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Joseph Rusling Meeker  American  1827 -1889
Born: Newark New Jersey  
Died: St. Louis Missouri  
Active: New York New York  
Buffalo New York  1849-1852
Louisville Kentucky  1852-1859
St. Louis Missouri  1859-on
Addresses:  St. Louis Missouri   
Studied: National Academy of Design 1845-1846
Instructors: Charles Loring Elliott 
Asher Brown Durand 
Exhibited: American Art Union NYC, 1842
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 1862, 1864
National Academy of Design 1868
Agricultural & Mechanical Assoc. Fairs, St. Louis 1868, 1870
Boston Art Club 1877
Tennessee Exposition, Nashville 1897
Examples of Work: St. Louis Art Museum 
Tulane University Library, New Orleans 
Specialty: Painter
Style/School: Luminism
Subjects Known For: Landscapes
Memberships: Western Academy of Art (member)
St. Louis Art Society (founder, 1872)
St. Louis Sketch Club (founder, 1877-1886)
St. Louis Academy of Fine Art 
Salmagundi Club, St. Louis (founder, 1883-1886)
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