LISA TUBACH
tubach@hotmail.com
Born in Omaha, NE; Lives/works in Staunton/Harrisonburg,VA 

SOLO & TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2016 "Longing for Eleuthera," Work Project Architects Gallery, Norfolk, VA (through Feb. 2017)

2016 "Tubach + Tubach : Preservation," Gallery 1516, Omaha, NE (an exhibition with my father, Allan Tubach, on our respective areas of preservation--i.e. ecological/cultural; 43 pieces included in the show)

2016 "Ode to Eleuthera," Craddock-Terry Gallery, Riverviews Artspace, Lynchburg, VA
 
2015 "Hoping for Infinity," Anderson O'Brien Fine Art, Omaha, NE

2013 "Hinterland," Lorrie Saunders Art Gallery, Norfolk, VA 

2013 "Notes from the Wild (Levitations)," New Image Gallery, James Madison University 

2012 "Open Studios Exhibition," Hospitalfield Centre for Art and Culture, Arbroath, Scotland 
 
2012 "Interference," Anderson O'Brien Gallery, Omaha, NE

2011 "Veiled," Smith House Gallery, Harrisonburg, VA

2010 "A Slow Walk Through Secrets," Lorrie Saunders Art Gallery, Norfolk, VA
 
2010 "Bruise," Open Studio Exhibition, La Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France

2009 "Dangerous and Lovely Systems,” Stalder Art Gallery, Falls City, NE 

2005 “Blended Geographies: Paintings by Lisa Tubach,” Kansas City Artists Coalition, Kansas City, MO

1999 “Dualities: New Work,” Garden of the Zodiac Gallery, Omaha, NE

1996 “New Work,” Garden of the Zodiac Gallery, Omaha, NE

1993 “New Work,” Garden of the Zodiac Gallery, Omaha, NE

1992 “Lisa Tubach: Paintings,” Anderson O’Brien Gallery, Omaha, NE


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS / SPECIAL PROJECTS
 
2017 "Strictly Painting 11," McLean Project for the Arts, McLean, VA (June 15-August 12)

2017 "Absolute Music Festival" featuring the "Voice of the Whale (Vox Balaenae)" by George Crumb. Invited to include my piece "Third Ventricle," as a part of the performance.

2016 "Travel Shorts: A Moving Image Festval," Armory Mezzanine Media Gallery, Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, VA (one of 16 artists selected; juried by Simone Paterson)

2014  "10th Annual Small Works Show," 440 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (juried by Bill Carroll)
 
2014 “WPA Member Work on Paper,” (e)merge Art Fair / Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, DC
 
2014 "Food for Thought," 440 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (national/juried by Jennifer Coates)
 
2014 "Works on Paper Benefit Exhibition," Cuchifritos Gallery and Project Space, New York, NY
 
2012 East/Mid/West: Lisa Tubach, Erik Maakestad and Ginger Reddington, Golden West Gallery, Stehekin, WA (juried)
 
2012 “The French Connection III,”1708 Gallery/Satellite Exhibition Space, Richmond, VA
 
2012 “Divergent Visions,” Staunton Augusta Art Center, Staunton, VA
 
2012 The French Connection II,”Artspace Gallery, Richmond, VA
 
2011 “The French Connection,” Capital One Headquarters Gallery Richmond, VA (Invitational)
 
2011 “Small Works Show/Gallery Artists,” Anderson O’Brien Gallery, Omaha, NE
 
2011 Group Exhibition in Lima, Peru through the Art-In-Embassies Program, U.S. Department of State
 
2011 “Recent Acquisitions,” Museum of Nebraska Art, Kearney, NE
 
2011 Group Exhibition in Lima, Peru through the Art-in-Embassies Program of the U.S. State Department
 
2011 Faculty Exhibition, School of Art and Art History, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA
 
2010 Group Exhibition in Paramaribo, Suriname through the Art-in-Embassies Program of the U.S. State Department
 
2009 “Action of Play: A Selection of Works by JMU Graduate Faculty,” Capital One Financial Corporation Gallery, Richmond, VA
 
2008 “Escapes,” Gallery Blue/Nantucket, Nantucket, MA
 
2008 “Spirit: A Celebration of the Heartland," Museum of Nebraska Art, Kearney, NE
 
2007 “A Night of 1000 Drawings,” Artists Space Gallery, New York, NY
 
2007 Acquisition Exhibition of the Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago,” Gallery 180, Chicago, IL (juried)
 
2007 “Synthesis: Collaborations, Investigations and Discoveries,” International Gallery of Contemporary Art, Anchorage, AK (juried)
 
2007 “LOUD,” Arts & Literature Laboratory Gallery, New Haven, CT (juried)
 
2006 “Pure Painting,” Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL (juried)
 
2006 Yamazaki Ceremony Exhibition, Gunma Prefecture, Tokyo, Japan
 
2003 “Members Exhibition,” Kansas City Artists Coalition, Kansas City, MO. Juried by Jan Schall, Sanders Sosland Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
 
2000 “Young Painters National Competition and Exhibition,” Miami University, Oxford, OH (juried)
 
