Megan Lightell (Artist)
Amazing Landscape Paintings

landscape painting of sun setting on open farm field with trees

5 piece landscape painting of farm fields trees and pond

painting of trees reflecting off water

landscape painting of open farm fields with a group of trees and a stormy sky

beautiful painting of open fields with trees

classic painting of a grass and tree lined creek

contemporary painting of open fields trees in the distance and a stormy sky

painting of a tree lined field and neutral sky

painting of a tree lined farm field after harvest

painting of lake shore and trees reflecting in the water

landscape painting of a creek cutting through farm fields with plants and trees reflecting in the water

landscape painting of snow covered farm fields lined with trees

About the Artist
I was born in 1979 and raised in rural Coshocton County, Ohio, and no matter where I live, I will probably always be painting from the memory of those gently rolling hills of fields. After spending a few years in New York getting my B.F.A. at the School of Visual Arts, I was ready for a return to the natural environment, and my work took an unexpected turn to landscape. This subject has felt like home to me ever since.

2000 BFA, Illustration, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

Solo Exhibitions
2010 Matre Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2009 “A Place Within,” River Gallery, Chattanooga, TN
2008 “Sense of Place,” Zeitgeist Gallery, Nashville, TN
2008 “A Quiet View,” Aliya Linstrum, Atlanta, GA
2007 “Mystic Fields,” Hanson Gallery, Knoxville, TN
2007 “Divided,” Flying Solo, Nashville International Airport
2006 “New Works,” Michael Orr Gallery, Columbus, OH
2005 “Landscapes,” Belle Meade Gallery, Nashville, TN
2004 “New Beginnings,” Michael Orr Gallery, Columbus, OH
2004 “Safe Places,” Bockrath Gallery, Cleveland, OH
2003 “New Paintings,” Michael Orr Gallery, Columbus, OH
2000 solo exhibition at Pomerene Center for the Arts, Coshocton, OH

Selected Group Exhibitions
2010 “Fresh Air,” Matre Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2009 “Art in Open Spaces,” Terrazzo/Zeitgeist, Nashville, TN
2009 “Draw!” Linstrum + Matre Artworks, Atlanta, GA
2008 “Dialogues: Painting,” Zeitgeist Gallery, Nashville, TN
2007 “New Views,” Aliya Linstrum Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2007 “Altered Vision,” Nashville Public Library
2006 “Small Wonders,” Aliya Linstrum Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2006 “New Works,” Firewalker Gallery, Marshall, NC
2006 “Beauty,” Joanna Burke Consultants at Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA
2006 “Grillin & Chillin,” Aliya Linstrum Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2005 ARThouse [06] Atlanta, GA
2005 “New Landscapes,” Michael Orr Gallery, Columbus, OH
2004 “Recent Works,” with Brent Oglesbee, Swanson Reed Contemporary, Louisville, KY
2002 “Standing Their Ground,” Gallery of Franklin, Franklin, TN
2002 “Creating Spaces,” Michael Orr Gallery, Columbus, OH
2001 Ohio Art League Annual Exhibition
2000 “Re-Evolution,” Tribeca Arts Club, New York, NY
1999 “The Visual Letter,” Art Director’s Club, New York, NY

Teaching, Lecture Experience
2003, 2007 Watkins College of Art and Design, Community Education Dept.
2002 Ohio University, guest lecturer
2000-2002 Artist-in-Residence, Pomerene Center for the Arts, Coshocton, OH

Selected Collections
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Fearing’s at the Ritz-Carlton, Dallas
Martha Ingram
Kix and Barbara Brooks
Brown-Forman Group
The Turner Family Foundation
OMS Records
Coshocton Public Library

Bestselling open and limited edition fine art prints published by Encore Art Group/ Canadian Art Prints and Winn Devon

Articles, Reviews & Features
Featured on Blog Cabin 2009, DIY Network
“Flying High,” Southern Living Magazine, June 2007
ABC’s Extreme Makeover Home Edition, four paintings featured in the Hawkins home, October 2006
“Summer Painter Becoming One for All Seasons,” Columbus Dispatch,
September 2006, Christopher Yates
“Painter’s Landscapes Reflect Versatility,” Columbus Dispatch, March 2004, Christopher Yates
“Land Lover,” Cleveland Scene, January 2004, Nadia Michel
“Landscapes Reveal Portrayer’s Inner Self,” Columbus Dispatch, April 2003,
Christopher Yates
CMYK vol. 15 featured artist

Artist Megan Lightells’ Website & Social Media

Article by James Day

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