Garry Mealor moved to Anchorage, Alaska in 1994 from Florida where he was on the faculty of the Ringling School of Art and Design. Garry is currently a Professor of Art for the University of Alaska Anchorage.
Garry’s work have been selected in more than 190 exhibitions in 26 states, 25 college/university galleries and 31 museum exhibitions. A short list of exhibitions include the Anchorage Museum of History & Art, Society of the Four Arts (Palm Beach, FL.), Neville Public Museum (Green Bay), University of Florida, Springfield Museum (Missouri), University of South Dakota, Boston University, University of North Dakota, Mississippi Museum of Art, Fine Arts Museum of the South (Alabama), University of Kentucky, Maryland Federation of Art, Florida State University, Muchenthaler Cultural Center (California), and the Holter Museum (Montana).
A recipient of several grants and awards including a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, Florida Individual Artist Fellowship and Alaska State Council on the Arts Grant. Garry’s paintings are in the permanent collections of the Anchorage Museum of History & Art, Alaska Arts Council, Florida Arts Council, Neville Public Museum, Tampa Public Arts Council and the Florida Artist Collection (Orlando).
Garry received his Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from the University of Georgia and a Masters of Fine Arts Degree from the Art Institute of Boston.