Issue Eleven

Quin de la Mer

San Francisco, CA

Quin de la Mer is a Conceptual Artist based in California. She attained a Master of Fine Arts degree in Creative Inquiry, Interdisciplinary Arts from California Institute of Integral Studies. She has experience exhibiting work nationally and internationally in gallery settings and public forums, attending artist in residence programs within the U.S. and abroad, and as featured artist in print and digital magazines globally. Her artworks reside in private and public permanent collections.


As a context-based visual artist grounded in place related process, Quin makes work informed by engaging with location, impermanence, and space, employing abstract expressionism to communicate emotional truths. Her primary media are fresco painting, cyanotype, and text-as-medium. She endeavors to listen to the natural world as it communicates its experience of the Anthropocene and create artwork that provides a means to look beyond current beliefs. //