About the Artist Spencer Meagher is a plein air and studio painter whose subjects focus on our contemporary world. His mediums of choice are watercolor and oil. Primarily self-taught, Meagher has studied with Sterling Edwards, Joseph Fettingis, John P. Lasater IV, M. Shawn Cornell and Lon Brauer. He participates in many regional and national competitions throughout the Midwest and has been a featured artist in Plein Air Magazine. His awards include Best of Show at the 2015 Penn Valley Paint Out and OAC Fall Fine Art Showcase, Olney, IL. 1st, 2nd and 3rd place awards at Augusta, Steelville & Parkville, MO and Grand Marais, MN plein air events. He has received awards from Jurors Michael Albrechtsen, Billy O'Donnell, Phil Starke and Debra Joy Groesser. A recipient of multiple purchase awards, his work hangs in corporate and private collections in several countries. Born in Las Vegas, NV, he has lived in Arizona, Minnesota, Texas and Wisconsin. He currently resides in Mount Vernon, IL and teaches watercolor at his studio as well as art workshops throughout the Midwest.