Lisa Gibbons

Lisa Gibbons is a Canadian artist, working in mixed media, employing a variety of techniques, including acrylic, oil, watercolour, drawings, collage, found objects, bee’s wax, gold leaf, and other elements to create multi-layered textures in rich colours. Her work borrows images from the lush, wild landscape and juxtaposes symbols that reflect two worlds: a world we see and a world we can’t see.

Lisa studied art at Emily Carr University in Vancouver, Canada, and also studied with artist mentors. Her work is widely held in private collections throughout North America, Europe, South Africa, and Australia. She teaches art programs as well as weekly art programs for children and adults. Lisa is an active community member and long-time resident of Cortes Island, British Columbia.


photo credit: Darshan Alexander Photography

Events with Lisa Gibbons

Luminous Threshold: The Art of the Personal Altar
June 7, 2020

What do you find sacred and how do you express it? Explore your visual language by delving deep into the process of creating a personal sacred altar. Utilize a variety of mixed media techniques, including creating burnished/antiqued surfaces, acrylic painting, collage, assemblage (use of found objects), bees wax, gold leaf and incorporating personal ephemera. To deepen your experience in this program, we’ll also journal, meditate, and have a guided inquiry in the natural landscape. A wooden base and art materials will be provided. All levels are welcome. Lisa ‘s art illuminates deep layers of the collective unconscious, in a profound…