Lisa, a native Chicagoan, has been a ceramic artist and instructor for over 30 years. Her work reflects a range of interests from decorative tiles to architecturally inspired vessels. Lisa has led many specialty workshops in the area.
- Grinnell College
- The School of the Art Institute of Chicago – post-graduate studies
Areas of focus:
Hand building, wheel throwing, sculpture, pastels, pencil, charcoal
- 500 Tiles, pub. Lark Books – 2008
- 500 Teapots, pub. Lark Books – 2013
- Ceramics Monthly – 2012
Lisa’s teaching style:
She emphasizes understanding aesthetic and technical aspects of ceramics. She introduces historical and contemporary examples for inspiration and context. Lisa also leads open-ended creativity exercises that promote the individual voice and perspective.
Lisa loves EAC because . . .
She has been working at the center for ten years, and she has always found students to be intelligent, worldly and like family.