1999 “Feed the Body, Feed the Soul/National Juried Exhibition,” Fitton Center for the Arts, Hamilton, OH (juried)
 
1999 “Bemis Collection,” Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE
 
1998 “National Small Oil Painting Exhibition, Wichita Art Center, Wichita, KS (juried)
 
1998 “Summer Show: Southern Artists,” Trinity Gallery, Atlanta, GA
 
1998 “Passages: An Art Journey in Alabama,” Alabama Artists Gallery, Alabama Council for the Arts, Montgomery, AL
 
1996 “Focus Group Show,” Park Square Gallery, St. Paul, MN
 
1995 “Favorites ’95,” Univ. of NE at Omaha Art Gallery, Omaha, NE
 
1994 “Summer Stock: Images,” Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE
 
1992 “Big Ten Exhibition,” Big Ten Offices, Chicago, IL


RECENT AWARDS, GRANTS AND RESIDENCIES

2017 Artist Residency, Whiteley Center/Friday Harbor Laboratories, University of Washington, San Juan Island, WA 

2017 Summer Research Grant, College of Visual and Performing Arts, JMU (competitive); to support Friday Harbor Residency and to purchase a microscope

2016 Nominee, Distinguished Teaching Award, College of Visual and Performing Arts, JMU

2015 Nominee, Distinguished Teaching Award, College of Visual and Performing Arts, JMU

2014 Educational Leave, College of Visual and Performing Arts, JMU (competitive)
2012 Residency Fellowship, Hospitalfield Centre for Art and Culture, Arbroath, Scotland
 
2012 Professional Development Awards, School of Art, Design, Art History, College of Visual and Performing Arts and the Office of International Programs, James Madison University
 
2010 Residency Fellowship, La Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France
 
2008 Finalist, Solo Exhibition in Havana, Cuba; Art-in-Embassies Program, U.S. 
Department of State, Washington, DC
 
2008 Summer Research Grant, College of Visual & Performing Arts, JMU
 
2008 Residency Fellowship & Grant Recipient, Vermont Studio Center
 
2007 Residency Fellowship & Grant Recipient, Vermont Studio Center
 
2007 Finalist, Solo Exhibition in Lima, Peru; Art-in-Embassies Program, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC
 
2007-9 Professional Development Awards from the School of Art & Art History, JMU
 
1996 Residency Fellowship, Dorland Mountain Artist Colony, Temecula, CA


REPRESENTATION / REGISTRIES
 
NurtureArt, 56 Bogart Street, Brooklyn, NY, Artists Registry
The Painting Center, 547 W 27th St #500 New York, NY, Artists Registry
Washington Project for the Arts, 10 I St. SW, Washington, DC, Artists Registry Anderson O'Brien Gallery, 1108 Jackson Street, Omaha, NE
Lorrie Saunders ArtGallery, 424 West 21st Street, Suite 101, Norfolk, VA
The Drawing Center, 35 Wooster Street, New York, NY 10013, Viewing Program (2009-2014)


COLLECTIONS

Buffett Cancer Center/UNMC, Omaha, NE; U.S. Department of State/Monrovia, Liberia; Museum of Nebraska Art; 
Represented in private collections in Boston, New York, Kansas City, Atlanta, Virginia Beach, Chicago and Omaha.


SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHIES

2016 Thompson, David, “Preservation: In Tubach + Tubach Exhibit, Father and Daughter Display an Individual Stewardship for Culture and Environment,” The Reader, 9 November 2016. Print and Web.

2016 Farber, Janet, “’Tubach+Tubach—Preservation’: Father, Daughter Exhibit at Gallery 1516 Blends Past, Present for Future’s Sake,” The Reader, 3 October 2016. Print and Web.

2014 Correal, Amy and Andy Newman, “New York Today,” New York Times, 21 August. Web. 

2014 “Food As Art At Exhibit Opening Thursday at 440 Gallery,” South Slope News, 20 August. Web.
 
2014 “Food for Thought,” The Art Guide, 21 August. Web.
 
2013 “Hinterland.” Virginia Pilot Online. HamptonRoads.com. 11 November. Web. 
 
2013 Oliver, Amie. "The French Connection Tours Virginia," Virginia Modern, March 28. Web.
 
2012 Ritchie, Amie. “C’est Vrai,” Richmond Arts Review, March 8. Web.
 
2012 “JMU Faculty’s Art Makes Up Local Exhibit,” Staunton News Leader, 19 January. Web and print.
 
2011 Choi, Sukjin. "Lisa Tubach." The Korea Times/Washington, DC, 4 October. D6.
 
2011 "Looking for Something Fun to Do This Weekend?" 13News/WVEC, Hampton Roads, VA, January 14. Web. (posted at http://www.wvec.com/community/13NEWS-and-Alt-113616184.html)
 
2010 "A Slow Walk Through Secrets," Virginia Pilot Online, November 15.
 
