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Bio

Lisa DeVries is a contemporary portrait artist based in Nelson, New Zealand. With a formal education in Visual Arts and Design, Lisa has over 20 years of artistic experience. Her award-winning work has solidified her reputation as a collectible artist throughout New Zealand. 

Using oils to cultivate her expressive style, Lisa is passionate about capturing the essence of her subjects. Her finished works reflect her definition of a successful portrait; a person's spirit encapsulated in paint. 

Noteable Events & Exhibitions

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Finalist, Adams Portraiture Awards and Exhibition (Juried), Shed 11, Wellington

Suter Art Society Spring Show, The Suter Art Gallery, Nelson

Nelson Tasman National Art Awards (Juried), Mapua

Suter Art Society Spring Show, The Suter Art Gallery, Nelson

About Us - Refinery Art Space, Nelson

License to Stare - Curated Portraiture Exhibition, Marlborough Art Society, Blenheim

Supreme Award - Peter's Doig Marlborough Art Awards, Blenheim

The Peter's Doig Marlborough Art Awards (Juried), Marlborough Gallery, Blenheim

Crossings - Refinery Art Space, Nelson

New Paintings by Lisa White - Kaimira Winery

Nelson Regional Art Awards, Refinery Art Space, Nelson

Nelson Art Expo

Con. TXT - Refinery Art Space, Nelson

Nelson Regional Art Awards, Refinery Art Space, Open Painting Section Runner-up

Nelson Regional Art Awards, Refinery Art Space, Open Painting Section Judges Merit Award

Finalist, Adams Portraiture Awards and Exhibition (Juried), Shed 11, Wellington

Distorted Reality (Juried), Refinery Art Space, Nelson

The Peter's Doig Marlborough Art Awards (Juried), Marlborough Gallery, Blenheim

Bachelor of Visual Arts and Design, Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology

Bachelor of Arts Applied Psychology (with distinction), California State University Long Beach 

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