For over fifteen years Lisa has been teaching, and organizing Botanical Art workshops and studio art classes for museums, resorts, and traditional educational organizations. She enjoys arranging specialized classes and integrating botanical art with academic subjects. In 2014, wIth partial support from the ASBA and Peak Institute, Lisa taught a class in Grenada, West Indies. Besides currently teaching botanical classes at University of New Mexico, and Santa Fe Community College. Other previous teaching locations include the Santa Fe Art Institute, Adirondack Museum, Ghost Ranch, and Denver Botanical Gardens - to name a few. She earned her MA in Illustration at Syracuse University with an emphasis in marketing Botanical and Floral art.
Her freelance artwork has been featured in numerous venues. In 2013, Lisa's New Mexico Sunflower painting, was accepted in the juried group show at Santa Fe Community Gallery. She has exhibited at major home and gift trade shows in New York City where she licensed her artwork with major gift companies. The Museum of New Mexico Foundation invited her to give Art licensing presentations for professional development artist groups. In 2010 she illustrated a published children’s picture book to accompany a plush character, which was awarded one of the “top fifty most innovative products” at the Las Vegas Children’s Trade Show. Lisa's botanical art is currently represented in galleries in South Carolina, and Santa Fe.
Lisa is owner of True Gesso Panels - manufacturing and selling traditional gesso panels to artists world wide.