Illustrator and Italian Designer, divides her working life between Italy and Brazil.

She graduated in Decoration at the Academy of Fine Arts of Brera in 2007 began her career as an interior decorator practicing the technique of the Trompe D'Oeil.

 

She decided to expand her studio with a specialization in Interior Design at the IED European Institute of Design in Milan, interweaving the pictorial arts to the world of interiors.

From 2013 she begins to expand her work in Brazil, creating a Illustration workshops: Creative process through illustration // Fashion Drawing Illustration collaborating with Perestroika - School of Creative Activities.

This began a new path in which illustration is seen as a form capable of transforming images into communication projects operating in multiple paper and multimedia fields.

In the same period she founded the Bluink Decor brand, together with her friend Fernanda Monteiro. Here the passion for textiles and wallpaper becomes stronger.

In 2016 she returned to Italy where she followed her career as a designer and worked for two years at TRENDART, Chiasso's Wallpaper & Textile studio.

In September 2019 Erica opens Sibylla, her tattoo studio and atelier in Milan.

In 2017 she moves his works from paper to body skin and begins a new journey in the world of tattooing.

Sibylla represents his creative vision. A space where ideas and projects take hold in a calm atmosphere immersed in a botanical environment.

Today she works as a freelancer developing projects in the creative and artistic field. By combining the various past experiences, he manages to generate different types of projects where his great passion for illustration remains firm.

 

 

ERICA MERLO / BIO

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