Mishak is a poet, artist, writer, curator, musician, journalist and film maker. He currently covers visual arts for Cleveland Scene Magazine. He has been making art and curating art shows in Cleveland since 2000. He has curated over 100 exhibitions, events and performances in his career. His shows have included titles such as, “Sex as a Drug,” “Fear and Death” and "“Aminials" (A Non-Traditional Animal Exhibition)." His most celebrated exhibition was “All the King’s Horses” which was an annual exhibition and a blind collaboration between artists and musicians which he spear-headed back in 2003.
He graduated from Cleveland State University with a BA in both Studio Art and Creative Writing and is where he received a Merit Scholarship in Visual Art. He was the winner of the 2008 Cleveland State University Creative Writing Competition. He interned at The Cleveland Museum of Art in both the Education and Marketing Departments. He has been exhibiting in Cleveland for over 20 years. He wrote and directed a feature drama, called “Long Way to Oblivion” which included an all-Cleveland cast sound track and which premiered in the 35th Annual Cleveland International Film Festival. He is the principal song writer and creative force behind the Cleveland-based band, Kid Tested who have met modest success and have done some light touring in the U.S. His work exhibits a controlled abandoned, it has been called existential, poetic and it gives the participant a feeling of unpretentious joy and exhilaration. He currently resides in Cleveland, Ohio with his feline, Edgar.