Merrill Steiger is a mid-career artist living and working in Aspen and New York. Steiger's considerable body of work has been exhibited extensively in both solo and group exhibitions at museums, university galleries, art fairs, in private collections and galleries nationwide. Her large-scale paintings carry an aura of meditative energy and tap into channels of spiritual, theoretical and conceptual thought. Steiger's many passions such as travel, spiritual practice, and collage composition are reflected in the themes she explores in her work.
Explore the portfolio . . .
Steiger's latest and first ever monochromatic series, Sci-Fi.
Conceptual renderings of the paintings in interior installations.
The series GNH or Gross National Happiness, inspired by journies to sacred lands like Bhutan and an exploration of Buddhism.
The series Dreamland that investigates the mysterious landscapes of Cappadocia, an ancient city found in Turkey.
The series Worlds Collide that deals with the intersection of microscopic, cosmic, and desert landscape imagery with a collage aesthetic.
The series Unseen Universes that marries the micro and the macro on a cosmic plane, drawing from the molecular level and the vast vistas of space.
Zen Dot Energy, a series that explores the visualization of sacred energy through dots, circles, chakras and compelling composition.
The collages that inspire and direct the formulation of the paintings.