LISA SANDITZ was born 1973 in St. Louis, MO. In 1994 she studied at the Studio Art Center International in Florence, Italy. In 1995 she received her BA from Macalester College, St. Paul, MN and in 2001 graduated with an MFA from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY. In 2005 she was selected by Creative Time and United Technologies to participate in an outdoor mural project where three commissioned artists, also including Alex Katz and Gary Hume, have painted site-specific paintings to be repainted on billboards in lower Manhattan. She is a 2008 Guggenheim Fellowship Recipient and currently lives and works in New York.
Recenet solo shows include Huxley Parlour Gallery, London, UK, 2020, with a show entitled, “Mud Season,”and at Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, New Orleans, LA 2019, with, “Deep Woods”. She has had multiple solo shows at CRG Gallery, New York, NY, Acme Gallery, Los Angeles, CA and Rodolphe Janssen Gallery, Brussels, Belgium.
Recent group exhibitiosn include “Unnatural-Nature, Post-Pop Landscapes,” curated by Todd Bradway at Acquavella Gallery, in New York, NY and Palm Beach, FL, “Cross-Pollination,” curated Kate Menconeri and traveled from the Thomas Cole Site to Crystal Bridges, AR. Sanditz will have work in a group show at Asya Geisberg Gallery this June, curated by artist, Melanie Daniel. Past group shows include Freight and Volume Gallery, NY, a project of Prospect New Orleans at Jonathan Ferrara Gallery curated by Dan Cameron, Thomas Cole Site, Catskill, NY, CES Gallery, LA, CA, Bushel Gallery, Delhi, NY, The Nerman Museum, Oakland Park, KS and The Girls Club, Ft. Lauderdale.
Sanditz’ work is in a number of private and public collections, including The Fogg Museum, The Saint Louis Art Museum, The Dallas Museum and The Herbert Johnson Museum, Ithaca, NY. Her work was included in Landscape Painting Now, Barry Schwabsky, edited by Todd Bradway, DAP, 2019. She has been reviewed in a number of publications including, The New York Times, Art Forum, Hyperallergic and in an interview with Kanishka Raja in Bomb (2017).
Recent special projects include, a community mural project done at Mill Road Elementary School, Red Hook, NY and The Amazing Pollinator Guide, done in collaboration with artist and fellow pollinator lover, Emily Sartor, published by the Thomas Cole Site and Olana Historic Site.