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Renowned Artist Merri Overcomes Disability, Opens Online Gallery

Texas-born Merri overcomes her disability to achieve success.

November 16, 1998 (INB) -- International award-winning artist Merri announces the grand opening of her online art gallery, Deutsch Friesenhahn Fine Art. Located at, Merri's gallery has already received numerous Internet awards, including an excellent rating from the prestigious Worldwide Art Xpo.

Born in Austin, Texas, Merri has endured physical difficulties for most of her life since being stricken with polio at four years of age. Through determination and perseverance, she has channeled her energy into developing a keen eye for producing truly unique works of fine art. Even today, as Post Polio Syndrome severely limits the strength in her hands and arms, she shows a remarkable ability to capture the beauty in life through a variety of styles and techniques. Says Merri, "Everyone views life from their own perspective. I view life in an optimistic way. I see the beauty in things and people." Merri's philosophy is that nothing in nature, or in life, ever looks the same. Therefore, she chooses to match the media with the mood of her subject. Merri's works of art speak for themselves, as evident by the numerous awards she has won in both national and international competition.

Merri's limited edition and open prints may be seen at her Deutsch Friesenhahn Fine Art website at Her originals are displayed in a series of thumbnails, any of which may be clicked on to place an order. These works of art would make an excellent addition to any collection, or provide a perfect gift for Christmas, weddings, anniversaries or birthdays. Gift certificates are also available.

It is only through the Internet that has Merri has been able to make her artwork available to people all over the world. As they navigate her online gallery, they will quickly recognize her cheerful outlook on life.

As Merri notes, "The thing that ties my work together is that it is bright and happy. I like to make people smile!" A visit to Deutsch Friesenhahn Fine Art will show why Merri has made a name for herself in the international art world.

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