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Lisa Alembik is an artist, educator and curator. She is on faculty at Georgia Perimeter College, where she teaches the foundations of art. A native Atlantan, Alembik has a BA from George Washington University and an MFA from Georgia State University.

Alembik’s work was most recently exhibited in hymmhouse at Eyedrum Art Gallery in Atlanta, and in herstories at the Memphis College of Art gallery. In 2013 she exhibited drawings from the “Belly of the Whale” series at the Atlanta Arts Exchange and the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia (MOCA GA). She was included in “Sex Drive” at the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, “Pap Art,” which traveled from Truman State University in Missouri to San Francisco’s City College Art Gallery, and “The Last Taboo,” at MOCA GA. Her work focuses on the effects of living and loss on the fleshy body, the long-term consequences of diaspora, and gendered spaces that are charged with histories of love or violence.

Alembik is also a curator, most recently organizing “Fables of the Eco-Future” at Hambidge Center for Arts and Sciences, She was the gallery director at Agnes Scott College for over a decade, where she curated acclaimed exhibitions such as “My Sweet Sweet…” and “Blackbird on my Shoulder.”

 

Alembik CV 2014 for web