Megan (Mae) Elizabeth Read
Megan Elizabeth Read (b. 1982) is an American figurative artist living and working in Charlottesville, Virginia. Largely self-taught she now works almost exclusively in oil with pieces ranging from small still life to large scale paintings focusing on the female form. Mae has exhibited nationally in both group and solo shows and was included in “Painting Today/Pintando Hoy” at the Museum of Modern Art (MEAM) in Barcelona, Spain and the ANJE at the Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art in 2019. Her work is held in a number of private collections, has been included in various publications, and won the first place award for Imaginative Realism at the 2019 International Art Renewal Center Salon.