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Lisa Widdess


Lisa Widdess is an artist and an art educator. It is an honor for her to help children find joy in creating and appreciating art. Much of her work is inspired by the sea. With a new painting, the first touch of my brush to paper transports her to a walk along the water’s edge. The flow of paint to paper feels like shifting sand under foot; waves rushing in to pull her out to sea. Like a pendulum, Widdess’ art swings between the loose flow of watercolor and the firm control of ink; her work is steadily moving and never lingering.