Meg Harper’s art is a colorful, fun, refreshing UPcycled approach to fine art. She reduces her impact on the earth by using innovative reclaimed materials like old tin roof, shutters, street signs, and cupboard doors as her canvas. Her contemporary approach is fresh, stylized, adorable, inspirational and energizing. You can’t help but feel good after seeing them. Her unexpected, vibrant colors magically transform her animals, people and nature to a fantasy world for the young at heart.
Meg received BA in Painting from the State University of New York at Cortland and have been painting for over 20 years.
She retired from a partnership position at a top 5 Ad agency in Phoenix, Larry John Wright, Inc. to paint full time in 2003. She has never looked back spreading joy, love and laughter to her ever growing national and international collectors. She lives in Mesa, AZ with her husband Tory.
Selected Exhibitions/Festivals/Galleries & Awards
Two Plates Full, Scottsdale, AZ
Art n Soul Gallery, Encinitas, CA
Ecocentricity, Phoenix AZ
Talking Hands/Earth Spirit, Sky Harbor Airport Term 4, Phx, AZ
The Love Shack, Long Beach, CA
Bungalow Bay, Long Beach, CA
Omaha Summer Arts Festival, NE 2012
Museum of the Southwest Arts Festival, Midland, TX 2012
Rio Grande Art and Balloon Festival, Albuquerque, NM 2011
La Jolla Fine Art Festival, CA 2011
Southwest Arts Festival, Indio, CA
Santa Fe Recycled Art Festival, Santa Fe, New Mexico Nov. 2009-2012
Yellowstone Art Museum Summerfair, Billings, Montana July 2009
Boulder City Fine Art Festival, Boulder City, NV April 2009 – Best In Show 2 years in a row and Honorable Mention
Thunderbird Arizona Fine Arts Expo, Scottsdale, AZ Jan-March 2009
Woman Made Gallery, Her Mark 2008 Exhibition, Chicago, lL
Phoenix Zoo Paint Exhibition, Phoenix, AZ 2006 , 2007
EARTHworks Invitational Fine Art Exhibition, CRYSTALWOOD Gallery, Nashville, TN 2006