Roxanne Meadows

From 1975 to the present, Roxanne Meadows has worked to develop and promote The Venus Project. The function of this project is to find alternative solutions to the many problems that confront the world today. For four decades, she worked with renowned futurist Jacque Fresco. She participated in the exterior and interior design and construction of the buildings of The Venus Project’s 21-acre research and planning center.

As a futurist presenting the aims of The Venus Project, Ms. Meadows, along with Mr. Fresco, has lectured at conferences and seminars in over 20 countries around the world. She is available for lectures. Contact her.

Roxanne Meadows attended Moore College of Art and received a B.F.A. from Maryland Institute of Art. She studied design, technical and architectural rendering and model making under Jacque Fresco for 4 years. Today, she is an accomplished and well-known technical and architectural illustrator and model maker. Ms. Meadows is a competent scientific and medical illustrator. She also has a private pilot license.

Architectural Arts Inc.

Starting in 1985, Ms. Meadows supplied architectural renderings, models and design work to major developers and architects throughout the country. She was president and founder of Architectural Arts Inc., which continued this service from 1997 to 2008.

A few of the many clients of Architectural Arts Inc. were:

  • Disney Development Corp. – Orlando, FL
  • Westinghouse Communities – Naples, FL
  • The Lutgert Companies – Naples, FL
  • Bonita Bay Properties – Bonita Springs, FL
  • Atlantic Gulf Communities – Miami, FL
  • CRSA Inc. – Memphis, Tennessee
  • Krystal Key Development Corp. – Ft. Worth, TX
  • Wilbraham and Monson Academy – Wilbraham, MA

She taught technical and fine arts at the Sebring and Lake Placid Art Center and has worked as a computer animator for Ken Sneeden and Associates.

Films by Roxanne Meadows

  • Welcome to the Future (Trailer | Deluxe) – produced by Roxanne Meadows and Jacque Fresco, edited by Roxanne Meadows.
  • A Conversation with Social Innovator & Futurist Jacque Fresco – produced, directed, and edited by Roxanne Meadows.
  • Self-Erecting Structures (Trailer | Deluxe) – produced and directed by Roxanne Meadows and Jacque Fresco. Edited by Roxanne Meadows.
  • Cities in the Sea (Trailer | Deluxe) – produced and directed by Roxanne Meadows and Jacque Fresco. Edited by Roxanne Meadows.
  • Designing the Future – produced, edited and directed by Roxanne Meadows.
  • The Venus Project Tour (Trailer | Deluxe) – produced, filmed and edited by Roxanne Meadows.
  • Paradise or Oblivion (Trailer | Full | Deluxe) – produced, filmed and edited by Roxanne Meadows
  • The Choice Is Ours (Trailer | Full | Deluxe) – written by Roxanne Meadows, co-edited, directed and produced with Joel Holt

Publications by Roxanne Meadows

  • Organized Jacque Fresco’s writing for the book, The Venus Project: the Redesign of a Culture (1995)
  • Organized Jacque Fresco’s writing for the book The Best That Money Can’t Buy: Beyond Politics, Poverty & War (2002), and designed the layout of the book
  • Organized Jacque Fresco’s writing for the book Designing The Future (2007)
  • Co-writer of the essay, “Beyond Utopia” for the book, Utopian Thinking in Sociology: Creating the Good Society (2001), edited and compiled by Arthur B. Shostak, Ph.D
  • Co-writer of the essay, “Reinventing Iraq” for the book, In The Shadow of War (2003), a series edited by Arthur B. Shostak, Ph.D.
  • Co-writer of the essay, “The Future By Design: Beyond Money and Politics” for the book Viable Utopian Ideas (2004)

The Venus Project

Roxanne Meadows prepared blueprints, models and renderings for various city designs and other proposals presented by The Venus Project over the last 40 years. This work has appeared internationally in numerous newspapers, magazines, and journals, as well as many books, websites, and blogs

Publications featuring the work of Ms. Meadows for The Venus Project, include:

