2012 - 2014    

California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA, Masters in Fine Arts, Visual Arts

2008 - 2009     

Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD, Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Fine Art

2003 - 2007      

Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA, Bachelor of Arts, Double Major: Studio Art and Psychology

University of Sydney, Australia, Fall 2005, Study Abroad, Coursework in Life Drawing and Psychology

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, Spring 2005, Cross-Registration for Brain and Cognition Department course – Affect: Biological, Psychological, and Socio-cultural Aspects of Feelings



2014          MFA Thesis Show, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

                   Four, Driftwood Salon, San Francisco, CA

2012           Emerging Artists, Driftwood Salon, San Francisco, CA

2011            F3, Cottonmill, Oakland, CA

                   Coming Into View, Driftwood Salon, San Francisco, CA

2010            Realms of the Ocean, Driftwood Salon, San Francisco, CA

                    Wine and Dine, Artist-Xchange Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2009            Post Blank, Fox 3 Gallery, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

2007             (A)LIGN, Jewett Art Center Gallery, Wellesley, MA



Spring 2014          

Teaching Assistant, Undergraduate drawing course titled Life Drawing, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA

2009 - 2011 

Painting Elective Teacher, De Marillac Academy, San Francisco, CA

Spring 2009            

Graduate Teaching Intern, Undergraduate drawing course titled Advanced Figure Drawing and Undergraduate printmaking course titled Papermaking and Book Structure, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD


Lisa Scanlon, “The Naked Truth” Wellesley Alumnae Magazine, 12-13, Summer 2007.


2014            Dennis Leon and Christine Nelson Scholarship, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2013            Harriet A. Shaw Fellowship Wellesley Center for Work and Service, Wellesley, MA

2011             Professional Development Grant Creative Capacity Fund, San Francisco, CA

2006           Jerome A. Schiff Fellowship Honors Thesis Research, Wellesley, MA