Spencer Meagher is a professional, award-winning artist whose paintings have been exhibited in many notable galleries in the United States and Milan, Italy. His work has been featured in publications such as Plein Air Magazine, Plein Air Today, and is soon to be highlighted in the upcoming October 2020 issue of Southwest Art magazine. In addition to numerous appearances in print and online articles, Spencer is winner of top awards in national art competitions.
Spencer first discovered his love for art as a young child. He found he was able to express himself through drawing and painting. He refined his skills over five decades with practice and dedication. A master artist working in watercolor, oil and acrylic, Spencer currently paints full time and travels across the country attending competitions and shows while teaching plein air and studio workshops. When not traveling, Spencer may be found painting at his studio in Mt. Vernon, Illinois.
To learn more about Spencer Meagher, view his work in various media, and learn about upcoming workshop opportunities, visit: SpencerMeagher.com.
Select Honors & Awards:
2020 The Gateway International Painting Competition, Finalist - May- Patick Saunders
2020 First Place (2x), Second Place (2X) - Steelville Plein Air, Steelville, MO
2020 Boldbrush Competition - Outstanding Acrylic - Kim VanDerHoek
2020 The Gateway International Painting Competition, Finalist - May- Debra Keirce
2019 Second Place, Carmel On Canvas, Carmel, IN - Juror Shawn Kreuger
2019 Terrie & Lezlie Heath Purchase Award, Carmel On Canvas, Carmel, IN
2019 Award of Merit, Paint Grand Traverse, Traverse City, MI - George Van Hook, Juror
2019 Second Place, Quick Paint, Paint Grand Traverse, Traverse City, MI - Art Martin, Juror
2019 The Gateway International Painting Competition, Finalist - May - Robin Williamson, Juror
2019 Second Place & Honorable Mention Daily Competition, Steelville, MO - Joseph Orr, Juror
2019 First Place Daily Competition, Steelville, MO - Jane Mudd, Juror
2019 First Place Mixed Media, Second Place Acrylic - Augusta Plein Air - Augusta, MO - Vic Brown, Lisa Ober, Shawn Cornell, Jurors
2019 OPS Plein Air South West - Artists Choice - Peer Artist Jurors
2019 OPS Plein Air South West - Award of Distinction - David Santillanes, Juror
2018 Merit Award, NOAPS Online Fall Showcase, - Pat Tribastone, Juror
2018 First Place Nocturne, Bluff Strokes Paint Out, Dubuque, IA - Nancy King Mertz, Juror
2018 Merit Award, Bluff Strokes Paint Out, Dubuque, IA - Nancy King Mertz, Juror
2018 Best Oil, Fairfield Paint Out, Fairfield, IL - John P. Lasater IV, Juror
2018 Artists Choice, Northbrook Plein Air, Northbrook, IL
2018 First Place Nocturne, Northbrook Plein Air, Northbrook, IL
- Evening on the Farm Evening on the Farm
- Keeper of the Stars Keeper of the Stars
- Rainy Night in Dubuque Rainy Night in Dubuque
- Roof Lines Roof Lines
- Welcome to Carmel Welcome to Carmel
- Welcome to Wesco Welcome to Wesco
To learn more about Spencer Meagher, visit: SpencerMeagher.com.