MERCEDES NG, My Daily Staple 1, 24x24 inches, oil on canvas ($1160 usd)
MERCEDES NG, HONG KONG/USA
Born and raised in Hong Kong, Mercedes is an artist and painter currently based in Utah, United States. Her fascination with cityscapes and buildings is drawn from her hometown and her childhood. She received her BA degree in Art from Brigham Young University in 2020 and has since been making works, primarily oil painting. She received multiple awards and has exhibited her work throughout the United States and internationally. She was a recipient of the New Beehive grant awarded by the State of Utah as well as the, “I AM” initiative grant in 2021. Her works have been exhibited in the following locations: the Provo Studio, Provo, UT; BF Larsen Gallery, Provo, UT; and Santa Fe Community College, Santa Fe, NM. They have also been published in the, “35x35 Project'' by the Copelouzos Family Art Museum in Greece. Her current body of work is a response to the political climate in her homeland and an effort to recollect memories of places that have played a monumental part in her own history.