Julian Merrow-Smith is a British painter living in Provence in the South of France. His paintings have been exhibited in Britain, France and the United States and he has been selected for both the New Contemporaries exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Art, London, the BP Portrait Award at the National Portrait Gallery, and the Royal Society of Portrait Painters annual exhibition in the Mall Galleries in London.
In February 2005 Julian started Postcard from Provence, a daily painting project at shiftinglight.com. He has of now, March 2012, completed over 1700 daily paintings. Postcard from Provence has been featured in The New York Times, The Times, USAToday, The Guardian and The Sunday Telegraph.