Recent production design credits include Luca Guadagnino’s Challengers (2023) and Zach Braff’s A Good Person (2023). Select set decoration credits include Luca Guadagnino’s Bones and All (2023), J.D. Dillard’s Devotion (2022), Stephen Soderburgh’s No Sudden Move (2021), Charlie Kaufmann’s I’m Thinking of Ending Things (2020), Ron Howard’s Hillbilly Elegy (2020), Luca Guadagnino’s Suspiria (2018), and Martin McDonagh’s Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing Missouri (2017).

Recent production design credits include commercials for clients such as GNC, Nationwide, Instagram, The Aperture Foundation, The Carnegie Museum, and a variety of other corporate projects and sculptural installations.

Born in Vermont, Merissa holds a B.A. from Bard College in sculpture. She has traveled and worked all over the U.S. and internationally in countries such as Hungary, Germany, Italy and many places in between. When not on the road she lives between the Catskill Mountains of New York and the Great Smokies in North Carolina.

Merissa’s work has garnered numerous accolades and nominations listed below. She is a member of the Set Decorators Society of America and a production designer in IATSE Local 829.

Member of the Set Decorators Society of America