Megan Fizell is a Sydney-based writer and curator whose research interests include performance art, participatory art, and the use of edible materials. She holds a Master of Arts (Art Business) from Sotheby’s Institute of Art – London, a Bachelor of Arts (History of Art) from the University of Michigan, and is currently working on a Master of Arts (Art Theory) from UNSW Art & Design researching the use of edible materials in arts practice from the 1990s to the present.
Fizell is the Gallery Manager at Brenda May Gallery, Sydney and her writing has appeared in Artlink,Ceramics Monthly, RealTime and on the websites of Curator and art:21 among others. In addition, she has contributed to the exhibition catalogues of Acquired Taste: Food and the Art of Consumption (California State University, 2011) and Slow Burn – A century of Australian women artists from a private collection (S.H. Ervin Gallery, 2010).
Previous curatorial projects include Mouthfeel (June 2015) and Sugar, Sugar (October 2013). Mouthfeel was an exhibition of video work exploring synaesthetic responses in the viewer and Sugar, Sugar featured contemporary art made exclusively with sugar by ten female artists from around the world.