Graphics, Paintings, Photography by Merina Rael • Victoria, BC, Canada
Merina Rael is a graphic designer and photographer and painter and film maker.
She also creates abstract art, Goddess portraits to empower women and mystical art at sacred places around the world.
Merina Rael was born in El Paso, Texas and grew up on a farm near Las Cruces, New Mex. Surrounded by nature and animals, her love and appreciation for natural beauty grew tremendously.
She has always been fascinated by nature and art. As a child she studied the art from the encyclopedia for hours at a time and rode horses as much as she could. She began to express her passion for the fine arts through drawing the birds on the farm. She always felt driven to create and loved her art classes in high school. As an art major at Texas Women's University and Hawaii University she started to develop her style. Drawing, painting, graphic art and video film making became her avenues of expression.
She has won awards for her art and photography, poetry and films.