About Lisa Rivard Illustration
I am open to several creative markets. I paint large canvases for interior spaces working with designers on color and space. Editorial artwork for magazines. Work with creatives on maps and collateral for real estate developers. Team with ad agencies, book publishers and private individuals on projects that involve conceptual thinking and story and point depiction. My main tools are canvas, paint, pastels and pencils but also use Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator. Graduated from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago BFA , Illustration , 1977 — 1980. In college, designed for a soft sculpture company in Beverly Hills, CA. as part of my studies. Interned in Florence, Italy with designer, Emilio Pucci. Taught painting in the south of France and worked in Germany as an artist for an American newspaper and magazine in the late 1980’s. Attended Tyler School of Art, Rome, Italy – Painting, Art History, Drawing in 1979. The Chicago Academy of Fine Art – Painting, Illustration, Photography in 1977. Before that, I studied at the Honolulu Academy of Fine Art – Figure Drawing 1976. More recently I have had numerous gallery shows and served as an art commissioner in Breckenridge, Colorado where my studio was in the old Fuqua Livery Stable. It’s been a long, drawn out life, so far.