Lisa Fertig grew up in Duluth, Minnesota. It was here that she first felt the desire to create, inspired by the beauty of nature and the changing seasons. She received formal training in the Fine Arts Program at the American Academy of Art in Chicago, Illinois with further study at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis College of Art and Design and Atelier Lack in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She has been a member of many art groups and served as Workshop Chair of the Northstar Watercolor Society in the Twin Cities, where she received additional training under nationally renowned artists. Lisa works with watercolor, acrylics, and oils and has produced a substantial body of work in a number of categories including landscapes, still life, and abstract. Her award winning art is shown in galleries throughout the Minnesota area, and is held by numerous private collections, businesses, and corporations. Commissions, teaching, art fairs, and gallery representation keep Lisa enthusiastic about painting. Lisa currently live in Arden Hills, Minnesota with her husband.