Lisa is a practicing textile artist, as well as having the privilege of teaching within Further and Higher Education. She has taught in this sector for over 20 years; delivering lectures, seminars, supervising and providing tutorial support for both written and practical research and creative art, design and craft projects. She has a MA in Post-Compulsory Education.
Lisa has always had a passion for underpinning creative practice with theory and this manifests itself in her own work, and also in her approach to teaching. The ambition to extend confidence in working conceptually and using research methodologies with relevance in creative practice has a particular resonance to her role as a maker and tutor.
As a practicing maker, Lisa belongs to an exhibiting group called Fibre Art Wales. She is secretary for the group and has been a member for over 10 years. Lisa is part of the exhibition planning and organising team, working with various arts institutions and museums. As a member of the group Lisa is involved in producing and exhibiting textile pieces for gallery exhibitions and touring shows.
Lisa teaches on MA Contemporary Crafts at HCA, but also teaches textile and stitch workshops, give artist talks, undertakes artist in residence opportunities, and exhibits in group and solo shows in the UK and US. Lisa has a research interest in Eisteddfod Purses, working in conjunction with the National Museum of Wales, St Fagans.