Megan Prince (born 1978, Sacramento, California) is the daughter of an architect. She has two bachelors’ degrees in Painting and Interdisciplinary Visual Arts and a minor in Dance from University of Washington in Seattle, where she studied under ceramicist Akio Takamori and painter Denzil Hurley. She also has a master’s in fine art from Brooklyn College, part of the City University of New York. In 2009, Prince won a fellowship at the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts in New York, and since then she has won additional grants, fellowships and commissions. In 2017, she helped start an advocacy group, Truth and Justice, to help marginalized people in the Seattle area, where she lives with her husband and their three children.
Born: Carmichael, California
Lives and works in Seattle
2008 Brooklyn College, The City University of New York, MFA (Painting)
2002 University of Washington, BFA (Painting) & BA (Interdisciplinary Visual Arts), Dance Minor
Selected One-Person Exhibitions
2017 Megan Prince, 415 Project Space, Seattle, WA (Installation)
2015 Megan Prince: An exhibition of early works, 415 Project Space, Seattle, WA
2011 Megan Prince: Relationship, STOLL Space, NY, NY (Installation)
2010 Brooklyn Light, Solis, Brooklyn, NY
2008 Brooklyn College MFA Thesis Exhibition, NYCAMS, New York, NY
2006 Taking Stock, Gallery 866, Seattle, WA
2005 Holding Pattern, Torrefazione Italia, Seattle, WA
2003 Megan Janecke: Paintings and Drawings, The Q, Seattle, WA
Selected Group Exhibitions
2010 Spinning Lines, The Invisible Dog, Brooklyn, NY. (Installation and performance)
If You See Nothing, Say Something, The Invisible Dog, Brooklyn, NY. Curated by Kiya Kim.
The Sketchbook Project, Art House
Postcards from the Edge, ZieherSmith, New York, NY
2009 Waves of Change, St. Joseph's College, Brooklyn, NY.
2008 Discover Emerging Artist: 2008 Nurture Art Benefit, James Cohen Gallery, New York, NY.
Curated by Koan Jeff-Baysa, Lowell Pettit, Amy Rosenblum Martin and Lilly Wei.
Beauty for Ashes, Life Wind International, Modesto, CA.
Works of Art on Paper, LBI Foundation, Loveladies, NJ. Curated by Charlotta Kotik
The Line That Connects You to Me, BAC Gallery, Brooklyn, NY. Curated by Dana Gentile
Young Emerging Artists, Lana Santorelli Gallery, New York, NY
On Faith, Rhonda Schaller Studio, New York, NY
Existencia, Rififi, New York, NY (performance)
Big Figs, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY
2007 It's Electric, Brooklyn College Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
I Know What You Did Last Summer, Brooklyn College Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Grand Opening, PSPC Art Hall, Brooklyn, NY
Student Exhibition 2007, ISE Cultural Foundation, New York, NY
2004 Three Women Painters, On the House, Seattle, WA
The Graduates, Knox Parlor, Seattle, WA
2002 Thesis Exhibition, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Seattle. WA
2D and Small 3D, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Seattle, WA. Curated by Stefano Catalani
2001 La Mostra, University of Washington Rome Center, Rome, Italy
2010 Fellowship, The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY
2009 Fellowship, The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY
2008 Graduate Fellowship, Brooklyn College, The City University of New York, NY
2007 Graduate Fellowship, Brooklyn College, The City University of New York, NY
Graduate Investment Program Research Grant, Fall and Spring, The City University of New York, NY
Graduate Investment Program Travel Grant, The City University of New York, NY