Christopher Meerdo, CVAD assistant professor

Christopher Meerdo

Assistant Professor, Studio Art: New Media Art and Photography
Department of Studio Art

CVAD Art Building, Room 345H


Christopher Meerdo is an artist who grew up in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and Šiauliai, Lithuania. Meerdo received his M.F.A. in Photography from the University of Illinois at Chicago and taught at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago from 2012-2019. Recent exhibitions include Exgirlfriend Gallery, Berlin; Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, The National Gallery of Kosovo, Prishtina, Kosovo, and the Mattress Factory, a museum of contemporary art, Pittsburgh. He was an artist in residence at SÍM, Reykjavik, Iceland, and Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Madison, Maine. Meerdo was most recently a fellow at the Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, Netherlands. He is represented by DOCUMENT,  a commercial gallery in Chicago.