Meri Brin was born in Chicago, Illinois and moved to the Bay Area in 1994. She received her BFA in Printmaking from the School of Fine Art at Academy of Art University. She currently teaches Printmaking and Silkscreen. Previously, she taught paper crafts at Zeum and Silkscreen at Mission Grafica. She has shown locally and nationally, including a solo show at Oaklandish in 2012. Group shows have included Junk Mail at The Soap Gallery in 2010 and the Print Zero Exchange in Seattle, Washington. In 2008, she won a materials award from the Monotype Guild of New England. Besides prints, Brin also makes books, zines and stationery under the name Fixed Orifice Press. She has contributed artwork to Good Mail Day from Quarry Press, and the Stoner Coffee Table Handbook from Chronicle Books. Brin is a member of Southern Graphics, and is on the board of the California Society of Printmakers.