Humming bird and more art by Merideth Taylor

Humming bird

Artist’s Bio/Statement
Merideth Taylor Is professor emerita of theater and dance at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. Her work as a performer, writer, director, choreographer and, more recently, photographer has focused on social justice and the effort to bring about positive social change through the arts. She has received awards in playwriting, screenwriting, and directing, and has published photographs and essays.
She co-edited In Relentless Pursuit of an Education: African American Stories from a Century of Segregation1865-1967 with Unified Committee for Afro-American Contributions in 2006, and, in 2018, published Listening In: Echoes and Artifacts from Maryland’s Mother County, a book of stories and photographs. (George F. Thompson)
The photo and story “Hummingbird” is excerpted from her forthcoming book Making a Way out of No Way: Lives of Labor, Love, and Resistance, and reflects a moment of respite in the life of an enslaved child on a Southern MD tobacco plantation.

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other works by Merideth Taylor


Englewood 1955, 2018
16 x 13 inch (h x w)
paper collage

more from Maryland State Arts Council

Charcoal Pet Portrait

Vaudeville Lights

Path Through the Fog, 2021
32 x 24 inch (h x w)
Digital photo printed on archival paper

Cut the Flow, 2022
77 x 12 x 15 inch (h x w x d)
mixed media

Uppity Blues Women ll, 2017
18 x 24 inch (h x w)
acrylic painting


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