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Lisa Bryson, Adjunct Instructor

Lisa Bryson is a San Diego, California native. She has a BFA in painting from Arizona State University and an MA in Art Education from Boston University. In May 2017, Lisa was awarded a Master of Fine Arts in Painting from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and was granted a Teaching Fellowship from UMD. Her work has shown regionally, nationally and internationally. In 2017, Lisa’s work was exhibited in the highly competitive Manifest International Exhibition Master Pieces, as well as a finalist in both the Manifest Grand Jury Prize and the 8th Annual Manifest Prize. Her work has been in several publications and most recently was accepted into the International Painting Annual 9 publication. In April of 2018, Lisa was awarded the prestigious Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant in painting.                                                                                                    

Education

  • 2017 MFA, Painting, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Dartmouth, Massachusetts
  • 2014 MAE, Art Education, Boston University, Boston,Massachusetts

Courses Taught

  • Visual Arts in the Classroom 1 - ART319

Experience in Field

  • 2019 Sinks and Chairs, Manifest Creative Research Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
  • 2018 - Solo Exhibition - The Face of Communication: A Contemporary Narrative, Veltz Fine Art Gallery
  • 2019 Paisanos USA, International Traveling Exhibition, CA and Mexico
  • 2018 14th Annual Magnitude Seven, Manifest Creative Research Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
  • 2018 Cas'Caras Portrait Art Exhibition, Studio C, San Diego, CA
  • 2018 Small Image Show, Gallery 21, CA Juror, Maria Mingalone, Executive Director Oceanside Museum of Art, CA

 

 

Awards and Honors

  • 2018 Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant, Montreal Canada
  • 2016–2017 Teaching Fellowship, College of Visual and Performing Arts, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, MA
  • 2018 Manifest 9th Annual Manifest Prize, Top Ten Semi-Finalist, Manifest Creative Research Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
  • 2017 Manifest 8th Annual Manifest Prize, Top Ten Semi-Finalist, Manifest Creative Research Gallery, Cincinnati, OH