Lisa Houck studied printmaking at the Rhode Island School of Design, graduating with a BFA in 1975. Houck joined the Experimental Etching Studio in Boston shortly after graduation, where she taught etching and monoprinting. In 1989 she graduated from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston/Tufts University with a MFA in painting. She works with color and pattern to create complex, imaginative landscapes and she is inspired by the natural world, incorporating scientific concepts from astronomy, archeology and biology into her work. Houck explores a variety of media including mosaics, ceramics, printmaking and painting.She has shown extensively throughout New England and her work is in numerous corporate and private collections, including the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, The Boston Athenaeum and Children's Hospital, Boston. She recently completed a public art project in Broward County Florida where she created paintings for four libraries there. Houck also designed a 22' long mosaic mural for the Frieda Garcia Park in Boston and a 6 X 6 mosaic for the Iron Street Park in Boston. Houck currently teaches at Dedham Country Day School and Mass College of Art.