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Brief Bio

Mer del Cielo is an artist specializing in paintings that combine oil, acrylic and mixed media.

A native of Argentina, Mer del Cielo headed for New York City while still an adolescent, counting on a short stay.  She ended up remaining for three decades, raising a human, animal and botanical family while working for the United Nations as a specialist on developing countries.

Her experiences in three continents profoundly modified Mer del Cielo's perception of the world and her place in it, becoming the source of an artistic vision that mixes elements of ancestral cultures with her own contemporary sensibility.

Paintings by Mer del Cielo have been exhibited at museums, art fairs and galleries, and acquired by collectors in the U.S., Canada, Argentina, Sweden, Denmark, Portugal and Turkey.

Formal Studies

2008:  Advanced Landscape Painting with Ewa Stryjnik, Anne Tanenbaum School of Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada.


2006 - 2007:  Painting with Seth Michael Forman, Westchester Center for the Arts, New York, USA.

2006:  Drawing and Watercolor Techniques, Hastings School, New York, USA.

Selected Exhibits

Ponte de Lima, Portugal
Museu dos Terceiros
2021 - June - September
2019 - June - September
2018 - June - September
2017 - July - September

Tavira, Portugal
Artesis Galeria
2020 - October - November

Lisbon, Portugal
Solo Exposition, Faculdade de Letras, University of Lisbon
2018 - January

Marvila, Lisbon, Portugal
Fábrica Braço de Prata
2017 - November - December


Lisbon, Portugal
Artists of the World Exhibit, Galeria Natalia Gromicho
2017 - May

Lisbon, Portugal
Instituto Camões
2016 - November

Paço d' Arcos, Portugal
Solo Exposition, Paço de Artes

2017 - July

New York, USA
ArtExpo
2015 - April

Palm Springs, USA
Post-War & Contemporary Fine Arts Show, Palm Springs, California

2014 - February
 

Palm Beach, USA
Art Palm Beach, Florida

2014 - January