Meg Brown Payson (Maine: 1953) earned her BFA from the College of Fine Art at Boston University followed by an MFA from Vermont College. She was an Associate Professor of Drawing and Foundation at the Maine College of Art until she left teaching in 2011.
Her work has been exhibited at the Portland Museum of Art, the deCordova Museum, the Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art, the Ogunquit Museum, Walker Contemporary, and more. Her work resides in the collections of the Portland Museum of Art, the deCordova Museum, Neiman-Marcus, Duke Energy, and more.
She has been awarded residencies at the La Napoule Foundation in France, Anderson Ranch in Colorado, and the Vermont Studio Center.
An avid skier and paddler, Payson has traveled widely throughout the American Southwest and the North Woods of Maine and Quebec.
Payson lives and works in coastal Maine.