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I am honoured to have been invited to show my work at the legendary David Wisdom Summer Slideshow. It’s happening Tuesday July 26th at the Vancouver Art Gallery and Rodney Graham will be spinning records for the night. Tickets are on sale on the gallery website.

Hope to see you there.

Melissa

 

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I am very proud to be part of the 31st annual Splash! This is the Arts Umbrella’s signature fundraising event, and one of Vancouver’s most prestigious and high-profile charity art auctions.

It’s an honour to have a piece in this year’s auction and an inspiration to know this will benefit a future generation of artists. “Irrational Fear Of Confined Spaces 3″ will be auctioned off to the highest bidder on Saturday Oct 19th.

About Arts Umbrella:
Arts Umbrella is a not-for-profit arts education centre for young people ages 2-19 years, reaching more than 24,000 children and youth annually through tuition-based and free-of-charge outreach programs. For more than 34 years, Arts Umbrella has provided high-quality arts education in dance, theatre, music, and visual and digital arts, catering to children of all artistic interests and skill levels. Arts Umbrella is dedicated to making arts education available to as many children and youth as possible in Metro Vancouver, regardless of their socio-economic circumstances. More than 14,000 children access programs annually free of charge or at a reduced rate through outreach programs and bursaries.
Arts Umbrella programs make a profound impact on the lives of young people inspiring confidence and self-esteem, and fostering creativity in young people through the power of self-expression.

Tickets for Splash are now available online please visit www.artsumbrella.com/splash

Ciao
Melissa

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I am really excited to share with you that “Irrational Fear Of Confined Spaces” will be exhibited for the first time in Los Angeles as part of MOPLA (Month Of Photography Los Angeles). From April 6th until April 27th, the pieces will be part of the group show entitled Myths curated by Jacquelyn Mason-Drayton exhibited at the gorgeous Santa Monica Art Studios.

If you are in the area, you can attend the opening on April 6th from 5pm until 7pm at the Santa Monica Art Studios3026 Airport Avenue, Santa Monica, CA, 90405. There is a slight possibility that I will be there myself.

Ciao
Melissa

 

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I must apologize for the quality of these images! I only had my iPhone and the lighting wasn’t the most suitable.

These images are from the series “Irrational Fear Of Confined Spaces” on display at the Vancouver Firehall Arts Center until January 12th. If you would like a private tour, just send me a note.

Ciao
Melissa

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It has been a fabulous autumn here in Vancouver. As the leaves fall I’m excited to announce my first Vancouver solo exhibition at the Firehall Arts Centre this December.

The exhibition is from December 5th until January 12th and the opening night will be on December 6th from 5:30pm until 7pm.

If you happen to be in the city, it would be great to see you and feel free to bring as many friends as you would like.

If you have any question or would like more details, you can email me at melissa@melissamercier.com

Ciao
Melissa

 

 

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