A brief history of the Artist
Edi Oliveira Merez ( IGMA Artisan ) was born in southern Bahia, graduated in administration, though her talents for visual arts was always present. Edi has painted oil paintings, made pottery, restoration of old furniture, wooden handcrafted goods, and finally her true passion, miniatures.
The interest for miniatures came naturally, and gained more emphasis when her family got involved in the universe of orchidophilia. By visiting exhibitions with her husband and children, she had the opportunity to meet people from orchidist universe, exchange important information, make great friendships. Participated in the organization of a meeting of orchid growers, and produced some miniature orchids to be distributed among the participants of the event. From there, several orders began to emerge and Edi decided to dedicate to creating products related to the world of orchidophilia