On A.I.R. Episode 2: Megan Hildebrandt and the Role of Health, Place, and Community

In this episode we sit down with former Centrum resident, Megan Hildebrandt, who exudes humor, care, and generosity as she shares stories of the various shifts in her life and the ways that cancer and parenting have impacted her work over the years.  

Megan Hildebrandt received her BFA from the Stamps School of Art & Design in 2006, and her MFA in Studio Art from the University of South Florida in 2012. Hildebrandt has exhibited nationally and internationally, including: The Painting Center, New American Paintings, The Baltimore Museum of Art, The Museum of Contemporary Craft, Arlington Arts Center, Detroit Contemporary, HEREarts Center, Latitude 53, Johns Hopkins Medical Center, the LIVESTRONG Foundation, Hyde Park Art Center, The Torpedo Factory, and The Painter’s Room. In 2018, Hildebrandt received an Art Works grant from the National Endowment for the Arts for the Aesthetics of Health Course she developed for Interlochen Arts Academy. 

An artist, educator, and arts-in-health advocate, Hildebrandt currently lives and works in Austin, Texas, where she is Associate Professor of Practice in the Department of Art and Art History at The University of Texas. 

See more of Hildebrandt’s work at https://www.meganlynnhildebrandt.com/ 

Black ink on white of person in tub smoking a cigar
Erin in Brooklyn, 11 x 14 in, ink on paper, 2020


black ink drawing of person with beast/monster head arms in the air next to small drawings of two children
Lindsey in Michigan, 11 x 14 in, ink on paper, 2020
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