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Salgian, Mitzura

Mitzura Salgian

Part-time Lecturer

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  • Email: salgianm@newschool.edu


  • Mitzura Salgian is an American Illustrator and Fine Artist of Romanian origin. Born in Bucharest, she received MFA from the Institute of Fine Arts in her native city.After moving to the United States in the late seventies, Mitzura began her artistic career as an editorial and advertising Illustrator, for clients like The New York Times, General Electric, Games and Health magazines.Mitzura was commissioned by major publishers: Random House, Harper-Collins, Ballantine, Bantam, Harlequin, Pocket Books, Dell, Zebra, Thorndike Press; and by companies like Lenox and The Bradford Exchange.Among the Best-Seller Authors whose book jackets have been illustrated by Mitzura Salgian are: Agatha Christie, John Updike, Eric Lustbader, Anne Perry, Jude Deveraux, Bryce Courtenay, Liza Cody, Lavyrle Spencer, Paul Theroux.Mitzura's paintings have been exhibited at the Society of Illustrators and Museum of American Illustration, the National Arts Club, the Salmagundi Club Galleries, the New York University Washington Square East Galleries, Nina's Choice Gallery at Bergdorf Goodman, the New Britain Museum of American Art, the Butler Institute of American Art, the Trenton City Museum, the Attleboro Arts Museum, the Turtle Bay Museum, the Danville Museum of Fine Arts And History, the Huntsville Museum of Art, the Museum of Texas Tech University, Bergstrom-Mahler Museum, the World Bank Auditorium.Mitzura's work is part of the permanent collection of the New Britain Museum of American Art.Mitzura teaches at Parsons The New School for Design.She is a member of the Executive Board of the Allied Artists of America.

    Research Interests:
    color theory ,drawing,illustration,painting


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