AWARDS:
2015 Honorable Mention at 6th Annual ISAP International Open Online Show
2014 2nd Prize Winner: The American Artists Professional League: Still Life Show.
2012 ‘Elected  Member’ of AAPL.
2012 1st Place Winner: International Society of Acrylic Painters 5th Annual Signature Members On-line Exhibit.
2012 Daler-Rowney Award: ISAP 4th Annual Open On-line International Exhibit.
2010 Finalist:  in the International Artist Magazine’s Challenge  # 56 'Florals &  Gardens' Competition.
2010 Second Prize Award  in  the American Jewish  Artists Club’s juried exhibition.
2009 'Signature Member' of ISAP
2008 Second Prize Award in the American Jewish Artists Club's juried exhibition.
2007 Award of Excellence and a free website in the 'Master Class Plus' section of the American Juried Art Salon's website, after being juried into three consecutive shows in 2006-2007
2006 Third Prize: Skokie Art Guild: Annual Fall Show
   
EXHIBITS:
2013 American Artists Professional League: 85th Grand National Exhibition Online [juried].
2012 AAPL: Synchronicity Fine Arts Gallery, N.Y.C., Members Exhibit.
2012 AAPL : 84th Grand National Exhibition Online. [juried]
2011 Swedish – American Museum, ‘Gift of Hope’ Exhibit.
2010 13th Annual ISAP International Exhibition. [juried]
2009 2nd Annual ISAP On Line International Open Exhibition. [juried]
2008 1st Annual ISAP On Line International Open Exhibition. [juried]
2008 American Jewish Artists Club Exhibition at the 'Chicago Cultural Center'. [juried]
2008 Gallery 659, Glenco, IL
   
SOLO SHOWS:
2008 Lincolnwood Bank, Lincolnwood, IL
2007 Devonshire Cultural Center, Skokie, IL
   
PUBLICATIONS:
2014 'Twilight in Solon' in 'Painting in Acrylics: The Indispensable Guide' book by Lorena Kloosterboer
2013 AAPL: 84th Grand National Exhibition Catalogue
2012 AAPL: 85th Grand National Exhibition Catalogue
2010 "International Artist Magazine" # 72 April/May issue, Finalist in Competition.
1984 "The American Music Teacher" Cover: Portrait of Zoltan Kodaly, the composer.
   
MEMBER:
2012 American Artists Professional League: 'Elected Member'
2008 International Society of Acrylic Painters, Signature Member since 2009
2007 The Portrait Society of America.
   
EDUCATION:
Oakton College: Prof. James Krauss
Northshore Art League: Joan T. Weinger
Evanston Art Center
JCC: Pat Ohlson
Livia Ayal is a graduate of 'Franz Liszt Academy of Music'; a pianist and a Nationally Certified piano teacher.
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