Lisa Baird
445 Pennock Bridge Road
West Grove, PA 19390

Cell: 484-643-0618
Email: lisabaird@comcast.net

EDUCATION

MFA The Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD: 1995
BFA Fine Arts The San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA: 1980
BA Art History Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME: 1979
Study Abroad University College, Oxford University,England 1976-1977

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Drexel University Philadelphia, PA Professor 2009-2012
Teaching
Art and Design Courses: Three Dimensional Design
Fine Arts Courses: Mixed Media
University Service
The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA Senior Lecturer 2001-2011
Teaching
Foundation Courses: Three Dimensional Design/Time Motion: Time Motion
Fine Arts Courses: Sculpture Elective: Sculpture Projects
Foundation Prep Program: A required program for foundation students who need extra preparation to attend UARTS.
University Service
Portfolio Review/Student recruitment
Critic for Craft Students Misteros Exhibition
Critic Fine Arts Senior Thesis

The Pennsylvania College of Art and Design, Lancaster, PA Adjunct Professor 1999-2010
Teaching
Foundation Courses: Three Dimensional Design
Fine Arts Courses: Sculpture/ Installation Art

Delaware College of Art and Design, Wilmington, DE Professor 1998-2016

(Delaware College of Art and Design is in partnership with Pratt School of Art and Design and The Corcoran School of Art and Design)

Sanford School, Hockessin, DE Instructor of Fine Arts Grades K-12
1981-2009

Foundation Courses: Three Dimensional Design: Two Dimensional Design: Four Dimensional Design
Fine Arts Courses: Mixed Media
University Service
In preparation for the opening of the college in 1997, researched and developed curriculum for foundation studies.
Admissions/Portfolio Reviews/Student recruitment
Fundraising Committee/ Cochairman
In preparation for the opening of the college in 1997, researched and developed curriculum for foundation studies.
Admissions/Portfolio Reviews/Student recruitment
Fundraising Committee/ Cochairman

COMMUNITY ART PROJECTS

2007-2009 Longwood Gardens, Chadds Ford, PA in collaboration with Delaware Center for Horticulture: raised $50,000 to implement urban garden in Wilmington, DE
2005-2005 Helen Graham Cancer Center, worked with cancer patients on a collaborative art installation
1999 Delaware College of Art and Design Summer Program for Young Urban Artists
1999 Wilmington Renaissance Corporation in collaboration with Delaware College with Art and Design: consultant and maintained public sculpture project
1998 Hope House Collaborative Installation and Sculpture Garden in Collaboration with Hope House INC. Wilmington, DE raised $30,000 to implement sculpture garden and playground for Women in Transition.


GRANTS AND AWARDS

2000 MBNA Award for Excellence in Education
1999 Leeway Award for Outstanding Achievement in Sculpture
1998 MBNA Grant for Community Service
1997 Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts Members Award

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS AND COLLABORATIONS

 

2022  Galley 444 Provincetown, MA For Colors Sake four person show

2021 The Blue Streak Gallery , Small Works Group Show

2020 Oxford Arts Allicance Oxford, PA 6 Person Show

2018 The Blue Streak Gallery Wilmington, DE Group Show

2016 Juried Show; Universtity of the Arts Artist Books
2015 Juried Show; Oxford, PA won Best in Show

2013: Art Harvest; Chadds Ford, PA Pop up Art Show and Sale
Delaware College of Art and Design
2012: Oxford Art Alliance; Oxford, PA The White Show
2011: Maryland Institute College of Art Baltimore, MD Small Works
Delaware College of Art and Design Wilmington, DE Exhibition
The Beast Pageant collaboration/costume –set
Design for Independent Film www.thebeastpageant.com
2010 Philadelphia Art Alliance Battle of the Bowls
Rosewald-Wolf Gallery Philadelphia, PA Small Works
The Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts Group Exhibition
Gloucester Arts Invitational Gloucester, MA Beyond Paper
2008 The Delaware College of Art and Design Wilmington, DE Cell Mates
University of Delaware Newark, DE Cell Mates
2005 Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
Rosewald-Wolf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2004 Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts
2003 Pennsylvania College of Art and Design, Lancaster, PA
2002 Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD Message for the Mess Age Installation
2000 The Maryland Institute College of Art The Wedding Reception
1999 The Philadelphia Art Alliance Philadelphia, PA The Family Channel

REVIEWS

The City Paper, Artists on the Fringe, 2001
The Wilmington News Journal, Woman wins Grant 1999
Art in America, Leeway Grants for Crafts and Sculpture, 1999
Philadelphia Inquirer, Artists, Works in Progress, 1999
American Craft Magazine, Women in Philadelphia, 1999
The Philadelphia Inquirer, Eleven Women in Sculpture, 1998
The Wilmington News Journal, Hope House Sculpture Garden, 1998


PRESENTATIONS

Artist in Residence, The Helen Graham Cancer Center, Body Armor 2005-2006
Guest Artist, Life Casting Workshop for Breast Cancer Awareness The Jamaica Plains Art Center, New York, NY 2003
Delaware College of Art and Design, Designing Public Sculpture 2003
Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Artists Panel 2002
The University of Delaware; Video Workshop 2002
Maryland Institute, College of Art, Guest Artist 2002

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

College Art Association
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts
ICA, Philadelphia, PA

SKILLS

Digital: Adobe Suites, Microsoft Office, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere
Sculpture: Mold Making and Casting, Woodworking, Carving, Kiln Operation