lisa mills, cpsa   -   color me here studio   -    award winning fine art

Education and Milestones

1984 – Rhode Island School of Design Award for Outstanding Senior Art Student
1984 – 1985 – Boston University - Art and Science double major
1988 – Bachelor of Science in Interior Merchandising with a Concentration in Illustration from Texas Christian University
1990-1992 – Owner of Salutations Artistic Greetings – Hand-Illustrated, Custom Greeting Cards

Awards & Professional Affiliations

2012 – Reflections on Heavy Metal – Accepted Entry in CPSA 20th Annual International Juried Exhibition
May, 2012 – Featured Artist Blog in Colored Pencil Magazine
2012 – Author of Animal Art Tutorials on with Alyona Nickelson
August, 2012 – Reflections on Heavy Metal –  Award for Excellence – CPSA 20th Annual International Exhibition, Covington, Kentucky
October, 2012 – Reflections on Heavy Metal – Best in Category Award for Professional Artist Category – CPSA District Chapter 215 Exhibition, Richardson, Texas
April, 2013 – Morning Preyer – Accepted Entry in CPSA 21st Annual International Juried Exhibition and on exhibit at the City of Brea Gallery, Brea, California through September 13, 2013
August, 2013 – Morning Preyer – Award for Excellence – CPSA 21st Annual International Exhibition, Brea, California

August, 2013 - Author of In-Depth Silver Pitcher Kit for Ann Kullberg and CP - The Magazine for Colored Pencil Artists

December, 2013 - Artist Profile - CP The Magazine for Colored Pencil Artists

April, 2014 - Reflections on Cool Jazz - Accepted Entry in CPSA 22nd Annual International Exhibition, Ormond Beach, Florida - June 13 - August 25, 2014

April, 2015 - Wren in Rome - Accepted Entry in CPSA 23rd Annual International Exhibition, Atlanta, GA

March, 2023 - Ann Kullberg's Color Magazine - Article on Pan Pastel backgrounds in colored pencil artwork


Colored Pencil Society of America (CPSA) Signature Member
United Kingdom Colored Pencil Society (UKCPS)

The Art League of Hilton Head