Meredith James is a maker and educator who earned her MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art studying under Elliott Earls and Bev Fishman. She engages in a practice that is both contemporary and cross-disciplinary, largely focused on the intersection of art and design. She has shown and performed her work across the United States, both independently and in collaboration. In addition to her own practice, Meredith has taught at Drake University and the College for Creative Studies. She has developed coursework on design theory, failure, community-based learning and design-based research methodologies.
Meredith is also the editor and founder of LIVD, an avant-garde art and design publication.