Meghan L.E. Kirkwood

Meghan L.E. Kirkwood is a photographer who researches the ways in which landscape imagery can inform and advance public conversations around land use, infrastructure, and values in regard to the natural environment. She earned a B.F.A. in photography at Rhode Island School of Design, an M.F.A. in studio art at Tulane University, and Ph.D. at the University of Florida. She currently works as an assistant professor of visual arts at the Sam Fox School of Visual Arts and Design at Washington University in St. Louis, where she serves as area head in photography.

Kirkwood’s work has been exhibited internationally in solo and group shows at venues including Blue Sky Gallery (Portland, OR), Filter Space (Chicago, IL), Bangkok Art and Culture Center (Thailand), ArtSpace Durban (South Africa). Her photographs are held in private and public collections, including the RISD Museum of Art and the Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago. A native New Englander, Kirkwood now lives with her family in St. Louis, Missouri.

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