Lisa Teo, a former lawyer from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, left her legal career behind to delve into the vibrant world of art, finally embracing her true passion and childhood dream. Today, Lisa is a full-time artist, certified art therapist and art teacher. Nature has always been Lisa's guiding force and constant source of inspiration. As an avid hiker, diver, and traveler, she immerses herself in the raw beauty of the natural world, unearthing profound insights about life. Lisa's artwork is a testament to her deep connection with nature, revealing her keen observations and capturing the fleeting qualities of light and atmosphere with her uninhibited and lively Impressionist brush strokes.
Lisa's creative process is enhanced by her meditation and yoga practice, which allows her to delve into the subconscious mind for inspiration. This harmonious integration of mindfulness and artistic expression infuses her work with a profound sense of authenticity and emotional depth.
Exploring various art movements and styles, Lisa is recognized for her interplay of colors and textures. Her landscapes are expressions of the natural world and the realm of consciousness, offering viewers are spite from the complexities of everyday life to find peace in the timeless beauty of nature. Lisa has participated in several group art exhibitions in Kuala Lumpur. In 2021, she held her first solo exhibition with Gallery1819. The solo showcased her paddy field series which portrayed the serene tranquility of rural landscapes and the lessons to be learnt from observing nature.
Beyond her artistic endeavors, Lisa is a compassionate advocate for mental and emotional well-being. She is a certified Guided Drawing art therapist and an art teacher, empowering her clients and students to harness the transformative potential of art, unlock their creativity and self-expression, and find inner peace.
Lisa Teo stands as a beacon of inspiration, an artist who fearlessly followed her heart's calling. With her expressive brushstrokes and unwavering dedication to capturing nature, she invites us all to embark on a journey of self-discovery and find solace in the harmonious embrace of art and nature.
Lisa's upcoming Solo Exhibition
1-30 Sep 2023
In the Awakening series, Lisa turns her focus on the rich diversity of marine life in her journey of self-discovery, marrying the depth of the Ocean with the subconscious mind. The mystery of the deep ocean and the yet to be discovered marine life mirror our ongoing discovery of the power of our subconscious minds. Her new series urge viewers to reflect on the interconnectedness of all living beings and the importance of fostering unity amidst diversity. Her brush strokes capture the flow and movement of water and the fluidity of our thoughts and emotions.
The glow of light in the depths of the Ocean forte tells an illumination of the treasure within the realm of the subconscious mind and the awakening of consciousness.