Lisa Houck studied printmaking at the Rhode Island School of Design, graduating with a BFA in 1975. She taught etching and monoprinting at the Experimental Etching Studio in Boston, and received a MFA in painting in 1989 at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts/Tufts University. Lisa works with color and pattern to create complex, imaginative landscapes. Inspired by the natural world, she incorporates the concepts of astronomy, archeology and biology into her work. Lisa has shown extensively throughout New England and her work is in numerous corporate and private collections including the Museum of Fine Arts and Children's Hospital in Boston, and she designed 22-foot long mosaic mural in the Frieda Garcia Park in Boston. After a 45-year career as an artist in Boston, Lisa moved to Maine in 2020, and works out of her studio in Cape Elizabeth. She continues to explore many different media including oil painting, watercolor, mosaics, and fiber arts.