Lisa Nankivil

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NEWS + EVENTS

Texas Visual Arts Association, Dallas TX, presents the 2016 TVAA National Juried Art Exhibition, Mesquite Arts Center. Lisa's Archival pigment print, 'Partial View', has been  awarded a juror's award. Juried by Andrea Karnes, Curator at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, and Gabriel Ritter, Curator of Contemporary Art at the Minneapolis Institute of Art. December 5-28, 2016. Opening Reception, December 5, 7-9 pm.


ART PALM BEACH MODERN + CONTEMPORARY, West Palm Beach, FLA. Lisa's 2015-16 oil on canvas painting, 'Blind Sight', will be exhibited in the McCormick Gallery (Chicago) booth. VIP preview, January 12, continuing through January 15.


ART MIAMI, Wynwood Arts District, Lisa’s new archival pigment prints and 2016 oil painting, Northwest Passage will be exhibited in the McCormick Gallery (Chicago) booth, located in Tent “D” Booth 204. VIP preview November 29, continuing through December 4.


McCormick Gallery, Chicago IL., is featuring Lisa’s new paintings and archival pigment prints in a solo exhibition, Lisa Nankivil: Source Material, Recent Paintings & New Media Prints, November 11, 2016 - January 14, 2017, Opening Reception: Friday, November 11, 5-7 pm


Editions/Artists' Books Fair 2016. November 3-6, 2016. The Tunnel, 269 11th Avenue, New York. Opening Night Party: Thursday, November 3, 6-9 p.m. Showing with Highpoint Editions.


Traffic Zone Center for the Arts, Minneapolis, Minn., presents a solo exhibition, Lisa Nankivil: Paintings and New Media Prints, September 9-October 21, 2016. Opening Reception: Friday, September 9, 6-9 pm


Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND. Two of Lisa’s paintings, Rubicon, 2015, and Hemisphere, 2015 are included in the Plains Art Museum’s juried exhibition Art on the Plains XII. Curated by sculptor Aaron Spangler.  February 6-May 21, 2016,  Opening and Reception, February 6, 7-9 pm.


Bradbury Art Museum, Arkansas State University, Jonesboro. Lisa’s Monoprint, Loss of Habitat, 2015 has been included in the Delta National Small Print Exhibition 2016. Curated by Dennis Michael Jon, Associate Curator of Prints and Drawings at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.  January 28 - February 28, 2016.


McCormick Gallery, Chicago. On Edge: Hard Edge Abstraction, a group exhibition January 8-February 27 2016.


New Hampshire Institute of Art, Manchester. Lisa is honored to have her 2015 painting Pastoral Riff included in the New Hampshire Institute of Arts’ 2015 Biennial. Curated by Sara Montross, Associate Curator at deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum in Lincoln, MA December 3, 2015 - January 11, 2016, Opening Reception: December 3, 5-7pm.


Nature Inspired Anthologies: Winter. Edited by Christine Agro. Three recent paintings from 2015, More or LessHemisphere, and Blind Sight will be featured in an anthology of writing and art related to Winter.


ART MIAMI, Wynwood Arts District, Grisaille, 2015 will be exhibited in the McCormick Gallery booth, located in Tent “A” Booth 33. The working list of artists includes: Charles Biederman, Perle Fine,  Michael Goldberg, David Hockney, Jan Matulka, Melville Price, Frank Stella, Esteban Vicente, Andy Warhol, and more. VIP preview December 1, continuing through December 6.


The Minneapolis Institute of Art has acquired Lisa's color lithograph and screenprint Streaming (2009) for their permanent collection, the generous gift of Mary and Bob Mersky.


The Minnesota Museum of American Art has acquired Lisa’s painting Forces in Play, (2014) for their permanent collection, through an Acquisition Fund Purchase. It is one of four works purchased from the 2014 Minnesota Biennial. 


Examples of Lisa's print work are featured in The Fine Print: Artwork from Highpoint Editions, a retrospective exhibition of original prints published by Highpoint Editions in Minneapolis, on view at the McKnight Foundation's Cynthia Boynton Gallery in downtown Minneapolis.


Lisa is honored to participate in the 2014 Minnesota Biennial, on view through August 3, 2014 at the Minnesota Museum of American Art (Project Space), in downtown St. Paul, and then traveling to the Lanesboro Arts Center, Lanesboro, Minn.


Review of Lisa's solo exhibition at McCormick Gallery, Chicago, published in New City Art.  Read it here.


