Meredith Kachel is a comedian, illustrator, and Executive Director of arts collective Ag47 in Chicago. She has worked with President Obama, The Onion, and Vice among others. We talk with her about the awkwardness of virtual comedy, escapism, flexing your creativity muscles, night canoeing, TikTok, Animal Crossing, and more.

Artist Bio:

Meredith Kachel runs two comedy shows in Chicago, Chicago Underground Comedy and Late Late Breakfast, and has been featured on Comedy Central and Vice. She is the Executive Director of an intergenerational arts collective called Ag47 and has been a freelance illustrator for 10 years after graduating from SAIC, and has worked with such clients as President Obama, The Onion, and The Shedd Aquarium. Meredith is currently getting her masters in Secondary Education with a concentration in Visual Arts because high schoolers are cool. She is not allergic to anything and she will never die.

About Remotely Creative:

We’re navigating the ins and outs of creative survival in a remote setting and answering your questions. You’ll hear from professional artists, designers, and a few wildcards about how to stay inspired and connected when working and living from home. Hosted by Robb Fladry, Dean of Students at Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design (RMCAD).
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