Joe Merrell is a Los Angeles-based artist who works in a variety of mediums – video, animation, sculpture, print, stereoscopic 3D, and scent – for exhibition in galleries, festivals and museums. Drawing from a range of sources, his work reflects longtime interests in paranormal subjects, human consciousness, and the beauty and mysteries of the natural world.

Merrell grew up in Olympia, Washington and studied philosophy, literature, and history and The Evergreen State College in Olympia, later earning an MFA in film at CalArts in Valencia, California.