  • The Sun, (UK)
  • BBC News, (UK)
  • New York Times (US)
  • Huffington Post (US)
  • Miami Herald (US)
  • The Miami News (US)
  • Houston Chronicle (US)
  • Philadelphia Tribune (US)
  • Fort Myers News Press (US)
  • Orlando Sentinel (US)
  • Orlando Weekly (US)
  • Palm Beach Post (US)
  • Daytona Beach News Journal (US)
  • Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel (US)
  • Naples Daily News (US)
  • Lincoln Journal Star (US)
  • Indianapolis Star (US)
  • Melvile Times (Australia)
  • Bristol Evening Post (UK)
  • Herald de Paris (France)
  • Santa Barbara News Press (US)
  • Santa Monica Daily Press (US)
  • The Times of India (India)
  • Fairfield County Business Journal (US)
  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (US)
  • New Straits Times (Malaysia)
  • Ukiah Daily Journal (US)
  • Star Beacon (US)
  • Jakarta Post (Indonesia)
  • Sacramento News & Review (US)
  • Cape Argus (S. Africa)
  • Tu Delta (Netherlands)
  • Publico, (Portugal)
  • Scoop Media (New Zealand)
  • Pepper (Sweden)
  • Milliyet (Turkey)
  • Hurriyet Daily News (Turkey)
  • Pazartesi (Turkey)
  • Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)
  • The Futurist (US)
  • GQ (Italy)
  • Shift (Canada)
  • International Magazine of Space Design (Japan)
  • Industrial Engineer (US)
  • Society & Business Review (US)
  • The Irish Entrepreneur (Ireland)
  • 944 (US)
  • Detour (US)
  • The New American (US)
  • The Tablet (UK)
  • Lee Living (US)
  • Gulfshore Life (US)
  • Media Wave (US)
  • Weekly Reader (US)
  • Epoca (Spain)
  • FX (UK)
  • Locum Destination Review (US)
  • FHM (US)
  • Processo (Mexico)
  • Mare (Germany)
  • Naked Science (Russia)
  • Sight & Sound (US)
  • Koorddanser (Netherlands)
  • The Skinny (UK)
  • Laissez Faire (UK)
  • Seguridad Vial (México)
  • Gallery (Russia)
  • Blue Planet (Greece)
  • TechSmart (South Africa)
  • Marine & Commerce (Turkish)
  • Digit (India)
  • Geo (Greece)
  • Focus (Greece)

Ms. Meadows and her work on The Venus Project has also been featured in radio, television, documentaries, and film festivals. These appearances include:

  • Evolving Ideas with Elaine Smitha, Progressive Radio Network (2011)
  • Radiomatica, 102.7 FM (Vancouver, Canada) (2010)
  • Good Vibrations, KRXA (Sand City, CA, US) (2009)
  • Living On Purpose with Lynn Thompson, CHLY (Nanaimo, BC Canada) (2008)
  • WLW-AM Midday with Mike McConnell
  • WLW-AM (Cincinnati, OH, US)
  • WCUB-AM (Manitowoc, WI, US)
  • KVON-AM (San Francisco, CA, US)
  • KFMK-FM 105.9 (Austin, TX, US)
  • JudiWorld with Judi Paparelli (New Orleans, LA, US)
  • Montana Public Radio, KGPR-FM (Great Falls, MT, US)
  • GSU Radio, WRAS 88.5 (Atlanta, GA, US) (2006)
  • Gulf Coast Live, WGCU (Fort Myers, FL, US) (2004)
  • Making Waves with Fred Price
  • Science Girl, C HRW-CFM (Ontario, Canada)
  • SUSn Weissman Radio, KPFK (Los Angeles, CA, US) (1996)
  • Horizon, BBC Two (UK) (2014)
  • Newton, ORF Eins TV (Austria) (2012)
  • Truth Loader (2013)
  • Golden Age of Technology, Supreme Master TV (2 episodes) (CA, US) (2011)
  • On the Edge with Theo Chalmers Edge Media TV, Sky Channel 200 (UK) (2010)
  • Close Up with Mark Sainsbury, TV ONE (NZ) (2010)
  • Antena 3 (Spain) (2010)
  • Koktel, Doma TV, (Croatia) (2010)
  • Antena 3 (Spain) (2010)
  • Russia Today News (2010)
  • Discovery Channel’s two hour special Engineering the Impossible (US) (2002)
  • Chilean Public TV Special (Concha y Toro, Santiago, Chile)
  • N3TV, Space Channel (Canada) (2001)
  • Fox 13 News, Channel 13 WTVT, FOX (Tampa, FL, US) (1999)
  • Channel 8 WFLA-TV (Tampa/St. Peterspurg, FL, US) (1991)
  • Long John’s Journal (2 episodes), Channel 11 WINK-TV, CBS (Fort Myers, FL, US) (1989)
  • The Choice is Ours (2016)
  • Paradise or Oblivion (2012)
  • Future My Love (2012)
  • Zeitgeist Moving Forward (2011)
  • Frequency of Genius (2010)
  • Zeitgeist Addendum (2008)
  • Great Expectations (2007)
  • Future By Design (2006)
  • Engineering the Impossible (2002)