Bio: Lisa Stauffer received her Master’s in Design from the University Of Minnesota, and she studied Illustration at Parson’s School of Design (NYC). She continued to take workshops from nationally recognized painters whose work inspires her, including Albert Handell, Richard McKinley, Sally Strand and Anita Louise West. She has taught art at the University of Minnesota, the Northern Clay Center in Minneapolis, and the Waterfront Art Works in Duluth, where she currently resides.She was awarded Master Circle status by the International Association Of Pastel Societies (IAPS) in 2009. She was awarded the H.K. Holbein Award at the Pastel Society Of America Show at the National Arts Club in New York City, September 2010, and her painting was one of twenty chosen by the Director of the Butler Institute Of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio, to travel to their exhibit American Pastels, 2010. Lisa is represented by Waters of Superior, the Art Dock and Lizzard's Gallery in Duluth.
Medium : Pastel. Lisa says: I often use a watercolor underpainting as a setup for the pastel layers in my work, which adds the interplay of transparent and opaque mediums to the visual quality of the final piece.
Subjects: Landscape, especially en plein air; Still life.
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