Guest Artist: Meredyth Sparks – Recess

february, 2017

4febAll DayGuest Artist: Meredyth SparksYou Never Know What Idea You Might Have


Event Details

Motoko Fukuyama has invited several guests artists to collaborate with her throughout You Never Know What Idea You Might Have. These artists will work alongside Fukuyama, both onsite at Recess and at Argo Electronics, during public hours. The artists will shop Argo’s inventory for intriguing materials while keeping in mind as their guiding motivation the store’s motto, “you never know what idea you might have.” After sourcing materials and concepts, the artists will return to Recess and use these as fodder for the creation of new artworks. 
Note: Sparks will be collaborating with Fukuyama for two additional days, on February 5 and 6, outside of Recess’s public hours.   About the Artist: Meredyth Sparks was born in Panama City, FL. She earned her BFA from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and her MFA from Hunter College, New York. Her work has been widely exhibited in international gallery and museum contexts. Solo exhibitions include Windows and Screens, The Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago; Striped Bare, Veneklasen/Werner, Berlin; Extraction, Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York; and We were strangers for too long., Galerie Frank Elbaz, Paris. Group exhibitions include Test Pattern, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Out of Focus, Saatchi Gallery, London; The Record: Contemporary Art and Vinyl, ICA, Boston; CACP, ou la vie saise par l’art, CAPC Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux; I am a cliché, Les Recontres d’Arles Photographie, Arles; From Shop Window Mannequin to Media Star, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanea, Santiago de Compostela; and The 2nd Moscow Biennial.
Access Information: The entrance to Recess is up four steps. During all events and public hours, you may request ramp access using the buzzer to the left of the door. The bathroom is all-gender and ADA approved with three grab bars. We will do our best to accommodate requests for ASL interpretation or captioning. If you have specific access questions or needs please email


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