Calendar: Local Views at PAMM: Lisa Rockford

Event Description

Join us for our in-gallery tour program, Local Views at PAMM, where select local artists will speak about a few works of art currently on view at the museum. This month, Lisa Rockford will lead the tour. 

Local Views at PAMM gives visitors a first-hand interaction with local artists by creating conversations centered around art and the creative process. This casual 30-minute conversation takes place on the last Thursday of each month.

About Lisa Rockford

Lisa Rockford was raised in South Florida, and earned a BFA in Painting, and BS in Art Therapy at Bowling Green State University in 1999, and an MFA at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, in 2001. Since returning to South Florida in 2007, Lisa has established herself in the combined roles of artist, curator, and educator. 

As an artist, Lisa has exhibited nationally since 1992, invited to exhibit at The Toledo Museum of Art, The Deering Estate, MAC Fine Art, and The Lowe Museum of Art among others. She was awarded the Innovative Collaborative FAB Grant for her solo exhibition at the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood in 2011, selected for Gold Coast Magazine's 2013 article, "40 under 40: Rising Stars," included in the survey of Florida artists, 100 Degrees in the Shade, and one of six artists featured in the Girls Club - The Francie Bishop Good & David Horvitz collection exhibit, Change Agents

Lisa began teaching in the Fine Arts department at Broward College in 2005, and was promoted to Assistant Professor in 2011, gaining tenure in 2014. Through Broward College, Lisa established the North campus's first annual visiting artist series, was awarded with the Robert Elmore International Exchange Award in 2014 to travel to China, and recently awarded an Endowed Teaching Chair. 

As a curator, Lisa has worked with over 250 regional and national artists, and been commissioned by Whitespace-The Mordes Collection, The Girls Club Collection, Young At Art Museum, The Projects Contemporary Art Space at FATvillage, Bailey Contemporary Arts, and Art Nexus. Several of these projects have been featured on PBS' television series Art Loft, and awarded grants through the Broward County Cultural Division.