Meris, Jeffrey

Jeffrey Meris is an artist born in Haiti in 1991 and raised in the Bahamas. Meris’ work considers the impacts of naturalization, (dis)placement and racial interpellation while considering the meaning of home. Meris holds an MFA in Visual Arts from Columbia University in 2019, a BFA in Sculpture from Temple University in 2015 and an AA in Arts and Crafts from the College of The Bahamas in 2012. Meris is a two time Harry C. Moore Lyford Cay Foundation Scholar 2012 & 2017, an alumnus of; Popstudios Junior Residency 2010, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture 2019, a NXTHVN 2020 Studio Fellow, among other residencies.