum, Lamar University, Beaumont, TX
            8 from Lake Charles Galerie Lafayette, Lafayette, LA
            Faculty Invitational Art Associate Gallery, Lake Charles, LA
2003    Meghan Fleming and Garrett Middaugh: Paintings
            Harris Gallery, Houston, TX               
2001    Meghan Fleming --Recent Works
            Solo Exhibition
            Abercrombie Gallery, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA
            “The Enduring Landscape” Juried Exhibition
            Greater Reston Arts Center, Reston, VA
            Cambridge Art Association National Prize Show, Juried Exhibition
            University Place Gallery Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge, MA
1999    MFA Thesis Exhibition SoFA Gallery
            Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
            National Arts and Letters Juried Exhibition, Bloomington Chapter
            Miller Gallery Waldron Arts Center, Bloomington, IN
 
AWARDS/ GRANTS/ PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:
Juliet Hardtner Women in Arts & Humanities Professorship 2017
Juliet Hardtner Women in Arts & Humanities Professorship 2015
Gallery Conversation: HERstory: Women in Western Art
Stark Museum of Art, Orange, TX  2015
Juliet Hardtner Women in Arts & Humanities Professorship 2014
Co-Coordinator: Foundations Exhibit Abercrombie Gallery July 2013
Violet B. Howell Endowed Professorship 2012 
US Department of Agriculture – Natural Resources Conservation Grant 2010-2013
Shearman Professorship in Liberal Arts 2007
Lecture: “The Beautiful Sights of Water: Images of Water in Painting and Architecture” SAGE: Senior Academic Group Encounter, McNeese State University 2007
Residency: International School of Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, Montecastello, Italy 2006
Award: Roberta and Jack McKibbon Award for Painting, 49th Annual Chautauqua    Exhibition, Chautauqua, NY
Curator: Women Painting Women Exhibition, McNeese State University
Panelist: Women Painting Women Exhibition 2004
Lecture: “America the Beautiful on Canvas: Hudson River School Landscape                  Painters” SAGE: Senior Academic Group Encounter, McNeese State University 2003
Artist Fellowship: Louisiana Division of the Arts 2002
Grant-in-Aid Research for travel to Florence, Italy 1999   
Artist Talk: Indiana University Undergraduate Summer Program, Florence, Italy 1999   
Artist Grant and Residency: Vermont Studio Center        1998   
  
BIBLIOGRAPHY:
Kemp, John Expressions of Place: The Contemporary Louisiana Landscape 2016
Aerial Views LERC journal McNeese State University 2014
Kemp, John  Artist Profile: Meghan Fleming
Impressions of the Sabine Delta  Louisiana Life January/February 2014
Bannon, Anthony.  The Chautauquan Daily, July 11, 2006
Heath, Benita.  Lexington-Herald Ledger, February, 11, 2005
 
COVER ART/ILLUSTRATIONS:
Connelly, Neil In the Wake of Our Vows 2016  (Short story collection)
Connelly, Neil Pocket Guide to Divorce: A Self-Help Work of Fiction 2014
 
COLLECTIONS:
Port of Lake Charles, Lake Charles, LA
EOG Resources, San Antonio, TX
POGO-Midland, TX
Chevron, Houston, TX
Glodking Energy Corp., Houston, TX
Private collections
 
TEACHING EXPERIENCE:
McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA 1999- present
                                                           
 
 
 
 
 

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