New Works on Paper
Oldwick Artist Returns
Lisa is an abstract expressionist working in a modern impressionistic painting / collage style.
She draws her inspiration from nature, relationships and the contrasting depths between
shapes, colors and space.
She received a Bachelor’s of Fine Art from the Tyler School of Fine Arts at Temple University in
Pennsylvania in 1966. During the 70’s, she attended the Art Students League in New York City
where she studied with renowned modernist Knox Martin and Peter Golfinopoulos.
She was a scholarship student for several years at the Provincetown Workshop on Cape
Cod and worked with Leo Manso and Victor Candell. Her work was shown in various group
shows, and she was a runner up for a renowned year abroad offered by the Art Students League.
Lisa had a loft in New York and immersed herself in to the New York art scene. She found she
possessed a keen eye and developed a powerful sense of real and surreal in contrast with
her existence with nature and received the beginning of some recognition.
After several years she came to a crossroad. Understanding that art is a full time commitment,
she realized early on she was not ready to live with the struggle that was ahead of her.
While her love for the arts never left her, Lisa left the New York art scene and took a hiatus
from her art.
She went on to become a successful, highly regarded business woman, and to have a family.
In 2012 the love of her life was diagnosed with cancer. This stirred those deep, driving
emotions and rekindled her passion for her art. She was ready to start painting again.
Now devoting her energy full time to her art, Lisa has opened a studio at 40 Pottersville
Road, Bedminster, New Jersey.
Lisa’s work has been shown at Riverside Studio, in Pottersville New Jersey, Connextions
Easton Pennsylvania and at New Century Artist Galley in Chelsea, New York.
Hunterdon Art Museum - Clinton NJ
Hive Gallery - Chester NJ
LBI Arts Foundation Loveladies NJ
New Works on Paper |
Red Thoughts |
Beyond Blue |
Current Exhibition |
Past Exhibitions |
Artist Statement |
Art Space: 40 Pottersville Road, Bedminster NJ, 07921
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