Lisa Frost is a colorful and dynamic visual artist located in Rockford, Illinois. 

EXPERIENCE

STUDIO ARTIST, Rockford, IL, 2017-present. Developing a professional body of work for both public and private spaces.

PROPRIETORLisa Frost Studio, Rockford, IL, October 2000-2017. Developed commercial art products for seasonal, tabletop and everyday distinctive collections. Product line has been featured and sold to 55 National Retailers. Fully operational working studio. Motivational employer to college art students as paid internships.

LICENSED ARTIST, Silvestri/Demdaco, Leawood, KS,
January 2008-2015
Held exclusive Art License with International Gift Company to design,
manufacture, market, sell, and distribute the “Lisa Frost Collection”.
The collection consisted of commercial art pieces in seasonal, tabletop
and everyday products sold at the National Gift and Home Trade
Markets and found in the shops of over 200 National Retailers.


FOUNDER, “Frost & Friends”, Community Event, Rockford, IL,
November 2006-2014
Community Art Show that featured local artists and businesses which
funded 83 Arts related scholarships to NIU Summer in the Arts
program for regional high school art students...and garnered an audience of over 3000 visitors.


ART Educator, Auburn High School, Rockford, IL. Rockford
Public School, District 205, Creative and Performing Arts
High School, October 2018-June 2019
Taught 80 students enrolled in Advanced Placement and Art
Foundations, AP training at the University of Wisconsin, Portfolio
submissions to College Board, various art exhibitions and scholarship
opportunities for students.


ART TEACHER, All grade levels K-12 in various capacities,
Oswego,IL.-Rockford, IL. December 1994 - June 2001
Rockford Public School District 205 and Oswego School District

EDUCATION
Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois
Bachelor of Science, ART Education, December 1993
Illinois Certification: Type 10 K-12

SELECTED HONORS

• Visual Artist of the Year, Nominee, Rockford Arts Council, 2021

* Art for Illinois, Featured Artist, 2020 https://artsforillinois.org/posts/lisa-frost

• RPS Fine Art Hall of Fame, 2020 https://youtu.be/Yd1GC4adGaU

• Boylan High School, Alumni Excellence Award, 2018

• NIU, Outstanding Alumni Award,
College of Visual and Performing Arts 2011

• Rockford Register Star Woman of the Year,
Finalist Award, 2010

• Sallie Mae Foundation, Teacher of the Year Award, 1996

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

• Muralist, CRE8IV, 2021 Rockton, IL

* Selected Collection of Paintings, Family Peace Center, Rockford, IL 2021

• Muralist partnership with daughter Libbie Frost, CRE8IV Project, 2019 www.gorockford.com

• Board of Trustees, Rockford Public Library,
December 2009- 2012

• Board of Directors, Discovery Center Museum,
January 2007- January 2010

• Past President and Member, Junior League 1996-2006

• Keynote Speaker, Rockford Register Star,
Young American Banquet, Spring 2008

• Member, Forty Leaders Under Forty,
Rockford Chamber of Commerce, 2008

• Rockford Register Star Woman of the Year,
Finalist Award, 2010

*Northwest Quarterly Magazine, Cover Design Winter 2007-08

• Muralist, OSF Hospital, Rockford. ER and Ambulatory Care Center,1999