Education

2003 | MFA, Painting | Hunter College | New York, NY
1998 | BFA, Art Education | Ohio University | Athens, OH

2015 | Weaving with Christy Matson | Haystack Mountain School of Crafts | Deer Isle, ME
1998 | Furniture with Clifton Monteith | Penland School of Crafts | Penland, NC
1996 | Painting and Art History | Charles University | Prague, Czech Republic


Selected Exhibitions

2015                           
The Storied Stitch | Curated by Carla Bellisio | Azariah McCullough Art Gallery | Sparkill, NY

2012                           
The Body | Curated by Ivana George | Anderson Gallery | Bridgewater, MA
The 22 Magazine Presents… | Curated by Cat Gilbert | Vaudeville Park | Brooklyn, NY

2011                           
This Will Be Our Year | Assemble Gallery | Seattle, WA

2010                           
Replanting the Garden | Curated by Richard Saja | Big Car Gallery | Indianapolis, IN
Corporealities: Bodies in Question | Conrad Wilde Gallery | Tucson, AZ

2009                           
Home is Where the Art Is | Curated by Stacy C. Hollander | The Pen and Brush | New York, NY

2008                           
Inside there is everything | PEP Gallery | Brooklyn, NY (solo)

2004                           
Art on Paper | Curated by Ron Platt | Weatherspoon Art Museum | Greensboro, NC

2003                           
Hunter MFA Thesis Exhibition | Times Square Gallery | New York, NY 


Awards & 
Residencies

2015-16                      
Artist-in-Residence | Museum of Arts and Design | New York, NY

2013                           
Visiting Artist | National Museum of Health and Medicine | Silver Spring, MD

2002                           
William T. Graf Travel Grant 


Selected
Bibliography

2017
Swinkels, Dorothé. “Blikvangers,” Textiel Plus, Summer 2017, pp. 22-23

2014
Celdrán, Helena. “Art Trend: Megan Canning,” 20 Minutos, April 23, 2014

2013
Buntaine, Julia. “Straight Talk with Megan Canning,” Sci-Art in America, August 2013, pp. 12-14
Gladney, Kristin. “Megan Canning,” Portrait of a Creative, August 2013
--. "Megan Canning," Counter-Craft, August 2013

2010
Chalmers, Jamie. “The Cutting & Stitching Edge: Megan Canning,” Mr. X Stitch, Jan. 7, 2010

2008
Block, Annie. “Design Wire,” Interior Design, September 2008
Megan Canning: Inside There is Everything, PEP Gallery 

2007
Bonney, Grace. “Megan Canning,” Design*Sponge, August 2007

2006
Cohen, David. Art World Digest: Unambiguous, 2006. pp. 34-35

 


Teaching

2016
Workshop Instructor | Museum of Arts and Design | New York, NY

2012
Workshop Instructor | Textile Arts Center | New York, NY

2002                           
Graduate Teaching Assistant | Hunter College | New York, NY

1998-99                      
Art Educator (grades 6-12) | Cincinnati Public School District | Cincinnati, OH