Lisa Blas is a visual artist of Guamanian / Italian-American descent working in painting, collage, photography and installation. Based in New York, she draws from art history, nature, and current events to reflect on specific cultural and political legacies, past and present. She has taught across disciplines in Fine Art and Art History at the undergraduate and graduate level, with a special focus on the museum and historical archives. Blas has exhibited nationally and internationally, while living and working in Los Angeles, Washington, DC, Lille, France and Brussels, Belgium during the years of 2001 - 2012.

The State Hermitage Museum, Modern Wing, St. Petersburg, Russia, 2016
Painting in background: Matisse,
Le café Maure 1912-13

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2015
Photography: Nousha Salimi