Lisa Creskey is a ceramic artist and painter who explores the visual storytelling potential of the clay medium through sculpture and installation. Investigating themes of nature, history and time, she creates immersive worlds in which to look for connections and to pose questions on essential concerns for humanity and the environment. Lisa lives and works in Chelsea, Québec.
Her international recognition includes Finalist in the 2020 Taiwan International Ceramics Biennale, Diploma of Honour in the Korea International Ceramic Biennale KICB2019, and being awarded a 3-month 2019 Taiwan Ceramics Residency hosted by the New Taipei City Yingge Ceramics Museum.
Lisa’s work has received numerous international distinctions that include an Honorable Mention award in the Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale GICB2017 in South Korea, Finalist in the Mark Rothko Centre’s 2017 International Contemporary Ceramics Competition MEMORY BOX in Latvia, a Recommendation Prize in the 2016 Taiwan Ceramics Biennale, Finalist in the 2014 Taiwan Ceramics Biennale, Honorable Mention Prize in the 2014 Concordia Continental Ceramics Competition 5 in Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA, Finalist in the 2012 4th Biennial Concordia Continental Ceramics Competition, and Finalist in the 2012 Taiwan International Ceramics Biennale.
Lisa’s work has been collected by the Yingge Ceramics Museum in New Taipei City, Taiwan,
the Korea Ceramics Foundation in Incheon, South Korea, the Mark Rothko Art Centre in Daugavpils, Latvia, the Aimia Canadian Art Collection in Toronto, Global Affairs Canada, the City of Ottawa Art Collection, and the Prime Minister of Canada’s Office (PMO).
Among her national honours, Lisa received the Prix du CALQ 2017 – Work of the Year in the Outaouais for her 2016 solo public exhibition Match, and the 2017 FUSION Fireworks Award of Merit.
Lisa was commissioned for two outdoor public installations for the Sentier Culturel/Culture Path in downtown Gatineau, Quebec – the mosaic sculpture Chouette in 2023, and the ceramic and mixed media Dans le nid in 2022 (collected by Global Affairs Canada).
Most recently, Lisa’s exhibition Tides was presented at Gallery 101 in Ottawa in November 2023.
In 2022, solo public exhibition La traverse was presented in Ville-Marie, Québec. In 2021, Lisa presented her solo public exhibition Pression Atmosphérique at Galerie Montcalm in Gatineau, Quebec and solo exhibition Sunset Cruise at L.A. Pai Gallery in Ottawa.
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