CURRICULUM VITAE: AMY SCHISSEL
2009 Master of Fine Arts, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario
2002 Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario
SELECTED SOLO, 2 and 3 PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2022: AutoBioGeographies, VISARTS Center, Rochester, VA
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: Hyperworld-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
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2023: Florida Prize in Contemporary Art, Orlando Museum of Art, FL
2023: Draw: Point to Point, Frost Art Museum, Florida International University, Miami, FL
2023: Bradley International Drawing and Print Exhibition, Bradley University Gallery
2022: Transobjectional, Hand Made to the Digital, (solo project in group show), Patrick Mikhail Gallery, Montreal, QC, Canada
2022: Drawn, Manifest Research and Drawing Center Gallery, Cincinnati, OH Portal, Manifest Research and Drawing Center Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
2021: Storied References, Northern Illinois University Art Museum, Dekalb, IL
2021:12th Annual Drawing Discourse; International Contemporary Drawing Exhibition, University of North Carolina, Asheville, NC
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
AWARDS AND GRANTS
2022:University of Miami Arts and Humanities Award, University of Miami, FL
2022: Miami Dade County Dept. of Cultural Affairs Individual Artist Grant, Miami, FL
2021: Art and Humanities Award, University of Miami
2020: Provost Research Award, University of Miami
2019: Joan Mitchell Foundation Summer Residency, (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
VISITING ARTIST LECTURES AND PANELS
4 days as a Visiting Artist in conjunction with my solo exhibition Hyper-World at McGlothlin Arts Center, Emory and Henry College, Emory, VA. During this time, I presented a public artist lecture, Amy Schissel, Hyper-world Atlas, conducted a full day workshop with Senior Drawing and Painting Students, and led student critiques.
4 days as a Visiting Artist at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, in conjunction with my solo exhibition Hyper Atlas at Miami University’s Hiestand Gallery including a public lecture, Drawing, Science, and Technology, and graduate student critique sessions.
Painting in a Post-Digital Age, Invited Artist Lecture, University of Ottawa, Ottawa Canada
Workshop, Encaustic Painting, Botanical Garden Art Studio, Morgantown, WV.
Artist Conversations, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, in conjunction with my solo exhibition New World Order: OS, October 26th, 2017.
Painting and the Digital Age, West Virginia University Public Artist Lecture, Morgantown, WV, in conjunction with my solo exhibition at WVU Mesaros Gallery/ WVU Art Museum titled #everythingthathappensatonce.
Zero set Zero, Public Artist Lecture along with my Solo Exhibition, Olin Art Gallery, Jefferson and Washington College, Washington, PA.
Lecture and Workshop: Encaustic Painting, Annual West Virginia Arts Education Conference, West Virginia University, Morgantown WV.
Panel Lecture: SECAC's Newest Generation of Artist-Educators, ‘Digital Systems in Painting’, SECAC Conference, Pittsburgh PA, October 24, 2015.
Painting in the Digital Age: A 21st Century Re-contextualization, CAA, College Arts Association Conference, Session Chair and Speaker, Chicago, IL, Feb. 15, 2014.
Painting in the 21st Century, (Invited Artist Lecture), NSCAD University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, November 18, 2014.
Systems Fever, Artist lecture, Patrick Mikhail Gallery, Ottawa Ontario, May 15, 2012.
Painting and Digital Technology, (Invited Artist lecture), University of Ottawa, March 20,2012.
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.
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
-Fine Art Museum, West Virginia University
-Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Contemporary Collection, Government of Canada
works are placed in Canadian Embassies in Lima, Peru, and Brussels, Belgium
-Canada Council Art Bank, Canada
-City of Ottawa, Canada
-Brucebo Museum, Contemporary Collection, Gotland Sweden
-New Zealand Consulate
-Université Libre du Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
PUBLICATIONS AND REVIEWS
Jenkins, Mark. “In the Galleries: An Invitation to Step Inside the Internet” Washington Post. December 23, 2023.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/arts-entertainment/2022/12/23/art-gallery-shows-dc-area/ Exhibition Review, Publication of Images.
Hilborn, Melissa and Ryder, Josh. “LandEscape Meets Amy Schissel”. LandEscape Art Review, August, 2022.
Feature Article, 22 Pages.
Canvas Rebel. “Meet Amy Schissel”. Canvas Rebel, September 1st 2022,
https://canvasrebel.com/meet-amy-schissel/. Interview, Publication of Images. Maltav, Anja. “Strokes of Genius”, Brickell Magazine, November 22, 2022.
"8 Artists to catch during Armory Art Week", Nadja Sayej, FORBES, March 8, 2020
-From 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, https://whitehotmagazine.com/articles/hyper-atlas-galerie-patrick-mikhail/4095 -Exhibition Rieview
-Absence/Hyper-Atlas: Prisonnier de la Toile, Mavrikakis, Nikolas, Le Devoir, Montreal, December 15, 2018,
ledevoir.com/culture/arts-visuels/543548/critique-prisonnier-de-la-toile - 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, http://triblive.com/aande/museums/12656407-74/artistic-visions-of-5-women-converge-at-pittsburgh-center-for-the-art
-Amy Schissel’s New World Order OS at Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Brennen, Lissa, Pittsburgh City Paper, (Print and Online) Oct. 18, 2017, https://www.pghcitypaper.com/pittsburgh/amy-schissels-new-world-order-os-at-pittsburgh-center-for-the-arts/Content?oid=4774978 - 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, www.installationmagazine.com/patrickmikhailgallery
-Amy Schissel, Rose Ekins, Art and Science Journal, September 15th 2013, http://www.artandsciencejournal.com/post/46962176008/amy-schissel-ottawa-area-artist-amyschissel
-VOLTANY, 2013, Special Edition, Marie Wengler, Toxique Magazine, April 2013, Pages190-207 http://issuu.com/toxiquemagazine/docs/volta_show__nyc__march__2013
-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 catalog 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. http://www.canadianart.ca/online/slideshows/2011/08/04/rbc_competition/
-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
Assistant Professor of Drawing and Painting, Department of Art and Design ,West Virginia University Morgantown, WV