Original oil from the “Foliage” series, painted on birch panel.
Marisa’s art practice blends her travels and life experiences, incorporating nature and history to describe emotional experience through fundamental methods of painting. She works seasonally in horticulture and enjoys teaching botanical drawing to merge art and nature.
Size: 4″ x 6″ x 0.75″
Material: Oil on birch panel
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Marisa Kerris was selected to exhibit in the curated show HOME at FRIEDA in 2019. She also shared her artistic skills and love for nature with a “Botanical Drawing Workshop”.
Marisa received her BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2007 where she studied Painting and attended the European Honors Program in Rome, Italy. Returning abroad in 2016, she spent one year at Temple University Rome and completed her MFA in Painting at the Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia, PA in 2018. Marisa is a 2017 recipient of the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation grant. She is an adjunct professor of art and teaches painting and drawing.
Marisa currently resides in Philadelphia, PA and has exhibited in California, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Alabama, Pennsylvania, Oregon, West Virginia, Italy and France.
You can find more of Marisa’s work at FRIEDA at 320 Walnut Street or check her website.
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