Megan Whitmarsh is a Los Angeles based artist who works predominantly in textiles. Although she also creates comic books, paintings, drawings, and stop-action animation, Whitmarsh is best known for her hand-embroidered canvases and soft sculptures, which make reference to both contemporary pop culture and the 1970s and '80s eras of her childhood. She has a BFA from Kansas City Art Institute and an MFA from University of New Orleans. She has worked with Robert Wilson, Todd Oldham, Amy Sedaris, David Byrne, the New Museum, and MTV. Recent shows include solos at Jack Hanley Gallery in NYC and New Image Art in Los Angeles as well as projects at Art Basel Miami, Mu, L'IVAM and a residency at Watermill Center. She shows extensively abroad including solos in Rejkavik, New York, Tokyo, Seoul, Hong Kong, Amsterdam and Los Angeles.

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