Born in Barcelona, Mercè Cañadell studied Ceramics and Sculpture in Massana School of Art & Design from 1990-93. Since then she has continued studying different techniques and the use of different materials, covering mould making, sculptural ceramics, carved wood and painted textiles. She has been in Ireland since 2002. An important part of her artistic development involved metal work and casting bronze in Barcelona and in Dublin. She is an artist that enjoys working in different media. Her sculptures in bronze and ceramics have been exhibited regularly in galleries throughout Ireland and Dublin.