BIO


Meredith Marlay is a Curator and Art Consultant based in Los Angeles, specializing in photography and photo books. Her background includes a fine art education in photography, and work positions held as an Art Director, Gallery Manager, Curator and Photography Director.

The artists she works with can be seen in The New York Times Magazine, TIME, Esquire, New York Magazine, Numéro, Wallpaper, VICE, Wired, TASCHEN, PowerHouse Books, Nike, Anthropologie and Monocle as well as in permanent collections in Los Angeles, London, New York and Hawaii. 


Meredith worked with Photo District News Magazine as the Art Director for PDN's special projects, contests and events. While at PDN, she had the opportunity to work with Photo Editor Paul Moakley of TIME magazine, guest contest judges such as Kathy Ryan of The New York Times Magazine, and artists such as Duane Michals for special events. 

Commercially, Meredith worked under Creative Director Barbara Griffin at TBS, Inc. as the Senior Photo Editor, directing a team of editors and collaborating with producers and retouchers. Her position was responsible for curating and managing photography for CNN, TBS, TNT, TCM, Cartoon Network, and Adult Swim.

In fine art, Meredith worked as an Artist Assistant to Gregory Colbert’s The Nomadic Museum: Ashes and Snow exhibition for Mexico City. The exhibition attracted over ten million visitors and has become one of the most visited art installations in history. 

In the beginning of her career, Meredith contributed to Joyce Tenneson’s fine art book Wise Women featured on Oprah, managed ArtSpace’s pop-up gallery on the West Coast, art directed photography for The Savannah College of Art & Design Inc., and worked with renowned runway photographers Dan and Corina Lecca for Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in New York City. 

Meredith received a bachelor of fine arts in photography from the Savannah College of Art & Design. She has reviewed portfolios at the School of Visual Arts in New York and Month of Photography in Los Angeles, as well as contributing to numerous lectures and seminars on photography.