Spencer Meagher first discovered his love for art as a young child - he found he was able to express himself through drawing and painting. He refined his skills over the decades with practice and dedication. As an adult, he has attended many workshops to gain a better understanding of his craft. Spencer now paints full-time and travels all over the country, attending competitions and shows, as well as teaching workshops. Spencer is a plein air and studio artist who works in watercolor, oil, and acrylic. When he is not traveling, he works out of his studio in Mt. Vernon, IL.
Spencer’s work has taken top awards in art competitions around the country and has been exhibited in many notable galleries. His paintings have been featured in publications such as Plein Air Magazine and Plein Air Today. He has also been mentioned in numerous online articles.
Spencer has studied with renowned artists Alvaro Castagnet, Graham Berry, John P. Lasater IV, Joseph Fettingis, Lon Brauer, M. Shawn Cornell, and Sterling Edwards.
"Deep within my spirit lies a need to express myself that can only be realized through my art. My paintings are an enhanced glimpse into how I view the world around me. I tend to avoid the details and let the color and value tell the story."