Meredith Setser

Meredith Setser is and printmaker and textile artist currently employed as an associate professor of printmaking at the Herron School of Art and Design in Indianapolis.  She studied at both Edinboro University in Pennsylvania and IUPUI for her undergraduate studies, earning a BFA in 1997.  She also attended graduate school at the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she completed her MFA degree in 2004.  Meredith has taught printmaking courses as an adjunct instructor at both the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Milwaukee School of Art and Design.

Meredith is an active member of the printmaking community and has attended several conferences, including the Southern Graphics Council Conference in Madison, Wisconsin, where she gave a demonstration entitled “Printing on Unusual Surfaces”.  She most recently gave a plaster pronto plate lithography demonstration at the 2008 Mid-America Art conference.  Her plaster technique is featured on Friedhard Kiekeben’s site dedicated to nontoxic printmaking, www.nontoxicprint.com.

Some recent shows include the Qijiang International Print Exhibition in South West China, Pacific States Biennial North American Print Exhibition at Hilo, Hawaii, and a solo exhibition entitled Agricultural Aesthetics at the Anne Wright Wilson Gallery in Georgetown, KY.   She was also named a 2011 Efroymson Contemporary Arts Fellowship which she used to travel to Argentina  to take part in an artist residency program at Proyecto ACE.  Other artist residencies include Haystack Mountain School of Craft in Deere Isle, Maine, and Open Studio in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  Along with teaching printmaking, Meredith has given several workshops and demonstrations in the textile medium of felt making across the United States, including New York, Montana, and Ohio.   She currently resides in Indianapolis with her partner George, son Sam, pug Betty, 2 iguanas, and 8 tortoises.