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Sleeping beauty

Allison Merz
Brooklyn, NY

About the Artist

Allison Merz was born in Minnesota and moved to New York City to pursue a career in painting. She creates fairy tale narratives with collage, digital editing and perceptual painting techniques.

Allison is a member of the New York-based artist collective "ConArtist":http://conartistnyc.com. She had her first solo show, "Love in Virgo" at ConArtist. She continues to show her work there and has exhibited at "Flux Factory":http://www.fluxfactory.org/.

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About the Artist

Allison Merz was born in Minnesota and moved to New York City to pursue a career in painting. She creates fairy tale narratives with collage, digital editing and perceptual painting techniques.

Allison is a member of the New York-based artist collective "ConArtist":http://conartistnyc.com. She had her first solo show, "Love in Virgo" at ConArtist. She continues to show her work there and has exhibited at "Flux Factory":http://www.fluxfactory.org/.

Artist’s Work

Grounded
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Grounded

By Allison Merz

The pilgrim and the witches
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The Pilgrim and the Witches

By Allison Merz

Kidnappers
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Kidnappers

By Allison Merz

Fox parade
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Fox Parade

By Allison Merz

Sugar mountain
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Sugar Mountain

By Allison Merz

Outlaw country
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Outlaw Country

By Allison Merz

Dressing
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Dressing

By Allison Merz

Youre not sorry
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You're Not Sorry

By Allison Merz

Cecilias bath
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Cecilia's Bath

By Allison Merz

Sleeping beauty
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Sleeping Beauty

By Allison Merz

Selected Exhibitions

  • "Pray for Japan" at ConArtist
    New York, NY, 2012
  • "Love in Virgo" at ConArtist
    New York, NY, 2012
  • "Memory Palace" at Flux Factory
    LIC, NY, 2011
  • "Life Catching" at ConArtist
    New York, NY, 2011
  • CAA Annual MFA Exhibition
    New York, NY, 2010

Press and Accolades

  • Brooklyn Review, Issue #28
    July 2011

Education

  • Brooklyn College, M.F.A.
    Brooklyn, NY,2011 
  • Maryland Institute College of Art, B.F.A.
    Baltimore, MD,2009 
  • Aveda Institute , Cosmetology Certification
    New York, NY