“Painting on the body creates a special connection to a person that other visual art forms have trouble accomplishing; it’s a distinctly human experience.” -Trina Merry
Trina Merry creates unique mind-blowing body art that has been featured in every major media outlet including TIME Magazine, The NY Times, NBC, ABC, The NY Post, Forbes Magazine and the Discovery Channel. The scope of her work ranges from avante garde performance pieces in museums to commercial advertising campaigns.
A Native of the Bay Area with a degree in film, she moved to New Orleans to apprentice under the world renowned body artist, and current judge on Skin Wars, Craig Tracy. She currently lives in New York City where she studied under Robert Wilson at the Watermill Center.
Highlights of her career include creating 10 commercial and fine art series that have gone viral, crafting living installations at the San Jose Museum of Art and ESMoA, executing a social media campaign for Ford Motors Corporation & a national commercial for NERF, and receiving numerous industry awards. She currently holds the title of “World Champion” in the Fine Art Bodypaint Installation Category.
“Blows our minds… Brilliant.” -Life & Style Magazine
“The result is quite stunning.” -Washington Post
“Remarkable” -New York Post
First Place– Installation Art Award, World Bodypaint Festival 2014
Best in Show and Several First Place Awards- Addy’s, “Human Motorcycle Project” 2013
Visual Artist of the Year– Raw San Jose 2012
Please get in touch if you have any questions.
We do deliver commercial and fine art bodypaint projects and events.
Bodypainted Performance artists (circus, dance & more)
We are comprised of 50-75 bodypainters, models, performers (including circus), muas, hairstylists, art dept, photographers and videographers.
San Jose Museum of Art
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“Surreal… masterful marvel” -Daily Mail.
“Trina Merry’s amazing work blurs the lines of reality” -Huffington Post.