Geanna Merola is an artist and educator whose use of photography spans a period of over thirty years. She has exhibited her work in numerous group and solo exhibitions nationally and internationally. She has received multiple fellowship grants from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts and a NEA/Mid-Atlantic Regional Fellowship. She completed a Mid-Career Fellowship at Princeton University where she studied with Emmet Gowin and Peter C. Bunnell.
Merola’s work is included in private, public and major corporate collections and has also appeared on CD covers for Deutsche Grammophon records as well as book covers for works of fiction and poetry.
Merola currently teaches photography and the history of photography at Brookdale Community College in Lincroft, New Jersey. She divides her time between New York City and Ocean Grove, New Jersey, where she keeps a studio near her home