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Lisa Rosowsky

Lisa Rosowsky
Chair, Professor
Tower 633B

Lisa Rosowsky is a tenured Professor at MassArt, and is a principal designer of Blue Studio, which focuses on visual identity work for arts and nonprofit organizations. Lisa also produces mixed media textile work in her studio.

1992 - MFA, Graphic Design, Yale University; 1987 - AB, Visual & Environmental Studies, Harvard College
Industry Experience: 


  • 2017 - Fellows Exhibition, group exhibition, St. Botolph Club, Boston, MA
  • 2014 - "Blood Memory: a View from the Second Generation," solo exhibition, Brandeis University, Women's Studies Research Center , Waltham, MA
  • 2013 - "Selections 2013," group exhibition, Massachusetts College of Art and Design 
  • 2013 - "Blood Memory," solo exhibition, Holocaust Museum Houston, Houston, TX 
  • 2011 - "A Stitch in Jewish Time," group exhibition, Hebrew College Museum, New York, NY 
  • 2009 - “Artists Confront the Holocaust,” group exhibition, Hebrew College, Newton, MA
  • 2008 - “Dor L’Dor: Baker Street Tapestry,” exhibition, Hebrew College, Newton, MA
  • 2007 - “Dor L’Dor: Baker Street Tapestry,” exhibition, Mohliver Chapel, Baker Street Cemetery, West Roxbury, MA
  • 2006 - “Selections,” group exhibition, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA


  • 2009 - “Preserving the Memory and Lessons of the Holocaust,” invited panel speaker, 2009 World Federation of Jewish Child Survivors of the Holocaust 21st Annual International Conference, Boston, MA
  • 2007 - “Doing Good by Printing Well,” invited talk delivered at the AIGA National Education Conference, Nashville, TN
  • 2007 - “How We Teach Print Now,” lecture for the Society of Printers
  • 2003 - “Style and Its Abuses,” republished in Writing About the Arts and Humanities, Third Edition (Brigham Young University) 
  • 2002 - “Excellence in the Academe” Art of Teaching Prize, National Education Association, for “Nothing Without Joy,” published in Thought & Action
  • 2002 - “Difference and Accommodation,” a talk given at the National Education Association’s Higher Education annual conference 


  • Houghton Library, Harvard University 
  • Boston Public Library, Artists Book Collection
  • Wellesley College, Artists Book Collection 
  • University of Vermont, Artists Book Collection

Fellowships and Residencies

  • 2016-2019 - St. Botolph Club Fellow
  • 2016 - Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, two-week residency, summer
  • 2013 - Massachusetts College of Art and Design Faculty Fellowship, used to travel to Paris and Poland


  • Artist Fellow, St. Botolph Club
  • Society of Printers (past president)


  • 2014 - "Make. Do" documentary by Brian Frank; featured artist 
  • 2001 - National Education Association "Art of Teaching Award"