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* Teens are always welcome in designated TEEN classes as well as any Adult classes & Workshops. Weekly teen
home-school and evening classes may be priced differently than adult/teen classes.
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Why take Art with an Artist?
The best teachers I ever had were artists themselves. In fact the Corcoran School of Art required teachers be
working artists. But I had artist-teachers from 1st grade on. Their approach is not the same as just an art educator,
it is born out of the process of making art, going through the art education process and yes, even making the
mistakes along the way. Take advantage of my 18 years of teaching, & 50-some years as an art student & artist!
"I looked at what the other Art classes were doing and thought this is no where near what my daughter
was bringing home from Lisa's classes. My daughter was doing real Art, these other classes just offered art activities
the children could have done on their own."
"When I got to college, I was completely prepared for everything they were teaching, in fact I had done most
of it before"
"You are the most influential artist I have known. I thought of all you had taught me even as I completed my
degree in digital arts."
"My son (7 years old at the time) attended art classes provided by Lisa. She did a wonderful job working with my
son who is an odd combination of being a very intelligent boy, but also one who has sensory integration dysfunction
(which affects his behavior). Lisa's instruction not only provided a basis for new skills in various forms of
art, but also helped him mature and develop teamwork and interpersonal skills."
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Upcoming Exhibitions &
* New Masters Art Gallery, Solo Spotlight Show, "Telling Stories"
Feb 28th - Mar 25th. Opening Reception Friday Mar. 3rd, 6-9pm.
Narrative works of portraiture by Lis Zadravec. See what this work tells you.
Other featured Solo Artists are Ken Bachman, Sara Bardin and Mary Morris.
Find what you love in this group solo Spring Emergence exhibition. Tues.-Sat.
10am-4pm and Every First Friday 6-9pm.... Always FREE and open to the
public. New Masters Art Gallery features some of the area's top realist artists.
Ample free parking. Metro accessible: Twinbrook (Red Line)
* "Women's Club of Chevy Chase 42nd Annual Show &
Sale", at the WCCC, 7931 Connecticut Ave., Chevy Chase MD. Show Hours
(Free and open to the public) Friday, 3/31, 2-5pm, Saturday, 4/1, 11am-5pm,
Sunday, 4/2, 1-5pm. Champagne Reception -- $5 at the door Friday, March
31, 7-9pm, 8pm Judge's commentary. More information at
* Colored Pencil Society of America's "Explore This! 13", I
am honored and thrilled that my piece, "Facing the Shadows", was
accepted into the Colored Pencil Society of America's online exhibit,
Explore This! 13. This is my third consecutive year having work accepted
which earns me the Signature Status of CPX with CPSA. The show may be
viewed on the cpsa.org website from Feb. 1, 2017 to Jan. 31, 2018.
Keep your eye on this space for more exhibition dates!
|The Dangling Conversation, 100% colored pencil, 15 x 25"
juried into the Figuratively Speaking exhibit at Gallery Underground 2016
(click on image to enlarge)
|Lis has an article in this
magazine and has a step-by-step
feature in this book, Click on
images to order your copies!
|Looking Back, 100% colored pencil, 9.5 x 10"
1st Place 2015 CPSA Metro DC109 Members Show, Winner of the 2015 Kamen Grand
Prize at the Wheaton Arts Festival and the March 2014 CPAL Featured Artist Bruynzeel
Award, Named as favorite & a "masterpiece" by Ann Kullberg in July's CP Magazine
|In Print... click images to read articles
|Little Wing, 100% colored pencil, 20 x 19"
1st place Best in Media at the Artful Living 2016 Seeing the Beauty Within Show
with Fairfax Spotlight on the Arts & finalist in Artspace Herndon's 8th Annual
Portrait Competiion juriied into Yellow Barn's 22Annual Members Show.
original and prints available
|Facing the Shadows, colored pencil & watercolor, 16 x 20",Juried into CPSA's Colored Pencil Explore
13, juried into Strathmore's 26th annual juried show, La Vie en Bleu (click on image to enlarge)