McCormick Gallery, Chicago, will present a selection of Lisa's most recent oil on paper paintings in the solo exhibition Lisa Nankivil: Metes & Bounds, on view May 2—June 14, 2014. McCormick Gallery is located in Chicago's West Loop arts district at 835 West Washington Blvd.


The Katherine E. Nash Gallery in Minneapolis will present From Beyond the Window, February 25 – March 29, 2014. Curated by artist and independent curator Jil Evans and Nash Gallery director Howard Oransky, this group exhibition explores a variety of approaches to the practice of abstraction. The exhibition title is derived from the Meditation of the Nature of the Human Mind by Rene Descartes. The Nash Gallery will publish an essay by renowned art historian Dore Ashton in conjunction with the exhibition.  

Public Program with Dore Ashton and Wayne Roosa, Thursday, March 6,  6-7 p.m., Reception 7-9 p.m.


Art Miami 2013. December 3-8, 2013. Art Miami Pavilion, Midtown Arts District, Midtown Blvd. between NE 32nd &  NE 31st Street, Miami, Fla. VIP Opening Night Preview: Tuesday, December 3, 5:30-10:30 p.m. Showing with McCormick Gallery, Chicago.


INK Miami Art Fair, December 4-8, 2013. Suites of Dorchester, 1850 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, Fla. Preview Breakfast: Wednesday, December 4, 10 a.m.-noon. Showing with Marlborough Graphics, New York.


IFPDA Print Fair, November 6-10, 2013. Park Avenue Armory, Park Avenue at 67th Street, New York. Opening Night Preview:  Wednesday, November 6, 6:30-9 p.m. Showing with Marlborough Graphics, New York.


The Sherman Gallery at Boston University's School of Visual Arts  will host the group exhibition Highpoint Editions: Decade One, featuring  collaborative works Lisa created with Master Printer Cole Rogers. Opening October 27, 2013.

 

Cleveland Fine Print Fair, September 26-29, 2013. Cleveland Museum of Art, 11150 East Boulevard, Cleveland, Ohio.  Opening Night Benefit Preview:  Thursday, September 26, 6-9:30 p.m.  Showing with         Marlborough Graphics, New York.


Highpoint Editions will feature Lisa's prints at Multiplied 2013, Contemporary Art in Editions Fair, hosted by Christie's in London, October 18-21, 2013.


Expo Chicago, September 19-22. Navy Pier, Chicago. Opening Night Preview: Thursday, September 18, 6-9 p.m. Showing with McCormick Gallery, Chicago.


Spanierman Modern, New York, features an expanded and extended viewing of Lisa's earlier summer exhibition in Lisa Nankivil, on view September 4-23, 2013 at their Midtown  Manhattan gallery, 53 East 58th Street.


Spanierman Modern, New York.  The Summer Selections exhibition showcases work by modern and contemporary artists Emil Bisttram, Frank Bowling, Dan Christensen, Perle Fine, John Ferren, John Little, Lisa Nankivil, Betty Parsons, Melville Price and others. On view July 12—September 23, 2013 at their Midtown Manhattan gallery, 53 East 58th Street.

 

Spanierman Modern, New York, will feature a selection of Lisa's recent paintings in Lisa Nankivil, on view June 27- August 2, 2013, at their Midtown Manhattan gallery, 53 East 58th Street.


McCormick Gallery, Chicago, Summer Selections will feature Lisa's recent painting, Luminaria (2013).  June 7- August 10, 2013. Located at 835 W. Washington Blvd. in Chicago's vibrant West Loop neighborhood. 


University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Fine Arts Gallery,

Kenosha Wis., 23rd Parkside National Small Print Exhibition.  Curated by John Hitchcock, Professor of Art, University of Wisconsin-Madison and director of Hybrid Press.  April 1—July 19, 2013, Opening reception: Saturday, April 6, 3-5 p.m.

 

Highpoint Center for Printmaking, Minneapolis.  Guest artist.  Lisa has been invited to meet with the recipients of the 2012—2013 Jerome Emerging Printmakers Residency  to critique work they completed during their nine-month residency. For more information on their culminating exhibition please visit Jerome Emerging Printmakers Exhibition.

 

Minnetonka Center for the Arts, Wayzata, Minn., Curious Passions: The Diverse Inquiries of Traffic Zone Artists, Curated by Robert Bowman. February 21—March 28, 2013.  Opening Reception: Thursday, February 21, 6-8 p.m.

