Department Chair and Professor
Laura Lisbon is an professor in the Painting and Drawing program of the Department of Art. Professor Lisbon received her BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and an MFA at Syracuse University. Her paintings exhibit nationally and internationally including in New York City, England, Holland and France. The Wexner Center for the Arts produced an exhibition and catalogue of her paintings in 1995. Professor Lisbon's essays about contemporary painting have been published in DIALOGUE and BEAUTY IS NOWHERE: ETHICAL ISSUES IN ART AND DESIGN. In 2001 Professor Lisbon co-curated an international contemporary painting exhibition, AS PAINTING: DIVISION AND DISPLACEMENT, at the Wexner Center for the Arts and contributed to a substantial catalogue and symposium for the exhibition. With co-curators Phillip Armstrong and Stephen Melville, Professor Lisbon is co-editor for the year 2000 issue of the Belgian theoretical journal, LA PART DE L'OEIL In 2010, she exhibited works in “Le Paradox du Diaphane et du Mur” at the Tanneries and Galerie L’AGART in Amilly, France with artists, Vincent Peraro, Bernard Moninot and Toni Grand. In 2011, she served as a Fulbright Specialist Scholar at Central Saint Martins, London where she also participated in an international symposium on the tableau. Lisbon is on the Editorial Board of the new Journal of Contemporary Painting.