Joy Meyer artistic practice spans painting, video, voice art, performance, and installation. Meyer's work creates connections between art history, epistemology, and feminism to explore the metaphysics of love and desire. Meyer is also a founding member of the all-female, artist collective, Subverbal Collective.
She has recently completed her MFA in Studio Arts at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Meyer has exhibited work in North Carolina at The Ackland Art Museum, CAM, The Carrack, LUMP projects, in Charlottesville, Virginia at The Garage, The Bridge PAI, WTVF/Radio IQ Gallery, New City Arts, Art Works Gallery, The IX Building, and Ruffin Gallery at University of Virginia. Her work has also appeared at The Carnegie Visual and Performing Arts Center in Covington, Kentucky, Red Ink Studios in San Francisco, and at LACDA in Los Angeles.
Meyer’s work has appeared in several publications including, The Third Coast, The Virginia Literary Review, 3.7, Summmer, and in Mildred Pierce zine. Recently her work was published by Routledge Press as a book cover.
Meyer is planning a solo show at LUMP in 2018 and planning to attend a residency at KALA in Berkeley this summer. Meyer resides in the Triangle area and teaches watercolor painting locally.
Lavender Mystical, (film still) 2016
[single-channel video, 54 minutes]