Lisa Lofton is the President of the Art Center Cooperative, Inc., and the Vice President of the Jacksonville Artists’ Guild. Lisa is also a member of the Art League of Jacksonville. She studied Architectural Design and Fine Art at the University of Florida and Information Technologies at the University of North Florida. She ended up working in computer technologies for the better part of her professional life; 12 years as a senior project manager of a fortune 500 company and another 15 years as a graphic designer, web designer, and marketing manager for a European Linen retailer. She now focuses all her attention on artistic endeavors.
Lisa is a 2-D Artist who works primarily with acrylic on canvas. She also enjoys the use of a variety of mediums. Her current works depict Jacksonville and Florida as a whole. Her paintings are influenced by the architecture, people, landscape, and industry of her city and state. Her bright illustrative style invites an emotional connection to a time and place. She enjoys the combination of bright acrylic colors, washes, charcoal, and ink. She is currently working on a Series titled, “Vintage Florida” which was inspired by a diner placemat depiction of Florida. She is also creating a variety of mixed media pieces that explore the diversity of dance and music and how these forms of art have continually connected us as a community.
See her upcoming Solo Exhibition at the Jewish Community Alliance (JCA) May 6th - June 2nd.