Children, Teens*, After-School & Home-School Classes, Click Here
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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.
Full Calendar pdf.
ALL Classes are in Sterling
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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* Featured Artist at Montgomery Art
Association Gallery at Westfields
Wheaton Mall near the Costco entrance,
Wheaton, MD June 28-July 31. opening
reception 7/10, 1-5pm, www.montgomeryart.org
* Colored Pencil Society of America's
Explore This! 12, I am honored to announce that
my piece "Percipience", was accepted into CPSA's
Explore This! 12 online show. The show may be viewed
on the cpsa.org website for all of 2016.
Yes, these receptions & shows are open to the
public. Keep your eye on this space for more
exhibition dates like the Kensington Labor
Day Show and the Waterford Fair.
|The Love in Her Eyes, colored pencil,
graphite, ink, & pastel, 19 x 14",
winner of the Friends Choice award at the Franklin
Park Arts Center's Black & White Show, January 2015
(click on image to enlarge)
commissions of your pets available
|The Conversion, 100% colored pencil, 19 x 25"
Awarded Best in Show at the Franklin Park Arts Center's Gifts from the Sea Exhibit 2015, Public Vote Award
from Strathmore Artist Papers UK water-themed competition 2015 , honorable mention/portraiture at the
MAA 2015 Labor Day Show, honorable mention at the 2015 Yellow Barn Members Show at Glen Echo
(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 & Our Daily Bread.
original and prints available