Jeffrey Meris (b. Haiti, 1991) is an artist who earned an AA in Arts and Crafts from the University of The Bahamas in 2012, a BFA in Sculpture from the Tyler School of Art in 2015, and an MFA in Visual Arts from Columbia University in 2019. Meris is a Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture 2019 alum. Meris has exhibited at Matthew Brown in Los Angeles, James Cohan Gallery in Tribeca, White Columns in New York, The Luggage Store Gallery in San Francisco; Halle 14 in Leipzig, Germany; The National Art Gallery of the Bahamas, Mestre Projects, and the D'Aguilar Art Foundation, all in Nassau, Bahamas, among other venues. Meris was a 2020 NXTHVN Studio Fellow and is currently a fellow at Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program in Dumbo, Brooklyn. Meris is an adjunct Assistant Professor at Hunter College.
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