Film still from Fictional Desires a seven-channel HD video installation which includes faux-fur rugs, vintage television sets, and custom neon, 2018
Recently on view at MAINFRAME at The Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC
Joy Meyer is an Artist and Arts Educator.
Meyer recently received a Masters of Fine Arts in Studio Arts from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Previously, she received a Bachelors Degree in Studio Art and in Art History from University of Virginia where she was inducted to the honor society Phi Beta Kappa and graduated with Distinction.
Her creative practice includes painting and drawing, experimental video, writing and performance. Meyer's artistic research creates connections between the history of art, phenomenology, technology, and feminist theory to explore the metaphysics of human emotion. Meyer was also a founding and active member of the all-female, artist collective, Subverbal Collective which collaborated from 2016-2018.
Meyer is an internationally exhibited artist having shown at the Kamloops Art Gallery, in British Columbia and at Universitet i Oslo, Norway. With recent work traveling to additional international venues including Vilnius Academy of Arts, Lithuania and Ideas Block LT, Lithuania, and CICA Museum in South Korea.
Regionally, her work has been at The Mint Museum, The Ackland Art Museum, CAM, The Carrack, LUMP projects, VAE, and The Anchorlight in North Carolina. In Virginia at The Garage, The Bridge PAI, WTVF/Radio IQ Gallery, New City Arts, Art Works Gallery, The IX Building, and Ruffin Gallery at University of Virginia. Her work has also appeared at The Carnegie Visual and Performing Arts Center in Covington, Kentucky, Red Ink Studios in San Francisco, and at LACDA in Los Angeles.
Joy is represented by LACDA in Los Angeles. Her work is in several public collections at University of Virginia, City of Raleigh, and Ackland Art Museum as well as the Bill Chapman Corporate Collection.
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