Lisa Solomon

Lisa Solomon-Gütermann thread

Mixed-media artist Lisa Solomon was born in Tucson, Arizona, in 1973, and grew up in Los Angeles. She received her MFA in Fine Arts from Mills College in 2003, and has exhibited extensively in the US, Asia, and Europe. She now lives in the Bay Area with her husband, daughter, and animals. Her monograph Hand/Made was published by MIEL in April 2013.

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Lisa’s work explores the relationship between the hand-made and the mass produced, as well as questioning the division between art and craft. In Hand/Made, we’ve selected work that represents these divisions and Lisa’s approach to them.


Hand/Made: An Editorial Perspective is an essay from the book available to download free.

Fukushima DaiichiHand/Made by Lisa Solomon—front inner copy