Meredith Pardue is widely known for her dynamic, large-scale compositions featuring colorful abstract forms derived from nature. Born in Monroe, Louisiana and based in Austin, Texas, Pardue holds an M.F.A. from Parsons School of Design in New York and a B.F.A. from the Savannah College of Art and Design. Following her studies, Pardue traveled extensively throughout the United States. Her work draws inspiration from the varied flora and landscapes of the American South, Pacific Northwest, and Northeast, recalling the transparency of water, the translucency of petals, and the opacities of foliage.