Meghan Howland's paintings seem as if we are catching people in the middle of enigmatic events or strange situations that cannot be explained. I like how they provoke one to ponder a possible narrative.
Equally mesmerizing is her imagery of people being overwhelmed by flying birds. Of course, culturally, one might flash upon Hitchcock's iconic "The Birds" but instead of being terrorized by the birds, Howland's figures seem to be the calm center of a maelstrom of feathers, as though they have drawn such a thing to themselves...
The pieces shown on her website are not named, although the photos have a descriptor that could be a name.