Jerry Mischak has a unique pictorial language structured around exaggerated form and color. Recognized for his colorful vinyl tape sculptures and collages, he presents a contemporary take on the classic still life and other subjects. Jerry Mischak was born in Newark, New Jersey, received a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and an MFA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He teaches painting and sculpture at the Rhode Island School of Design and the University of Rhode Island. He was awarded the Rhode Island State Council of the Arts fellowship in 2003 and the Howard Foundation Fellowship in 2001. His work has been reviewed by the New York Times, The New Yorker, Time-Out, CNN, The Washington Post and Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. Solo shows from 2010-2016 include: Jim Kempner Fine Art in NYC; Industry Gallery in Washington, D.C.; and Birey Gallery in Philadelphia.