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Merrilee Emmanuella Schoen

Merrilee Schoen is an interdisciplinary artist, rust collector and poet working and living in Penobscot and Piscataquis County Maine, original and unceeded territory of the Penobscot, N’dakina (Abenaki, Abenaquis), Wabanaki (Dawnland Confederacy). Her work draws from traditional sculpture and jewelry making, installation, activism and socially engaged art practices. Merrilee is the founder of a traveling community resource center, The Joy Truck Project, and is currently pursuing her MFA in Intermedia at the University of Maine at Orono.Re-use, and barter are a few of her favorite things.

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