Recent interview with Allison Merriweather
Merriweather’s style is an instantly recognizable fusion of folk
rusticity and narrative dreamscapes. A vibrant pallet and slew of
motifs are accompanied by her sense of humor that lends her work its
signature sense of whimsy. Merriweather’s work is at once intensely
personal and filled with universal themes.
work has been featured in national magazines, literary journals and
books such as Biblical Archeology, Art Primitif, Rattle, ArtWeekend,
Texas Highways, Houston Press, and on the cover of My Table magazine
numerous times. Allison's paintings were chosen to represent the Sugarland Grand Wine and Food Affair for eight years. Her work has been shown at The Hurn Museum in Savannah,
Georgia, the Hickory Art Museum in North Carolina, The Outsider Art
Museum in Moscow, Russia and Musee d'art Naif in Canada. Allison was
named best visual artist at Artscapes in 2005 and is the recipient of a
silver award in painting published in Artweek.