MY CREATIVE SIDE
How I Release
A passionate Community Activist, philanthropist and Army Veteran and founder of Sip and Shot Us is a self taught artist who has created such collections as Wood Illusion, Life and Shattered Glass Collection is widely recognized for her unique ability to capture emotions through her art. She is innovative with her use of materials and ability to manipulate light, shadow, and space to create the illusory effect of her artwork lifting off the canvas, glass, or wood.
Lisa considers her style to be an eclectic mix of expressionism and realism with multi-layered images that often projects a three-dimensional quality has had the privilege of opening for icons such as Stevie Wonder and her art is currently being featured in various universities and celebrity homes however, she remains most humbled from being Commissioned by the Pentagon to produce a commemorative piece called "Honor 911" in honor of those who lost their lives in the 9/11 tragedy.
Her artworks, both cultural and sensual, also graces the walls of President of Federally Employed Women, New York Jets' Kris Jenkins, NBA basketball star Chris Webber, singer Anthony Hamilton, producer Yvette Lee Bowser, entertainers the Wayans, Rufus Rivers, numerous homes in New York, Detroit, Atlanta, Los Angeles, St. Croix, and the DMV area.
In 2007 and 2008 Lisa and NY Jet Pro Bowler Kris Jenkins founded and hosted the Washington DC International Arts Expo held at the Washington DC Convention Center for emerging artist to be introduced and recognized by the local and national arts community. A year later, this event would feature 100 of the most celebrated artists in the world and raise more than 7K for Hoop Dreams foundation and the Dr. King Memorial.
2022 Powerful Exhibition
2020 - 2021Proudly served on Loudoun County Arts Advisory Committee
2021 Federally Employed Women National Commencement Print
2021 VIP Walkthrough Fashion Show,
2022The Ninety Nine Percent Complete Exhibit
2019 Sheehy Infinity Solo Art Showcase
2019 Loudoun 99% Complete Solo Exhibit
2017 Washington Nationals Association Project
2014 H ST. Community Paint for a Cause Fundraiser
2013 Reflection on Glass DC Solo
2013 World Bank Art All Night Team Builder
2010 Beyond Words Fashion Show
2010 Reflections Exhibition DC Solo, Heroes Exhibition
2009 Wood Illusions Howard University Solo
2009 Solo opener for Stevie Wonder Maya Foundation fundraiser
2008 Howard University Office of Director of Armour J. Blackburn University Center Outstanding Support of the Arts & Youth Award
2008 Honda Expo Student Union Solo
2008 The Washington DC Convention Center International Fine Art Exhibition 100 Artists
2007 The Washington DC Convention Center International Fine Art Exhibition 100 Artists
2007 Moods Experience Solo Exhibition
2005 - 2006 Silver Star Art Seminar & Competition
2005 Reflections Experiment Solo Exhibition
2004 A Better Chance NY Solo Exhibition
2001 Pentagon Commission honoring victims "Honor 911"