2009 Master of Fine Arts, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario

2002 Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario


2020: Armory International Art Fair, Solo Project, courtesy Patrick Mikhail Gallery, FOCUS section curated by Jamillah James, ICA Los Angeles, NY, NY 

2020: Hotspots: Solo Project for Pictura Montreal at Patrick Mikhail Gallery, Montreal QC

2019: Hyper-Atlas, solo exhibition, Hiestand Gallery,  Miami University, Cincinnatti, OH


2019: New World: Hyper-Atlas, solo exhibition, MCA Art Gallery, Mcglothlin Center for the Arts, Emory and Henry College, VA, 

2018: Hyper-Atlas, solo exhibition, Patrick Mikhail Gallery, Montreal Canada

2017 :  -INTERCONNECT, VOLTA, ART BASEL WEEK, 3 person exhibition, Basel, Switzerland, courtesy Patrick Mikhail Gallery

2017 : -NEW WORLD ORDER: OS, Solo Exhibition, Pittsburgh Centre for the Arts, Pittsburgh, WV

2017 :  -#everythingthathappensatonce, solo exhibition, Paul Mesaros Gallery/ West Virginia  University Art Museum, Morgantown,WV

2017 :  -Flatbed Picture Planes, 3 person exhibition, Georgia Southern University Contemporary Art Gallery, GA,

2016  : -ZERO set ZERO, Solo exhibition, Olin Art Gallery, Jefferson and Washington College, Washington

2016 : -Solo Exhibition, VOLTA NY, Armory Arts Week, Patrick Mikhail Gallery, New York, NY

2015 : -Worlds A Part, Solo exhibition, Patrick Mikhail Gallery, Montreal, QC

2015 : -Feature, Toronto International Art Fair, 3 person exhibition, courtesy Patrick Mikhail  Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

2014 : -VOLTA Basel, Art Basel Week, Solo exhibition, Patrick Mikhail Gallery, Basel, Switzerland

2014 : -Feature, Toronto International Art Fair, 3 person exhibition, courtesy Patrick Mikhail   Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

2013 :  -Cyber Fields, VOLTA NY, Solo exhibition, Armory Arts Week, Patrick Mikhail Gallery,  New York, NY

2012 :  -Systems Fever, Solo exhibition, Patrick Mikhail Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario

2010 : - Matter, Solo exhibition, Centre d’exposition imagier, Gatineau, Quebec

2009 :  -Prolix X, Solo exhibition, Karsh Masson Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario

2009 :  -Tracking Visby, Solo exhibition, Själsö Studios, Gotland, Sweden


2021: Storied References, Northern Illinois University Art Museum, Dekalb, IL

2021: Abstrakshn, Patrick Mikhail Gallery, Montreal, QC

2020: Papier Contemporary Art Fair, Montreal QC, courtesy Patrick Mikhail Gallery

2020: Florida Biennial, Art and Cultural Center Hollywood, Hollywood, FL

2020: Topographies, Manifest Drawing and Research Center, Cincinnati, OH

2020: Making a Way, Southbend Museum of Art, Southbend

2019: WV Invitational, Juliet Art Museum/Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences, Charleston, WV

2019: Selection, The Line Miami, Laundromat Artist Run Center, Miami, FL

2019: Joan Mitchell Artists in Residence Final Studio Exhibition, Joan Mitchell Center, New Orleans, LA

2019: Faculty Exhibition, University of Miami Wynwood Art Gallery, Miami FL

2019: Papier Art Fair, Montreal Canada, courtesy Patrick Mikhail Gallery

2018: Multimedia, BROOKLYN SITE Gallery, Brooklyn NY

2018: Papier Art Fair, Montreal Canada, courtesy Patrick Mikhail Gallery

2018: No Dead Artists, Jonathan Ferrera Gallery, New Orleans, LA

2018: Land/Lines, Spartanburg Art Museum, SC

2018: Change Agent, Patrick Mikhail Gallery, Montreal, QC

2017:   -Tallahassee International, Museum of Fine Art, Florida State University, FL

2017:   -SECAC Juried Exhibition, University of Columbus Ohio Fine Art Gallery, OH

2016:   -Triumph of the Therapeutic, Patrick Mikhail Gallery, Montreal, QC

2016:   -Alabama National Biennial, University of Alabama, Sella Granata Art Gallery, AB

2016:   -from HERE to THERE, Hunting Museum of Art, Huntington, WV

2015:   -BIG BANG, SAW Gallery Artist Run Centre, Ottawa, ON

2015:   -Gatherings, Chautauqua Art Center, Fowler-Kellog Gallery, Chautauqua, NY

2015:   -Papier 15 Contemporary Art Fair, Montreal, QC

2014:   -SECAC Juried Exhibition, Future Tenant Gallery/Carnegie Mellon Project Space, curated by Jessica Bell, Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA

