Lisa Mitchell is an award-winning Maryland artist who works in both oil and pastel. She has been juried into significant plein air competitions including Plein Air Easton, Paint Annapolis, Mountain Plein Air, Plein Air Curacao, Easels in Frederick and Gunpowder Falls Plein Air to name a few.
Respected by her peers she served as President of the Maryland Pastel Society 2005 -2007. Lisa is a Signature Member of the Maryland Pastel Society, and the Maryland Portrait Painters Society. She is also a member of the prestigious Washington Society of Landscape Painters and the Mid-Atlantic Plein Air Painterís Association.
Mitchell has been published in Pastel Journal, December 2010, with a tour of her art studio; in April 2011 featuring her painting, "Look Beneath the Surface" and for receiving two Honorable Mention award in the 2012 Pastel 100 competition in the landscape and portrait category.
Lisa believes in continually improving her skills by attending international conferences as well as national workshops. She has studied with nationally known artists Doug Dawson, Bob Rohm, Richard McKinley, Kenn Backaus, Kim English, David Leffel, Sherrie McGraw, Peter Fiore and Susan Ogilvie.
Lisa Mitchell received her formal art education at the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, concentrating her studies in Illustration and Graphic Design. She began her career as a portrait painter painting childrenís portraits. She has since expanded her focus to include paintings of landscapes en plein air and in the studio, still life and figurative works. Lisaís paintings are represented by the McBride Gallery in Annapolis, MD. and The South Street Art Guild in Easton, MD.
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