About Mica Pillemer

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Mica is an award winning artist with an extensive background in figure drawing and painting. He has an MFA from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and has studied under many genuine modern day masters. Mica has recently relocated from New York City to Melbourne Australia. His paintings are narrative and aesthetic, appealing and confronting, filled with metaphor and meaning.

Representation

Jack Meier Gallery

Education

MFA University of Massachusetts Amherst 2009

BA Queens College 2004

Atelier and Art School Instruction

Grand Central Academy of Art

Art Students League of New York

Associates in Art

California Art Institute

Academy of Art San Francisco

Exhibitions

2018  12x12, A Portrait Exhibition, The Florence Academy of Art US, Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, New Jersey

2017  12th International ARC Salon Exhibition, European Museum of Modern Art (MEAM), Barcelona, Spain

2017  12th International ARC Salon Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, New York, New York

2014  Hudson Valley Art Association 82nd Annual National Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, New York, New York

2014  Salon International 2014, Greenhouse Fine Art, San Antonio, Texas

2012  Salon International 2012, Greenhouse Fine Art, San Antonio, Texas

2011  "Hopper Re-Imagined", Edward Hopper House, Nyack, New York

2010  Oil Painters of America Eastern Regional Exhibition, Walls Fine Art Gallery, Willmington, North Carolina

2010  Atlanta Fine Arts League 4th Annual Juried Exhibition, Abernathy Arts Center Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

2010  Hudson Valley Art Association 79th Annual Exhibition, National Arts Club, New York, New York

2010  Oil Painters of America 19th National Juried Exhibition, Legacy Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona

2009  "Observations", Atlanta Fine Arts League's 3rd Annual National Juried Exhibition, Roswell Visual Arts Center Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

2009  Vision and Contemplation, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Herter Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts

2009  RISD-UMass Exchange Show, Benson Hall Art Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island

2008  Midway Exhibition, University Student Union Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts

2004  Red Dot Exhibition, Phyllis Harriman Gallery, Art Students League of New York, New York, New York

2004  Concourse Exhibition, Phyllis Harriman Gallery, Art Students League of New York, New York, New York

Awards

2017  Chairman's Choice Award in the 12th International Art Renewal Center Salon (2016)

2014  Finalist (Landscape Category) in the 10th International Art Renewal Center Salon (2013/2014)

2013  Finalist (Figurative Category) in the 9th International Art Renewal Center Salon (2012/2013)

2012  Second Place and Jury's Top Fifty in the Salon International 2012, Greenhouse Fine Art

2009  First Place in the Atlanta Fine Arts League's 3rd Annual National Juried Exhibition

2004  Red Dot, Concourse Exhibition, Arts Student League of New York