A special thank you to our juror, Liza L.L. Paige!
Liza L. L. Paige received a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a minor in Pre-Creative Arts Therapy from SUNY Potsdam in 2012 and completed a MFA in Visual Studies from the University at Buffalo in 2014. She is currently the Arts Educator at the North Country Children’s Museum (in Potsdam, NY) and teaches as an Adjunct Instructor of the Arts at St. Lawrence University and SUNY Potsdam while continue her professional career as an emerging artist. Liza is dedicated to presenting drawing as a fine art form. Her chosen materials include charcoal and soft pastel, with a visual focus on narrative portraiture and observational drawing. Her work merges the real with the surreal to create allegorical works that synthesize historical and contemporary theories regarding femininity and psychoanalysis