Meredith Tromble

Meredith Tromble is an artist and writer whose areas of interest include creative process and interdisciplinary research. She is the author of Art & Shadows, a series of essays on contemporary in light of contemporary research, funded by the Art Writers Grant Program of the Andy Warhol Foundation. Her installation works have been exhibited primarily in California at venues including Southern Exposure, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, and the Mills and Rosicrucian Museums; she has presented talks and lecture/performances widely at venues ranging from the Tate Britain and University of Provence to the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. Her art writing practice began as an artist commentator for KQED-FM in San Francisco, mostly for the program that became Sedge Thomson's West Coast Live. In addition to fifteen years of broadcasting, she has authored hundreds of interviews, essays and commentaries for print and digital publications including Artweek, Aspect, and Leonardo and edited a book on the new media artist Lynn Hershman published by the University of California Press. From 2000 to 2010, she participated in the artist collective Stretcher, which publishes the Web magazine and organizes performative art events. In addition to her work as an Associate Professor in the School of Interdisciplinary Studies at the San Francisco Art Institute, she is currently collaborating with Dawn Sumner of the University of California, Davis on a virtual installation, Take Me Me To Your Dream (Dream Vortex) and the "Madame Entropy" series of lecture/performances.