CREATING CHANGE through FILM - PHOTOGRAPHY - THEATRE - ART - PERFORMANCE

ANN P MEREDITH

WRITER DIRECTOR PRODUCER

ANN P MEREDITH




SWORDFISH PRODUCTIONS

LOS ANGELES - NEW YORK - PARIS

TWO DAYS IN JANUARY

TRIANGLES - Witnesses of the Holocaust

OUR RIGHT TO MARRY - Our Right To Love

STRAP 'EM DOWN! The World of Drag Kings

TALL IN THE SADDLE - Cowgirls - Ranch Women - Rodeo

CRITICAL ACCLAIM

Ann’s work merits attention...

provocative, political and self expressive.


A strong minded and dedicated artist Ann makes art that is up front and easily conveyed to a wide audience as her message deals with contemporary issues completely relevant to the world we live in. 


 Ann’s work is often both subtle and acute, a contrast to the intensity of their meaning. Her work stimulates discussion about subjects, which are too often ignored or avoided by the general public. 



-Agnes Gund, President Emerita Museum of Modern Art New York




The first images one sees when entering the Museum are Ann ’s black and white photographs of HIV positive women and children. 


Most arresting was Eleana y Rosa, the Ellipse at the White House, Washington, DC which depicts a gaunt, exhausted-looking young girl in the embrace of her mother, who crouches beside her. 


We need to see these images of HIV-Positive women of color in Meredith’s work. 


-Eric Sutphin

Art Critic

Art in America 


  

The exhibition is particularly valuable for revisiting the Art of Ann P Meredith who early on, traveled the United States documenting the lives of women living with HIV/AIDS.



-Holland Cotter

Art Critic

The New York Times 








Ann P. Meredith’s work is both innovative and important. I have known and respected Ann for many years and continue to be impressed by both her artistic vision and the quality of her scholarship. Ann’s work has distinguished her and gained the attention and respect of her peers. 


-Marcia Tucker Director Emerita 

The New Museum of Contemporary Art

New York



Ann is exceptionally talented. Her Art in particular has had a great impact on the world at large as she has engaged some of the most urgent and at times overlooked situations in our society. 

Her documentary on women who suffered with AIDS was instrumental in focusing our attention for the first time on this particular segment of the AIDS pandemic. 



-Lowery Stokes Sims Director Emerita and Trustee The Studio Museum in Harlem, Curator Emerita Museum of Arts and Design, Kirk Varnedoe Visiting Professor, Institute of Fine Arts, NYU, Associate Curator Emerita 20th Century Art The Metropolitan Museum


 

I experience Ann and her Art as a force for Good. She pursues her dreams and commitments; she is an inspiration. Her unflinching courage and innate sense of finding the essence of people are remarkable. 



-Marcia V. Mayo, Director

The Fund to Preserve Diplomatic Treasures Abroad

Art in Embassies

U.S. Department of State

Washington, D. C.

Ann is someone whose work I hold in high esteem. Ms. Meredith’s hybrid form of expression produces vivid and powerful works that often discomfort the viewer.


I value the unique combination of aesthetic, personal and socio-political elements that Ann brings to bear in her work. 


This particular power is found only in art of the highest caliber and ambition. 



-Andy Grundberg

Professor, Dean

Associate Provost Emeritus

Corcoran College of Art and Design 

Corcoran Gallery of Art

Washington, D. C.



On every subject she touches...


Ann P Meredith's courageous lens shines the white hot light of Truth. 


...Many of which others fear to face.


-Edith P Mayo

Curator Emeritas

Women & Political History

National Museum of American Art

The Smithsonian Institution



Ann brings a heartwarming empathy and sensibility to all of her work. 


She cares for people and has the capacity of establishing a rapport with them that adds much to the import of whatever story she pursues. 


Ann is a dedicated and intelligent Artist.



-Ruth Lester 

Curatorial Associate Emerita International Center of Photography

ICP 

New York



I - A WITNESS

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FILM - Writer Director Producer

Johannesburg, South Africa Mzansi Women's Film Festival

Best In Festival-Arts,Best In Festival-Documentary, Award of Excellence-Documentary

Berkeley Film & Video Festival

Arkansas Intl Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

OutTakes- New Zealand, Torino, Italy

Budapest Lesbian Film Festival

Zurich, Switzerland Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, Pink Apple

Berlin Lesbian Film Festival

Fire Island Intl Gay & Lesbian Film Festival-New York

Cineffable International Film Festival-Paris

Boise Queer As… Film Festival, Idaho

Long Island Intl Gay & Lesbian Film Festival – New York

Orinda CA International Film Festival–CA

Austin Intl Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, Texas

Frameline San Francisco Intl Lesbian & Gay Film Festival

KVIE TV Broadcast, San Francisco

La Lesbian Intl Film Festival, Berkeley, CA

Wingspan –Tucson, AZ

Barcelona Intl Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

Philadelphia Intl Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

North Carolina Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

Shedhalle Zurich, Switzerland

London Intl Lesbian & Gay Film Festival–BFA

NeoQueer–Seattle Center for Contemporary Arts-WA

Festival Intl de Filmes de Femmes, Creteil- France

Honorable Mention- University of Oregon International Queer Film Festival

Reel Pride, Detroit, Michigan 

Works Queer Festival - San Jose CA

Old Dominion University Intl Gay Lesbian Film Festival

Sacramento Intl Gay Lesbian Film Festival

ATA for ‘Hot Pink’-San Francisco

GirlWorld, Sound Factory, San Francisco

InterseXions – CUNY Graduate Center, New York


    

