An oil painter whose subject matter includes landscapes, figures and interiors, Meddick studied at Silvermine Art School and at Pratt Institute. He worked as a scenic painter for numerous Broadway and off-Broadway productions in the early 70s and designed several community theater productions throughout Connecticut and New York from 1974-1985. His oils of the Milford Schools, featuring both buildings and students, were painted while he was the Schools’ artist-in-residence in the late 1970s.
A self-proclaimed ‘blue collar painter’ Meddick’s one-man shows include exhibitions at the Slater Museum in Norwich, Kershner Gallery in Fairfield, Gallery in the Woods in South Windsor and the Manhattan Athletic Club-George Billis Gallery in New York City. His two-person shows have been seen at the John Slade Ely House, Gallery at the University of New Haven, Creative Arts Workshop, Munson Gallery, River Street Gallery, Park Avenue Atrium in New York as well as numerous New Haven Paint & Clay exhibitions, Milford Fine Arts Council juried exhibits, Academy of Fine Arts and Silvermine shows. Meddick was Executive Director of the Milford Fine Arts Council from1984 through 2012.
Bridgeport Night Scene #4
20″ x 20″, 1980
Blue Boxcar #134
Oil on canvas