Serena Merucci is an emerging jewellery artist residing in Toronto, Ontario. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Art History, Theory, and Criticism from the University of Western Ontario (London, Ontario) in 2015 and graduated from the Jewellery Arts program at George Brown College in 2019. After graduation, Serena returned to George Brown where she was a Designer in Residence for the 2019-2020 school year. During this time, she worked on expanding her third year thesis collection which focuses on her Italian heritage and representing traditional Italian food and its importance in family traditions. Serena is currently working on custom jewellery pieces and her heritage production line all marketed under her brand, Merendina Jewellery and Design.