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Lisa M. Shimko

BFA Painting & Art Therapy Minor   University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA  1994

SOLO Exhibitions

2024  the Shelter of Possibility Mitchell Hill  Charleston, SC

2023  Lush Boat Sugar Hill Arts Sugarhill, GA

2023  Shimko Abstracts Making Space Greenville, SC

2022  Real Make Believe Mitchell Hill Charleston, SC

2022  Multi-Paths Fork and Plough  Greenville, SC

2021  Lisa Shimko Paintings Blue Ridge Arts Center, Seneca, SC

2021  Pick a Lane Centre Stage, Greenville, SC

2018  Bridge Mitchell Hill Gallery, Charleston,SC

2017  SOLACE   Mitchell Hill Gallery, Charleston, SC

2016  Lowcountry Water Halos  Redux Contemporary Art Center, Charleston, SC

2016  TOTEM  Mitchell Hill Gallery, Charleston, SC

2016  Air and Water  City of North Charleston Gallery, North Charleston, SC

2011  Water Tables The Flagship Gallery,  Charleston, SC

2011  Stop Making Fence Scoop Contemporary,  Charleston, SC

2009  Environment Variations Plum Elements,  Charleston, SC

2007  An Apple a Day   Plum Elements,  Charleston, SC

2007  New Artwork  Lana,  Charleston, SC

2004  Portals  Catch 22,  Hilton Head Island, SC

1994  BFA Thesis Exhibit (Mixed Media Installation)  University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

SELECT GROUP Exhibitions & Representation

2024 49th Annual Juried Show, Anderson Arts Center, Anderson, SC

2023  Curio Unveiled;Where Art Meets Curiosity Chauvet Arts, Nashville, TN

2023  Now for Something Different; LeMieux Gallery, New Orleans, LA

2023  Showers Spring Summer Chauvet Arts, Nashville, TN

2022  Collective Imagination Chauvet Arts  Nashville, TN

2022  Walts Waltz  Greenville Center for Creative Arts, Greenville, SC

2021  Art in Bloom   Gallery at Flat Rock, Flat Rock, NC

2021  Balance: Order & Chaos  Chauvet Arts, Nashville, TN

2021  46th Annual Juried Show  Anderson Arts Center, Anderson, SC

2021  New Faces  Upstairs Artspace, Tryon, NC

2020  Art of Unity Chauvet Arts, Nashville, TN

2020  Nothing Has Changed, Everything Has Changed  Upstairs Artspace Tryon, NC

2020  Annual Juried Show, Artist Collective Spartanburg, SC

2020  Twenty Distinctive Women Changing the Art World, Chauvet Arts, Nashville,TN

2020  45th Annual Juried Show Anderson Arts Center, Anderson, SC

2020  Annual Juried Show Blue Ridge Arts Center, Seneca, SC

2019  In Our Nature Mitchell Hill, Charleston, SC

2019  Piccolo Spoleto Juried Art Exhibit City Gallery, Charleston, SC

2019  Fortunate The Vendue, Charleston, SC

2019  44th Annual Juried Art Exhibit   Anderson Art Center, Anderson, SC

2019  Menagerie-Wild and Wonderful Contemporary Art Exchange, Washington, NC

2018  Dialogue in Black and White  City Gallery at Waterfront Park, Charleston, SC

2017-18 Cats vs. Dogs Gallery at the Vendue, Charleston, SC

2017  Homage Gallery at the Vendue, Charleston, SC

2017  45th Annual Juried Group Show Brownsville Art Museum, Brownsville, TX

2017 ArtFields Southeast US Juried Show Lake City, SC

2016  National Annual Juried Show Oxford Arts Alliance, Oxford, Pennsylvania

2016  Small Works Group Show Gallery at the Vendue, Charleston, SC

2015  Charleston Supported Art Juried ensemble,  Charleston, SC

2015  Drawn to Water Michael Mitchell Gallery, Charleston, SC

2014  Three Ring Circus  Michael Mitchell Gallery, Charleston, SC

2013  Vagal Tone  Michael Mitchell Gallery,  Charleston, SC

2013  ArtFields Southeast US Juried Show Lake City, SC

2012  Holzwege Michael Mitchell Gallery,  Charleston, SC

2012  Once Upon a Time  City Gallery,  Charleston, SC

2012  Buxiejo Gallery, Denver, CO

2011-12   Teal Gallery,  Roswell, GA

2011  To Catch a Sparrow or Net a Fox Oak Barrel Tavern, Charleston, SC

2011   Antartica Revisited  Scoop Contemporary,  Charleston, SC

2008-2011   Kulture Klash 1-7  10 Storehouse Row, North Charleston, SC

2010   Black vs. White Robert Lange Gallery, Charleston, SC

2008-2010   Fotopop Art Gallery,  Baltimore, MD

2008   Operation Recycle  Lime Blue,  Charleston, SC

2007   Redux Artists Group Show @ 10 Storehouse Row,  North Charleston, SC

2006   2 Person Paintings  Theatre 99,  Charleston, SC

2005-06   53 Cannon Gallery,  Charleston, SC

2003   Calhoun Street Art Gallery,  Bluffton, SC

2001-05   Picture This,  Hilton Head Island, SC

1998   First Friday Exhibits  Upstairs at the Khyber,  Philadelphia, PA

1996   Masks  Gallery Joe,  Philadelphia, PA

1994   Site-specific installation S.S. White Building,  Philadelphia, PA


2023  Flora, Fauna and Fine Art, TOWN Magazine, June 2023 Greenville, SC

2016  Lowcountry Artist of the Year, Griffith-Reyburn Award, Charleston, SC

2016  ART MAG Fall issue cover image/story, Charleston, SC

2016   North Charleston Art Festival  Featured juried artist for marketing, N.Chas., SC

2014   DESIGN  vol:435 (article) South Korea

2014   Charleston Food + Wine Festival  Featured artist for event marketing, Charleston, SC

2011   Charleston Scene May cover image, Charleston, SC

2009   “Watermelon Sky” Juried marketing image Charleston Farmer’s Market, SC

2008   “Tomato Half”  Juried marketing image, Charleston Farmer’s Market, SC


2018  Development and Instruction- Special Art + Science + English workshops, Palmetto Scholars Academy, N. Charleston, SC.

2014-17  Co-founder, CULTIVATE  Art + Science Workshops, Charleston, SC

2017       Coordinator, Awakening V-King Tide, community education event, Charleston, SC

2012-17  Non-profit Fundraising & Event Planning; Sustainability Institute, Redux, Planned Parenthood, TEDxCharleston, Enough Pie,  Charleston, SC

2007-11  Painting Workshop Instructor; The Citadel, Redux Contemporary Art Center, & Murray Lasaine Elementary,  Charleston, SC

2007      Community Mural Project Director, Union Heights Community Center,  N.Chas., SC               2004-06     Painting and Drawing Instructor, Stanfield in the Works  Hilton Head Is., SC

1994-2004     Freelance Theatre Scenic Painter/Designer,  Philadelphia, PA - HHI, SC

1998-2000     Fabric Design Production Assistant, Kevin O’Brien Studio,  Philadelphia, PA

1997-1999     Art Workshop/Activities Assistant, Village of Arts and Humanities, Phila., PA

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