Lisa Kellner has lived in Australia, Jamaica, and Western Europe. Travel and exploration remain an integral aspect of her life and work. She received a BS in Finance and Marketing from Boston University. Lisa continued her undergraduate studies at the School of Visual Arts in New York, focusing on drawing and painting. In 2008, she received an MFA from the Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University. As a long time New Yorker, she currently lives and works in Brooklyn, New York and rural Virginia.
Lisa has created and installed room sized installations and works on paper throughout the United States since 2006. Her work has been exhibited at the Bellevue Arts Museum (WA), the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (NY), the Brooklyn Arts Council (NY) and the Weatherspoon Museum (NC), among others. In addition, Lisa has worked with galleries including ADA Gallery (VA), Project 4 Gallery (DC), Bravin Lee Projects (NY) and Tarryn Teresa Gallery (LA). Her work has been reviewed in The New York Times, The Boston Globe and Sculpture Magazine. Lisa recently created site responsive installations at the Cornell Fine Arts Museum (FL), the Center for Maine Contemporary Art (ME) and Lehman College Art Gallery (NY). Her most recent body of work, Bringing on the Aither, includes oil paintings on canvas and ethereal objects made from silk.