Lisa is Outreach and Harmony Programme Manager at the Prince’s School of Traditional Arts (PSTA), in London, responsible for the PSTA’s Outreach programmes in China, Azerbaijan, and now Karachi.
She studied painting and received her MA in Art History at Brigham Young University before moving to London in 2001 where she had the privilege of studying on the VITA Programme under Professors Keith Critchlow and Paul Marchant. In 2007, Lisa completed her PhD at The Prince’s School of Traditional Arts in 2007, specializing in the principles of geometric design in Islamic and Western traditions. Her first book Curves: Flowers, Foliates and Flourishes in the Formal Decorative Arts was published in November 2013. In 2016 she presented a TEDx talk on geometry and education at Brigham Young University.
Her own paintings, in several important international collections, investigate the beauty found in the conversation between order and the unexpected, chaos and cosmos.