LISA GLEIM, AAPLF, AFC, ASMA, AWAM, CGA, IAPS/MC, PSA, SPSM
Lisa Gleim is an internationally acclaimed pastel artist and a graduate of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. She was the Audubon Artists 2012 & 2016 Gold Medal of Honor for Pastel recipient, Audubon Artists 2013 Art Spirit Foundation's Gold Medal Award for Pastel, and Audubon Artists 2019 Art Spirit Foundation's Silver Medal Award for Pastel. In 2016 she was the Atlanta Branch of the National League of Pen Women's Artist of the Year.
Working in pastels, Lisa is particularly interested in capturing the beauty of light and how it affects her subject. She paints on location as often as possible—her destinations of choice are usually coastal regions of the East Coast and the mountains of Montana.
Lisa has exhibited her work around the country in numerous juried and invitational exhibitions, including the C.M. Russell Museum, Great Falls, MT; Booth Western Art Museum, Cartersville, GA; Briscoe Western Art Museum in San Antonio, TX; Haggin Museum of Art in Stockton, CA; Marietta Cobb Museum of Art in metro Atlanta; Customs House Museum in Tennessee; Harbor History Museum in Tacoma, Washington; Gibbes Museum of Art in Charleston, South Carolina; and the Gertrude Herbert Museum in Augusta, Georgia. Her works are also held in numerous public and private collections throughout the world, including the Booth Western Art Museum; Chick-fil-A Headquarters; Uline; Children’s
Hospital Philadelphia, Orthopaedic Division; Astra-Zeneca Pharmaceutical; U.S. Congresswoman Nikema Williams, GA-5; and of Mayor Eva Galambos at Sandy Springs City Hall.
Lisa is a Master Circle Member of the International Association of Pastel Societies (IAPS/MC); Master Signature Member and Vice President of the American Women Artists (AWAM) and a Master Pastelist of the Southeastern Pastel Society (SPSM); Signature Member of the American Society of Marine Artists (ASMA), Artists For Conservation (AFC), and Cowgirl Artists of America (CGA), and the Pastel Society of American (PSA); Elected Member of the Audubon Artists; Signature Fellow of the American Artists Professional League (AAPLF); Artist Member of The Copley Society; Associate Member of the Allied Artists of America and a co-founder of the Atlanta Fine Arts League.
After studying and working in Philadelphia for eight years, Lisa moved back to her hometown of Atlanta where she maintains her studio and residence with her husband, daughter, and three rescue dogs. She also spends as much time as possible at her second home in Big Sky, Montana.