is a photographer based in Dallas, Texas. Her photographs incorporate fantasy and reality, calling into question ideas of beauty, class and romanticism in our urban environments.
Raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Merrill received her BFA from the University of New Mexico in 2001 and her MFA from Mills College in Oakland, California, in 2009. Merrill's work has been part of exhibitions throughout the United States, in venues such as the Phoenix Art Museum, the di Rosa Art Preserve, the Orange County Center for Contemporary Art and the Center on Contemporary Art Seattle. Her work is a part of the permanent collection of the City of Phoenix.
leigh [at] leighmerrill.com