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EDUCATION
2005-2008 BA (hons) Art and Visual Culture, the University of the West of England (UWE) Bristol
2002-2003 Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux Arts, Paris (Classical Drawing, Fresco, Modelage and Art History)

COMMISSIONS/ AWARDS
2018 Trust New Arts Commission, Stourhead, UK
2015 Shortlisted, Jerwood Drawing Prize, (selected by Dexter Dalwood, Salima Hashmi, John-Paul Stonard, coordinated by Professor Anita Taylor)
2013 Contemporary Artists Explore Printmaking Bursary, supported by the Arts Council, 
Double Elephant Print Workshop, Exeter
2011 ART Magazine ‘Emerging Artist Award’, RWA 159 Autumn Exhibition.
2008 Innes Wilkin Art in Architecture Prize

SOLO/ TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2018 Caprice, Trust New Arts Commission, Stourhead, UK
2016 Drawn, curated by the Hampshire Cultural Trust at the Willis Museum, Basingstoke (duo)
2015 Classic / Luxury / Exotic / Romance, The Contemporary London, London (duo)
2012 Excursus, Antlers Gallery, Bristol
2011 Paysages Fantastiques et autres dessins…, La Gallerie, Clamecy, France

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2018
Illusion, Galerie DYS, Brussels
Mindscapes, Bo.lee Gallery, London
Stourhead House, National Trust, UK
London Art Fair Art Projects, The Contemporary London (curated stand), London

2016
Survey of Surveys: Contemporary Depictions of Landscapes, CYDONIA Gallery in collaboration with Fort Worth Fall Gallery Night, Fort Worth, USA
Cry Violet, The Contemporary London, London (curated by Reginald Aloysius)
RA Summer Exhibition, London
The Art of the Small, DOLPH, London (curated by Ambrosine Allen)
Gallery Twenty Two Selects, Gallery Twenty Two, Bristol
London Art Fair Art Projects, Antlers Gallery, London
Jerwood Drawing Prize, Touring Exhibition: Sidney Cooper Gallery, Canterbury & Falmouth Art Gallery, Falmouth

2015
Jerwood Drawing Prize, Touring Exhibition: Jerwood Space, London & Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum: The Wilson, Cheltenham
The Tragedy of Landscape, Antlers Gallery, London

2014
The Contemporary London, Launch Exhibition, London
162nd Autumn Exhibition, (open submission) Royal West of England Academy, Bristol
London Art Fair Art Projects, Antlers Gallery, London

2013
City Lives, Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, as part of the Global to Local trilogy of exhibitions showcasing new international art acquired in partnership with Arnolfini, Bristol
Lucid, bo.lee Gallery, London
Drawn, (open exhibition), The Royal West of England Academy, Bristol

2012
Last Day, Cartel, London (curated by Paul O’Neil|)
mono no aware, bo.lee Gallery, London
160 Autumn Exhibition, The Royal West of England Academy, Bristol
Reliquary, bo.lee Gallery, Bath
Narrative, Antlers Gallery for Bradford Museum Authority at Manor House Museum and Art Gallery, Ilkley

2011
159th Autumn Exhibition, Royal West of England Academy, Bristol
Through Hills and Valleys, Bristol Drawing School, Bristol
Uncanny Views, Antlers Gallery, Bristol

2009
Friday the 13th, Plan 9, Bristol

2008
The Show, Faculty of Creative Arts Degree Show, Spike Island, Bristol
When we build, let us think we build forever, Loading bay, Spike Island, Bristol

RESIDENCIES
Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, UK 2018-2019
Stourhead, National Trust, UK , September 2017- 2018
Mairie de Varzy & Musée Auguste Grasset, Varzy, France, July 2016
The Berlin Office, Berlin, December 2009

COLLECTIONS
Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery 
Permanent Collection
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital Permanent Collection

ADITIONAL INFORMATION
Associate Lecturer for The University of the West of England (UWE) Drawing Centre (2013 – to date)
Tutor at Bristol Drawing School (2012-2016)
Co-founder of Bristol Drawing Club (2009 to date)
Member of Plan 9 (2008 – 2010)

BIBLIOGRAPHY
2017 ‘Drawing Thoughts (Part 2) – Fictional Fragments’, Interalia Online Magazine (March 2017)
2016 Signolet, Claude ‘L’artiste a choisi la mairie pour préparer sa future exposition’, Le Journal du Centre (Juillet 2016)
2015 Jerwood Visual Arts ‘Jerwood Drawing Prize 2015: selection announced’, Artist Newsletter (Website), (July 2015)
2015 Morris, Tom ‘Drawing that took Bristol artist Anouk Mercier a year to complete short-listed for prestigious award’, The Bristol Post (July 2015)
2014 Silver, Leigh ‘10 Artists You Should Know From Art Projects at the London Art Fair’, Complex Style Magazine (Website) (January 2014)
2012 Rex, Bethany ‘Anouk Mercier: Excursus at Antlers Gallery, Bristol’ Aesthetica Magazine (Website) (June 2012)
2011 Archer, Celia, ‘Anouk Mercier: Enigmatic Felines, Antlers Gallery & taking your sketchbook to the pub’, The Royal West of England Academy Art Magazine (December 2011)
2008 ‘When we build, let us think we build forever’, Artist Book (May 2008)