L I S A  C O N R A D
Curriculum Vitae

­­­­­­­­­­SOLO AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS
Atmospheric: a floating hammock project | Oct 2014
Index Art Center, Project Room | Newark, NJ
Regeneration | June 2013 *solo show
Ground Floor Gallery | Brooklyn, NY
Thermofax Time Machine
| Dec 2012
Index Art Center | Newark, NJ
Recent Prints
| March 2012 *solo show
Index Reception Room | Newark, NJ
Homegrown 
| Nov 2011-Jan 2012 *solo show
Nancy Dryfoos Gallery | Union, NJ
Vektor | Oct-Dec 2010
Studio 34 | Philadelphia, PA
Buskers | April 2008 *solo show
West End | New Brunswick, NJ
BFA Thesis Exhibition | March 2008 *solo show
Kean Student Gallery | Union, NJ
Color Your Consciousness | October 2007
Revolver Gallery | New Brunswick, NJ

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
Queen of Angels | Oct 2016
270 Central Ave Gallery | Newark, NJ
Mediums: Dormant Purpose | Oct 2016
Gallery 211 | Newark, NJ
Between the Lines | Nov 2015
Newark Print Shop | Newark, NJ
Big Paper | Oct 2015
85 Market Street, Open Doors | Newark, NJ
Four Printmakers… Four Decades | Feb 2015
NJIT Gallery | Newark, NJ
11 Point Perspective | Jan 2015
Pierro Gallery | South Orange, NJ
Limited Edition | Aug 2014
Index Art Center | Newark, NJ
Informed by Fire | April 2014
City Without Walls Gallery | Newark, NJ
New Beginnings | Feb 2014
Newark Print Shop | Newark, NJ
Stigmata | Oct 2013
Open Doors, Yendor Productions | Newark, NJ
Printed in Newark | June 2013
Gateway Projects | Newark, NJ
Industrialism | May 2013
Dolphin Gallery | Paterson, NJ
Metamorphosis | Mar-April 2013
Electric Lotus Gallery | Boonton, NJ
Sounding Off | Mar 2013
WBGO Gallery | Newark, NJ
Rites of Spring | Mar-Aug 2013
Gallery at 14 Maple | Morristown, NJ
Black Ink: Printmaking in Monochrome
| Feb-Mar 2013
Nave Gallery Annex | Somerville, MA
Newark Art and Artists: Part II
| Jan-May 2013
Newark Public Library, Third Floor Gallery | Newark, NJ
Perspective vs. Perception
| Jan 2013
Seton Hall University, Atrium Gallery | Newark, NJ
Metro Show |
Dec 2012-Feb 2013
City Without Walls Gallery | Newark, NJ | *Best in Show
Art Snack Registery
| Dec 2012
Space on White | Tribeca, NY
TEN: A _gaia MILESTONE | Oct 2012
Jersey City City Hall
| Jersey City, NJ
Material Girls
| Sept 2012
Dumbo Arts Festival
| Brooklyn, NY
Index at PAW
|April 2012
Paterson Art Walk | Paterson, NJ
Renaissance, Rebirth, Revival
| April 2012
RSI Bank | Rahway, NJ
Living City
| Jan-March 2012
Kedar Studio of Art | Newark, NJ
Strong Women
| March 2012
Newark School of the Arts | Newark, NJ
Raise the Roof |
March 2012
Solo(s) Project House | Newark, NJ
Intersection
| Oct 2011
Index Art Center | Newark, NJ
ArtReach  XIX | June-Oct 2011
City Without Walls | Newark, NJ
Strong Women | March 2011
Newark School of the Arts | Newark, NJ
Annual Student Exhibition | Jan 2011
James Howe Gallery | Union, NJ
Benefit for Haiti | April 2010
Crossroads Theater | New Brunswick, NJ
Yartsale
| July 2009
Sandbocs Collective | Philadelphia, PA

AWARDS
Best in Show
| 2012
Metro Show 29 | City Without Walls Gallery | Newark, NJ
ArtStart Grant
|2012
Funding Grant for ArtBound Program | Newark, NJ
Honorary Mention |
2012
Renaissance, Rebirth, Revival Exhibition | Rahway, NJ
Graduate Assistantship
| 2011-2012
Kean University | Union, NJ
Thelma Jack Newman Scholarship | 2011
Kean University | Union, NJ
Blewitt Memorial Scholarship | 2010
Kean University | Union, NJ

PERMANENT COLLECTIONS
Special Collections Division
| Newark Public Library

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Newark Print Shop
| Aug 2012 – Present
Founder and Director | Newark, NJ
Kean Media Department
| Jan 2011-Dec 2012
Graduate Assistant | Union, NJ
Kean University Galleries | Jan-Dec 2010
Gallery Assistant | Union, NJ

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Columbia High School | Sept 2014-Present
Visual Art Teacher | Maplewood, NJ
Art I | Grades: 9-12
Montclair Art Museum Jan 2013-Present
Ceramics and Printmaking Instructor | Montclair, NJ
Yard School of Art | Youth + Adult Education
City Without Walls Gallery | March 2011-Present
ArtReach Mentor | Newark, NJ
Mentorship with talented high school students
South Orange School DistrictMarch 2013 – July 2014
Art Teacher | South Orange, NJ
Long Term Substitute Teacher | K-8
The Printmaking Center of New Jersey July 2012-March 2013
Roving Press Instructor | Branchburg, NJ
Printmaking Outreach Program | Grades: K-12
ArtBound Newark
| August 2012-Present
Program Director and Educator | Newark, NJ
Free Printmaking, Papermaking + Book Arts Program | Grades: 9-12
Elizabeth Public School District
| September – December 2012
Student Teacher | Elizabeth, NJ
Professional Field Experience | Grades: K-8
The Institute of Music | July 2012
Creative Arts Instructor | Elizabeth, NJ
Printmaking & Book Arts Program| Grades: PreK-8
Rutgers University
| June-August 2011
Creative Arts Instructor | Newark, NJ
Book Arts Course| Grades: 9-11

CURATORIAL EXPERIENCE
Between the Lines | Nov 2015
Newark Print Shop | Newark, NJ
Fresh Prints | March 2015
Columbia High School Gallery | Maplewood, NJ
Printed in Newark II | Oct 2014
Art Kitchen Gallery | Newark, NJ
Four by Four | May 2014
Newark Print Shop | Newark, NJ
Printed in Newark | June 2013
Gateway Projects | Newark, NJ
Index at PAW
| April 2012
Paterson Art Walk | Paterson, NJ
City Bound | August 2011
Art Kitchen Gallery | Newark, NJ
Yart Sale | July 2009
Sandbocs Collective | Philadelphia, PA

EDUCATION
Kean University
| 2012 Graduated with K-12 Teaching Certification
MA Art Education | Union, NJ
Kean University | 2008 Graduated Cum Laude
BFA Studio Art | Union, NJ