Lisa Traxler combines painting and 3D form within her practice exploring associations with construction, assemblage and components. Her abstract work traverses the two and three dimensional divide and links the disciplines of painting and sculpture. Her studio is a converted RAF war-time bunker on the Isle of Wight’s south coast. Born in London, Traxler studied at Croydon Art College and Birmingham Polytechnic graduating with a BA Hons Degree in Fashion and Textiles. She is also a member of the Royal British Society of Sculptors.
Lisa's solo exhibition, 'BUILD' (paintings and assemblages) toured from the Penwith Gallery, St. Ives, Cornwall, ’Surface Matter’ Materials Gallery, London Fields, London Design Festival, WWII Radar Bunker, Isle of Wight during 2017.
Selected exhibitions include: ING Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, Royal College of Art, Cork Street, the Crypt Gallery, St. Ives, Bath Society of Artists, London Design Festival 2016 & 2017, Palazzo Ca' Zanardi, Venice, Italy, The Greenhouse, Berlin.
Awards include: Adrian Henri Award (2017), ProArte Award (2014), Colart Award (2012) Golden Award (2010) for paintings at NAPA National Exhibitions, The Crypt Gallery, St. Ives. Shortlisted and published in Aesthetica Creative Art Award Annual (2012). The exterior vitreous enamel and steel mural she painted was featured on national television (Grand Designs, Channel 4, 2010/12) and commended by architect Will Alsop at the Architects Journal Awards, London (2011). A collaboration with furniture designer, Steuart Padwick featured a hand painted enamel and steel folding table exhibited at London Design Festival, 2016.