Meredith received her PhD from Columbia University in New York for which she was awarded the Samuel H. Kress Fellowship at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC and the Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. She worked as a Senior Specialist in Old Master Paintings at Christie’s New York before receiving the Speelman Fellowship in Netherlandish Art at Wolfson College. She held the Speelman-Newton and Speelman Fellowships from 2009-2017 during which time she lectured on Netherlandish art in the Department of History of Art.
She also established a programme of study days for first-year art history students at Boughton House, Northamptonshire, which won the Sandford Award in Excellence for Heritage Education. Meredith was Principal Investigator for the AHRC Networking Grant, The Power of Print: Dutch Propaganda for a new Russia, a collaboration with the University of Amsterdam and the State Hermitage Museum, which examined Peter the Great’s use of Dutch models and technology to establish a school of Russian etching in 1698. She is a member of Historians of Netherlandish Art and the Subject Specialist Network: European Painting pre-1900.