Alissa Siegal's art is contemporary and expressive with classical roots. Through closely observed drawing and spontaneous paint application, she seeks to tap into the convergence of order and chaos that comprises our world. The paintings are scenes from life: people, flowers, animals, interiors. With her art, she hopes to create an emotional connection with the viewer and express some of the complexity, joy, fear, and wonder of being human.
Alissa Siegal has a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and an MFA from the New York Academy of Art. She spent several years painting, traveling, and executing commissioned artwork in Europe. She moved to the US Virgin Islands where she made and sold art and opened a gallery and shop with another artist. She then moved to NYC to paint and work, and opened a gallery with artist friends on NYC’s lower East Side. Her work has been widely exhibited across the US and Italy, and is held in many private and corporate collections.
She now lives in Connecticut, creating work in her studio, and collaborating with private and corporate clients on commissioned artwork. Her art is on traffic signal boxes throughout the city of Stamford, and has been exhibited in local businesses, government offices, health care centers, The Palace Theater, and ArtWalk events.
Alissa is a past president of the Loft Artists Association and an artist associate at the Katonah Museum of Art, a teaching artist with the Aldrich Museum of Art in Ridgefield, and New Canaan Library's second Artist in Residence. She also teaches art at Traillbazers Academy in Stamford. Among other collections, her paintings are on permanent display at Stamford Hospital, Yale New Haven Hospital’s Park Avenue Medical Center, Sacred Heart University’s Center for Health Care Education, and appear in the movies “The Bounty Hunter” with Jennifer Aniston, and “Something Borrowed” with Ginnifer Goodwin. See more of her art at alissasiegal.com or contact her via the website to set up a studio visit.