Lisa trained at Harrow School of art, foundation course and then completed her Honours degree at West Surrey College of Art and Design.

Later in life became fully qualified as a teacher of art in Secondary Education and also in Adult Education.

Most of her adult life Lisa has worked as a professional artist restoring fine china for Christies and other leading dealers and private collectors , painting murals in private houses and commissioned paintings for restaurants.

Lisa now teaches regular watercolour classes in Hampshire. runs workshops in various mediums and organises painting trips abroad.