Lisa Federici holds a Bachelors of Art degree in Studio Art and Photography from Marist College. She received her Masters of Science in Art Education from Long Island University’s CW Post campus. During her master’s program she worked extensively with the clay medium, and under the guidance of Frank Olt experimented with different building and firing techniques including Gas Reductions and Raku.
Before becoming an art teacher, Ms. Federici’s professional experience includes working in the fields of marketing, production design, website design, graphic design, and product photography. When creating two-dimensional work Ms. Federici often takes a mixed media approach combining paint, photography, alternative printmaking techniques, bookbinding, and sewing. Ms. Federici’s current artwork has a strong science theme, with a focus on anatomy.
This is Ms. Federici’s 10th year teaching in the Bellmore Merrick Central High School District. She has taught 8th Grade Art and 8th Grade Advanced Art at Merrick Avenue Middle School. As well as Studio in Art, Photography, and Sculpture I, II, III, and IV, at John F. Kennedy High School. She is currently teaching Studio in Art, Creative Suite I, and Sculpture I, II, III, and IV at Wellington C. Mepham High School.
Exhibitions: 2016 Slide Slam, Islip Art Museum, Islip, NY 2016 Long Island Biennial, Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, NY
Award of Merit
2016 Branching Out, Jeanie Tengelsen Gallery (Art League of Long Island), Dix Hills, NY 2016 Slide Slamming: A Long Island Collaboration, Patchogue Arts Council, Patchogue, NY 2017 EXPO 36 Winners Exhibition, b.j. spoke gallery, Huntington, NY 2017 Bonic Tonic: Legacy, Ashawagh Hall, East Hampton, NY 2017 Art Educators of Long Island Summer Open Call, Memorial Gallery, Farmingdale NY 2017 Motion Annual Hampton Photo Arts Showcase, Ashawagh Hall, East Hampton