Lisa Mitchell

American Pastelist and Oil Painter



20 x 30


Afternoon Outing, Rock Creek Park



Winter Haybale


6 x 6




20 x 24


Safe Interior
Pastel 16 x 12

Winter Coat
Pastel 16 x 10

Passing the Time
Oil 16 x 20

A Kind January
Oil 12 x 16

Lisa Mitchell Biography

Lisa Mitchell is an award-winning Maryland artist who works in both oil and pastel. She has been juried into significant plein air competitions including Plein Air Easton, Paint Annapolis, Mountain Plein Air, and Gunpowder Falls Plein Air to name a few.

Respected by her peers she served as President of the Maryland Pastel Society 2005 -2007. Lisa is a Signature Member of the Maryland Pastel Society, and the Maryland Portrait Painters Society. She is also a member of the Portrait Society of America and the Mid-Atlantic Plein Air Painter’s Association.

Mitchell has been published in Pastel Journal, December 2010, with a tour of her art studio; in April 2011 featuring her painting, "Look Beneath the Surface" and for receiving an Honorable Mention award in the 2011 Pastel 100 competition.

Lisa believes in continually improving her skills by attending international conferences as well as national workshops. She has studied with nationally known artists Doug Dawson, Bob Rohm, Richard McKinley, Kenn Backaus, Kim English, David Leffel and Susan Ogilvie.

Lisa Mitchell received her formal art education at the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, concentrating her studies in Illustration and Graphic Design. She began her career as a portrait painter painting children’s portraits. She has since expanded her focus to include paintings of landscapes en plein air and in the studio, still life and figurative works.

In March 2011, Lisa was invited to participate in a unique exhibit, "Each One Invites One" at McBride Gallery in Annapolis, MD. In 2012 she exhibited in the invitational show: "Artists Favorite Places."

Shadow Slope
Pastel 9 x 12

Glancing Upward
Oil 12 x 16

Pastel 9 x 12

Back Porch
Pastel 9 x 12

Detailed Map and Directions to McBride Gallery

215 Main Street Annapolis MD 21401 • 410-267-7077

Gallery Hours: Monday - Saturday 10:00 - 5:30, Sunday 12:00 - 5:30, Thursday til 9:00pm