Meg Onli
Meg Onli is a visual artist and cultural blogger currently based in Chicago, IL. She was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. Meg is the Associate Producer and Resident Blogger for Bad at Sports.
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Center Field | Art in the Middle New Post

My piece "Archiving Soul | Ken Shipley of Numero Group" is up on art21.

Center Field | Art in the Middle New Post

My Interview with Jacob Meehan of GOLDEN is up on art21.


Underground Railroad Project mentioned in New City article

In this week's New City post Jason Foumberg discusses some walking projects including my "Underground Railroad Project" in Eye Exam: On Foot.

Check out the article here.


Jeriah Hildwine reviews The Underground Railroad Project at July Gallery

"...Meg Onli’s walk (and its accompanying exhibition) deftly sidestep the usual limitations of performance and its documentation. The walk itself is clear evidence that Meg takes her ideas seriously enough to put real work into them. Coupled with this, she’s done her research, and the inclusion of the drawings shows that, like the best conceptual performance artists, she hasn’t lost touch with the aesthetic."

Read the entire article here.

Write Up on The Underground Railroad Project

Claudine Ise wrote a really nice piece on my Underground Railroad Project on the Bad at Sports blog.

via Bad at Sports
“Pilgrimage is one of the fundamental structures a journey can take–the quest in search of something, if only one’s own transformation, the journey toward a goal–and for pilgrims, walking is work,' writes Rebecca Solnit in the book Wanderlust: A History of Walking. Last summer artist Meg Onli (who, as you all know, blogs here at Bad at Sports and is an associate producer of the Podcast) discovered this for herself. Inspired by the perilous journeys taken by fugitive slaves along the underground railroad, Onli undertook her own pilgrimage by setting out on a 30 day, 440 mile trek that began in Montgomery County, Maryland, the birthplace of Josiah Henson (who inspired Harriet Beecher Stowe’s 1852 novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin) and ended at Dawn, a settlement in Dresden, Ontario that is the site of the cabin home Hensen eventually built for himself after his escape to Canada."

Check out the entire article here.

Underground Railroad Project

July 25 - August 15, 2009

Opening Reception
Saturday, July 25th 7:00-10:00pm
July Gallery
2156 West 21st Place, 2nd floor
Chicago, IL 60608

For more info please check out Twelve Galleries

Girlish Ways: The Next Generation of Female Artists

June 28-July 6 2008

Opening Reception
June 28th 2008 7:00-10:00pm

Bobby Fisher Memorial Building, Washington D.C.
644 North Capitol Street NW, Washington DC 20002

For more information please check out All Our Noise.

School of the Art Institute of Chicago Undergraduate Exhibition

March 15-April 4
Gallery 2 and Project Space

Opening Reception
Friday, March 14, 7:00-10:00pm

Gallery 2 and Project Space
847 W. Jackson Boulevard
2nd and 3rd Floors
Chicago, IL 60607

From Optimism to Cynicism and Back Again, Maybe

Tuesday December 18th, 2007
4pm-9pm
New York Studio Program
20 Jay Street #M10
Brooklyn, NY
Put Your Gourd Up

October 25th through November 14th
25 East 13th Street, 5th floor, New York, NY 10003

Put Your Gourd Up

October 25th through November 14th
25 East 13th Street, 5th floor, New York, NY 10003