Megan Armstrong Scheffer’10
Megan Scheffer graduated Cum Laude from Beloit College with a BA in Studio Art (Honors) and Psychology and in May 2010. She is the recipient of the Erin Kluk Memorial Prize in Art, the Nostrum Award for Best Presentation in Art History, and the Ellen Malsch Memorial Prize in Art for best in show for her Studio Art Final Exhibition.
Scheffer moved to San Francisco, California and earned an MFA in Painting at the San Francisco Art Institute in May, 2015. Immediately after graduation she was awarded a fellowship at the Woodstock Byrdcliffe Artist Residency and attended the artist residency program at the Vermont Studio Center. Her work won Best in Show and the People’s Choice Award at the State of the Art Gallery in Ithaca, NY, and has been exhibited at Embark Gallery in San Francisco, CA, Exhibit A Gallery in Corning, NY, Mercer Gallery in Rochester, NY, and the Arnot Art Museum in Elmira, NY.
Scheffer is the creator and curator of Hyperkulturemia Gallery, an experimental contemporary space that focuses on virtual exhibitions and residencies for emerging artists. She is currently the Gallery Manager for the Sage Art Center at the University of Rochester and Adjunct Faculty for the Foundations Program at Alfred University. She continues to develop and exhibit drawings, sculptures, and installations that question stigma and definitions within systems.