2009 Pitcher, John. “Tubach Show Highlights Dangers to Nature’s Beauty,” Omaha World Herald, November 19.
 
2009 Gottula, Lori. “Artist Tubach: Bold, Bright, Colorful, Exciting,” Falls City Journal, November 14.
 
2008 Carroll-Bergman, Margaret. “Seven Artists Headline Exhibition at Gallery Blue,” The Nantucket Independent, July 16.
 
2008 Arthur, Kathleen. Duration / Generation / Exploration: Centennial Catalog, Harrisonburg, VA: James Madison University School of Art & Art History. 
 
2008 “Art in the Heartland: The Museum of Nebraska Art Shows Its Spirit,” Metro Magazine, March. 
 
2007 Smith, Dawnell. “Arctic Passions: Art & Science Merge in Exploration of Northern Horizons,” Anchorage Daily News, 9 September. Print. and web.
 
2005 “Today in KC,” The Kansas City Star, May 6.
 
2005 Art: Kansas City, Vol. 5, No. 1, May/June edition.
 
2003 Southern Humanities Review, Vol. 37/Number 4, Fall edition (cover art).
 
1999 Kane, Julie. “Of Gods and Pop Tarts: Lisa Marie Tubach Brings ‘Dualities’ to the Passageway,” The Reader (Omaha Weekly), June 24.
 
1999 Stanford, Linda. “MSU Alumni in the Visual Arts: Profiles,” Michigan State Alumni Magazine, Fall 1999 (one of four featured artists). 
 
1994 MacMillian, Kyle. “’Summer Stock’ Displays Contemporary Approach: Bemis Exhibit Draws on Symbolism,” Omaha World Herald, July 31.
 
1992 MacMillian, Kyle. “Lisa Marie Tubach Driven By Art,” Omaha World Herald, June 28.


SELECTED PUBLIC LECTURES
 
2016 Evening Keynote Speaker, Art/Sustainability, Lynchburg Innovation Week Conference, Lynchburg, VA 
2016 Riverviews Artspace, Lynchburg, VA
2015 Anderson O'Brien Fine Arts, Omaha, NE
2009 Stalder Gallery, Falls City, NE
2008 Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
2007 Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
2005 Weber State University, Ogden, UT
2004 Nicolaysen Museum, Casper, WY
2003 University of Washington-Tacoma, Tacoma, WA
2000 Macalester College, St. Paul, MN
1999 Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
1996 Dorland Mountain Arts Colony, Murrieta, CA
 
 
VIDEO PRODUCTION & RELATED EXPERIENCE

2004-5 Additional Camera/Sound Engineer, documentary on storytelling legend Nancy Duncan; producer: George Ferguson

2004 Producer/Editor, 2004 Governor’s Arts Awards Video Introductions (“Cultivating the Arts”). Consisted of nine short documentaries

2004-6 Panelist, South Dakota Arts Council Media Arts Panel; filmmaking, radio and web media review for grant applications

2003 Sound Engineer/Talent, “What Has He Done for You?”; thirty second piece (finalist #20); “Bush in 30 Seconds” Competition sponsored by MoveOn.org; collaborative work with Brian Seifferlein

2003 Instructor, Youth Filmmaking Workshop: Abuelita—The Grandmother Project, Great Plains Film Festival, University of Nebraska—Lincoln, Lincoln, NE. With a Festival focus on Hispanic/Latino film, forty-five students were taught the basics of film production

2002 Production Assistant, “Emma Goldman: A Very Dangerous Woman,” American Experience, PBS

2001 Director/Videographer/Editor, “Love and Art,” a documentary highlighting two NY artists Nancy Friedemann and Charley Friedman; screened at the University Film Center, East 8th St., NYC


SCHOLARLY / CREATIVE WRITING

2004 “The Art of Walter Anderson: A Review,” book review for Interdisciplinary Humanities, published by the Univ. of LA-Lafayette

2002 “Iranian Commentaries: Three Feminists in Video/Film,” written and presented for the Southern Humanities Council’s Annual Conference (New Orleans)

2001 Poetry published in The Poetry Motel, Vol. 30 and The California Quarterly, Vol. 25, No. 3

2000 “In Sickness and in Health: The Representation of the Body in the Visual Arts,” written and presented for the Southern Humanities Council’s Annual Conference (Macon, GA)


RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE

Professor of Art, School of Art & Art History, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA (Fall 2006-current)

Communications Manager/Public Art Manager, Nebraska Arts Council, Omaha, NE (2003-2006)

Associate Professor of Art/Program Coordinator, Huntingdon College, Montgomery, AL (1996-2002)

Adjunct Professor, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN (1995-1996)

Adjunct Professor (Sabbatical Replacement), Macalester College, St. Paul, MN (1993-1994)

Instructor, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, Evening College (1992)

Teaching Assistant, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI (1991-1993)


EDUCATION

Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Master of Fine Arts, Painting, Summa cum Laude (1993)

Macalester College, St. Paul, MN
Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude (1990)
Major: Studio Art; Minor: Russian


ADDITIONAL STUDY

University of Queensland, Australia
Certificate in Tropical Coastal Ecosystems (2016)

New York University, New York, NY
Certificate in Digital Video Production (2001)

Scuola Lorenzo di Medici, Florence, Italy
Painting, Etruscan Archeology, Photography, Early Renaissance History (1989)
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