A sneak preview of some works from the upcoming The fruit of the tree exhibition, at the Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney in March, 2019. The works are watercolours and pastel.
15 June 2018
This work was hidden behind a power outlet in the old Danks St galleries, in Waterloo, Sydney. Unfortunately the work was lost when the galleries were demolished.
15 May 2018
Merrick Fry's installation in the foyer of the SMART Research Building at the University of Wollongong presents a surreal vision of power stations in the landscape of the future. These power stations have the beauty and grace of the temples one might see in modern day Myanmar.
11 March 2018
Woolly mammoths were drawn as part of a community campaign opposed to the construction of a Woolworths supermarket in Annandale, Sydney.
10 March 2018
These artworks were produced for the Annandale Heritage Festival and were printed on bags and tea towels.
11 March 2018
Merrick's artwork appeared in a 1987 calendar Literary Owls celebrating a decade of Boobook Publications.
11 January 2018
This is the story of the Fry Bros Orchard at Bathurst. The saga began during the great depression of the 1930s. There were six brothers involved in the early days of the project.
5 January 2018
Merrick discovered a local version of the wattle and daub method of construction and decided to build his the technique to build his own house. With the help of his friends, he edited his notes about the project and illustrated them in this book.
10 November 2017
"The exhibition was a collaboration between myself, Anne Ferguson – a sculptor, and Alan Holley – a composer, which explores the relationship between music, nature and the landscape."
10 November 2005
"Early in 2004 I thought, this is the year to win a few prizes, so I entered quite a few. If you win you can put them on your CV to impress people. If you don't get hung, no one knows and you keep it to yourself."