America Meredith serves on the board of the Jacobson House Native Art Center and the Cherokee Arts and Humanities Council. Meredith taught early Native American art history at the Institute of American Indian Arts, Cherokee art history at the Cherokee Humanities class, and art history at Santa Fe Community College. She earned her MFA degree from the San Francisco Art Institute and her BFA from the University of Oklahoma. She ran Ahalenia Studios, an alternative art space in Santa Fe from 2009 to 2016.
Photo credits: Anita Fields (Osage/Muscogee), All My Heroes Wear Ribbon Work, 2020. Taffeta ribbons, thread, yarn, beads, brass bells, metal sequins, plastic pill pouch, photos printed on silk, embroidery thread. Photo courtesy of First American Art Magazine