Lisa Blas: Tuesday, November 10th, 10:30-12 noon in the 2nd floor Recital Hall of the COM Building

Lisa Blas - 11.10.2015Lisa Blas is a visual artist of Guamanian / Italian-American descent working in painting,
collage, photography, and installation. Based in New York, she draws from art history,
nature, and current events to reflect on specific cultural and political legacies, past and
present. She has exhibited nationally and internationally, while living and working in Los
Angeles, Washington, DC, Lille, France and Brussels, Belgium during the years of 2001
– 2012. Concurrent with exhibiting her work, Blas has taught across disciplines in Fine
Art and Art History at the undergraduate and graduate level, with a special focus on the museum and historical archives. Recent solo exhibitions are LISA BLAS / Still Lifes, Sometimes Repeated at Rossicontemporary, Brussels, LISA BLAS / As if pruning a tree, after Matisse at Musée Matisse, Cateau-Cambrésis, France, and group exhibitions A Particular Kind of Solitude: An exhibition inspired by the writings of Robert Walser at the Elizabeth Street Garden, New York, and Sensations That Announce The Future at Evergreen College Gallery, Olympia, Washington. She is currently working on a project for the forthcoming issue of Public Art Dialogue: The Dilemma of Public Art’s Permanence, to be published in winter 2016.
B.A. 1996 University of Southern California / Political Science
M.F.A. 2001 Claremont Graduate University / Painting

This entry was posted in 2015-2016. Bookmark the permalink.