Lisa Conway was born in Detroit, Michigan and received a B.F.A. in Ceramics from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor in 1990. She earned an M.F.A. in Ceramics from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge in 1993. In 1991 she was awarded a full fellowship to study at the prestigious Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in Maine. Lisa has taught Art at the University of Alaska in Anchorage, the Alberta College of Art and Design in Calgary, Portland Community College and the Oregon College of Art and Craft. Since 2003, she has served as Professor of Art and Head of the Ceramics Area at Clark College in Vancouver, Washington. Lisa has completed several prominent artist residencies around the country, most recently at the Ucross Foundation in Clearmont, Wyoming. Lisa is a new member of the Portland Art Museum Rental Sales Gallery and was included in the Oregon Biennial exhibition at the Portland Art Museum in 2003. Her most recent solo exhibition was at the Rose Center for the Arts at Columbia College in Longview, Washington. Lisa lives in Portland, Oregon, and works out of a ceramics studio in her home.