Megan Rowley Stern is a multidisciplinary artist who responds to her daily life via video, installation, painting, and soft sculpture. To her, nourishing her creative passions and nurturing her family are inextricably intertwined. She spent her formative years in the Southern and Eastern United States. Megan is currently pursuing an MFA at Brigham Young University while raising three kids with her husband in Provo, Utah.
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2024 MFA in Studio Art Candidate, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
2023 Playscapes, Gallery on 5, Provo, UT
Look Up/Down, The Weight Room, Provo, UT
2022 I’ll Come Too and Play With You, Orem Public Library, Orem, UT
2021 Trucks (and Other Vehicles), Covey Center for the Arts, Provo, UT
2018-19 Dream, Mountain West Montessori Academy, South Jordan, UT
2014 Deterioration of Memory, Harris Fine Arts Center, Provo, UT
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2023 Expanding Methodologies, Gallery East, Price, UT
The Business Card Art Show 2023, JKR Gallery, Provo, UT
Screen Print Exhibition, Modern West, Salt Lake City, UT
Screen Print Exhibition, Glendale Community College, Glendale, AZ
99th Annual Spring Salon, Springville Museum of Art, UT
Annual Student Show, The Weight Room, Provo, UT
Alternate Insights, Alpine Art & Frame, Salt Lake City, UT
2022 Interconnected Response, The Weight Room, Provo, UT
Annual Student Show, Gallery 303, Provo, UT (juried by Olivia Bax)
Dish Vision, Library Hall doTERRA Lobby, Orem, UT
BOXED, Gallery 303, Provo, UT
A New Page, JKR Gallery, Provo, UT
2021 Riverworks 2021, Hoosic River Watershed Association, Williamstown, MA
300 Plates 2021, Art Access, online
2020 tiny trucks (and other vehicles), Quarenteeny Art Show Competition, online and Provo, UT
2023 Open Studio Award, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
2022 James C. Christensen Scholarship, Vision of the Arts, UT
Juror’s Award, Annual Student Show, Gallery 303, Provo, UT
Open Studio Award, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
2021 Open Studio Award, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
2016 Honorable Mention, 11th Annual Wasatch Plein Air Paradise, Midway Art Association, Midway, UT
2013 Best of Show, Inquiry Conference Art Show, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
PRESS & PUBLICATIONS
Eds. Tara Carpenter Estrada and Heidi Moller Somsen, Give and Take: Motherhood and Creative Practice, Demeter Press, Ontario, Canada, 2023/2024 (anticipated).
“Expanding Methodologies at Gallery East,” 15 Bytes. September 6, 2023. http://artistsofutah.org/15Bytes/index.php/expanding-methodologies-at-gallery-east/
"Megan R Stern Artist Interview," Behind the Shelves (blog). August 22, 2022. https://blog.oremlibrary.org/?p=3049.
"Mother-Artist Balancing Act: Meet Megan Rowley Stern," Artie's Eight (blog). October 27, 2020. https://www.framedestination.com/blog/arties-eight/megan-rowley-stern-spotlight.
Ed. Beth Buck, Of Fae and Fate: Lesser-Known Fairy Tales, Retold, Immortal Works LLC, 2019.