Lisa Iglesias
Works in Queens United States of America

BIO
Lisa Iglesias is a Norwegian-Dominican second-generation New Yorker who was raised with three sisters in Queens. After receiving her B.A. from the State University of New York at Binghamton (2001), she received her Master’s of Fine Arts from the University of Florida (2006). Attending such residencies as the Santa Fe Art Institute, the Hambidge Center, the Vermont Studio Center, Cité Internationale des Arts and the Seven Below Arts Initiative, she has been selected as an artist-in-residence at the Blue Mountain Center, the Vermont Studio Center and the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts later this year and has received fellowships from the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council and the Joan Mitchell Foundation. She has exhibited her individual work as well as work made with her sister, Janelle, as part of a collaborative they call Las Hermanas Iglesias, at the Queens Museum of Art and the Appleton Museum of Art as well as other national and international galleries and non-profits. This year, Lisa received a New York Foundation for the Arts 2009 Fellowship in Printmaking/Drawing/Book Arts. To see more of her and sister’s work, visit http://www.LasHermanasIglesias.com