Merle is an accomplished landscape artist who's work reflects the beauty of Northern Ontario and the La Cloche mountain range.
As well as painting with watercolor Merle creates small vignettes using fish bones. In recent years she has taken a new path into the world of Fiber art and mixed media.
Merle has always been active in the local art community and is a member of Fine Art Canada and the Fiber Muses of Sudbury.
Her work has been displayed in numerous art exhibitions and her paintings have won many awards.
Galleries and ExhibitionsFestival in the park, WaldenArt Show and Sale, LivelySports Complex Fundraiser, EspanolaGeorgian Room, Pinewood,EspanolaCanadian Cancer Society, Fundraiser, EspanolaMill House Bed and Breakfast, EspanolaHeritage Art Show, SheguiandahOpen Door, SudburySt Andrew's United Church, SudburyGroup of 5 Whitefish FallsLacloche Art Show, Whitefish FallsArt for You Gallery, Gore BaySouth Bay Art Gallery, South BayCanada Day Art Exhibition EspanolaEspanola and District Credit Union, EspanolaRed Dog Grill, Whitefish FallsDuck's Unlimited, SudburyFormal TrainingJak Mol, Haliburton School of Fine ArtJan Wallake, Traverse City School of Fine Art Michigan USAIvan Wheale,Little Current, Manitoulin IslandGord Mackenzie , FranceMarg. Roseman TorontoJack Reid, MississaugaLinda Kemp TorontoJane Selbie,Haliburton