2017 Exhibitions

JANUARY

Rediscovering Klimt

FEBRUARY

Childs Play, a journey into imagination

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Fifth Avenue Art Gallery welcomes Lisa Mistiuk, a Michigan artist, for the month of February 2017. “Child’s Play, a journey into imagination,” will reflect her most recent work. Lisa has studied art from Germany to San Francisco, turning her skills into strong oil paintings with an emphasis on the elements that make up our everyday lives.

Brian Sherwin, an art critic, said of her, “Lisa Mistiuk brings a lot of painterly skills to the table… she meshes styles and subjects in a way that is uniquely her own. She is clearly an informed student of painting. Her focus on everyday life — specifically her works involving children — allows her to capture the energy of the ‘here and now’. In fact, one could suggest that these paintings serve as a form of social documentation… reminding viewers of their own cherished experiences.”

Lisa will be at the First Friday Opening Reception on Friday, February 3, 2017 and will offer a gallery talk on Saturday, February 4th. Both events are free and open to the public. The exhibit will run from January 31st through February 26th.

EDUCATION
2009 BFA Academy of Art University
2006 Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA A.A. Fine Art
2003-2004 HAWK Hochschule Fur Angewandte Wissenschaft und Kunst, Hildesheim, Germany
2003-2004 Volkshochschule, Hildesheim, Germany, Language Studies
2003 Yuba College, Marysville, CA, selected art courses
AWARDS OR ACCOMPLISHMENTS
· Director’s Award for BFA painting, Academy of Art University, Spring Show 2009
· Presidents Honor Roll, Academy of Art University 2004-2006
· The National Dean’s List 2004-2006
· Portfolio Grant Recipient, Academy of Art University, Amsterdam, 2004
· Honorable Mention, San Leandro Art Association, San Leandro, CA, 2005
· 1st and 3rd place, Bangor Art Association Annual Show, Bangor, CA, 2004

MARCH

Witha Lacuesta, Solo-Exhibition

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