Rex and Erica Merchant A Writer and an Artist
Rex has written
for many years,
producing novels and text books.
Many of his articles and short stories have been published in
commercial publications. He has written song
lyrics, which have
been recorded by a folk singer. He set up a publishing
imprint in 1997 to take control of his own work. His second
fantasy novel - The Tomatoes of Time - won the Best Fiction
category in the National Awards run by the David Thomas Trust
and the Writers News. Recognition for his writing has been
most of all he just loves to write! He and his wife live in
Rutland, a gem of a county
and the smallest in England.
Erica is an
artist. She specialises in British Wildlife paintings in
Acrylics on canvas.
Her work has been exhibited at the prestigious Rutland Water Bird Fair
and at the Penthorpe Wildlife Park in Norfolk, where BBC
Springwatch has been filmed. Her work is used on cards,
business logos and other outlets.
Rex's most recent
novel, 'The Dealer and the Holy Grail' is shown below.
titles can be seen at FICTION
The painting illustrated is a recent one by Erica. 'Swans over
Rutland Water' 16" X 20" Acrylic on canvas.
Merchant - Wildlife
Erica's studio and
gallery in Oakham, Rutland, is open to the general public a few times a
year and by appointment at other times.
Contact us at Norman Cottage, 89 West Road, OAKHAM, Rutland. LE15
6LT. email at email@example.com