Lisa Marder is a former writer for ThoughtCo who contributed articles on painting and visual arts for over two years. She has been painting and teaching art for over 20 years in the Boston area, and is a member of the National Association of Women Artists. In the past, Marder worked as a studio instructor and teaching assistant in the department of Visual and Environmental Studies at Harvard University. Her landscapes paintings reflect her time in and the beauty of New England. She often starts a piece by taking a photograph and working off that image to create her paintings and drawings.
Murder's work can be found both in corporate and private art collections. She has taught painting, drawing, and photography at both the Notre Dame Academy in Hingham, Mass., and the South Shore Art Center in Cohasset, Massachusetts.
Marder graduated from Williams College with a degree in biology and a concentration in environmental studies. She then attended Harvard Graduate School of Design, where she earned a Master of Landscape Architecture degree, and took courses in drawing and painting.
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