After studying Design and Environmental Analysis at Cornell University, she enjoyed a career of over 30 years as a residential Interior Designer and owner of Aubergine Interiors LLC. based in New York City, the Hamptons and Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. There she gained national attention with features in prestigious publications including House Beautiful, House Beautiful Home Decorating, Florida Design, Interior Design, Maison Francaise, and Cosmopolitan.
Recently introduced to pastels and oils as art mediums, and becoming inspired by the beauty of the natural landscape, has led to the creation of her first pieces with a delicate blend of representational art with a bit of abstraction.
In 2017 Lisa joined a Plein air group headed by renowned pastelist Teresa Sais traveling with the group to Italy at Cinque Terre and Tuscany for an artist workshop. She also attended another workshop in the South of France this spring by Jeanne Rossier Smith to study and hilltop towns. Then back to Umbria Italy in October 2018.
Currently a member of the Pastel Society of America, the Vero Beach Art Club, the Artist Alliance of East Hampton, The Wednesday Group Painters of the East End, and is the Vice President of the Vero Beach Branch of the National League of Pen Women.
She won national attention with her piece “Hampton Shores” in December 2017 with her selection as Art of the Week for the National League of Pen Women, her piece "Backyard Sunrise" for Art of the Month in September 2019 for the National League of Pen Women, and the cover Story of Vero Beach Magazine in August 2019.
Her works can be found in private collections around the country, and she has exhibited at local art shows, galleries and fairs.