About the Artist
*Jeffrey Meris is a 2021 New York Community Trust Van Lier Artist Fellow
Born in Haiti in 1991 and raised in the Bahamas, Jeffrey Meris is an artist who earned an A.A in Arts and Crafts from the University of The Bahamas, a B.F.A in Sculpture from Tyler School of Art, and an M.F.A in Visual Arts from Columbia University in 2019. Meris is a Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture 2019 alum. Meris has exhibited at White Columns in NYC, Studio 525 in NYC, The Luggage Store Gallery in San Francisco, Halle 14 in Leipzig, Germany, Mestre Projects in Nassau, Bahamas, The National Art Gallery of the Bahamas among other venues. Meris is currently a NXTHVN Studio Fellow.