Megan Gottfried

Megan Gottfried

Artist | Maker

Megan Gottfried grew up in Boone, NC and later earned her BFA in Painting and minor in Social Practice from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She recently became a Masters of Fine Arts student at Pennsylvania State University and plans to explore the world of color mixing and fiber while earning this degree. 



●MFA Student, Pennsylvania State University: State College, PA 2022

● BFA in Painting and Minor in Interdisciplinary Art and Social Practice: Greensboro, NC 2020


● Greensboro Cultural Arts Center: Self-Recognition through the Other 2020 

● Greensboro Project Space: Drawn Together, Greensboro, NC 2020 

● Guilford College: A Walk Though Womxn’s Worlds, Greensboro, NC 2019 

● Salem Art Works Greensboro Exhibition: Shape Shift, Greensboro, NC 2019 

● Greensboro Project Space: Art is Love Exhibition, Greensboro, NC 2019 

● Annual Tri-State Sculpture Exhibition and Conference, Greensboro, NC 2018-2019 

● Gatewood Atrium Moving Gallery Participant, Greensboro, NC 2018 

● University of North Carolina at Greensboro Gatewood Gallery Student Exhibition, Greensboro, NC 2018 

● Watauga County Arts Council Solo Exhibition, Boone, NC 2016 

● Blowing Rock Art and History Museum Student Exhibit and Competition, Blowing Rock, NC 2015-16

●Elberson Fine Arts Center: Identity, Winston Salem, NC 2015

Residencies and Studies

Overland Artworks Shelter Residency 2020

● Location: Streets and Paths of Greensboro, NC

● Two month residency devoted to walking and relic collection 

Salem Art Works Residency 2019 

● Located at Cary Hill Sculpture Park in Salem, New York 

● Two week outdoor residency and studio practice 

● One of four chosen UNCG Students 

Traditional Nepal Painting Retreat, Greensboro, NC 2019 

● Three day painting and cultural retreat 

● Learned about traditional Napali painting, practices and history. 

Austria and Germany Art History Study Abroad 2018-19 

● 40 page art history and research report 

● December-January experience 

● Beginning of German language studies 

Salem College Ecuador Art and Cultural Study Abroad 2016 

● January experience 

● Immersion in Ecuadorian art and culture 

● Pre-Columbian art history 


● Printmakers.016 Online Printmaking Exhibition, 47 Countries 2020

● The Carolinian, Art Intervention: ‘Take a lunch break’, Greensboro, NC 2019

● The Coraddi Art and Literary Publication, Greensboro, NC 2018

● Incunabula, Salem College Literary Publication, Winston Salem, NC 2017