Joy Meyer exhibits under the name joy tirade.
Joy writes and directs feminist work in the Southern United States.
Her work creates connections between the history of art, phenomenology, technology, and feminism to explore the metaphysics of love and longing. Meyer/tirade was also a founding and active member of the all-female, artist collective, Subverbal Collective, from 2016-2018. She has also founded Neu Collective, a lens-based, all-female, artist collective.
Meyer holds an MFA from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Previously, she graduated Phi Beta Kappa from University of Virginia and with Distinction and holds a BA in Studio Art and Art History.
Meyer/tirade is an internationally exhibited artist having shown at the Kamloops Art Gallery, in British Columbia and at Universitet i Oslo, Norway. With work travelling to additional international venues including Vilnius Academy of Arts, Lithuania and Ideas Block LT, Lithuania, and CICA Museum in South Korea.
Regionally, her work has been shown or screened at The Ackland Art Museum, CAM, The Carrack, LUMP projects, and The Anchorlight in North Carolina. In Virginia, at The Garage, The Bridge PAI, WTVF/Radio IQ Gallery, New City Arts, Art Works Gallery, The IX Building, and Ruffin Gallery at University of Virginia. Her work has also appeared at The Carnegie Visual and Performing Arts Center in Covington, Kentucky, Red Ink Studios in San Francisco, and at LACDA in Los Angeles.