About Bill Meddick

 

 

Artist

Plein Air (“open air,” on-location) Painter

 Professional Regional Artist with a life-long dedication

and strong work ethic in the creation of artwork.

Landscapes, Interiors, Still life and Portraits

 

 

 

March 2015 – Recipient:   “Best in Competition”

Weiss Sister’s Award

New Haven Paint and Clay Club 114th Annual Juried Art Exhibit  

 

One Person Shows

 

- Slater Museum, Norwich, CT 

- George Billis Gallery/ Manhattan Athletic Club, NYC

- Kershner Gallery, Fairfield, CT

- Gallery in the Woods, South Windsor, CT

- New Haven Lawn Club

- Town and County Club, Hartford, CT

 

Two Person Shows

   

- John Slade Ely House, New Haven                      

- Seton Hall, University of New Haven

 

Group Shows

   

- International Tennis Hall of Fame, Newport, RI

- Artists choose Artist, Munson Gallery, New Haven

- The Urban Landscape, John Slade Ely House, New Haven

- Park Avenue Atrium, NYC     

- Contemporary Portraits, Creative Arts, New Haven

- Artists of the Dragon, River Street Gallery, New Haven

- Landscapes, Ridgefield Art Guild, Ridgefield CT

- Paint & Clay Group Show  - 2015                 

 

Exhibitions

   

- Art of the Northeast, Silvermine, CT                   

- Mill Gallery, Guilford Art Center, Guilford, CT

- Academy of Fine Arts, Hartford, Mystic

- Guilford Art League

- City of Fairfield, Fairfield, CT

- New Haven Paint & Clay Club, New Haven, CT

- MFAC, Milford, CT

- City-Wide Open Studios, New Haven, CT                                 

 

Publications

   

- American Art Review Magazine  10/2000                        

- Fowl Feathered Review, Canada  01/2013  

- numerous press articles & reviews

 

- Paint & Clay Club 100th Anniversary

- High Tide Magazine                                             

 

I was honored by The City of Milford to have their Permanent Art Collection named:

“The William Meddick Permanent Art Collection”

 

 

 

Collections

   

- Slater Museum. Norwich, CT

- The Milford Bank                                             - Governor’s Art Collection, Hartford, CT

- New Haven Paint & Clay Club Permanent Art Collection

- numerous private collections 

- Connecticut Collection, University of CT, Farmington, CT

- Chase Manhattan Bank

- Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport, CT

- City of Milford Permanent Art Collection

 

 

Employment History

 

Artist/Painter 1974 -

Executive Director, Milford Fine Arts Council, 1982 - 2012

Artist-in-Residence/ Milford Public Schools, 1981 - 1982

Painting Instructor, 1978 - 1980

Atlas Scenic Studios, Scenic Painter, Norwalk, CT , 1975 - 1977

(Theater Productions on/off Broadway)

 

Education

 

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY - Studied Advertising

Pratt Institute – Changed Major to Painting (Instructors: Bove, Riggopolus, & Montague)

Silvermine Art School, CT – night courses (Instructors: L. Fox, W. Barnett & R. Franco)