Meredith Dean works in various media including printmaking, painting, drawing, and photography. She currently teaches as a Senior Lecturer at the University of Texas, San Antonio, in the Department of Art and Art History. She and her husband, Dennis OIsen are the co-founders of the Santa Reparata International School of Art (SRISA) in Florence, Italy. She received a BFA in Painting and an MFA in Printmaking from Washington University, St. Louis, MO. She is the recipient of a Mid-America Arts Alliance/National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship Award in Printmaking.