Back to Blog August 3, 2013

Tyler School of Art Welomes Lisi Raskin, New Associate Professor of Painting

Author: margom

Tyler School of Art welcomes Lisi Raskin as a new Associate Professor of Painting, beginning Fall, 2013.

Lisi received her BFA from Brandeis University and her MFA from Columbia University. Her work engages sculpture, performance, drawing and painting including large-scale architectural installations. Her installations often refer to clandestine sites and missile silos constructed during the Cold War, exploring the narratives of nuclear-age fears and mythologies. She was recently awarded a grant from Creative Time to travel to Afghanistan and Vietnam to investigate war memorials and their relationship to war.

She was the recipient of the Berlin Prize at the American Academy of Berlin and was also an artist-in-residence at ASPIS in Stockholm and the Center for Curatorial Studies Bard College.

Raskin has exhibited internationally at institutions including the Frankfurter Kunstverein, in Germany; the Contemporary Art Center in Vilnius, Lithuania; and P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, in New York City.Her work was featured at the 11th International Istanbul Biennale, the 2nd Athens Biennale, and the 3rd Singapore Biennale. She has contributed to the P.S.1 Newspaper, North Drive Press, and Triple Canopy, and has published reviews in Frieze and C Magazine.

She has previously taught at Columbia University, Rhode Island School of Design and Virginia Commonwealth University.

She is represented by Churner and Churner, New York