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.
Email: Fish (at) LalenaFisher (dot) com
Agent for children's books: Lara Perkins at Andrea Brown Literary Agency
Social Media: Tumblr • Twitter • Facebook • Instagram (fine art) • Instagram (illustration) • LalenaLab YouTube • The Color Guard YouTube • The Mothermold YouTube
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LalenaLab hosted Off WEST 2017, a pop-up exhibition using our four spaces to show the fine art work of Yareth Fernandez, Michele Hogan, Marilyn Darrell, and Lalena Fisher. The event included performances by Cienfuegos, Screen Door Slammers, and The Mothermold. Guests enjoyed refreshments from sponsors Bouldin Creek Cafe and Slow Pokes Brisket Shack. More about OffWEST may be read on the Off WEST press release. Photos from the event are posted in the Off WEST LalenaLab Facebook photo album; videos on the main 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.