Floral Prints by Lisa Sheirer & Jo Fleming
Opening Reception - July 21, 2019 4:00 - 6:00pm
About the Artist:
Lisa Sheirer is a digital printmaker, photographer, designer, typographer, sculptor, and art educator who works with pixels, paper, clay, glass, metal and wood. She is a professor of computer graphics & photography at Frederick Community College.
A native of Western Maryland, Sheirer has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in painting and printmaking from West Virginia University and a Master of Fine Arts degree in sculpture from University of Notre Dame.
Sheirer’s influences are from many disciplines. The natural world and music are great inspirations, especially the traditional music of Appalachia. Her patterned, collaged imagery is comparable to the layering of rhythms in music and nature. Lisa’s primary fine art influences are Helen Frankenthaler, Hiroshi Sugimoto, and Andy Goldsworthy.
Lisa’s creative career has spanned 40+ years, She has produced large ceramic & glass murals for Baltimore Washington International Airport commissioned by the Maryland Department of Transportation and a glass mural installed in the Western MD Health System lobby in Cumberland, Maryland. She has designed and produced one of a kind books for national associations and individuals. Sheirer has exhibited her work in numerous solo shows from Chicago to Washington DC.