Resumé

One and Two-Person Exhibitions
Gestures, Carter Burden Gallery, NYC, April, 2017
Atmospheres, Carter Burden Gallery, NYC, May, 2015
Place Imagined, La Mama La Galleria, NYC, April, 2004
‘The Spirit of Water,’ La Mama La Galleria, NYC, October, 1998
‘Dollhouse Theatre,’ La Mama La Galleria, NYC, April, l996
‘The Secret,’ La Mama La Galleria, NYC, November, l993
‘Twelve Fables,’ Private Exhibition, NYC, January, l990
Bill Rice Studio, NYC, February, l988
Claire Dunphy’s Studio, NYC, February, l985
‘Rick Picks Francie,’ Bill Rice Studio, NYC, September, l984

Selected Group Exhibitions
Yard, SHFA, NYC, May, 2019; Paradise, SHFA, NYC, November, 2016
Paint, Print, Paper, Carter Burden Gallery, NYC, August, 2016
Carter Burden Gallery, 5th Anniversary Exhibition, NYC, December, 2015
Carter Burden Gallery, On the Wall, NY, NY, May 2014
Visual Aids, Sikkema Jenkins & Co., NY, NY, January 2013
New Arts Program, International Invitational Salon, Kutztown, PA, Summer, 2012
Oliver Art Center, Annual Juried Exhibition, September 2011, July and August, 2012
DNA, “East Side” group exhibition with Wojnarowicz, Rice, Ess, Morrison and Lyshak, Provincetown, MA, June 2011
Art for Charity: Creating Critical Linkages, Juried Exhibition, College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, NY, October 2010
Stamford Art Association, 29th Annual Faber Birren National Color Award Show, Stamford, Conn., October, 2009
College of New Rochelle Juried Exhibition, New Rochelle, NY, 2007
New York Art Therapy Association Juried Exhibition, Long Island, NY, March, 2006
Barbara Ann Levy Gallery, Fire Island, NY, September, 1999
5 Views, RC Fine Arts, Maplewood, NJ, July, 1999
Sentimentality/Brutality, curated by Jim Furlong, Hudson Guild, NYC, January, 1997
Invitational Exhibition, A.I.R.Gallery, NYC, October, 1997
‘The Lyrical, the Expressionist and the Poetic,’ Juried Exhibition curated by Michael Walls, Denise Bibro Fine Art, NYC, January, l996
‘The First Decade,’ La Mama La Galleria, NYC, December, l992
Synchronicity Space, Juried Exhibition, NYC, February, l990
‘Love Me Tender,’ Marymount Manhattan College Gallery, NYC, March, l989
‘The Liberty Show,’ La Mama La Galleria, NYC, July, l986
‘Just Another Asshole #7,’ Curator–Barbara Ess, Cash/Newhouse Gallery, NYC, November, l985
‘Salon’, Bill Rice Studio, Curators–B. Rice and R. Morrison, NYC, January, l985

Paradise, Stephen Harvey Fine Arts, NYC, November, 2016
Paint, Print, Paper, Carter Burden Gallery, NYC, August, 2016
Carter Burden Gallery, 5th Anniversary Exhibition, NYC, December, 2015
Carter Burden Gallery, On the Wall, NY, NY, May 2014
Visual Aids, Sikkema Jenkins & Co., NY, NY, January 2013
New Arts Program, International Invitational Salon, Kutztown, PA, Summer, 2012
Oliver Art Center, Annual Juried Exhibition, September 2011, July and August, 2012
DNA, “East Side” group exhibition with Wojnarowicz, Rice, Ess, Morrison and Lyshak, Provincetown, MA, June 2011
Art for Charity: Creating Critical Linkages, Juried Exhibition, College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, NY, October 2010
Stamford Art Association, 29th Annual Faber Birren National Color Award Show, Stamford, Conn., October, 2009
College of New Rochelle Juried Exhibition, New Rochelle, NY, 2007
New York Art Therapy Association Juried Exhibition, Long Island, NY, March, 2006
Barbara Ann Levy Gallery, Fire Island, NY, September, 1999
5 Views, RC Fine Arts, Maplewood, NJ, July, 1999
Sentimentality/Brutality, curated by Jim Furlong, Hudson Guild, NYC, January, 1997
Invitational Exhibition, A.I.R.Gallery, NYC, October, 1997
‘The Lyrical, the Expressionist and the Poetic,’ Juried Exhibition curated by Michael Walls, Denise Bibro Fine Art, NYC, January, l996
‘The First Decade,’ La Mama La Galleria, NYC, December, l992
Synchronicity Space, Juried Exhibition, NYC, February, l990
‘Love Me Tender,’ Marymount Manhattan College Gallery, NYC, March, l989
‘The Liberty Show,’ La Mama La Galleria, NYC, July, l986
‘Just Another Asshole #7,’ Curator–Barbara Ess, Cash/Newhouse Gallery, NYC, November, l985
‘Salon’, Bill Rice Studio, Curators–B. Rice and R. Morrison, NYC, January, l985