 

Spanierman Modern, New York features a selection of Lisa's recent paintings in Thirteen Contemporary Artists,  February 14—March 16, 2013,  Opening Reception: on view Thursday Feb.14, 2013, 6-8pm at their Midtown Manhattan gallery, 53 East 58th St.

 

Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, Miss. Lisa 's work has been selected to appear in Art by Choice, an exhibition and sale to benefit the museum. February 2—24, 2013


Dunedin Fine Art Center, Dunedin, Fla. Highpoint PRINTS, Lisa's work is featured in a selection of prints created during Highpoint Edition's first decade. January 18—March 3, 2013, Gallery Talk and Reception: Friday, January 18, 6–9 p.m


Editions/Artists' Books Fair 2012. Postponed by Hurricane Sandy, now rescheduled for January 24—27, 2013.  The Altman Building, 125 West 18th Street, Chelsea, New York. Opening Night Party: Wednesday, January 23, 7-9 p.m. Showing with Highpoint Editions.


Marlborough Graphics-New York will feature a selection

of Lisa's color monotypes and new oil paintings on paper at INK Miami Art Fair in Miami Beach, December 5—9, 2012.

 

Spanierman Modern, New York will showcase Lisa’s newest paintings in the exhibition Lisa Nankivil: Recent Works, on view October 11—November 10, 2012 at their Midtown gallery, 53 East 58th Street. Opening Evening for the Artist: Thursday, October 11, 6-8 p.m.


The Art Center, Highland Park, Ill. will host the group exhibition Fresh Abstraction, featuring several of Lisa's recent paintings together with the work of other contemporary artists represented by the McCormick Gallery, Chicago. On view August 24—September 30, 2012. Opening Reception: Friday, August 24, 6:30-9 p.m.


Spanierman Modern, New York features a selection of Lisa's recent paintings in the group exhibition Summer Selections, on view Aug. 23—Oct. 6, 2012 at their Midtown Manhattan gallery, 53 East 58th St.


Lisa is now represented by Marlborough Gallery-New York. View a selection of Lisa's new monoprints @ Marlborough Gallery-Graphics.


Traffic Zone Open Studios. Saturday, May 5, 2012, 5:30-9:30 p.m., Traffic Zone Center for Visual Art, 250 Third Avenue N. (at Washington Ave.), Minneapolis.  Meet the artist-members of the Traffic Zone cooperative and view and purchase new work in a casual setting. Traffic Zone Center for Visual Art.


Baltimore Fair for Contemporary Prints & New Editions. April 28—29, 2012. Baltimore Museum of Art. Showing with Highpoint Editions, Minneapolis.


2012 Minneapolis Print & Drawing Fair, April 21—22. Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Benefit Preview & Reception: Friday, April 20, 5:30-9 p.m. Showing with Marlborough Graphics, New York.


2012 McNay Print Fair. March 24—25. McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas. Showing with Marlborough Graphics, New York.


The Traffic Zone Center for Visual Art, Minneapolis, will feature a selection of Lisa's most recent prints in the solo exhibition Lisa Nankivil: New Monoprints, on view February 20—March 23, 2012 in Traffic Zone's street-level gallery space, 250 Third Avenue N. (at Washington Ave.) Reception for the Artist: Friday, March 23, 5:30-8 p.m.


Spanierman Modern, New York will feature several of Lisa's recent oil paintings in the group exhibition Fifteen Contemporary Artists, on view January 19—February 18, 2012 at their Midtown Manhattan gallery, 53 East 58th St.  Opening Reception: Thursday, January 19, 6-8 p.m.


Lisa's color monotype Indigo (2010) was chosen as the cover illustration for Ken McCullough's newly published collection of poems Sicomoro Oropéndola: Poemas (Medellín, Columbia: Sílaba Editions, 2011), with Spanish translations by Rafael Patiño Góez.


McCormick Gallery, Chicago, will present Lisa's most recent paintings in the solo exhibition Lisa Nankivil: Flying Dreams, on view October 22—December 10, 2011. Meet Lisa at the Opening Reception: Saturday, October 22, 4-7 p.m. McCormick Gallery is located in Chicago's West

Loop arts district at 835 West Washington Blvd.


In celebration of the 10th anniversary of the collaborative print workshop Highpoint Editions, the Minneapolis Institute of Arts will present Highpoint Editions—Decade One, a retrospective exhibition of original prints made in conjunction with Highpoint's renowned visiting artist program. On view at the MIA September 24, 2011—June 10, 2012, the exhibition will feature works by Carlos Amorales, Santiago Cucullu, Mary Esch, Rob Fischer, Adam Helms, Cameron Martin, Julie Mehretu, Lisa Nankivil, Todd Norsten, Chloe Piene, Jessica Rankin, David Rathman, Carolyn Swiszcz and others.  Opening Reception: Thursday, Sept. 29, 6-9 p.m.


