Mersch's paintings evoke a distinct engagement from the viewer through his technique using atmosphere, mood of color palette, and intimate perspectives.
Oscar Mersch was born to a German family living in Palma de Mallorca, located in the Balearic Islands of Spain. He completed his artistic studies at the Escola d'Arts i Oficios (School of Arts and Crafts) in Palma de Mallorca. He later became an outstanding student of the prestigious art teacher Don Jose Romeu.
Mersch went on to continue his studies at the School of Fine Arts of San Carlos, Valencia, Spain. He is now a member of the "La Centaura" group of painters exhibiting in the Alicante province of Spain.
Oscar Mersch paints in a variety of subjects: cityscapes, portraits, and still lives, with a style that successfully fuses realism and impressionism. Mersch's cityscapes place the viewer in a liminal space, being both participant in the city bustle as well as a viewer of the moment. His portraits offer glimpses of the human consciousness in a way that allows him to the the relationships of human nature with each other and with environment.
Mersch's paintings are catalogued within the realist school of Valencia, known for impeccable technique and attentive delicacy and softness of drawing.