Kathy Kissik’s artistic practice is best described as urban constructivism. She creates intricate layered paintings with unusual materials and her own altered photos. A graduate of The Museum School Boston, (5th year Traveling Scholar recipient) Tufts University, and most recently trained at Slade School of Art, London in their summer intensive program.
Her credentials include collaborating with CERN’s arts@cms program. She was in residence at The South Florida Arts Center in Miami Beach for close to a decade and served on the board as the artist representative in her final two years.
Kissik is a two-time fellowship recipient from The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, has received two Pollock-Krasner Fellowships and three Paul D. Fleck Fellowships to attend residencies at the renowned Banff Center. She was an artist in residence at the Squire Foundation, Santa Barbara in 2016 and the Cill Rialaig retreat Ireland in 2014.
She exhibits in the US, Canada, Europe and at many of the major art fairs. Kissik’s artwork is widely collected publicly and privately . She is in the collections of Vidal Sasson, MOCTA; Berlin, Germany, Delta Airlines, N.B.C., Boston Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Sony Music/Canada, The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and author Roddy Doyle, Dublin, Ireland to name a few. Her art is featured in numerous Netflix series including “Suits “and most recently “Spinning Out". Kissik is exclusively shown through Alpha Gallery, Boston, MA and the Elaine Fleck Gallery, Toronto, Canada.