Artist Profile

Las Vegas, Nevada

Lisa Fields Clark

Clark, Lisa Fields

After a 25-year career in graphic arts, Lisa Fields Clark shifted her focus toward fine arts, community outreach and arts facilitation. She holds a BS in Social Services/Business Management. Her primary focus in art is mixed media and mosaics, both contemporary and traditional.

Fields Clark has facilitated several community projects, facilitated numbers of local mosaic workshops, and her art has been shown in galleries throughout the US. In addition to creating and facilitating artwork, Lisa volunteers at Opportunity Village assisting artists participating in their Arts Enrichment Program, is a resident artist in Jana's RedRoom Gallery inside of the Las Vegas Arts Factory, and author of Art Facilitation for Special Needs Populations 2012. Cats After Dark Press, LLC.

Las Vegas, NV
(702) 433-6684
LFClark@aceweb.com
www.LisaFieldsClark.com

Counties Served
Statewide
Preferred Groups/Populations
Schools (grades pre-K-12), college, young adult, adult, at risk, incarcerated individuals, seniors, special needs, social services, hospital and healthcare groups
Venues
Schools, community organizations, health care facilities
Professional Development Workshops: Teacher/Staff Training
Helpful Insights for Facilitating an Arts Workshop: addresses the role of the community art facilitator, describing the process taken to plan appropriate projects, create lesson plans, and engage participants; Art Facilitation for Special Needs Populations: Definitions, case studies and lesson plans for populations that require different approaches to the arts workshop experience to achieve the most benefit; based on her book Art Facilitation for Special Needs Populations.
Program/Residency Activity Descriptions: Schools/Communities
Basic Mosaics: a brief history and overview of tools, processes, and techniques of mosaics, and the creation of an individual project; Garden Stepping Stones: brief histories of mosaics and mandala designs, a demonstration of the process, and the creation of an individual project; Mosaic Flower Pot: a brief history of mosaics, a demonstration of the project process, and the creation of an individual project; Visual Journal: Focusing on identity and self-awareness, participants will create a handmade book and begin to fill the pages with writings or imagery depicting personal events and thoughts, or to illustrate responses to prompts; Mixed Media Masks: Focusing on self-awareness, participants will portray themselves through the embellishment of masks.