Meredyth Sparks was born in Panama City, Florida, in 1972. She earned her B.F.A. from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and her M.F.A. from Hunter College. Sparks currently lives and works in Brooklyn.

Sparks' solo exhibitions include Extraction, Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York (2010); Everything we have loved is lost, Galerie Frank Elbaz, Paris (2009); There's one in every crowd, Galerie Catherine Bastide, Brussels (2009); Gudrun Constructed, Projects in Art and Theory, Cologne, Germany (2009); We were strangers for too long, Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York (2008); and We're treating each other just like strangers, Galerie Frank Elbaz, Paris (2006).

Group exhibitions include CAPC, ou la vie saisie par l'art, Bordeaux CAPC Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux, France (2010); The Importance of Daydreams, World Class Boxing, Miami (2009); White Noise, James Cohan Gallery, New York (2009); Sound of Music, Turner Contemporary Project Space, Kent, U.K. (2009); A New High in Getting Low, Artnews Projects, Berlin (2007); Just Kick It Till It Breaks, The Kitchen, New York (2007); Second Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art (2007); and Music is a Better Noise, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York (2006).