Lisa Kessler is a photographer whose work criss-crosses the worlds of journalism and art. Her photographs and short film “Heart in the Wound: Sexual Abuse from the Catholic Church to Civil Society” have won awards from the Honickman Foundation/Duke University Center for Documentary Studies, and Pictures of the Year International. Her work has been exhibited nationally and is in the permanent collection of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Lisa is currently photographing “Living Pink,” a book exploring the enigmatic expressions of the color pink in our daily lives.
In the Fall of 2008, “Facing Peace - Struggles, Strengths, Strategies of Families Surviving Violence,” was exhibited at Lesley University in Cambridge, MA, in collaboration with the Louis D. Brown Peace Institute.
Lisa holds degrees from Brown University and Boston University, was a Vista Volunteer in RI, and lived in Mexico City for three years. In Boston she works for editorial, corporate and non-profit clients, and teaches photography at area colleges.