Adams, Lisa Louise


Painter, potter, poet, bookmaker, printmaker, papermaker, jeweler, and quilter, Lisa Louise Adams is a truly multi-talented craftsperson. She lives in the lush rainforest village of Volcano, on the Big Island of Hawaii, where she works out of her Spiral Triangle Studios. Her work has been displayed in numerous invitational and juried exhibitions locally, nationally, and internationally for over twenty years.

Adams grew up in Southern California and since then has traveled across the United States and Mexico, spent almost a year traveling in 22 European countries, lived for a year in Tanzania, East Africa, and studied art for seven months in Florence, Italy.

She began experimenting with various media while studying art at nine universities, including the renowned Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles.

She teaches ongoing adult and children’s pottery classes at the Spiral Triangle Studios and has taught K – 6th graders at the Volcano School of Arts and Sciences. She was one of the two Visual Artists on the writing team for the Hawaii State Grade Level Guide to the Arts, and she was one of four Visual Arts Specialists for the Hawaii Alliance for Arts Education’s “Arts First Institutes.” She currently teaches artists and educators easy ways to incorporate The Arts into the classroom.

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