independent art historian, living in Lac-Brome, Quebec, Canada, who specializes in European porcelain; her other interests include culinary history and theater history.
She was the founding curator of the Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art in Toronto from 1983 to 2004.
She has curated twenty exhibitions and worked on four short fi lms with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
In addition, she has published extensively and lectured internationally, and she enjoys teaching.
She won three awards for her book Harlequin Unmasked: The Commedia dell’Arte and Porcelain Sculpture (2001) and was recently honored by having the Commedia dell’Arte Gallery in the Gardiner Museum named for her in perpetuity.
Meredith was the contributing Editor-in-Chief of t