About the artist

Painter, glass engraver and illustrator, born in Palestine, educated in Melbourne, Australia, and then at Cranborne Chase, entering Slade School of Fine Art in 1965. Meredith's main teachers there were Frank Auerbach and Anthony Gross. For a time she took up glass engraving, encouraged by Lawrence Whistler, teaching it at Marlborough College where her husband also taught, and although she had examples bought by public collections, she returned to painting. She is notable for her still life pictures, in the quiet English tradition of Gwen John and Winifred Nicholson. Another aspect of her talent is the illustration of Pope's Imitations of English Poets, for Libanus Press in 1987.

As well as showing at Parkin Gallery, RWA, Walker Gallery (2003) and Zilla Ben, Thirsk (2004) in mixed exhibitions, solo exhibitions included New Art Centre, Sally Hunter Fine Art (1990) and Ken Spelmans (2002). The Arts Council holds her work. She lives in London and Sandgate, Kent."Dictionary of Artists in Britain since 1945", David Buckman, Bristol: Art Dictionaries, 1998.

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