Megan Griffiths, M.F.A.

Assistant Professor

Visual Arts

Megan Griffiths, M.F.A.

Contact

mgriffiths1@twu.edu
940-898-2530
FAB 303 E

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Biography

Meg Griffiths is a lens based artist whose research currently deals with domestic and interpersonal relationships, cultural and historical intersections within communities across the United States and Cuba. Her work has travelled nationally as well as internationally, and is placed in collections such as Center for Creative Photography, Capital One Collection, and the Museum of Fine Arts Houston. Her book projects, both monographs as well as collaborative projects have been acquired by various institutions around the country such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Duke University Libraries, Museum of Modern Art, University of Virginia, University of Iowa, Clemsen, Maryland Institute College of Art, Ringling College of Art, and Washington and Lee University, to name a few. She was honored as one of PDN 30’s : New and Emerging Photographers in 2012, named one of eight Emerging Photographers at Blue Spiral Gallery in 2015, Atlanta Celebrates Photography’s Ones to Watch in 2016, was awarded the Julia Margaret Cameron for Best Fine Art Series in 2017 and awarded the 2nd Place Prize at PhotoNola in 2019.

Education

M.F.A., Photography, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA
B.A., Cultural Anthropology, University of Texas, Austin, TX
B.A., English, University of Texas, Austin, TX

Artistic Interests

Photography; Film and Digital; 19th Century Photographic Processes; Domestic and Interpersonal Relationships; Cultural and Historical Intersections; Women and Community; United States; The South; Cuba; Collaborative Projects; Book Arts

Latest Articles

American Thanksgiving
Focal Plane Journal (2018)
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Digital Conversations
Focal Plane Journal (2018)
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Student Feature
Focal Plane Journal (2018)
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Books

Nothing that Falls Away
Zatara Press (2018)
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And light followed the flight of sound
One Day Project (2018)
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Casa de fruta y pan
Aint-Bad (2015)
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Creative Actitivies

A Yellow Rose Project (2021)
Invited Group Exhibitions | sUgAR Gallery, University of Arkansas

A Yellow Rose Project (2021)
Invited Group Exhibitions | BU Art Gallery, Boston University

Somewhere within and without (2021)
Exhibition Solo | Brookhaven College

A Yellow Rose Project (2020)
Invited Group Exhibitions | Barry Arts Building, Old Dominion University

A Yellow Rose Project (2020)
Curatorial Practice | Spectra Gallery, University of New Mexico

A Yellow Rose Project (2020)
Curatorial Practice | Indiana University

A Yellow Rose Project (2020)
Curatorial Practice | Colorado Photographic Arts Center

The Qualities of Light (2020)
Juried Exhibits | Center for Creative Photography

Professional Affiliations

  • College Art Association
  • Houston Center for Photography
  • New Orleans Photo Alliance
  • Photographic Resource Center
  • SPE Portfolio Throwdown
  • Texas Photographic Society

Honors & Awards

  • Second Place Prize, PhotoNOLA (2018)
  • Casa de fruta y pan Award, Julia Margaret Cameron Award for Best Fine Art Series (2017)