Spanierman Modern, New York, will present a selection of Lisa's recent paintings in Lisa Nankivil: Lines of Inference, on view July 21—September 2, 2011 at their Midtown gallery, 53 East 58th Street. Opening Evening for the Artist: Thursday, July 21, 6-8 p.m.


Art Chicago 2011. April 29—May 2. Merchandise Mart, Chicago. Opening Night Preview: Thursday, April 28, 6-9 p.m.  Showing with McCormick Gallery. Art Chicago


The Minnesota State Arts Board has awarded Lisa a 2011 Artist Initiative Grant—Visual Arts with funding provided by Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. This $10,000 grant will support a year-long project exploring the technical and artistic implications of using non-toxic materials, methods,

and equipment in traditional printmaking. Lisa wishes to thank the MSAB and the citizens of Minnesota for this generous support.


2011 Minneapolis Print & Drawing Fair, April 16—17. Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Benefit Preview & Reception: Friday, April 15, 5:30-9 p.m. Showing with Highpoint Editions and Marlborough Graphics.


Dallas Art Fair, April 8—10, 2011, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas Arts District. Preview Gala: Thursday, April 7, 7-10 p.m. Showing with William Shearburn Gallery.


MN ORIGINAL, a new television series celebrating the Twin Cities creative community, will highlight Lisa's work and studio practice in a forthcoming episode premiering Thursday, February 17, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. on TPT-2. Produced by Twin Cities Public Television (KTCA-TV), St. Paul / Minneapolis.


New Prints 2010, featuring Lisa's monotype Indigo (2010), will be on view at the Visual Arts Center, University of Texas at Austin, January 28—March 12, 2011. Opening Preview at Visual Arts Center: Friday, January 28, 6-8 p.m. Organized by the International Print Center New York (IPCNY).


McCormick Gallery, Chicago, will feature Lisa's oil paintings in the winter group exhibition Time and Again, highlighting a selection of post-war and contemporary paintings and drawings from the 1950s to the present. On view January 8—February 26, 2011. McCormick Gallery is located in Chicago's West Loop arts district at 835 West Washington Blvd.


Spanierman Modern, New York will feature Lisa's work in Gallery Selections, on view January 6—February 5, 2011 at their Midtown Manhattan gallery, 53 East 58th Street. Opening Reception: Thursday, January 6, 6-8 p.m.


Art Miami 2010. December 1—5, 2010. Art Miami Pavilion, Midtown Arts District, Midtown Blvd. between NE 32nd & NE 31st Street, Miami, Fla. VIP Opening Night Preview: Tuesday, November 30, 5:30-10:30 p.m. Showing with McCormick Gallery (Booth B-50).


INK Miami Art Fair, December 1—5, 2010. Suites of Dorchester, 1850 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, Fla. Preview Breakfast: Wednesday, December 1, 10 a.m.-noon. Showing with Marlborough Graphics.


Lisa is now represented by Spanierman Modern, New York.


Editions/Artists' Books Fair. November 4—7, 2010. X Initiative,            548 West 22nd Street, New York. Opening Night Party: Thursday, November 4, 6-9 p.m.. Showing with Highpoint Editions.


IFPDA Print Fair. November 3—7, 2010. Park Avenue Armory, 643 Park Avenue at 67th Street, New York. Opening Night Preview: Wednesday, November 3, 6:30-9 p.m. Showing with William Shearburn Gallery.


The International Print Center New York (IPCNY) is featuring

Lisa's color monotype Indigo (2010) in the tenth anniversary edition of the Center's annual showcase exhibition New Prints 2010/Autumn, on view October 21—November 20, 2010. The exhibition will travel to the Visual Arts Center at the University of Texas at Austin, where it will be on view January 28—March 12, 2011. Opening Preview at IPCNY: Thursday, October 21, 6-8 p.m.


The Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art has acquired Lisa's paintings Leavening Agent (2006) and With Open Hands (2007) for their permanent collection through the generous gift of Carolyn Eason in memory of her late husband Don Eason. The paintings are featured in Thirty Years of Collecting: A Recent Gift to the Museum, a special exhibition showcasing the donation of the Eason's extensive collection of contemporary art. On view September 4, 2010—January 23, 2011. Opening Preview: Friday, October 8, 5:30-8:30 p.m.


