MacDowell Colony Fellow 


Lisa A. Frank was honored to be the 2014-2015 MacDowell Colony's Evelyn Stephansson Nef Fellow in photography. At the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she holds an MFA in Design Studies, Lisa is currently part of the Discovery to Product (D2P) incubator program. With its support, she is developing virtual reality content that is based on her 2D photography.

Using her artwork to also enhance interdisciplinary explorations, Frank was chosen to be a Senior Research Fellow at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She was the first artist/collaborator to be given this distinction.

Lisa has an extensive professional background as a working artist 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, feature films and Broadway productions as a member of the United Scenic Artists union.



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MacDowell Colony Fellow 


Lisa A. Frank was honored to be the 2014-2015 MacDowell Colony's Evelyn Stephansson Nef Fellow in photography. At the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she holds an MFA in Design Studies, Lisa is currently part of the Discovery to Product (D2P) incubator program. With its support, she is developing virtual reality content that is based on her 2D photography.

Using her artwork to also enhance interdisciplinary explorations, Frank was chosen to be a Senior Research Fellow at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She was the first artist/collaborator to be given this distinction.

Lisa has an extensive professional background as a working artist 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, feature films and Broadway productions as a member of the United Scenic Artists union.