Michal   (Mitak)   Mahgerefteh ~  Poetry    &   Art 

    Poetry and Fine Art 

Art BIO - 2018

Michal Mitak is a multi-media abstract artist working with various

materials, creating in many styles and finishes...she does not limit

her creative expression to one style or one medium. Currently she

creates abstract paintings by using three artists app on iPad Pro
and working with recycled textured wallpaper on canvas.


Juried Awards and Shows

HM and Special recognition; LightSpaceTime.com (June 2018)

Finalist; Artist's Magazine 35th Annual (July 2018)
Hope House Fundraising;Donated Art (April 2018) 

Ohef Sholom Fundraising; Donated art (May 2018)
Chesapeake Bay Artists Juried Show (May 2018)
2nd Place; PrimeTime Juried Exhibition (June 2018)

Artist Spotlight Portfolio Show; Fusion Art (May 2018)
Norfolk Academy Juried Show (May 2018)

Honorable Mention; CBAA (2017)
Second Place; PrimePlus Exhibition (2017)
Honorable Mention; Blank Art Space (2017)

ABTRACT MEDIA show; Courthouse Galleries (2016)
Portfolio Exhibition; Tidewater Artist Alliance (2016)
First Place Award; PrimeTime Exhibition (2016)
 Virginia Artists Exhibition (2016)

TIME exhibit; The Chrysler Museum of Art (2015)

Featured Artist; Ascent Aspirations Magazine (2015)

Second Place; University of South Carolina (2015)
The National Collage Society (2015) 

   First Place; Humn Production (2014)
Anne Frank Exhibit; The Jewish Art Salon, NY (2014)   

Solo Exhibition

Borjo Gallery, Norfolk, Virginia

Jewish Community Center, Virginia Beach

Norfolk Botanical Gardens, Norfolk, Virginia

Via Creativia Gallery, Virginia Beach, Virginia

This Century Gallery, Williamsburg, Virginia

WaterMark 2009, works on paper

Cape Henry School Gallery, Virginia Beach, VA

Barry Robinson Center for the Arts, Virginia Beach, VA

Gallery Central, Virginia Beach, VA

Riverview Gallery, Portsmouth, VA

Relative Theory Gallery, Norfolk, VA

Group Exhibition

TIME exhibit, The Chrysler Museum of Art

Courthouse Galleries, Virginia

The Muse Gallery, Pennsylvania

The Charles H. Taylor Art Gallery, Virginia

The Riverview Gallery, Virginia

The Harbor Gallery, Virginia

Texture's, Virginia

The Painting Center of New York

The Jewish Community Center, Virginia

Amalfi Gallery, Virginia

Relative Theory Gallery, Virginia

The William and Joseph Gallery, LA

 Toques Gallery, Virginia

 The ArtWorks Gallery, Virginia

 Prince Books Store, Virginia

Art Published in Print
and Electronically


The Sonder Review
Door A Jar Magazine
Gravel Magazine 

Cactus Heart Magazine 

Tiferet Magazine  

Twisted Vine Literary Arts Journal

(Western New Mexico University)  

Petrichor Review

Artist Portfolio Magazine 

Fiction Fix Magazine 

Mud Season Review

Petrichor Review

Catamaran Literary Reader

Ken*Again Magazine

Splash of Red Magazine

National Pen Women Magazine

Pure Francis Magazine

Poetica Magazine

Leaf Garden Press

Ascent Aspirations Magazine

The Writer's Eye Magazine

Numinous Magazine

Ripples Anthology

Poetica Magazine

The GhentReader Magazine

Ken*again Magazine

Being Jewish Magazine

Women in Judaism:  Contemporary Writings
Golda Magazine

Stepping Stones Anthology 

Art Education

Wesleyan College, Virginia

Studio of Fine Arts, Virginia

Visual Art Center, TCC Virginia

d'Art Center, Virginia

Charles Kello Gallery, Virginia

Old Dominion University, Virginia

Hermitage Foundation Museum, Virginia
Torpido Factory NOVA Art center 

I continuously study
various abstract techniques 
to inspire my own style.