EDUCATION

1993  
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture
Bingham Fellow
Skowhegan, Maine

1998-93  
Maine College of Art
BFA, Painting
Portland, Maine

SELECT EXHIBITIONS

2006  
Surface Noise
R O O M Tribeca
New York, NY

2004  
Craftland: Where Function Meets Fantasy
Providence, RI

2003  
Port of Entry
LoRiver Arts Gallery
Beacon, NY

Five Maine College of Art Painters, Ten Years Later
June Fitzpatrick Gallery
Portland, ME

1999  
New Paintings by Lisa Bentley
Ryland-Bowe Gallery
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA

What We’ve Been Up To
Maine College of Art Alumni Juried Exhibition Institute of Contemporary Art
Maine College of Art
Portland, ME

The Work They Love Most
Kelly + Gillis Gallery
Newport, RI

1998
A Skowhegan Decade
Alumni Exhibition & Benefit Auction
David Beitzel Gallery
New York, NY

1998
National Juried Exhibition

Bristol Art Museum
Bristol, RI

1995
Follie a Deux
Center on Contemporary Art
Seattle, WA

1994
Alumnae Exhibition 1994
Baxter Gallery
Maine College of Art
Portland, ME

Fresh: New Maine Artists
Fox Island Gallery
North Haven Island, ME

Women Artists of Maine
Fox Island Gallery
North Haven Island, ME

Drawing and Paintings by Lisa Bentley
Thos. Moser Portland, ME

9th Annual Works on Paper
University of Texas Tyler, TX

1993
Shot, Cast, Burned
The Photography Co-op
Portland, ME

AWARDS

1993
Bingham Fellowship
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture
Skowhegan, ME

Della Grossa Award
Maine College of Art Portland, ME

BIBLIOGRAPHY

1998
Bill Van Siclen, “Artist Spotlight: Lisa Bentley”,
The Providence Journal, July 23, 1998.

Bill Van Siclen, “Talent from Around the Nation in Bristol Show”, The Providence Journal, June 26, 1998.

“The Rocket Project”,The Bluemoon Review, www.thebluemoon.com, Winter 1998, audio excerpts throughout.

1995
Bumgardner, George. “Artists Pick Their Favorites in State Invitational”,
The Ithaca Journal, January 12-19, 1995, pp.8.

1994
Lawson, Douglas. “On The Cover: Lisa Bentley” 
Blue Penny Quarterly, (see The Bluemoon Review, www.thebluemoon.com) December 1994, pp. cover, 2, col.ill.

Greenleaf, Ken. “Paintings at Home Amid the Furniture”, Maine Sunday Telegram, February 20, 1994, pp.1E, 13E, col.ill. http://www.lisabentleydesigns.com http://skowheganart.org/alumni/profile.asp?ID=93