Liza’s painting and drawing projects explore identity - how you know someone - through the lens of the act of collecting and collections. Her work was recently awarded an Artist Fellowship from the Mass Cultural Council (2022). In Boston, Liza’s work has been shown in group shows including “Power and Privilege” at the Pao Arts Center (2019) and “Collections: Organizing and Interpreting an Environment” at the Museum of Fine Arts Library (2013). Liza received her BFA from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2007 where she studied Painting and minored in Art History. She received a Post Baccalaureate and a Studio Diploma from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in 2010 and 2011 respectively. Liza earned her MFA from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University in 2013. Liza was born and raised on Martha’s Vineyard. At present she splits her time between Boston, Massachusetts where she is an Assistant Professor of Industrial Design at Wentworth Institute of Technology, and the island.