contemporary american realism
world of colorful physical objects and the quiet world existing in nature. To capture the fleeting moments nature reveals, she paints primarily en plein air, or under the open sky. She uses light and shadows to give her objects importance and reverence. She is receiving awards for her outdoor paintings done on location. Lisa teaches advanced drawing and painting at her alma mater, Shenendehowa High School. She also teaches at the Saratoga Arts Center. Lisa’s work can be found online at www.lisadavidart.com. She is also represented by Spa Fine Art, on Broadway, downtown Saratoga.
artwork in 2021 spring exhibit
oil on panel, 2020, 10"x 10"
Residing in upstate New York, artist Lisa David uses color and light to spark a memory. Growing up in Saratoga County, much of her childhood was spent camping in her family's pop-up camper. To continue the tradition with her own family, Lisa and her husband built a log cabin in North Hudson, NY. It is from her cabin that she paints her acquaintances with nature. Her work has a duality between the
Blue Barns Road has always intrigued me, even as a child. I remember wanting to see these “Blue Barns”. Years later, I found myself on the road. What captivated me more than the remaining blue barn was an old weathered barn across from the road’s namesake. It was surrounded by little blue flowers. I don’t even know what they were- Siberian Squills? Glory of the Snow? Whatever they were, I recall the flowers overtaking the property. You couldn’t help but notice. With a bright blue sky reflecting in the window, an old blue crate with a blue tarp, surrounded by this beautiful “weed,” Blue Barns Road is about beauty that remains long after the paint fades. The colors around the old barn change with the seasons, but the old barn- whatever its color, will give nature a rival for some time.
oil on panel, 2020, 6" x 6"