Jeffrey Meris is a Nassau based artist born in 1991. Meris received an Associates of Art in Arts and Crafts from the College of The Bahamas and a B.F.A in Sculpture from Tyler School of Art, Temple University in May 2015. Meris is the recipient of 2010 Popopstudios Junior Residency Award, 2012 Harry C Moore Lyford Cay Foundation Art Scholarship and 2012 Temple University Scholar Award, winner of 2013 Central Bank of The Bahamas Art Competition, 2015 J Arthur Khuen Kyrk Award, 2016 Guttenberg Arts Artist in Residence and 2017 Visual Arts Center of New Jersey A.I.R. Meris has shown in The Bahamas, Haiti, New York, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Vienna, and Leipzig. Jeffrey Meris is an MFA Visual Arts candidate at Columbia University 2019.
Photo Credit: Melissa Alcena