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e: anoukmercier1@gmail.com

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)

PRIZES/ BURSARIES
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
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
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’, (open submission) 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’, (open submission) 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
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)