Christopher Meerdo is a Chicago based artist who grew up in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and Lithuania. Meerdo’s work was recently featured in a year-long solo exhibition at the Mattress Factory Museum of Contemporary Art in Pittsburgh. He was an artist in residence at the SIM Program in Reykjavik, Iceland and attended Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in 2013. Meerdo received his MFA in Photography from the University of Illinois at Chicago and currently teaches at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Recent exhibitions include Exgirlfriend (Berlin); The Museum of Contemporary Photography (Chicago, IL); Coco Hunday (Tampa,FL); Floating Museum (Chicago, IL), Cabinet Magazine (Brooklyn, NY); SIM Gallery (Reykjavik, Iceland); The National Gallery of Kosovo and a traveling exhibition in Birmingham and Leicester, UK. In 2018-2019 Meerdo will be a participant in the Jan Van Eyck Academie in Maastricht, Netherlands.