NATURE IN PASTELS
Summer - Fall 2020
“I discovered the art of pastels when touring an artists studio several years ago, and fell in love with her pastel box. Through this medium, I became inspired by the beauty, serenity and complexity of nature- landscapes, seascapes, and skyscapes.”
After studying Design and Environmental Analysis at Cornell University, Lisa enjoyed a career of over 30 years as a residential Interior Designer and owner of Aubergine Interiors LLC. based in New York City, the Hamptons and Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. There she gained national attention with features in prestigious publications including House Beautiful, House Beautiful Home Decorating, Florida Design, Interior Design, Maison Francaise, and Cosmopolitan. Recently introduced to pastels and oils as art mediums, and becoming inspired by the beauty of the natural landscape, has led to the creation of her first pieces with a delicate blend of representational art with a bit of abstraction. Currently a member of the Vero Beach Art Club, the Pastel Society of America, Artist Alliance of East Hampton, The Wednesday Group Painters of the East End, and is the Vice President of the Vero Beach Branch of the National League of Pen Women.She won national attention with her piece “Hampton Shores” in December 2017 with her selection as Art of the Week for the Nation League of Pen Women. Her works can be found in private collections around the country, and she has exhibited at local art shows, galleries and fairs.