Tag: Meghan MacMillan

The 12 Gallon Mural

“Yay, networking,” my artist wife said last September.

She was sitting in the corner of our living room in her navy blue easy chair. She had completed a mural the previous week. In my super casual, completely stealth, I’m-hunting-for-story-inspiration way, I was asking her about how the opportunity had come about in the first place.

Apparently, the opportunity to paint this mural came about quickly. And it came with the added pleasure of collaborating with another artist. 

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Artist Spotlight: Meghan MacMillan

I have the opportunity every day to chat with my wife but it’s not often I do it for “work.” While I’ve been sharing stories inspired by being married to an artist every Saturday morning, it was always a no-brainer that I would lead off this new series with her in the first Artist Spotlight.

This is her opportunity to set the record straight, but mostly for you to learn about who she is directly from her instead of through my exaggerated stories. This is the real deal.

I hope you find her as inspiring as I do, especially as she shares about living with depression and what it means to her art and her career.

If you have a loved one with depression, there are many places on the web to learn about how best to support them. Here’s one example among many, which includes a section on how best to talk to them about it.

[Featured Artwork: “Through The Shadows” by Meghan MacMillan. Acrylic diptych on birch panels.]

Meghan MacMillan
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