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Lissa Bockrath  Cleveland, OH

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'The Lorax'
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About Lissa


Lissa Bockrath earned a BFA in Painting from the Cleveland Institute of Art.

Lissa explains the work by saying, “I start each painting without a preconceived idea of what the final image or end result will be and instead my process becomes a stream of consciousness. Working with the inherent natural elements in the process of painting is what I relish most. The “spontaneous” reactions of the medium inspire me. When I trust my instincts and work intuitively, the images produced are more believable and powerful than anything I could have worked to consciously produce. As an artist I often have moments of complete obsession and over my career the source of that fixation has varied… currently the disastrous images of extreme weather’s impact have flooded my thoughts. The power, inherent beauty and destruction of nature subconsciously inspire this work. Being in tune with my self-conscious has always led me in the right direction with my work and my life. I feel these paintings represent juxtaposition of the Earth’s unparalleled power and domination, and in particular this interrelation with the fragility of man.”


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4 reactions from the artist


Lissa Bockrath via Facebook
2014-07-26 @ 3:42 PM
Thanks for the opportunity!

Lissa Bockrath via Facebook
2014-07-26 @ 3:41 PM
Thanks for sharing!!!

Lissa Bockrath via Facebook
2014-07-26 @ 3:42 PM
Interesting to see what works you have chosen! Thank you!

Lissa Bockrath
2014-07-26 @ 3:30 PM
Please make sure to check out my website to get a better grasp of my body of work before you rate me! Thanks everyone!

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from a Chrome extension user

01.05.2017 @ 6:00 PM

i love it so much

from a Chrome extension user

11.29.2016 @ 11:49 PM

a mountain forest on fire

from a Chrome extension user

11.11.2016 @ 3:29 AM

I love the colors and the way they are blended. This piece is absolutely beautiful! :)

from a Chrome extension user

08.07.2016 @ 8:38 PM

there is a mountain in there and a sky that is melting over the fires that burn in the vallery.

from a Chrome extension user

01.20.2016 @ 12:48 PM

love it

from a Chrome extension user

04.05.2015 @ 12:05 AM

love this!


Kathleen venc

07.27.2014 @ 2:34 PM

Looked at your website too... your paintings and your transcendent qualities
in your paintings make them an experience to look at.



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