Ubuntu. It is to say, ‘My humanity is inextricably bound up in yours.’ We belong in a bundle of life.
My name is Liza.
I am a printmaker, illustrator, and teaching artist driven by my belief that art has the capacity to transform our inner and outer worlds. I am currently creating things with my hands in a rickety old house in Highland Park, MI.
These days, I draw my inspiration from the resiliency of houseplants, the sureness of the neighborhood blooms, and my careful observations of the human and social environments around me. From these, I create work that aims to reconnect each one of us with ourselves, one another, and the natural world.
When I’m not in the studio, I can be found nose-deep in a book of poetry, wrist-deep in the garden soil out back, or out on one of my four daily walks with my fiancée, Connor, and our dog, Trotsky. I need these walks as much as Trotsky does, I think.
I like foraging and fermenting and teaching and trading and skateboarding and gardening and playing the banjo and climbing trees and learning and looking out windows. I like making music for plants and making things with my hands. I like you.