Lalena Fisher is an interdisciplinary artist currently based in Austin, Texas. She earned her MFA in painting/new forms at Pratt Institute in New York City while assisting artist Matthew Barney in his studio. After her graduate work, Fisher designed for the kids’ TV shows Blue’s Clues and The Wonder Pets, and served as an information-graphics editor at The New York Times, while writing and performing music locally and regionally as leader of the band The Color Guard. Fisher makes fine art; designs logos, characters, apps, and printed matter for large and small clients; and creates illustration for children’s publishing. She is a member of the Girllustrators.
LalenaLab recently hosted
Off WEST, a one-day outdoor reception with four exhibition spaces showing the fine art work of
Michele Hogan, and
The event included performances by
Screen Door Slammers, and The Mothermold.
Guests of all ages made 3D and "stained glass" art, and enjoyed refreshments provided
Bouldin Creek Cafe and
Slow Pokes Brisket Shack. To see videos and photos from Off WEST, scroll down on the
LalenaLab Facebook page.
Fisher gave an artist talk at City Hall in June 2016, which may be streamed on the City of Austin website; the segment lasts 15 minutes, from 19:42-34:24.