Meredith Younger

Meredith was born and raised in the wild wastelands of West Texas. She relocated to Providence in 1998 to earn a BFA in Ceramics at the Rhode Island School of Design. Along the way, she became a co-founder of the Providence Initiative for Psychogeographic Studies (PIPS), editor of Crosswalk, and co-organizer of ProvFlux, as well as a teacher, sculptor, graphic designer, illustrator, photographer, writer, urban explorer, librarian, and mother. She helped to establish a ceramics program at the Steel Yard, and has worked with many other local organizations, including the Providence After School Alliance (PASA), the MET School, the Jacqueline M. Welsh School for the Arts, and AS220’s Community Printshop at the Dreyfus. This is her first year as an artist mentor at New Urban Arts, where she will be working with students to publish their poetry, comics, and zines. This past summer, Meredith co-organized the first ever Zine Team at New Urban Arts, and during the Spring she worked with NUA students to design and publish the 4th annual FLiP Zine. 


Years: 2008-09