Lisa Pressman, an American abstract painter, was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey in 1958. She earned a BA in Art from Douglass College of Rutgers University and an MFA from Bard College. Recent exhibitions include Susan Eley Fine Arts, Addington Gallery in Chicago, Circa Gallery, Minneapolis Others include. The Hunterdon Art Museum, Clinton NJ; The Cape Cod Museum, of Fine Arts, Dennis MA; and OTA Contemporary in Santa Fe. In 2020 she will be having a solo show at the Mulvane Art Museum in Topeka,KS Her work has been exhibited extensively throughout the U.S. and abroad. Numerous private and public collections include her paintings.
In addition to teaching hundreds of independent workshops and private mentoring program ,her credentials include R&F Handmade Paints Core Teaching Artist and instructor for Gamblin Artists Colors. She is an annual presenter and educator at the International Encaustic Conference in Provincetown, MA. Her signature teaching is to cultivate the visual voice of each student in the mediums of encaustic, oil and cold wax throughout the U.S. and Europe.