Lisa Adams has a B.A. from Scripps College in Claremont, California and an M.F.A. from the Claremont Graduate University. She is the recipient of numerous awards including a Fulbright. She has successfully taught at many renowned art departments throughout the Los Angeles area and abroad and has been an artist-in-residence in Slovenia, Finland, Japan, Holland and Costa Rica. Her paintings and work are in the public collections of Eli Broad, the San Jose Museum of Art, and the Edward Albee Foundation. She makes oil paintings on panel and blogs on Los Angeles art for the Huffington Post.