1983 MFA, Painting, Bard College, Annandale-on-the-Hudson, NY

1979 BA, Fine Arts Douglass College, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

 Areas of Specialization:

Painting • Experimental Drawing • 2D Design • Encaustic • Professional Development • Color  Theory • Drawing and Perspective • Sculpture

Workshops Taught
student work and lisa


Approaching Abstraction in the Landscape
Beginning and Advanced Encaustic

Color Theory
Drawing and Perspective
Encaustic, Layered Media
Encaustic Intensive
Experimental Drawing Workshop
Fundamentals of Design
Layered Media and Encaustic

Painting and Mixed Media
Pigment Stick Workshop
Using Painting to Discover Your Voice

Workshops & Classes Taught at following locations:

Art in the Frame, Cortona Tuscany

Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN

Art Institute of New York City, NY
Cullowhee Mountain Arts, Cullowhee, NC
Newark Museum, Newark NJ
Pacific Northwest School of Art, Portland, OR
Penland School of Arts and Crafts, Penland, NC
Peter’s Valley Arts and Crafts Center, Layton, NJ
Printmaking Council, Somerset, NJ
R&F Handmade Paint, Kingston, NY
Ringling School of Art, Sarasota, FL
Snow Farm, Williamsburg, MA
Southwest School of Art, San Antonio, TX
The Encaustic Center, Dallas, TX
Truro Canter for the Arts at Castle Hill, Truro, MA

*Gamblin Dedicated Workshop Instructor
*R&F Core Instructor

To read  Blog Posts about Workshops:

Jane Davies Studios  • Lisa Pressman at R&F Handmade Paints

Anna Wagner-Ott’s  Exploration in Encaustic •  Lisa Pressman’s Workshop

Judy Wise’s Blog  •  Lisa Pressman and Elise Wagner Workshop

Marji’s Art and Life • Alchemy of Process, ….. and the New World of Cold Wax

Terry Jarrard-Dimond Studio 24-7 • Oil Sticks, Oil Paint, Cold Wax, Lisa Pressman, Cullowhee Mountain Arts and Western Carolina University

Rochelle Weiner Fine Art  Experimenting with Pigment Sticks