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Brickell, Meredith K., MFA - Faculty Bio

Brickell, Meredith K., MFA




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Art and Art History, Peeler Art Center, Room 106A
Greencastle, IN

Art and Art History 

Associate Professor of Art and Art History and Chair of the Art and Art History Department

MFA, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; BED, North Carolina State University; Core Fellowship Program, Penland School of Crafts

Teaching interests

Ceramics, Social Practice/community-based art

Courses regularly taught

Introduction to Ceramics, Ceramics:Food and Community, Ceramics: Material Explorations, Ceramics: Making Meaning, and Ceramics: the Body

Research Interests

Brickell’s artwork is informed by particular places, especially those that are continuously shifting and being redefined. Brickell is the founder and project leader of the House Life Project, a neighborhood initiative in Indianapolis that facilitates collaborations between artists and local residents to activate vacant properties through creative, community-focused projects and public events.


Fulton Family Faculty Fellowship, DePauw University
Creative Renewal Fellowship, Indianapolis Arts Council
Peter S. Reed Foundation Fellowship, New York, New York
Silver Prize, Yingge Ceramics Museum, Taiwan