Lisa Creskey is a ceramic artist and painter who explores the visual storytelling potential of the clay medium through sculpture and installation. Investigating themes of nature, history and time, she creates immersive worlds in which to look for connections and to pose questions on essential concerns for humanity and the environment. Lisa lives and works in Chelsea, Quebec.

Lisa’s ceramic and mixed media outdoor public art installations were commissioned for the outdoor Sentier culturel/Culture Path in 2022 and 2023 in downtown Gatineau, Quebec. Her mixed media Return to the Nest was acquired in 2023 by the Global Affairs Canada Visual Art Collection. Lisa was commissioned by the City of Ottawa to create and present a sculptural gift to Princess Margriet of the Netherlands at Ottawa City Hall in May 2022. Among her other national honours, Lisa received the Prix du CALQ 2017 – Work of the Year in the Outaouais for her 2016 solo public exhibition Match.

In January 2024, Lisa will be in the Resonance 3-person exhibition at the Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery in Waterloo, Ontario. Lisa has a solo public exhibition confirmed for November 2024 in Amos, Quebec.

Lisa is a member of the AIC-IAC (Académie Internationale de la Céramique – International Academy of Ceramics) in Geneva. Lisa’s international recognition includes Finalist in the 2020 Taiwan International Ceramics Biennale, Diploma of Honour in the Korea International Ceramic Biennale KICB2019, and being awarded a 3-month 2019 Taiwan Ceramics Residency hosted by the New Taipei City Yingge Ceramics Museum. Other international distinctions include an Honorable Mention award in the Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale GICB2017 in South Korea, Finalist in the Mark Rothko Centre’s 2017 International Contemporary Ceramics Competition MEMORY BOX in Latvia, a Recommendation Prize in the 2016 Taiwan Ceramics Biennale, Finalist in the 2014 Taiwan Ceramics Biennale, Honorable Mention Prize in the 2014 Concordia Continental Ceramics Competition 5 in Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA, Finalist in the 2012 4th Biennial Concordia Continental Ceramics Competition, and Finalist in the 2012 Taiwan International Ceramics Biennale.

Lisa’s work has been collected by the Department of Foreign Affairs Canada, the Yingge Ceramics Museum in New Taipei City, Taiwan, the Korea Ceramics Foundation in Incheon, South Korea, the Mark Rothko Art Centre in Daugavpils, Latvia, the Aimia Canadian Art Collection in Toronto, the City of Ottawa Art Collection, and the Prime Minister of Canada’s Office (PMO).