Paradise, Stephen Harvey Fine Arts, NYC, November, 2016
Paint, Print, Paper, Carter Burden Gallery, NYC, August, 2016
Carter Burden Gallery, 5th Anniversary Exhibition, NYC, December, 2015
Carter Burden Gallery, On the Wall, NY, NY, May 2014
Visual Aids, Sikkema Jenkins & Co., NY, NY, January 2013
New Arts Program, International Invitational Salon, Kutztown, PA, Summer, 2012
Oliver Art Center, Annual Juried Exhibition, September 2011, July and August, 2012
DNA, “East Side” group exhibition with Wojnarowicz, Rice, Ess, Morrison and Lyshak, Provincetown, MA, June 2011
Art for Charity: Creating Critical Linkages, Juried Exhibition, College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, NY, October 2010
Stamford Art Association, 29th Annual Faber Birren National Color Award Show, Stamford, Conn., October, 2009
College of New Rochelle Juried Exhibition, New Rochelle, NY, 2007
New York Art Therapy Association Juried Exhibition, Long Island, NY, March, 2006
Barbara Ann Levy Gallery, Fire Island, NY, September, 1999
5 Views, RC Fine Arts, Maplewood, NJ, July, 1999
Sentimentality/Brutality, curated by Jim Furlong, Hudson Guild, NYC, January, 1997
Invitational Exhibition, A.I.R.Gallery, NYC, October, 1997
‘The Lyrical, the Expressionist and the Poetic,’ Juried Exhibition curated by Michael Walls, Denise Bibro Fine Art, NYC, January, l996
‘The First Decade,’ La Mama La Galleria, NYC, December, l992
Synchronicity Space, Juried Exhibition, NYC, February, l990
‘Love Me Tender,’ Marymount Manhattan College Gallery, NYC, March, l989
‘The Liberty Show,’ La Mama La Galleria, NYC, July, l986
‘Just Another Asshole #7,’ Curator–Barbara Ess, Cash/Newhouse Gallery, NYC, November, l985
‘Salon’, Bill Rice Studio, Curators–B. Rice and R. Morrison, NYC, January, l985

Awards and Honors
Award Winner, Oliver Art Center, Frankfort, Michigan, September, 2011
Award Winner, Stamford Art Association, 29th Annual Faber Birren National Color Award Show, juried by Paulina Pobocha (Asst. Curator of Paintings and Drawing at MOMA), Stamford, Conn., October, 2009
‘Art Quest 86’ Finalist, Curators–B. Haskell, H. Fox, J. Crist, W. Olander, N. Rifkin, NYC and LA, Summer, l986
‘Museum of the Hudson Highlands Fourth Annual Competition,’ Curator–Patterson Sims, Cornwall-on Hudson, NY, April, l985
‘First Annual Prize Competition,’ Honorable Mention, Juror–Alice Neel, Provincetown Art Association and Museum, September, l983

Biography/Publications
Francie Lyshak—About Painting at https://firstindigoandlifestyle.com/2017/04/06/francie-lyshak-about-painting/
Carter Burden Gallery 5th Anniversary Show Catalogue, 2014
Indiana, Gary. One Brief Scuzzy Moment. New York Magazine, 12/6/04. pp. 48-52
KBOO Radio, Portland, Oregon. Panelist on July 30, 2002, on the topic of child abuse
Lyshak-Stelzer, F. The Secret: Art & Healing from Sexual Abuse, Safer Society Press, Brandon, VT, 1999
Vojtko, J. Spirts of the Deep: Francie Lyshak and Basil Twist at the Ocean of Infinite Metaphor, pp. 5-11. Review, 10-1-98
Vojtko, J. The Science and Art of Pain Management: Notes on the Nascent of Surrealist Epiphany, p. 11. Review, 1-15-98.

Collections
Bronx Children’s Psychiatric Center, Bronx, New York
Private collections in US and Great Britain

Education
Pratt Institute, Art Therapy and Creativity Development, Masters of Professional Studies, NYC, 9-76 to 5-78
Wayne State University, Painting and Drawing, Bachelor’s of Fine Arts, Detroit, Michigan, 1-69 to 5-70
Center for Creative Studies, Fine Arts, Detroit, Michigan, 9-68 to 5-69
University of Michigan, Humanities, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 9-66 to 5-68