gallery Interview with artist Meredith Tromble, part of the More Than 700 Years Faculty Exhibition on view at Fort Mason and 800 Chestnut Campus of the San Francisco Art Institute

Meredith Tromble


FRIDAY, JUN 7, 2019 – SUNDAY, SEP 1, 2019


Meredith Tromble, Old Power (from the Dream Vortex), 2018


Meredith Tromble is an artist and writer working at the intersections of art, science, and technology. The most recent works in her wide-ranging ouvre are performative interventions revealing psychological aspects of sustainability. Her writing practice began as a regular artist commentator for KQED-FM; she has since published in journals ranging fromFoundations of Chemistry and Leonardo to Artweek and Aspect, co-created and edited five art magazines, and edited a book on Lynn Hershman Leeson published by the University of California Press. Her many public lectures include appearances at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Tate Britain, and the University of Caldas in Colombia.

More Than 700 Years includes 28 artists:

At SFAI—Fort Mason Campus: Johnna Arnold, Elizabeth Bernstein, Timothy Berry, Brad Brown, Luke Butler, James Claussen, Kerry Laitala, Mads Lynnerup, Felicita Norris, Jordan Reznick, Kate Rhoades, and Meredith Tromble.

At the Walter and McBean Galleries: Chris Bell, Mark Brest van Kempen, Caitlin Mitchell-Dayton, Linda Connor, Sofía Córdova, John de Fazio, Ivan Iannoli, Tony Labat, Ryan Peter, J. John Priola, Brett Reichman, Kal Spelletich, Leila Weefur, Lindsey White, and Wanxin Zhang.

More Than 700 Years was organized by San Francisco Art Institute and curated by Ángel Rafael Vázquez-Concepción. Special thanks to SFAI President Gordon Knox; Vice President of Operations and Facilities Heather Hickman Holland; Manager of Exhibitions, Events, and Partnerships Kat Trataris; and Chief Preparator Robin Beard. 

SFAI’s Exhibitions and Public Programs are made possible by the generosity of donors and sponsors. Program support in 2018-19 is provided by the Harker Fund of The San Francisco Foundation, Institute of Museums and Library Services, Grants for the Arts, National Endowment for the Arts, Creative Work Fund, Koret Foundation, Pirkle Jones Fund, Elizabeth Firestone Graham Foundation, and Fort Point Beer Company. Ongoing support is provided by the McBean Distinguished Lecture and Residency Fund, The Buck Fund, and the Visiting Artist Fund of the SFAI Endowment. 

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