Jessica Lipsky, A PLACE TO DIE, oil on canvas, 16" x 20"
American, b. 1939, playing from Brooklyn, NY, USA
EXHIBITIONS: 1970 Brooklyn Heights Art Show 2005 – Present: Gowanus Open Studio Art Show 2007 Liberty Group Art Show, Brooklyn, NY 2008 A.I.R. Gallery, group show, New York
ART EDUCATION: 1964-1968 Brooklyn Museum: Robert Conover, Richard Mayhew, Edward Goldstein 1969-1970 Art Students League: William Barnett, Bruce Dorfman 1982 Frederick Frank, workshop 2000-2003 Simon Dinnerstein, studio classes 2004 Wu Yi, studio classes 2005-2008 Art Students League: Mary Beth McKenzie, Micahel Burban, Alex Zwarenstein 2005-2006 Ana Julia Aguada, private classes 2006 Elias Rivera, workshop 2006 Scholarship to National Academy of Fine Arts: John Goodridge 2006-present Spring Street Studio 2006-2007 Drawn Home Workshop 2005-2007 Andy Reiss, studio classes 2007 Steve Assael, studio classes 2008 Museum of Natural History, animal drawing classes
Thoughts on the Telephone process
I consider painting a meditation. It is a time when everything in my world melts away. Going to my studio gives purpose to my life. Being able to create is the magic and that is a reason to live.