Lisa Goren

Polar and Frozen Landscapes
Alaska Crevice
Alaska Crevice

Watercolor 22" x 30" $150

Whale Bones, Antarctica #30
Whale Bones, Antarctica #30

Watercolor 25" x 21" $850

Iceland Vista
Iceland Vista

Watercolor 30" x 40" $2,250

Lava Rocks with Yellow
Lava Rocks with Yellow

Watercolor 20" x 16" $625

Boston Ice/The Sun is Just Up
Boston Ice/The Sun is Just Up

Watercolor on handmade paper 10" x 10" $300/2 for $500

Underwater, Antarctica
Underwater, Antarctica

Watercolor 23" x 22" $850

Preconceived Notion/Ice Isn't White
Preconceived Notion/Ice Isn't White

Watercolor 22" x 30" $1,100

Boston Ice/The Slippery Path
Boston Ice/The Slippery Path

Watercolor on handmade paper 10" x 10" $300/2 for $500

Pack Ice, #4, Antarctica
Pack Ice, #4, Antarctica

Watercolor 22" x 30" $1,100

Mushroom Iceberg, Antarctica
Mushroom Iceberg, Antarctica

Water on clayboard 22" x 30" $825

Lava Rocks with Moss, Iceland
Lava Rocks with Moss, Iceland

Watercolor on clayboard 16" x 20" $525

Ice Piling Up on the Shore
Ice Piling Up on the Shore

Watercolor on paper, mounted to board 24" x 24" $825

Boston Ice/Frozen Ghosts of Autumn
Boston Ice/Frozen Ghosts of Autumn

Watercolor on handmade paper 10" x 10" $300/2 for $500

Cape Cod Ice #2
Cape Cod Ice #2

Watercolor on paper, mounted to board 12" x 24" $525

Cape Cod Ice #1
Cape Cod Ice #1

Watercolor on paper, mounted to board 12" x 24" $500

Lisa Goren was born in California and raised in New York City. And yet, she has dreamed of polar landscapes since her teen years. Her first travel abroad took her to Antarctica where she was inspired and captivated by the landscape. She has since also traveled to Iceland, Alaska, and the High Arctic to increase her understanding of the Polar Regions. Her watercolors show an unfamiliar landscape in a new light. By using vibrant colors and taking risks with different surfaces, she makes the viewer reevaluate their understanding of both these landscapes and their beliefs in the potential of the medium. Her works create questions about the nature of abstraction and our planet as many of her pieces are representations of unfamiliar, threatened terrains.

Lisa has worked in Boston, Massachusetts for the past 25 years and is a board member of the National Association of Women Artists (Massachusetts Chapter). She was named Artist-in-Residence for the South Shore Art Association, 2016-2017.

Lisa’s work can be found in personal collections from Australia to Iceland, and within the United States. She was awarded a place on the 2013 voyage of The Arctic Circle, an artist residency sailing near the North Pole. This “trip of a lifetime” was chronicled in an article she wrote for The New York Times (http://nyti.ms/1PAO5mr) and led her to her next phase of her Polar work. She had two pieces in “Gaia - Les femmes et l'ecologie” in Paris to coincide with the COP21 Climate talks.
 

Artist-in-Residence || South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, MA, October 2016-May 2017

Residency || The Arctic Circle, Svalbard, Norway, September through October,  2013

Publication || “In Hot Pursuit of Ice and Cold”, New York Times, Sunday, March 29th, 2015

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