Lisa Pressman, American abstract painter, was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey in 1958. She earned her BA in Art from Douglass College, Rutgers University and her MFA from Bard College.
Lisa’s paintings have been featured since 1981 in solo and group exhibitions in museums and galleries throughout the USA and internationally including The Hunderton Art Museum, Clinton, NJ, Butters Gallery, Portland, OR, Susan Eley Fine Arts, NY, NY, Causey Contemporary, NY, NY, The Curator Gallery, NY, NY, Rosenfeld Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, and OTA Contemporary, Sante Fe, NM.
Lisa is a core instructor for R&F Handmade Paints in Kingston, NY and a workshop instructor for Gamblin Artists Colors. She is an annual presenter and instructor at the International Encaustic Conference in Provincetown, MA and teaches workshops in both encaustic and oil and cold wax mediums throughout the U.S.
Lisa currently lives and works in West Orange, New Jersey.
“My work embodies a visual synthesis of stored memory. Personal recollections, both vivid and vague, build and decompose over time. Each painting, with its complex layered surface, elicits a visceral response, reshaping its own new history. “ LP
June 9th, 2018 | 32 mins 50 secs
art life, lisa pressman, painting, rebecca crowell, teaching art
Rebecca Crowell talks with her good friend Lisa Pressman about painting, teaching, and what you learn from years of making art.