Michi Meko | CV | Exhibitions

1999 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Painting, University of North Alabama

Solo Exhibitions

2017

One Last Smile Before the Undertow, Dodd Galleries, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 

2016

Circle of Rivers, University of North Georgia, Dahlonega, GA 

Before We Blast off: The Journey of Divine Forces, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA

2015

Pursuit: Almost Drowned, Alan Avery Art Company, Atlanta, GA 

2010

Navigating this American Landscape, Archetype Gallery, Atlanta, GA 

2009

Fear Kills Pursuit: A Mighty Roar and the Magic Inside, Beep Beep Gallery, Atlanta, GA 

2008

Comfort Kills Pursuit: Fight!!!, Eyedrum, Atlanta, GA

Group Exhibitions

2017

Gut Feelings, Zuckerman Museum of Art, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA RSVP, Hammonds House Museum, Atlanta, GA 

In Time of Silver Rain, Day & Night Projects, Atlanta, GA 

2016

Historicode: Scarcity & Supply, Nanjing Art Fair, Nanjing, China Abstraction Today, The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Atlanta, GA

All Tomorrow's Parties, Hathaway David Contemporary, Atlanta, GA Route to Resettlement, Mann Simmons Museum, Columbia, SC 

2015

Boom City, Dashboard Co-OP, Detroit, MI 

2014

The Introduction, Alan Avery Art Company, Atlanta, GA 

2012

Baptism by Fire, Barbara Archer Gallery, Atlanta, GA 

2011

Relics, Cobb Marietta Museum of Art, Marietta, GA 

2010

Pure/Surrender, Beep Beep Gallery, Atlanta, GA 

2009

Green Works, The Art Dept., Atlanta, GA

Grants and Awards 

2015 

DashBoard Co-Op Residency Grant 

2013

Flux Projects Grant Wonderroot CSA Grant 

2011

Studio Artist In Residence, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center

2010

Idea Capital Grant BeltLine Atlanta Grant 

2008

Forward Arts Foundation, finalist

2005

Forward Arts Foundation, finalist

Selected Bibliography 

Cullum, Jerry. “Gut Feelings Uses Food as an Exploration of Culture and Nature’s Collisions.” ArtsATL. April 18 2017. 

Lockner, Logan. “Hunger Games: Gut Feelings at the Zuckerman Museum of Art.” Burnaway. March 28, 2017. 

Robinson, Shantey. “Reflection in Deep Waters.” The Third Eye. August 15, 2015

Davis, Maggie. “Michi Meko’s Nautically Themed “Pursuit” an Ambitious High Water Mark at Alan Avery.” ArtsATL. August 3, 2015 

Feaster, Felicia. “Powerful Exhibit Showcases Southern Artist with Complex Take on Race.” Atlanta Journal Constitution. July 13, 2015 

Cullum, Jerry. “Artists Question Southern Art at Georgia State’s Welch Gallery,” Burnaway, July 20, 2010 

Laura Moore. “Art on the Beltline Project Explores Issues of Gentrification.” Burnaway, May 20, 2010 

Abernathy, Jeremy. “Declaration(s) of Independence: Two Exhibitions Worthy of Comparison.” Burnaway, July 2, 2009 

Abernathy, Jeremy. “Comfort Kills: I will.” Ghostmap. April 11, 2008 

Collections

High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA 

King & Spalding, Atlanta, GA Scion (Toyota Motor Corporation), Los Angeles, CA 

MetroPark USA Inc., Atlanta, GA

 CW Network, Atlanta, GA 

The Jones Group, Atlanta, GA