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PUBLICATIONS

The New York Times, LIFE Magazine, Ms Magazine, USA Today, New York Newsday

California Magazine, Metropolitan Home, American Photo, Rizzoli 


COLLECTIONS

The Leslie Lohman Museum-New York, The Columbus Museum of Art, Ohio

The Library of Congress, The Smithsonian Institution-National Museum of American History Washington, D.C.,  Simon Lowinsky Gallery, San Francisco/New York, Ira Michael Heyman, Chancellor University of California, Bill Hunt, New York, Monique Goldstrom, New York

SONY Theatre Permanent Collection, Deutsch Inc. New York

Michael T. Solomon - Tower Records 


GRANTS/AWARDS

The Lila Wallace - Reader’s Digest International Artist Fellowship, Art Matters, Inc., New York

U. S. Dept of Labor, Region II Women’s Bureau, Nelson B. Delavan Fdn, Mid - Atlantic Arts Fdn

Downtown Community Television-A.I.R., AmFAR American Fdn for AIDS Research, Creative Time

New York Public Art Fund, Santa Fe Realty Corp Pettus Crowe Fdn. Zellerbach Family Fund

Rainbow Fund and The L.J. Skaggs and Mary C. Skaggs Foundation, Visual Artists Fellowship Change, Inc.


EXHIBITIONS - SOLO

Triangles - Witnesses of the Holocaust, Prince Street Project Gallery, SoHo, New York 

Until That Last Breath! The Global Face of Women with HIVAIDS 

The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York

Art In Embassies,  Togo, West Africa

Health Museum of Cleveland, Ohio

Byerly Hall Gallery, Harvard University

The Brooklyn Museum

Everything I Know … I Learned in the Movies

Bank of America Concourse Gallery, San Francisco

The Oakland Museum of California

The Saul Zaentz Media Center, The French Hotel, Muse Media Center, Berkeley CA 

Survivors! 

The Sitting Room-Ruma Village, Kenya, East Africa

La Galleria, San Francisco    

Tall In The Saddle – Cowgirls, Ranch Women & Rodeo Gals

The Women’s Museum, Dallas, Texas

San Francisco City Hall Gallery, San Francisco

National Cowboy Poetry Gathering, Elko, Nevada

Passing: The Re-Definition of Sex & Gender

Photo Gallery, Berkeley, CA 

Starving My Mother to Sleep

MATRIX Gallery, Sacramento, CA

Don’t Call Me Honey: Photographs of Women and Their Work 

U.S. Dept. of the Interior National Historic Park for Women’s Rights, Seneca Falls 

Greensboro County Historical Museum, Greensboro, N.C. 

California History Center Foundation, Cupertino, CA

Cornell University, New York City

On Fire! Faggots, Fairies, Dykes & Queens - Fire Island

Spectra Gallery, New York City

In Passing: Lucy Lee Leonard Meredith

The Joseph Dee Museum of Photography, San Francisco 

Dykes and Their Dogs

Atlas Gallery, San Francisco

Urban Landscapes

The Oakland Museum

Citicorp Bank Gallery, San Francisco

LIMN Gallery, San Francisco

Reaching Common Ground: The United Nations End of the Decade, Nairobi, Kenya 

Cornell University, New York City

Mill Valley Gallery, Marin County

Afro-American Cultural Society, Fort Mason, San Francisco

  

EXHIBITIONS - GROUP 

After Stonewall-50, A Different Dive, Leslie Lohman Museum of Art, SoHo, New York

Art-AIDS-America Tacoma Museum of Art, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, Zuckerman Museum of Art Georgia, Bronx Museum of Art, New York, Alphawood Museum, Chicago, New Photography SFMOMA CA, OFF SITE- Mercedes Benz-NY, Queer Migrations-NYC, Image 2000-Art Centre, Plano, TX

Progress of The World’s Women – United Nations - NY, American Faces – US Embassy Sarajevo 

Bosnia, Troubling Customs - Ontario Design Center, Gay Photography – Tampa Museum of Art

AIDS Timeline- Wadsworth Anthenaeum – CT, Eyes of Women – China World Trade – Beijing, China Queer in The Year 2000 – Parsons/Aronson-PSDX Gallery , New York

Unarmed Revolutionaries-Artists/Art/Social Change –Consortium – Minneapolis, Minnesota

Global Focus-National Museum for Women in Arts – Washington, D.C.

Women in Focus, Global, Fax Art – Lee Link Arts Intl III – Gunma, Japan

Kunst Und AIDS – Stadt Bibliothek-Hanover, Munich, Germany

Saints & Survivors in A Time of Plague-Lowinsky Gallery-New York

Dwellings of Introspection- San Jose Center for Contemporary Art

International Women in Photography Italy, Sweden, Royal Photographic Society– Bath, UK

AIDS – Rutgers, NJ, California Women Photographers – Riverside Art Museum

Living With AIDS – Social Movement Gallery, Tennessee, Nexus Gallery Atlanta, Georgia

Contemporary Photoworks, New Mexico

Images of Women-An Historical Perspective – Transamerica Occidental Gallery - Los Angeles

International Photographers – Delaware Center for The Arts, Counter Point, Plano, Texas

Women in The Mainstream - The World’s Fair-New Orleans

The Indomitable Spirit, International Center of Photography - New York and Los Angeles

Camerawork - Vision - San Francisco,  The Other – Houston Center for Photography, Texas

Family Values –White Columns-New York

Women Photographers In America Riverside Art Museum

Photo Spiva International, Missouri

NEOQUEER-Seattle Center for Contemporary Arts, Washington State

The Other Galeria de la Raza, San Francisco   


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