Lisa Kotz Mishler, the daughter of Holocaust survivors and heroes Sol and Luba Kotz, grew up hearing stories of her parents life in Poland during WW II. As a professional painter working primarily in oils, acrylics and watercolor, those stories bin to influence her work. Her first book, "L’Chayim-To Life," as a collection of paintings, and narration inspired by her parents harrowing and miraculous journey in Poland before emigrating to the United Stated.
Lisa’s work has been shown in the Louvre in Paris, as well as in galleries in the United States.
Lisa Mishler is also prize-winning painter who lives in Tucson, Arizona. She studied photography and media arts in college and spent 20 years as an interior designer. While working full time she also found time for taking art classes and painting. After she retired she continued to develop her painting skills and became certiﬁed to teach at The Drawing Studio (TDS). Today she teaches Abstract Painting classes at TDS and for a variety of arts organizations in Arizona.