Meg Cranston was born in Baldwin, New York in 1960 and received a BA Study in Anthropology at Kenyon College, Ohio and an MFA at California Institute of the Arts, Valencia.
She has exhibited widely at LAXArt Gallery One, Los Angeles, CA; Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA; Galleri Brandstrup, Oslo, Norway; Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen; Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin – New Zealand; Mercer Union, Toronto; He Said/She Said, Chicago; Artspace, Auckland, New Zealand; Venetia Kapernekas Gallery, New York; Galerie Michael Janssen, Cologne; ART Unlimited, ART34 BASEL; among others.
She is the recipient of the Anonymous Was A Woman Artists Grant; C.O.L.A. Individual Artist’s Grants, Los Angeles Cultural Affairs; Architectural Foundation of America, Art in Public Places Award; John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship; and Penny McCall Foundation Artist Grant.
Meg Cranston is the recipient of the 2013 NADA New York Artadia Award.