Lisa Lebofsky’s paintings explore our emotional and physical relationship with nature. She holds her BFA in metals from SUNY New Paltz, and MFA in painting from New York Academy of Art. In addition to solo and group exhibitions nationally and internationally, her work has been exhibited in museums and universities across the nation such as in the New Bedford Whaling Museum, MA; Shelburne Museum, VT; Lehman College, NY; Pima Air and Space Museum, AZ; and a visit to El Museo de la Ciudad de Mexico. She is the recipient of several awards including: Bronx Recognizes Its Own (BRIO) Grant (2010 and 2014), and residencies in: Terra Nova National Park, Newfoundland; New Bedford Whaling Museum, MA; Saltonstall, Ithaca, NY; Jennifer Keefe Studio, Fogo Island, Newfoundland; Cuttyhunk, MA; Jentel, WY; Shenandoah National Park, VA. Her work has been published in American Art Collector, New York Magazine, Huffington Post, Poets and Artists Magazine, The Stone Canoe Journal, and The Figure: Painting, Drawing, and Sculpture by Rizzoli, among others. Lebofsky finds inspiration by traveling extensively to immerse herself in different environments. Travels include Antarctica, Labrador, Greenland, and The Maldives. Currently, Lisa is in the midst of a multiyear mission to paint across North America to better know the changes happening in our environment and the people it is affecting.