A contemporary artist trained in the traditional style, Lisa was born in New Jersey in 1972, moved to Florida when she was nine. She showed a gift at a very young age. Throughout her education she studied drawing and painting and won many awards for her skills. Lisa earned her Bachelors of Fine Arts from the University of South Florida. During that time she explored many mediums, techniques and styles only to gravitate back to painting. She continue to self educate herself in art history and technique through various travels and extensive readings. Lisa then studied under a traditional oil painter and extended her repertoire of knowledge by painting various masterpieces from the 1600’s.
As an art professor and educator she continued to hone her skills as she shared her techniques and knowledge. During her time teaching public and private students she worked on her Master of Education and traveled abroad. Lisa’s travels throughout Europe has influence her style and technique. The old world masters are prevalent throughout her work. Much of Lisa’s work is in private or public collections and is sold in galleries throughout the southeast.
Lisa and her husband have a son and a daughter, who give much inspiration to her work. Her interest in bodybuilding assists in her studies of the figure. Often you can catch her painting with her faithful dog under her easel. She continues to feed her passion of painting daily and looks for new inspiration in everything that she does.