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Born in Bradford 1983. Lisa studied Art and Design at Bradford College, completing her degree in 2010.

She now spends the majority of her time painting at her studio at the South Square Gallery, Thornton, Bradford.

Lisa explores expectations of performance, entrapment, and the balances between freedom and domination. Her work explores fear, violence (particularly within this so-called social recession), the supposed influx in violent behavior and deterioration of society and morals. She enjoys exploring social and political ideas and concepts through painting.


2004 NCFE Foundation certificate in creative craft
2006 AQA Access course Certificate for mature students- Art & Design
2010 BA (Hons) Art & Design


2010 Her painting ‘Auguste’ won round seven of the Saatchi ‘Showdown’ competition.
2011 She was awarded the Joan day painting bursary for promising emerging artists, by the South Square Gallery.

Solo exhibitions

2010/2011/2012 Ruthworths Fine Art
2011 Bradford Chambers of commerce
2011 Laisterdike Business centre
2011 South Square Gallery
2012 South Square Vegetarian Cafe

Group exhibitions

2010 Bradford Degree show, Yorkshire craft centre
2010 Bradford Playhouse, Little Germany
2011 Pop Up art space, Bradford
2011 Saatchi Gallery, London
2011 Waterstreet Gallery, Todmorden
2012 Rushworths Fine Art
2012 Bradford Open Studios

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