May 12 — June 16, 2012

Hystrionics and the Forgotten Arm

Margaret Meehan



With images of Victoriana, pugilism, medical anomalies and barren landscapes, Hystrionics and the Forgotten Arm proposes a choreographed fight outside the circled square. Margaret Meehan’s drawings, photographs and sculpture-based installation lets innocence collide with the monstrous, evoking race, gender, and empathy for otherness. The exhibition was installed at Austin’s venerable Women & Their Work Gallery in October of 2011 and will be remounted with new works for the Conduit installation.

Margaret Meehan received her MFA from the University of Washington in Seattle. She has shown at various galleries nationally including; Soil Gallery in Seattle, WA, Women & Their Work, Austin, TX, Mulcahy Modern and Marty Walker Gallery in Dallas, TX and the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. She lives and works in Austin where she teaches at the University of Texas.

Photography by Kevin Todora

Artists in this Exhibition