Art Director

Lisa Rigge is a photographer, educator, and poet. Her major body of photographic work consists of hand tinting black and white digital photographs. Lisa is currently the President of the Pleasanton Art League, and her work is represented by Valley Arts Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA. 

Lisa was an Artist-in-Residence at the KALA Art Institute in Berkeley. She has studied with nationally renowned photographers Holly Roberts, Elizabeth Opalenik, Debra Fleming Caffrey, Al Weber, and Brian Taylor. 

She has exhibited in solo and group shows. Her work has been included in: LaGrange National XXVI Exhibition, in LaGrange, Georgia; Women’s Work 26th Annual Exhibit in Woodstock, Illinois; the National Association of Women Artists Small Works in New York City, NY; the California State Fair, the Alameda Fair, and Elk River Arts Alliance. One of her pieces was accepted in the online Gallery for the Center of Photographic Art, Carmel, CA in 2015.

Her awards include: First place at the Texas Photographic Society National Competition in 2004, selected by juror Sue Brink; Best of Class, Alameda County Fair 2009, 2011, and 2013; Best of Photography, Elk River Arts Alliance, 2011, and 2nd Place in  2015.

Her work is private collections at the Arkansas State University, Arkansas; at Minot State University, Minot, North Dakota; the City of Fairfield, CA; and the City of Livermore, CA. Her photographs have been published in ZYZZYVA, Volume XXI, Number 3; On Safari by David Anderson, and The Rose, published in Athens, Georgia.

She got her start in publishing her poetry through her local newspaper, which printed twelve of her haiku before the practice of publishing readers’ haiku was discontinued. Her haiku has also been published in Modern Haiku and The Aurorean. In 2016, she received an award for one of her haiku.




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read some of Lisa's haiku.




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