2014:   -Summer 2014, Patrick Mikhail Gallery, Ottawa ON

2013 :  -Recent Acquisitions of the City of Ottawa, Ottawa City Hall Art Gallery, Ottawa,ON

2013:   -Papier 13 Contemporary Art Fair, Montreal

2012 :  -Toronto International Art Fair, courtesy Patrick Mikhail Gallery,Toronto,ON

2012:   -Papier 12 Contemporary Art Fair, Montreal QC, PMG Editions Project, Patrick Mikhail Gallery, Ottawa, ON

2011 :  -RBC Canadian Painting Competition Finalists National Tour Exhibition, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Hamilton Art Gallery, Hamilton,                     Ontario, The Power Plant, Toronto, ON

2011:   -Art Fair Confidential, Contemporary Art Galleries Association, (as part of Art Toronto Week), with Patrick Mikhail Gallery, The Brickworks,Toronto, ON

2010 :  -Toronto International Art Fair, Patrick Mikhail Gallery, Toronto, ON

2010:   -4 Ottawa Painters, Carleton University Art Gallery, curator Sandra Dyck,Ottawa, ON 2010: -Peinture Extrême, Extreme Painting, Gallery Orange,                    curator Nadia Niro, Montreal, QC

2010:   -Boom!, Living Arts Centre Gallery, Toronto, ON


2020: Provost Research Award, University of Miami

2019: Joan Mitchell Foundation Summer Resident, -Fully Funded Summer Residency and Stipend, New Orleans, LA

2019: West Virginia University Myers Outstanding Research Grant

2019: Sustainable Arts Foundation, Carolina and Tony Grant

2019: West Virginia University Travel Grant

2019: West Virginia University Digital Integration Award

2018: West Virginia University Myers Outstanding Research Grant

2018: West Virginia University Travel Grant

2018: West Virginia University Faculty Senate Research Grant

2017: West Virginia University, College of Creative Arts, Faculty Research and Creativity Award

2017: West Virginia University Travel Grant

2016 : Joan Mitchel Foundation Painters and Sculptors Award

2015 : West Virginia University Faculty Senate Research Grant

2014 : Ontario Arts Council Travel Grant

2014  :Canada Council Exhibition Grant

2013 : RBC Ottawa Emerging Artist Award (Council for the Arts in Ottawa)

2013:  Canada Council Exhibition Grant

2013:  Ottawa Artist Grant

2013:  Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Grant

2012: Ontario Arts Council Artist Project Grant

2011 : RBC Canadian Painting Competition Finalist

2011:   Vermont Studio Center, Grant for Winter Residency Program

2010 : City of Ottawa Emerging Artist grant

2010:  Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Grant

2010:  Canada Council for the Arts Project Grant: Creation/Research

2010:  Ontario Arts Council Emerging Artist Grant

2009:  2009 Brucebo Fine Arts Award (grant for 3 month residency), Brucebo Fine Arts Foundation, Visby, Sweden


 2019: Amy Schissel, Visiting Artist Exhibition Lecture, Miami University, Ohio


‘Mixed Media Painting in a Post Digital  Age’,  Invited Artist Lecture, University of Ottawa, Ottawa Canada

- Hyper-World at McGlothlin Arts Center, Emory and Henry College, Emory, VA.  

-Hyper-Atlas: Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, in conjunction with solo exhibition at Miami University’s Heistand Gallery including a public lecture

2017 : “Painting and the Digital Age”, West Virginia University Artist Lecture, Morgantown, WV

2015 :  Panel: SECAC's Newest Generation of Artist-Educators, ‘Digital Systems in Painting’,   SECAC Conference, Pittsburgh PA, October 24, 2015

2014:  “Painting in the Digital Age: A 21st Century Re-contextualization”, CAA, College Arts Association Conference, Session Chair and Speaker, Chicago, IL, Feb. 15, 2014

2013:  “Painting in the 21st Century” (Invited Artist Lecture), NSCAD University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, November 18, 2013

2012:  “Systems Fever”, Artist lecture, Patrick Mikhail Gallery, Ottawa Ontario, May 15, 2012

2011:  “Painting and Digital Technology” (Invited Artist lecture), University of Ottawa, March 20, 

2010:   “Four Ottawa Painters” (Invited Artist Panel), Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario, January 23, 2010

“Painting and Technology” (Invited Artist Lecture), Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, Florida, April 12, 2010

2009:   “The Matter, Recent Paintings” (Invited Artist Lecture), Hope College, DePree Arts Center, Holland, Michigan, U.S.A., March 16, 2009




2019: Joan Mitchell Foundation Summer Residency, Joan Mitchell Center, New Orleans, LA

