Michi Meko graduated from the University of North Alabama with a BFA in painting. In 2017 he was awarded two prestigious grants: the Atlanta Artadia Award and the Joan Mitchell Award. Meko’s work has been featured in recent solo exhibitions at Dodd Galleries, University of Georgia, Athens, GA; University of North Georgia, Dahlonega, GA; and the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center. In addition, Meko has received a DashBoard Co-Op Residency Grant, an Idea Capital Grant, a Flux Projects Grant, and a Wonderroot CSA Grant. Meko has held a studio residency at the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, and was a Forward Arts Foundation finalist in 2005 and 2008. His work can be found in many public collections including the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, Georgia.