Born in New York

Lives and works in San Francisco, California

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
2014 Breathless in Paris, April in Paris, San Francisco, CA
2013 Endless Summer, Oakland Tribune Tower, Oakland, CA
2011 Tales of a Decade, Sagan & Piechota, San Francisco, CA
2010 Lakeside Leisure, Spur Happenings, Woodside, CA
2009 Mid Century Americana, Sagan & Piechota San Francisco, CA
2008 American Sport and Indians, Gallery del Grotto, San Francisco, CA
2004 American Pulp, 2901 California Street, San Francisco, CA
Women on the Verge, Pulp Paintings, 2 Stockton Street, San Francisco, CA
2002 A Year of Celibacy, Red Vic Movie House screening, San Francisco, CA
1998 American History Part 1, Fall Arts Festival, Jackson Hole, WY
Horse: The Unveiling, 7 Gracie Square, New York, NY
1996 Citrus Series, Pier 23 San Francisco, CA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
2012 Juried Show, Napa Valley Museum, Napa, CA
2011 3 Women (with Lisa Alonzo & Maren Conrad), Krystin Hoffman Art, Sacramento, CA
2009 Shedding, Red Door Gallery, Oakland, CA
2008 Reflections of the Bay, Market Street Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2007 Painters Paint, Branson Gallery Ross, CA
2006 Mentors and Disciples, Atrium Gallery, 901 Market Street, San Francisco, CA
2005 Mission Artists, Back to the Picture Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2004 Day of the Dead, Legion of Honor Museum, San Francisco CA
2003 Memories: A Celebration of the Day of the Dead, De Young Art Center, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA
Dialogues, Point 360, Sansome Street, San Francisco, CA
2000 Mujeres 2000 (Women 2000), Mission Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA
1997 Toys in Contemporary Art, D.P. Fong Gallery, San Jose, CA
Making Marks: Artists Who Teach, SPACE 743, San Francisco, CA
Man and Machines, Oakland Museum Collectors Gallery, Oakland, CA
1994 Barbie and Beyond, Morphos Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1993 Drawing First, Southern Exposure Gallery, San Francisco, CA

PRESS:
ArtBusiness.com Figurative Art at Sagan Piechota 2011
Polo Player’s Edition Cover Artist November Issue 2009
ArtBusiness.com Bostwick surveys how we spend our leisure time in a series of spacious paintings.
De Young Museum “Artist Leads Sketching Tours For AIA.” Sept 2009
Home Movies Hit Big Screen USA Weekend, October 24-26, 2003
Film Talent in the Hood, Noe Valley Voice, June 2003
San Francisco Artist Makes Jackson Debut Jackson Hole News, September 1998
Bostwick Hangs Show Just So, Stepping Out, Jackson Hole News, September 1998
Bostwick’s Western Icons Hang Jackson Hole Guide, September 1998
Planning Lamu: Preservation of an East African Seaport Photos Published 1986

SELECTED COLLECTIONS:
Numerous private collections throughout the United States; information upon request.

COMMISSIONS:
Richard P. Mellon Director Wildlife Foundation, Ligonier, PA

RELATED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

2015 Professor Colorado College Graduate School, Teaching Summer Block in Design Thinking

1989-Present Art Teacher, Drew School, San Francsico, California Fine Arts Department Chair 2001-2007
Create curriculum and teach classes in Painting, Advanced Painting and Advanced Drawing & Design.

Design Thinking is utilized in classes. Risk taking is encouraged as an approach to problem solving.

Detailed Descriptions of Talks and Conferences and Colorado College Summer Course by Lisa Bostwick Here

 

2013-2003 Seminar Leader, California Association of Independent Schools
Create and lead Seminars for teachers in independent schools throughout California

"Design is Design is Design: Curriculum Design Principles" (2013)

"Design Thinking: an Introduction" (2013)
“Creative Thinking in Every Classroom” (2011)
“Evidence: Student Stories with Found Imagery” (2011)
“Slow Color for a Fast world” (2009)
“Art and Cognition” (2003)

Published Articles: National Association of Independent School 2012-2013

"Design Thinking: an Introduction" Independent Teacher Magazine Fall 2012 (Top 5 Most Popular on NAIS website Oct '12- Jan '13) - Article

"I Tech, Therefore I Think" Independent School Magazine Summer 2013 - Article

September 2009 De Young Museum, San Francisco, CA
Lead sketching tours. Collaborated with AIA to lead tours of Herzog and de Meuron and Walter Hood elements of de Young Museum

2001-2007 Art Department Head, Drew School San Francisco, California
Oversaw Art Department faculty and program. lead accreditation process, curriculum review, budgeting and Art Festivals.

1999-2003 Feature Film Producer and Director.
Wrote, Produced & Directed A Year of Celibacy June 2003. Available on NETFLIX.

1994-1995 Art Therapist, McAuley Neuro-Psychiatric Wing, St. Mary’s Hospital,
San Francisco, CA

1992-1994 Art Therapist, Adolescent Intensive Residential Services,
California Pacific Medical Center San Francisco, CA
Responsible for individual art therapy assessments and group art therapy.

1988-1992 Freelance Fabric Designer, Esprit, Banana Republic, Koret, Levis, Mervyns

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION:
Born: March 7, 1965
Glen Cove, New York

EDUCATION:
B.F.A. Painting, San Francisco Art Institute SF, CA 1988
M.A. Social Clinical Psychology, New College of California, San Francisco CA, 1994