2011 Vermont Studio Center (grant for 4 week residency), Johnson, VT, USA

2009 Brucebo Fine Arts Award (grant for 3 month residency), Brucebo Fine Arts Foundation, Visby, Sweden




2019 Google

2017 Fine Art Museum, West Virginia University

2010-2016 Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Contemporary Collection, Governement of Canada

works are placed in Canadian Embasies in Lima, Peru, and Brussels, Belgium

2010-2012 Canada Council Art Bank, Canada

2010-2014 City of Ottawa, Canada

2011 Royal Bank of Canada

2009 Gotland Museum of Fine Arts, Contemporary Collection, Gotland Sweden

2009 New Zealand Consulate

2007 Université Libre du Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium




"8 Artists to catch during Armory Art Week", Nadja Sayej, FORBES, March 8, 2020

-Form Here to There- Exhibition Catalog for Armory Show, Patrick Mikhail Gallery, March 2020


-Joan Mitchell Center Artists in Residence:

Joan Mitchell Center Artists in Residence Catalog, Joan Mitchel Foundation, NYC, 2019. -Publication of Images and Artist Statement and Biography.



-Amy Schissel, Hyper-Altlas at Galerie Patrick Mikhail, Campbell, James D., WHITEHOT MAGAZINE of Contemporary Art, Nov. 14th, 2018,  -Exhibition Rieview


-Absence/Hyper-Atlas: Prisonnier de la Toile, Mavrikakis, Nikolas, Le Devoir, Montreal, December 15, 2018,  - Exhibition review


-“everythingthathappensatonce” exhibition review, Jason Hoeslcher, Art Pulse Magazine, Summer 2017

-Artistic Visions of Five Women Converge at the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Shaw, Kurt, Trib Live , (Print and Online) Sept. 16th 2017,

-Exhibition Review


-Amy Schissel’s New World Order OS at Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Brennen, Lissa, Pittsburgh City Paper, (Print and Online) Oct. 18, 2017, - Exhibition Review


-10 Emerging Artists to watch at VOLTA NY, Art and Signature Magazine, 2016/03/06

-Animals, Mirrors, and Magic Mushrooms Added to Ottawa’s Art Collection, Peter Simpson, The Ottawa Citizen, November 3rd 2014, Pg. J9

-Patrick Mikhail Gallery, A. Moret, Installation Magazine, October issue, 2014,

-Amy Schissel, Rose Ekins, Art and Science Journal, September 15th 2013,


-VOLTANY, 2013, Special Edition, Marie Wengler, Toxique Magazine, April 2013, Pages190-207

-TopHighlights, VOLTA NY 2013, galleryIntel, March 10, 2013

-Martin,Yu, Schissel, Win Ottawa Arts Awards, Peter Simpson, Ottawa Citizen, April 18th, 2014, page J2

-The Best of 2012 From all Night Art to Wild Horses: Ottawa’s Visual Art Scene Really Popped This Year, Peter Simpson, Ottawa Citizen, December 27, 2013


-Interface Exhibition Explores Tech Mediated Living, Alisdair MacRae, Guerilla Magazine, Nov. 30th, 2012

-Systems Fever, exhibition catalogue with foreword by Sandra Dyck, and essay by Petra Halkes, Patrick Mikhail Publishing, ISBN 9780988034402, May 30, 2012

-Amy Schissel: Art in a Digital Time, Peter Simpson, Ottawa Citizen, April 18, 2012


-Summer 2011, Tess Edmonson, Canadian Art Magazine, Fall Edition 2011.

-2011 RBC Canadian Painting Competition, Catalogue, Laurel Macmillan, Royal Bank of Canada, 2011, ISBN 9780981067612

-Success No Small Feat for Finalists, John Pohl, Gazette Visual Arts Critic, September 23, 2011

-Ottawa’s Art Seen, episode 8, Interview with host Lilly Colton, Rogers T.V, Nov 8, 2011


-Digitally Analog, Radio Interview with Amy Schissel, Al Morrisson, Ottawa Tonight, April 10th, 2010

-Opposites Abstract, Adam Volk, Ottawa (X) Press, Page A 4, April 8, 2010

-Amy Schissel: 20 Questions, Bruce Deachman, The Ottawa Citizen, March 21, Page J8, 2010

-Making a Splash: New Cube Gallery reflects Ottawa’s maturing visual arts scene, Patrick Langston, The Ottawa Citizen, Page J5, January 23, 2010

-Amy Schissel – 77 Days of Summer: An Emerging Artist’s Account of Painting Residency in Sweden, Stephan Lauzon ed., CAO Circular, Winter 2009, Vol. 17.4

-Interview, Mitchel Caplan, CHUO FM Radio, Ottawa, Ontario, September 15, 2009





Assistant Professor of Painting, Department of Art and Art History, University of Miami, Miami, FL

2014- 2019

Assistant Professor of Drawing and Painting, Department of Art and Design

West Virginia University, 101 Fine Arts Drive, Morgantown, WV 26501

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