Boston area artist Nell Mercier is an oil painter with a focus on miniatures. Her jewelry line of miniature oil paintings set in sterling silver include pendants, bracelets, and cuff links. Nell received her BFA in graphic design from Miami University in Ohio. Her paintings reflect her design background as well as her study of classical and impressionist painting traditions. In each painting Nell strives to capture a strong graphic composition, enhanced by the rich colors that oil paints afford.