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Lisa Bateman

Adjunct Professor - CCE

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Fine Arts
School of Art

Lisa Bateman lives and works in New York City. Trained formally in painting and installation, Bateman works predominantly in the public art and social practice realms with projects that are site-specific to marginalized communities. Projects explore unwritten histories, the invisible ‘public’, audio and visual archives and vernacular architecture. Bateman has exhibited and created works nationally and internationally and has been the recipient of several awards, including the National Endowment for the Humanities, NC Humanities, Humanities Texas, Pollock Krasner, NY Foundation for the Arts, Vista Federal Grant, MTA Arts for Transit, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Manhattan Community Art Fund, McDowell Colony among others. Curatorial work has included PS1 MoMA, Brooklyn Arts Council, LocationOne New York and Pratt Area Community Council. Bateman has served in several faculty initiatives at Pratt including the Diversity and Inclusion Allies, the Inclusive Pedagogy Scholars program and has received two Pratt Faculty Fund awards for AACU national conferences and hosting speakers on campus. Bateman coordinates BFA and MFA partnership awards for Fine Arts students with Skowhegan, Ox-Bow and Yale Norfolk. Academic panels and artist lectures include AIA NY, Bergen Kunsthall, MFA School of Art Trondheim, Tate Modern’s ‘Intensive’ interviews 2019. Lisa Bateman teaches both BFA and MFA courses in Fine Arts.


B.F.A., East Carolina University; M.F.A., Virginia Commonwealth University.