Lisbeth Firmin

Lisbeth Firmin

Lisbeth Firmin, a full time painter/printmaker known for her urban landscapes, is an accredited teacher for Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain, and was trained by Betty Edwards. She has taught dozens of Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain workshops for more than 20 years.

She teaches her method and techniques in both painting and printmaking at various art institutes, universities, schools, and artists residencies around the United States. She also is the recipient of many awards, grants, and fellowships, including a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship for Printmaking (Lily Auchincloss Fellow), and full fellowships to the MacDowell Colony, National Seashore Cape Cod Dune Shack Residency, Vermont Studio School, and Saltonstall Arts Colony.

Being self-taught, Lisbeth Firmin’s teaching methods encourage both professional and beginner students to find their unique way of seeing. She has the ability to take the mystery and stress out of "being creative" and letting students unleash the sheer energy and joy of making art.