Meredith Martin has been an established artist in the Columbus area for over 22 years. Her work in pastels, oil, and oil pastels reflects her experience living in the West and has been influenced by her studies in pre-Columbian art and architecture. A fine arts graduate of Otterbein University, Meredith has shown work and is in collections throughout the United States. Starting as a member of Studios on High, she established her own gallery, Sunbear Studios, in 2003. In 2010 she moved the gallery to Alexandria, OH and eventually expanded to over 40 Ohio artists. Having recently closed this gallery, she is focusing on her own work, and is in the process of creating an artists’ collaborative. Meredith holds an M.A. in Adult Education from The Ohio State University and has over 20 years of experience teaching and supervising.