Dean Meeker

Artist Biography:

(1920, Orchard, Colorado – 2002, Madison, WI)

Internationally renowned printmaker and sculptor, Dean Meeker, was involved in over 90 one-person art exhibitions during. He was also a celebrated instructor, teaching at the University of Wisconsin – Madison for 46 years.

Dean Meeker received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Art Institute of Chicago in 1945 and, two years later, his Master of Fine Arts from Northwestern University.

At the universities he studied painting and sculpture at SAIC, then to serigraphy . However, after being exposed to the silk-screening process at a signage shop, he shifted his focus to printmaking when he began educating at the University of Wisconsin – Madison in 1946. By 1948, he started teaching silk-screening to students in an unofficial and unaccredited course. Due to the class’s success, Meeker began teaching the first university affiliated course in serigraphy by 1950.

In 1954, Meeker was awar

Dean Meeker
Brotherhood of Man by Dean Meeker
Brotherhood of Man
24 x 36 in.
Flower Niche - Palermo by Dean Meeker
Flower Niche - Palermo
34 x 20 in.
Hamlet by Dean Meeker
25.75 x 18 in.
Houdini by Dean Meeker
32.5 x 19.24 in.
Joseph 9/50 by Dean Meeker
Joseph 9/50
34 x 20 in.
Long Horn by Dean Meeker
Long Horn
22 x 28 in.
Los Monjas by Dean Meeker
Los Monjas
18 x 25.75 in.
Manchera Rotto by Dean Meeker
Manchera Rotto
30 x 22 in.
Olive Grove at Delphi by Dean Meeker
Olive Grove at Delphi
22 x 34 in.
Road to Messina by Dean Meeker
Road to Messina
36 x 22 in.
Road to Rome #2 by Dean Meeker
Road to Rome #2
23 x 35 in.
Temple of the Warriors by Dean Meeker
Temple of the Warriors
18 x 25.75 in.