Lisa is now represented by William Shearburn Gallery, St. Louis.


The U.S. State Department, Washington, D.C., General Mills, Golden Valley, Minn., and Peregrine Capital Management, Minneapolis, have recently acquired examples of Lisa's work for their collections


Art Chicago 2010. April 30—May 3, 2010. Merchandise Mart, Chicago. Opening Preview: Thursday, April 29, 6-9 p.m. Showing with the McCormick Gallery.


Baltimore Fair for Contemporary Prints & New Editions. March 27-28,

2010. Baltimore Museum of Art. Showing with Highpoint Editions.


Sustainable Currents. February 26—March 20, 2010. Group show at Traffic Zone Gallery, 250 Third Avenue North, Minneapolis.  Reception for the Artists: March 19, 5-8 p.m.


Travel to China. February 8—21, 2010. Lisa visits the cities of Beijing,

Qingdao, Kunming, and Shanghai  to experience the tremendous diversity of Chinese culture and explore China's burgeoning contemporary art scene.


U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (MN) selected Lisa's painting Magenta (2005) for installation in the Senator's Metro Office in downtown Minneapolis.


Michael Fallon reviews Lisa's solo exhibition"Famously Private."

Jan/Feb 2010 issue of ART PAPERS.


Famously Private: New Work by Lisa Nankivil. November 24,2009—January 5, 2010. Solo exhibition of recent paintings and editioned prints at Traffic Zone Gallery, 250 Third Avenue North, Minneapolis. Opening Reception for the Artist: Saturday, December 5, 6-9 p.m.

 

Red Dot Art Fair. December 3—6, 2009. Midtown Miami Complex, 3202 NE First Avenue, Wynwood Art District, Miami, Fla. Opening Reception: Wednesday, December 2, 2009. Showing with Myers Contemporary.


Traffic Zone Open Studios. Saturday, November 14, 2009, 5:30- 9:30 p.m., Traffic Zone Center for Visual Art, 250 Third Avenue North Minneapolis, Minn. Meet the artist-members of the Traffic Zone cooperative and view and purchase new work in a relaxed atmosphere.


Editions/Artists' Books Fair. November 6—8, 2009. X Initiative, 548 West 22nd Street, New York, N.Y. Benefit Reception: Thursday, November 5, 2009. Showing with Highpoint Editions.


Highpoint Editions. November 6, 2009. Release of the new lithograph and screenprint Streaming. For more information contact or visit Highpoint Center for Printmaking, 912 West Lake Street, Minneapolis, Minn.  55408.  tel. (612) 871-1326.


Stop Homelessness Art Sale & Benefit. October 30—31, 2009. Sponsored by Plymouth Church Neighborhood Foundation, Minneapolis. This year's sale takes place at Traffic Zone Center for Visual Art, 250 Third Avenue North, Minneapolis.

                                               

Young Associates’ Benefit Art Auction. Thursday, October 1, 2009,

8 p.m.–midnight. Chelsea Art Museum, 556 West 22nd Street @ 11th Avenue, New York, N.Y.  Auction features Lisa's lithograph and

screenprint Equinox (2008)

Dirty Dozen. September 12—October 24, 2009. Group exhibition at McCormick Gallery, 835 West Washington Blvd., Chicago.


X LIBRIS: The Re-Purposed Book. September 1—October 15, 2009. Traffic Zone Gallery, 250 Third Avenue North, Minneapolis, Minn. Invitational exhibition of altered books featuring the work of 14 national and international artists. Curated by Harriet Bart, Dennis Michael Jon, and Lisa Nankivil. Opening Reception: Saturday, September 12, 2009, 6-9 p.m.


Halpert Biennial '09. May 1—August 29, 2009. Turchin Center for Visual Arts, Boone, N.C.  Curated by Jeffrey Grove, Wieland Family Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, High Museum of Art, Atlanta.


Music & Art. November 19, 2008. Interactive concert series at the Chelsea Art Museum, New York. Featuring Lisa's 2007 painting Before, During, and After.


Highpoint Editions: Recent Publications. September 12—November

22, 2008. New prints by Santiago Cucullu, Rob Fischer, Adam Helms, Lisa Nankivil, and Jessica Rankin. Highpoint Center for Printmaking, 2638 Lyndale Avenue South, Minneapolis. Opening Reception: Friday, September 12, 6:30-9 p.m.