Lin Lisberger

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Lin Lisberger

Lin Lisberger

Medium sculpture

Website http://linlisberger.com

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Location 29 Waterville St. #2, Portland, Maine, 04101, US

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Lin Lisberger is a wood sculptor who taught sculpture, drawing, and design part-time in the University of Southern Maine Art Department from 1981 until her retirement in 2017. Lisberger has an MFA in sculpture from the University of Pennsylvania (1980) and received a BA in Literature from the University of California at Santa Cruz (1973). She lives and has a studio in Portland, Maine. Her exhibition experience is widespread and her work is in several private and corporate collections, and has been included in many exhibits, most recently in the show she curated, ON BOOKS: Sculpture at the Portland (Maine) Public Library, and the University of Rhode Island Art Gallery. 

Lisberger is interested in abstracted narrative and in using local wood. Over time her sculptures have echoed many images, but have always resonated with the attributes of wood.  Each sculpture is a sketch of a moment in time and space and the life of the tree.  She approaches carving wood in a non-conventional way.  Traditional wood carvers find or create blocks of wood that they then carve to create the form they seek.  Instead, she prefers to carve, construct, carve some more, and then construct further to allow her sculptures to grow more integrally out of the process.