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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, Dublin, Ireland
2019  Shortlisted, Dentons Art Prize, London, UK
2018-21  Chelsea & Westminster Hospital Residency (Tavolozza Foundation), London, UK
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) London, UK
2013  Contemporary Artists Explore Printmaking Bursary, supported by Arts Council England, Double Elephant Print Workshop, Exeter, UK
2009  The Berlin Office Residency, Berlin, Germany.
2008  Innes Wilkin Art in Architecture Prize, Bristol, UK

SOLO/ TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS & PROJECTS.
2022  Paysages Premiers, La Saison du Dessin, Galerie Jean-Louis Ramand, Aix-en-Provence, France (duo avec Eléonore Deshayes)
2019  50 Nurses, Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, London, UK
2018  Stourhead House, National Trust, UK 
2016  Drawn, curated by the Hampshire Cultural Trust at the Willis Museum, Basingstoke, UK (duo)
2015  Classic / Luxury / Exotic / Romance, The Contemporary London, London, UK (duo)
2012  Excursus, Antlers Gallery, Bristol, UK
2011 Paysages Fantastiques et autres dessins…, La Gallerie, Clamecy, France

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2022  For the Love of the Master, Office of Public Works Ireland (OPW), Dublin, Ireland  
2021  Journeys: The Healing Arts, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
2021  Rooms On View, Galerie Jean-Louis Ramand, (Online)
2020  Original | Paper, Wilder Gallery, London (Online)
2019  Drawing Review, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK
2019  Denton’s Art Prize Exhibition, London. UK
2018  Illusion, Galerie DYS, Brussels, Belgium
2018  Vista, Stourhead House, National Trust, UK
2018  Mindscapes, Bo.lee Gallery, London, UK
2018  London Art Fair Art Projects, The Contemporary London, London, UK
2016  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, UK (curated by Reginald Aloysius)
2016  RA Summer Exhibition, London, UK
2016  The Art of the Small, DOLPH, London, UK (curated by Ambrosine Allen)
2016  London Art Fair Art Projects, Antlers Gallery, London, UK
2016  Jerwood Drawing Prize, touring exhibition: Sidney Cooper Gallery, Canterbury / Falmouth Art Gallery, UK
2015  Jerwood Drawing Prize, touring exhibition: Jerwood Space, London /Cheltenham Art Gallery, UK
2015 The Tragedy of Landscape, Antlers Gallery, London, UK
2014  162nd Autumn Exhibition,Royal West of England Academy, Bristol, UK
2014  London Art Fair Art Projects, Antlers Gallery, London, UK
2013  City Lives, Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, Bristol, UK
2013  Drawn, The Royal West of England Academy, Bristol, UK
2012  Last Day, Cartel, London, UK (Curated by Paul O’Neil)
2012  Narrative, Antlers Gallery for Bradford Museum Authority at Manor House Museum and Art Gallery, Ilkley, UK
2011  Through Hills and Valleys, Bristol Drawing School, Bristol, UK
2009  Friday the 13th, Plan 9, Bristol, UK
2008  When we build, let us think we build forever, Loading bay, Spike Island, Bristol, UK

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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