"Badlands", 24" x 36", oils on gessoed hardboard 

©Lisa Shoemaker

Lisa Shoemaker has been a South Dakota resident since October 1995. Recent exhibition highlights include: "Landscape Paintings: Four Artists", Apex Gallery, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, Oct-Nov 2016; Sanford Underground Research Facility's "Into the Dark" 2013-2014 traveling SD art exhibit. The oil painting Fences & Wires was purchased in 2008 for South Dakota's Arts in State Buildings program; it is currently hanging in the Governor's Conference Room at the State Capitol in Pierre. In 2002, Lisa was selected as a 2002-03 SD Artist Grant recipient. Work developed from this grant was exhibited at the South Dakota Art Museum in Brookings from June - October 2003, and at the Mundt Library, Dakota State University in Madison during December 2004.

©2018 Lisa Shoemaker  All rights reserved.

Artist's Statement:

My abstract paintings are inspired by Nature, especially landscapes. My artwork goes behind what is visually seen in the natural world to explore Nature's essence. The energy feared: power, violent, and

harsh; and the energy loved: magnificent, nurturing, and graceful.

© 2018 Lisa Shoemaker



Lisa is available for commissioned work. Please email or telephone for more information.


Shoemaker Visual Art Studio

P.O. Box 1845 • Rapid City, SD 57709