We recently covered America Meredith for her brilliant magazine First American Art — but we shouldn’t forget that she began her ongoing career as an artist years before donning the magazine editor-in-chief cap. She’s shared these recent examples of her work with ICTMN.
Her bio at her official site reads, in part: “Swedish-Cherokee artist, America Meredith blends traditional styles from Native America and Europe with pop imagery of her childhood. Her influences range from the Bacone school of painting, the Arts and Crafts movement, 60s cartoons, to Mississippian shell engravings. She is an enrolled member of the Cherokee Nation. The Cherokee language and syllabary figure prominently in her work, as they are the strongest visual imagery unique to her tribe.”