Lisa Stokes (b. 1967)

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Lisa Stokes

Lisa Stokes

Hautwick, Herts - b. 1967

Lisa Stokes spent her childhood on a South Devon farm. At college she studied Graphic Design and later moved to London to work as a Medical Artist. Returning to Devon in 1990 she met the Plymouth based painter R.O. Lenkiewicz, who she trained with and sat for until his death in 2002. In 2003 she had her first solo show at Plymouth Arts Centre, then two more successful shows in 2006 and 2008 at John Martin Gallery, London. She has had her work selected for various exhibitions including the BP Portrait Award: National Portrait Gallery, The Hunting Art Prize: Royal College of Art and the London Art Fair. Her work is in many private collections in the UK and internationally.

1984 Studied Graphic Design at Plymouth College of Art & Design
1986 Studied Illustration at Bournemouth & Poole College of Art & Design
1988 Worked at Royal Marsden Hospital, London as a Medical Illustrator
1990 Studied under the Painter R.O. Lenkiewicz


<i>The Journey</i> 2005 Oil on canvas 60 x 40 ins, (152.40 x 101.60 cms)
<i>The Play House 1</i> 2001 Oil on canvas 40 x 32 ins, (101.60 x 81.28 cms)
<i>Trapdoor 1</i> 2013 Oil on canvas 59¾ x 26 ins, (151.99 x 65.99 cms)


Solo Exhibitions

2008 Hiding Places, John Martin Gallery, London
2006 Her Room, John Martin Gallery, London
2003 Plymouth Arts Centre

Group Exhibitions

2012 London Art Fair – Islington; Bo.Lee Gallery
2011 Affordable Art Fair , London; Edgar Modern
2004 2009 London Art Fair – Islington;John Martin Gallery
2004 Open Painting Competition: South West Academy of Fine andApplied Arts, Exeter Phoenix
2002 BP Portrait Awards: National Portrait Gallery, London; Aberdeen Art Gallery
2001 BP Portrait Awards: National Portrait Gallery, London;The Millennium Gallery, Sheffield Royal West of England Academy Exhibition, Bristol
2000 Hunting arts Prizes: Royal College of Art, London
1999 BP Portrait Awards: National Portrait Gallery, London
1998 Open Art Exhibition: Black Swan Guild, Frome
1997 Open Art Competition: The Schoolhouse Gallery, Bath
1996 Open Figurative Art Competition: Sterts Arts and Environmental Centre, Cornwall
1995 Taunton Open Drawing Competition: Stansall Gallery, Taunton
1994 BP Portrait Awards: National Portrait Gallery, London
1993 Summer Exhibition: White Lane Gallery, Plymouth
1992 New Gallery Artists: White Lane Gallery, Plymouth