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Artist Lisa Barash-Rosario


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Biography


Born and raised in New York City, Lisa Barash-Rosario has called NYC, Westchester County, and now, for the past 16 years, Bethel CT, home.
 
Lisa is a graduate of Queens College, graduating cum laude, with a BA in Fine Art and Theatre Design, and continued her education informally with courses in photography at F.I.T.
 
Professionally, Lisa has always been involved in design-related fields. She spent her early career working for Bloomingdales NYC as a visual merchandising designer. Then, she went on to form a freelance business, working as a photo prop stylist and visual merchandising designer for highly recognized magazines, ad agencies, brand names and designers. Most recently, Lisa was the owner of LBR Home Staging & Design in CT. While Lisa was involved in these endeavors, she did find time to create artwork using various mediums and exhibit her work as well. Presently, Lisa is pursuing her art full time.
 
Although Lisa is fundamentally a product of the city, she always enjoyed being surrounded by nature. Taking trips to the beach, botanical gardens and zoos as a child with her family were sources of great enjoyment for Lisa. Her love of art, she's most certain, started with her first box of 64 Crayola Crayons, watching in amazement, as her grandfather sketched out little landscapes on a napkin in a matter of minutes and visits to the museums.
 
The thrill and amazement of the natural world that took hold of Lisa as a child, in its endless variety of colors, shapes and textures still remains with her today.
 
Lisa aims to express the beauty and dynamic aspects of the natural world around her through her color choices, composition and mark making She enjoys using oil pastels due to the high saturation of the medium, the smooth nature of it in her hand and the immediacy [...]

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