Liza Merkalova
Born 17/03/1964 Minsk, Belarus
Arrived Adelaide, South Australia 1999.
Studies: School of Art, Minsk
College of Photography, Minsk
State University of Printing Arts, Moscow
In 2000 joined the Royal South Australian Society of Arts, participated in
numerous group exhibitions, and became a Fellow Member in 2003.
Active member of Red House Group from 2003.
During 2011-2012 officially represented by Greenhill Galleries, Adelaide.
A professional member of NAVA from 2013.
Exhibited in Minsk, Tel-Aviv, Vienna and Adelaide
Works are included in private collections in the USA, Russia, Italy, France, UK, Sweden, Canada and Australia
To see a collection of paintings please visit: www.lizamerkalova.com


School of Art, Minsk
State University of Printing Arts, Moscow


2017 ‘Subjects and Objects’ - Gallery Steiner, Vienna, Austria
2015-2017 Liza Merkalova at Café La Corp, Kent Town, SA
2013 'Windows & Guests' – Gallery M, SA
2011 'Crossroads' – Greenhill Galleries Adelaide, SA
2010 'Levitations' – Gallery M, SA
2008 'Four Voices' – Gallery M, SA
2007 'The Way it is' – solo exhibition at Tincat Café, SA
2005 'Still Life and Nude' – Gallery M, SA
2004 'Bright Springs' – Scarlattis Gallery, SA
2002 Liza Merkalova at RSASA, Adelaide, SA
2000 'Images from Imagination' – Kensington Gallery, SA


2017 The 3rd RSASA Portrait Prize, SA, finalist
2016 Fleurieu Food and Wine Art Prize , SA , finalist
2016 RSASA Characters of the Fleurieu Art Prize, SA, finalist
2015 The 2nd RSASA Portrait Prize, SA, finalist
2014 Emma Hack Art Prize, SA, finalist
2013 Manning Art Prize 2013 'Naked & Nude', NSW, finalist
2013 RSASA Inaugural Portrait Prize, SA, finalist
2011 Nora Heysen Centenary Art Prize for Still Life, finalist
2010 Limestone Coast Art Prize, SA, finalist
2009 SALA Advertiser Art and Business Award, SA, finalist
2006 RSASA 150th Year Anniversary Art Prize, SA, finalist
Award of Excellence in Portraiture

76cm (W) x 112cm (H)
Oil paint on coarse canvas, framed
50cm (W) x 75cm (H)
Oil paint on canvas, framed
92cm (W) x 118cm (H)
Oil paint on linen canvas
45cm (W) x 60cm (H)
Oil paint on canvas, framed
40.6cm (W) x 30.5cm (H)
Oil painting on canvas board
95cm (W) x 65cm (H)
Oil paint on canvas, framed
61cm (W) x 92cm (H)
Oil paint on linen
61cm (W) x 46cm (H)
Oil painting on canvas
51cm (W) x 46cm (H)
Oil paint on canvas, framed
51cm (W) x 46cm (H)
Oil paint on canvas, framed