Meridy Volz

Award-winning artist Meridy Volz teaches painting, life-drawing, and runs an art program for at-risk teens. Her intensely colored, highly textured figurative oils have received critical acclaim. She resides in Desert Hot Springs, California. See more of her work at



This cat Fritzel was odd. She wasn’t pretty like Angel or Bon Bon, and she wasn’t smart either. Just one of those weird, piebald cats with personality issues. Maybe I didn’t like this cat so much. But once you have a cat, you keep it until it dies. When Fritzel was a kitten, she charged […]