Silk Wall: Havasu (detail), lithography on layered silk organza, 54" x 140", 2017

Silk Wall: Havasu (detail), lithography on layered silk organza, 54" x 140", 2017

 

Meg Brown Payson

Meg Brown Payson (Maine: 1953) earned her BFA from the College of Fine Art at Boston University and her MFA from Vermont College. She continues to live in coastal Maine working with themes of chaos and order, evolution, perception, materiality and emergent pattern.  

Payson taught for many years at the Maine College of Art.  Her work has been exhibited throughout the Northeast United States, including the deCordova Museum and Sculpture Park in Lincoln, Massachusetts, Portland Museum of Art and Ogunquit Museums of American Art, both in Maine; The Painting Center and the Hillwood Art Museum, both in New York; as well as many university and commercial galleries.  Payson is represented in collections which include the deCordova and Portland museums; Neiman Marcus, Duke Energy and the Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine; and many private collections.  Her work has been recognized through numerous grants, awards and residencies, most notably from the Maine Arts Commission, La Napoule Foundation in France, Anderson Ranch Art Center in Colorado, and with a nomination for the Joan Mitchell Foundation Artist Grant. 

 

Her work can be found at www.megbrownpayson.com.