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Borsheims/ Berkshire Hathaway event

Borsheims/ Berkshire Hathaway event

  This weekend Omaha will welcome people from all over the world for the annual Berkshire Hathway Shareholders meeting, to celebrate all things "Warren".I am excited to represent our great state as a Nebraska artist, they are selling my cards, prints and puzzles...

I Left My Heart in San Francisco

I Left My Heart in San Francisco

I Left My Heart in San Francisco  I was thrilled to participate in two terrific events this spring. One was at Lied Performing Arts  Table Inspirations event & the second was Symphony Guild Table Art event. The money raised by The Friends of Lied helps provide...

Quilt Card & Puzzle Process

Quilt Card & Puzzle Process

A new card and the process!  This is a new project I have been working on and I wanted to show you my process. These are photos showing my process in designing a crazy quilt card for Joslyn Art Museum. The card was for the quilt exhibit, Patterns and Purpose, which is...

My Biltmore Estates Process

My Biltmore Estates Process

I put together this short video about the project I did for the Biltmore Estate. You've been with me on this journey so I wanted to share this with all of you! Thank you so much for your ongoing encouragement and support. -Lisa My Biltmore Project

Join us September 20th at Village Needleworks!

Join us September 20th at Village Needleworks!

On Thursday I paid a visit to Village Needleworks for the unveiling of the hand-painted canvas of my Nebraska design. Janet Eskridge is the Lincoln artist who reproduced the design and did an incredible job capturing all the details and colors! I will be joining...

Happy One Year Anniversary to Jeff & Sarah

Happy One Year Anniversary to Jeff & Sarah

In honor of my son's one year wedding anniversary, I wanted to share some of the pieces I created for their wedding events. The first piece I am going to share is the Save The Date card I created for Jeff and Sarah. He proposed on a glacier in Alaska, so that is what...

Biltmore Process & Trip

Biltmore Process & Trip

I am so excited to be working with the Biltmore Estates and creating the Biltmore Estates out of paper. The original will be framed and on display at the estate for Christmas. I am so honored to be asked to do this and want to share my process with you along the way....

I’m starting a collaboration with Village Needleworks!

I’m starting a collaboration with Village Needleworks!

I’m starting a collaboration with Village Needleworks! We’re working with the owner, Mary Kudlacek de Souza, to have some of my designs painted on needlepoint canvas. I had a meeting yesterday at Village Needleworks to take the next step in our collaboration. I met...

Dancing Classrooms

Dancing Classrooms

In 2013, along with retiring from teaching, becoming an artist and growing my business, I also became a Dancing Classroom Teaching Artist! I teach ballroom dancing in the schools through the Dancing Classrooms program which uses dance to strengthen communities and...

Mater for Duchesne Academy

Mater for Duchesne Academy

I did a commission piece of Mater for Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart, Omaha. I love how it turned out & it is such an honor to have my art hanging in their school. Please check out this video, it shares my thoughts and process in creating this piece. [video...

AmericasMart Atlanta Adventure

AmericasMart Atlanta Adventure

  I had the opportunity to exhibited at AmericasMart Atlanta January 11th-15th. There was 50,000 potential buyers to see my art!  The Atlanta experience was challenging, scary, fun and very productive! I will always be glad I put myself out there but I couldn’t...

Children of the World

Children of the World

This was my 2016 Christmas card, which I sent to my friends and family. The world news during the holiday season in 2016 was filled with stories of children suffering the consequences of adult politics. Those children weighed heavy on my heart, and their...

My mentor and friend—Diane Murphy

My mentor and friend—Diane Murphy

In 1970, a very shy, self conscience girl signed up for a beginning art class her sophmore year at Westside. It is still a mystery why she signed up for the class because she hadn't ever thought of herself as artistic or creative, even though she'd spent...

Dundee Presbyterian Church

Dundee Presbyterian Church

Dundee Presbyterian Church celebrated their 115th Anniversary in 2016, in commemoration I was commissioned to do a piece of art representing the beautiful sanctuary. This was a unique challenge but one I was honored to do. Referencing photographs, I worked...

artVentures 2016

artVentures 2016

I was honored to be one of the Nebraska artists working with the Girl Scouts in a program called artVenture. artVenture is a unique Girl Scouts program that matches small groups of girls with professional artists in a collaborative setting. Their original...

Heritage Award for Women in the Arts

Heritage Award for Women in the Arts

I was recently honored to receive the national Heritage Award for Women in Art, an award given by the DAR, this National Award is designed to recognize women in the community for outstanding achievement in the non-performance arts. The criteria for the...