Original watercolor art and prints by Lisa Marie Samaha
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Lisa Marie Samaha

-Watercolorist-
 
251 Nat Turner Boulevard
Newport News, Virginia 23606
(757) 880-5156


General Educational Background

Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia, Doctor of Dental Surgery, 1982
Virginia Commonwealth University, Bachelor of Arts, English, Magna Cum Laude, 1977


Art Education

Springmaid Workshops, Myrtle Beach, NC 2006
Instruction by:   Alex Powers

Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Newport News, Virginia 1991-present
Instruction by:   
  • Betty Anglin
  • Jan Ledbetter
  • Phyllis Greenway
  • Reineke Leenders
  • Anne Hayes
  • Douglas Walton

Woodstock School of Art Workshops, Woodstock, New York 1999, 1998, 1995, 1994
Instruction by: Staats Fasoldt

Cristallo Art Workshops, Williamsburg, Virginia 1997, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004
Instruction by:
  • Alex Powers, 2004
  • Carole Barnes, 2004
  • Carrie Brown, 2003
  • Polly Hammett, 2001, 2003
  • Jean Grastorf, 2000
  • Douglas Walton, 1997

Richmond Art Workshops:
Instruction by: Pat Dews, 2003

 
Solo Exhibitions
 
The Upper Gallery at Port Warwick Dental Arts, Newport News,Virginia - December 2003, June 2004, December 2004, October 2005, December 2005
Laylinn Manor, Washington, DC, June 2002
Blue Skies Gallery, Hampton, Virginia - October/November 2000
Scott-Hunter Studio, Newport News, Virginia - June 2000,2001,2002 November 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002
Linn-Schlitt Estate, Newport News, Virginia - May 1999


Additional Exhibitions, Invitationals and Awards

Springmaid, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina - November 2006
Port Warwick Arts and Sculpture Juried Festival, Newport News, Virginia - October 2006
Virginia Watercolor Society Annual Juried Exhibition, Staunton, Virginia - May 2006
Port Warwick Arts and Sculpture Juried Festival, Newport News, Virginia, Poster Designer and Exhibitor - October 2005
Smithfield Cultural Arts Center, Featured Artist, Smithfield, Virginia - January 2005
Parade of Homes, Featured Artist Orphan Helpers Charity Home, Williamsburg, Virginia - November 2004
Virginia Watercolor Society Annual Juried Exhibition, Fifth Place Award, Arlington,   Virginia - June 2004
Shooting Star Gallery, Featured Artist, Suffolk, Virginia - February 2004
Virginia Watercolor Society Annual Juried Exhibition, Dixon, Hubbard & Fenoir Award, Newport News, Virginia-September 2003
Parade of Homes, Featured Artist, Williamsburg, Virginia - November 2003
Tidewater Artists Association, Anne Myers Third Place Award, Hampton, Virginia - June 2003
Studio One-O-Seven, Featured Artist, Norfolk, Virginia - February 2002
Hampton Bay Days Juried Exhibition, Hampton, Virginia - July 2000
Virginia Heritage Juried Exhibition, Yorktown, Virginia - July 2000
Tidal Waters Juried Exhibition, Newport News, Virginia - June 2000
Small Works Juried Exhibition, Yorktown, Virginia - May 2000 
Yorktown Folk Art Invitational, Yorktown, Virginia - February 2000
Hampton Bay Days Juried Exhibition, Hampton, Virginia - July 1999
Peninsula Fine Art Center Juried Exhibition, Newport News, Virginia - September 1997
Yorktown Arts Festival Juried Exhibition, Yorktown, Virginia - August 1997
Douglas Walton Student Exhibition, First Place Award, Williamsburg, Virginia - April 1997
Douglas Walton Student Exhibition, Honorable Mention Award, Newport News, Virginia - April 1996
Peninsula Fine Arts Center Juried Exhibition, Newport News, Virginia - May 1995
 
 
Web Site, Galleries, Shops and Collections
 
 
The Upper Gallery at Port Warwick Dental Arts, Newport News, Virginia
This is Lisa Marie's primary studio/gallery where the majority of her work is exhibited.
Open year round:
  • Monday - Thursday
  • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Appointments preferred: contact lisamarie@uppergalleryatpw.com and please note "The Upper Gallery" in the subject box