Simona Mereu - Fine Artist

Simona Mereu

Rome, Rome - Italy








Simona Mereu

Rome, Rome - Italy

Simona Mereu - Fine Artist

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About Simona Mereu

Simona Mereu (1969, Rome, Italy) is a self taught artist who mainly works with painting.
Born and raised in Rome she showed an appreciation and interest in art from an early age.
She painted her first portrait at the age of six and made her first sculpture at the age of eleven.
At the age of nine she participated successfully to a collective art exhibition in Rome, Via Margutta.
She grew up in one of the most beautiful areas of Rome, Trastevere where as a child she used to spend her afternoons with the artist Catullo Palmieri, an old family friend. She learned a lot from him.
Despite of her passion for art she never attended any art schools, she always preferred to portray her feelings and emotions with her own means, considering this process a way to deal with her painful life experiences.
Very introvert, through her art she finds the only way to express her true feelings.
In 1997 she leaves Italy in the hope to find herself, tired of an environment that could no longer understand or support her.
Her experience abroad will last 13 years. During these years Simona learns a lot about life and other cultures, but above all about herself.
While abroad Simona participates with interest to some workshops and art courses. Art after all is always “the only way” to deal with life for her.
In 2009 Simona goes back to her country and family, her life abroad was no longer enough for her.
Her paintings talk about her, about her feelings, hopes and despair. Some of them are full of colors while others are mainly black and white.
Her art tells her story, a story told with the heart of a woman who can never be a mother. Art sometimes full of pain, of what could have been, and it is not.
She uses her art to communicate feelings that are too hard to express in words.
Her paintings are touchingly beautiful and painfully attractive, feelings are the subject, and art is just a way to let them out.
Her art leaves us with a mix of conflicting feelings and thoughts. The many aspects of human nature are often represented in her paintings.
“We are a whole made by small elements” she says and her paintings reflect this aspect.
Her work was noticed by the art critic Remo Alessandro Piperno and was published in the “Internetional Catalogue of Modern Art n. 12” Edizioni Cida.
Simona works mainly with oils and ink.

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Together we are strong by Simona Mereu


The Puzzle by Simona Mereu


The Sleepers by Simona Mereu


The Oracle by Simona Mereu


Memory by Simona Mereu


Sisters under a paper sky by Simona Mereu


Abbraccio 2011 by Simona Mereu


Moby Dick the Daughter of the Moon by Simona Mereu


The King is Dead by Simona Mereu


When The Universe Speaks by Simona Mereu


I Have Dreamed of You by Simona Mereu


She Listened At Last by Simona Mereu


Who Am I by Simona Mereu


Patience by Simona Mereu


When I forgot how to walk I remembered how to fly by Simona Mereu


Prisoner 2010 by Simona Mereu


Memoirs of a Geisha by Simona Mereu


In MY mind by Simona Mereu


Fata Morgana by Simona Mereu


My Three Warriors by Simona Mereu


The Mask by Simona Mereu


No need to belong by Simona Mereu


The Gaze by Simona Mereu


Day Dreaming in a bar by Simona Mereu


Natura morta con uva by Simona Mereu


The true me by Simona Mereu


Woman by Simona Mereu


Twins in sepia by Simona Mereu


Red Lips by Simona Mereu


Anime by Simona Mereu


Il Peso by Simona Mereu


Shy 2008 by Simona Mereu


Dancer of light by Simona Mereu


Vanity 2007 by Simona Mereu


Black and White Venice by Simona Mereu


Enigma by Simona Mereu


Sunrise Salt Lake - Tunisia by Simona Mereu


Sunrise in tunisia by Simona Mereu


Bouganville by Simona Mereu


Cariatide 2010 by Simona Mereu


L'Abbraccio 2011 by Simona Mereu


Omaggio a Salvador Dali' 2010 by Simona Mereu


Il Cammino 2010 by Simona Mereu


Passion 2007 by Simona Mereu


Emotion - 2008 by Simona Mereu


Zen 2010 by Simona Mereu


Khaos 2010 by Simona Mereu


Feeling Blue 2011 by Simona Mereu

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