I’ve never had any printed press about me or my artwork, so I was honored that WAG MAGAZINE wanted to write an artist feature on my upcoming show @withoutfearandfulloflove. I had no idea that it became the cover story. I was speechless when I saw it arrive in the mail yesterday. Thank Mary and Bob for this beautiful article and portrait. Thank you @wagmagazine for honoring and showcasing my story and artwork to highlight the deep social trauma of domestic violence. The first step to any healing is talking about it. And thank you @russritell for kind words and support throughout this journey.
The story you withhold, becomes a centerfold.
Waves of women, rippling revolution.”
– Meghan Spiro
Art can resonate in many ways, not only for the viewer but the artist as well.
And when that artist is Meghan Spiro — a Beacon-based commercial photographer, art director and designer whose personal work taps into her photographic skills to explore subjects close to her heart — that resonance goes deep.
Earlier this year, Spiro relied on her photography to examine concepts that included the harvest and nourishment, conservation and waste in the “Bella Monnezza, beautiful garbage” exhibition at the gallery at Hudson Beach Glass, also in Beacon. Her unique approach was front and center in the layered works that depicted Spiro’s turning compost, from food items to dried flowers, into still-life studies that went beyond the outward, surprisingly beautiful, aesthetic.
And that thoughtful approach will be intensely evident this month when Spiro exhibits a most personal collection of work exploring domestic violence at Beacon’s bau Gallery…