Lisa Frank holds an MFA from the Design Studies Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she has also worked as a lecturer and director of the Design Gallery. She has an extensive professional background as an artist working in New York City, where she designed textiles, wallpaper, and innovative surface treatments for residential and commercial interior projects. She painted scenery for the Metropolitan Opera and film and Broadway productions as a member of the United Scenic Artists union. Frank is currently a senior research fellow at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She is the first artist/collaborator to be chosen for this distinction.
Wisconsin Academy Administrative Offices and Steenbock Gallery
1922 University Avenue
Madison, Wisconsin 53726
James Watrous Gallery of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters
3rd Floor, Overture Center for the Arts
201 State Street
Madison, WI 53703