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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)

AWARDS /COMMISSIONS/ RESIDENCIES
2021 Gingko Projects Public Art Commission for Lightplay, Torquay, UK
2020-21 Gingko Projects Public Art Commission for Glassfields Site, Bristol, UK
2020 Office of Public Works Ireland Commission
2019 Shortlisted, Dentons Art Prize
2018-21 Chelsea & Westminster Hospital Residency, London
2018 Trust New Arts Commission, Stourhead, UK
2016 Mairie de Varzy & Musée Auguste Grasset Residency, Varzy, France
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 Arts Council England, Double Elephant Print Workshop, Exeter
2009 The Berlin Office Residency, Berlin
2008 Innes Wilkin Art in Architecture Prize

SOLO/ TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS & PROJECTS.
2019 50 Nurses, Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, London .
2018 Stourhead House, National Trust, 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
For the Love of the Master, Office of Public Works Ireland (OPW), Dublin (Forthcoming)
Journeys: The Healing Arts, Saatchi Gallery, London, 2021
Rooms On View, Galerie Jean-Louis Ramand, (Online), 2021
Original | Paper, Wilder Gallery, London (Online), 2020
Drawing Review, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK, 2019
Denton’s Art Prize Exhibition, London, 2019
Illusion, Galerie DYS, Brussels, 2018
Stourhead House, National Trust, UK, 2018
Mindscapes, Bo.lee Gallery, London, 2018
London Art Fair Art Projects, The Contemporary London, London, 2018
Survey of Surveys: Contemporary Depictions of Landscapes, CYDONIA Gallery in collaboration with Fort Worth Fall Gallery Night, Fort Worth, USA, 2016
Cry Violet, The Contemporary London, London (curated by Reginald Aloysius), 2016
RA Summer Exhibition, London, 2016
The Art of the Small, DOLPH, London (curated by Ambrosine Allen), 2016
London Art Fair Art Projects, Antlers Gallery, London, 2016
Jerwood Drawing Prize, touring exhibition: Sidney Cooper Gallery, Canterbury / Falmouth Art Gallery, 2016
Jerwood Drawing Prize, touring exhibition: Jerwood Space, London /Cheltenham Art Gallery, 2015
The Tragedy of Landscape, Antlers Gallery, London, 2015
The Contemporary London new gallery launch exhibition, London, 2014
162nd Autumn Exhibition,Royal West of England Academy, Bristol, 2014
London Art Fair Art Projects, Antlers Gallery, London, 2014
City Lives, Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, Bristol, 2013
Lucid, bo.lee Gallery, London, 2013
Drawn (open exhibition), The Royal West of England Academy, Bristol, 2013
Last Day, Cartel, London (Curated by Paul O’Neil), 2012
Mono no aware, bo.lee Gallery, Bath, 2012
160 Autumn Exhibition,The Royal West of England Academy, Bristol, 2012
Reliquary, bo.lee Gallery, Bath 2012 ‘Old Beliefs’, Antlers Gallery, Stroud, 2012
Narrative, Antlers Gallery for Bradford Museum Authority at Manor House Museum and Art Gallery, Ilkley, 2012
159th Autumn Exhibition, Royal West of England Academy, Bristol, 2011
Through Hills and Valleys, Bristol Drawing School, Bristol, 2011
Friday the 13th, Plan 9, Bristol, 2009
When we build, let us think we build forever, Loading bay, Spike Island, Bristol, 2008

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

ADITIONAL INFORMATION
Member of UWE Drawing Research
Associate Lecturer 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 - 2016)
Member of Plan 9 (2008 – 2010)

BIBLIOGRAPHY
2022 The Drawing Stall Vol.I, Casey Jex Smith, Survey of Contemporary Drawing, Book
2019 The Healing Arts - The Arts Project at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, Essay, Anouk Mercier, Unicorn Publishing, ISBN 978-1-912690-26-8 https://www.cwplus.org.uk/our-work/art-and-design/healing-arts-book/
2019 Distant Dreams, Catherine Cartwright, Printmaking Today (Spring Edition)
2018 Anouk Mercier unveils a new work inspired by Stourhead, Theis Brooke, Town & Country Magazine (web) (Sept)
2018 Stourhead and the spirit of the place captured in art, Claire Waring, Wiltshire Life Magazine (Sept)
2017 Drawing Thoughts (Part 2) – Fictional Fragments, Interalia Online Magazine (March)
2016 L’artiste a choisi la mairie pour préparer sa future exposition, Claude Signolet, Le Journal du Centre, (July)
2015 Jerwood Visual Arts: Jerwood Drawing Prize 2015: selection announced, Artist Newsletter (web), (July)
2015 Drawing that took Bristol artist Anouk Mercier a year to complete short-listed for prestigious award, Tom Morris, The Bristol Post, (July)
2014 10 Artists You Should Know From Art Projects at the London Art Fair, Leigh Silver, Complex Style Magazine (website), (January)
2012 Anouk Mercier: Excursus at Antlers Gallery, Bristol, Bethany Rex, Aesthetica Magazine (web), (June)
2008 When we build, let us think we build forever, Artist Book, (May)

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