New York Academy of Art, New York City, NY, 2013-2015
o Master of Fine Arts
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis MN, 2002
o Bachelors of Science in Computer Science
o Bachelors of Art in Studio Art
Deck the Walls, New York Academy of Art, NYC, December 2023
Take Home A Nude, Chelsea Industrial, NYC, October 25 2022
Ocean Compositions, Solo Show, Cultural Center of Cape Cod, South Yarmouth, MA, March 3-20 2021
Deck the Walls, New York Academy of Art, NY, December 2020
Artists for Artists, New York Academy of Art, New York City, NY, October 1 -26, 2020
Waves and Ripples, Duo Show, Peg and Frank Taplin Gallery, Princeton, NJ, June 1 -June 29, 2019
Take Home A Nude, Sotheby’s, NYC, October 9th 2018
Little But Fierce, ChaShaMa, Manhattan, NYC, July 17th, 2018 – August 4, 2018
New Jersey City University Silent Auction, Panepinto Galleries, Jersey City, June 2018
Power of Silence, Art Lines Galleries in Hackensack NJ, December 15th 2017 – January 20th 2018
Trough the Eyes of an Artist, Panepinto Galleries, Jersey City, NJ, October 2017 -May 2018
Single Fare 4, High Line Stages, Chelsea, NYC, September 16th, 17th 2017
Summer Exhibition, Flowers Gallery, Chelsea, NYC, June 20th – July 15th 2017
Transmogrification, Group Exhibition, Long Island City, NYC, June 21st – July 8th, 2017
Women History Month Group Exhibition, The John W. Meagher Rotunda Gallery, City Hall, Jersey City, March 2017
Tribeca Ball Exhibition, New York Academy of Art, NYC, April 2016
Mementos Group Exhibition, Panepinto Galleries, Jersey City, NJ, February, 2016
The Holiday Show, W Hotel Hoboken, Panepinto Galleries, December 2016
MFA Thesis Exhibition, New York Academy of Art, NYC, May 2015
Summer Exhibition, Flowers Gallery, Chelsea, NYC, July 2014
TriBeCa Ball Exhibition, New York Academy of Art, NYC, April 2014
Deck the Walls, New York Academy of Art, NY, December 13 2013
Single Fare, RH Gallery, NYC, February, 2013
Gestures and Poses, Paul Robeson Center for the Arts, Princeton NJ, June, 2012
Studio Art Instructor, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, 2021 -present
o Teach painting and drawing classes for teens and adults.
Art Instructor, Cultural Center of Cape Cod, South Yarmouth, MA, 2021 -present
o Teach online art classes via Zoom and in person workshops for kids and adults.
Council Member, Natick Cultural Council, Natick, MA, 2020 -present
o Support cultural activities benefitting our community.
o Review and award grants to local artists.
Fine Artist, 2015 -present
o Sustain a studio art practice centered around oil painting and drawing.
Private Tutor, Painting and Drawing, 2013 –present
o Teach private art lessons to children and adults with a focus on classical drawing and painting techniques.
o Prepare lesson plans and hand-outs.
Museum Educator, Museum of Fine Art, Boston, MA, 2019 (Position eliminated due to Covid 19)
o Introduced museum visitors to art practices, materials and techniques.
o Taught numerous art and craft activities for children during Vacation Weeks.
Teaching Assistant, Continuing Education, New York Academy of Art, 2012 -2015
o Taught figure drawing and painting from observation.
o Assisted the instructor in teaching drawing, painting and anatomy classes.
o Performed individual critiques and demos.
o Managed props and model setups.
IT Business Analyst, Cargill Inc. Minneapolis, MN, E-Commerce, 2003 -2010
o Oversaw the implementation and testing of electronic transactions, such as purchase orders and invoices between Cargill and its Trading Partners.
o Acted as a liaison between business partners and IT professionals to ensure requirements met system specifications.
Grants, Awards and Publications
The Hamptons Art Hub published an article about my Ocean Series: https://hamptonsarthub.com/2018/04/29/artists-livia-mosanus-paintings-capture-an-ocean-teeming-with-motion/
My artwork was selected for publication in the Manifest Gallery ‘The International Painting Annual 8’ , a juried annual publication of works of recent contemporary painting. Click here for more details.
My shows are reviewed in this article: “Paintings that Conjure the Sensation of the Sea Make a Splash”, Hampton’s Art Hub
First place winner of the Hamptons Art Hub ‘Art Inspired by Water’ open call judged by Kathryn Markel
Ruth Katzman Scholarship recipient for the Artist-in-Residency Program at The Art Students League of New York
My studio is featured in this article of Town and Country Magazine: Why the Tribeca Ball is one of the most interesting parties of the year
NYAA Academy Scholar Award