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Meredith J. Long, American Art dealer.


Long, Meredith J. was born on September 14, 1928 in Joplin, Missouri, United States. Son of Emery Meredith and Martha M. (Attebury) Long.


Bachelor of Arts, University Texas, 1950; postgraduate Law School, University Texas, 1950-1951, 53-54.


Executive Curtis Mathes Corporation, Houston, 1953-1957. Owner Meredith Long & Company, since 1957, Meredith Long Contemporary, New York City, 1977-1980. Principal Davis & Long, 1974-1980, Watson-de Nagy and Company, Houston, 1974-1980.

Member cultural property advisory committee United States State Department, since 2003. Director Bank Southwest, 1975-1984, Southwest Bancshares, 1984. Board directors MCorp, Quintana Petroleum Corporation, 1984-1994, director 1983-2003.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: Americans at Home and Abroad Catalogue, 1971, Tradition and Innovation-American Paintings 1860-1870 Catalogue, 1974, Americans at Work and Play, 1845-1944 Catalogue, 1980.


Chairman municipal arts, City of Houston, 1976-1978. Board directors, executive committee, trustee Museum Fine Arts, 1974-1978. Board directors, member executive committee Houston, Alley Theatre, Houston, since 1975, chairman emeritus, 1989-1993.

Trustee Houston Ballet Foundation, 1974-1976, executive committee, 1976-1977, advisory committee, 1979-1980. Board directors Contemporary Arts Museum, 1970-1976, member executive committee, 1971-1976, vice president, 1971. Member president's advisory board John F. Kennedy Center of Performing Arts, until 1980.

Vice president development Houston Symphony Society, director, 1986, advisory board, since 1987, past board directors, president's counc. Houston Grand Opera; member advisory council University Texas College Fine Arts, Austin, since 1979. Trustee Houston chapter Multiple Sclerosis Society, 1981, Archives of America Art, 1989-1995, Cultural Arts Council City of Houston, since 1991.

Chairman Texas Heart Institute, 1991-1997. Member United States State Department Cultural Property Advisory Committee, since 2003. Member American Association Museums, American Federation Arts, Visual Artists and Galleries Association (director 1977-1978), Art Dealers Association American, Art Dealers Association Houston (past president), Ducks Unlimited Inc.

(national trustee 1969-1980, sponsor of year 1979), River Oaks Country Club, Bayou Club, Coronado (board directors, past president), The Houstonian Club, Doubles Club (New York City), Knickerbocker Club (New York City).


Married Cornelia Cullen, June 23, 1967. Children: Meredith, Jenny, Gretchen, Martha Katherine.

Emery Meredith Long

Martha M. (Attebury) Long

Cornelia Cullen

Jenny Long

Gretchen Long

Meredith Long

Martha Katherine Long