Lisa M. Strout Beard 

815.236.1333 | lisabeardart@gmail.com | www.lisambeard.com | 321 S. Madison St.; Woodstock, IL 60098 

Solo Exhibitions: 

2019: St. Xavier University, Photographs from the Yellow Glove Series, Chicago, IL. USA. 

2019: Old Courthouse Arts Center, Phantom Limb, Woodstock, IL. USA. 

2018: Perspective Gallery, UnOccupied, Evanston, IL. USA. 

2018: Old Courthouse Arts Center, "Outside," Various Selections, Woodstock, IL. USA. 

2017: McHenry County College, Selections from The Yellow Glove Series, Crystal Lake, IL. USA. 

2017: Creek Gallery, Various Selections, Crystal Lake, IL. USA. 

2016: Center on Halsted, Selections from The Yellow Glove Series, Chicago, IL. USA. 

Selected Group Exhibitions: 

2019: Old Courthouse Art Center, Bridge*s, Woodstock, IL. USA. 

2019: Aeon Gallery, Evolve, Richmond, IL. USA. 

2019: Midwest Center for Photography, Human Representation, Wichita, KS. USA. 

2018: Praxis Photographic Arts Center, Empty Places: Abandoned Spaces, Minneapolis, MN. USA. 

2018: A Smith Gallery, Forgotten, Johnson City, TX. USA. 

2018: Old Courthouse Arts Center, Real People, Woodstock, IL. USA. 

2018. Perspective Gallery, #metoo, Evanston, IL. USA. 

2018: SE Center for Photography, Home, Greenville, SC. USA 

2018: Old Courthouse Arts Center, To Be Heard, Woodstock, IL. USA. 

2018: Bucktown Gallery, CounterCulture: Hidden Stories of Chicago Past and Present, Chicago, IL. USA. 

2018: Midwest Center for Photography, Domesticity, Wichita, KS. USA. 

2018: Bridgeport Art Center, 6th Annual Art Competition, Chicago, IL. USA. 

2018: Las Laguna Gallery, Women in Art, Laguna Beach, CA. USA. 

2018: Old Courthouse Arts Center, 31st Annual Women's Works, Woodstock, IL. USA. 

2017: Dovetail Brewery, Conception Arts Show, Chicago, IL. USA. 

2017: Ashton Gallery in Art on 30th, Orange is the New Black, San Diego, CA. USA. 

2017: Old Courthouse Arts Center, Real People, Woodstock, IL. USA. 

2017: Perspective Gallery, Member Mini Show, Evanston, IL. USA. 

2017: Old Courthouse Arts Center, 30th Annual Women's Works, Woodstock, IL. USA. 

2016: Lakeside Legacy Park: Dole Mansion, Dangerous Lullabies, Crystal Lake, IL. USA. 

2016: North Main Studios, Rockford Fall Art Scene, Rockford, IL. USA. 

2016: Creek Gallery, Creek Gallery Show, Crystal Lake, IL. USA. 

2016: Old Courthouse Arts Center, Real People, Woodstock, IL. USA. 

2016: Old Courthouse Arts Center, Intersect Chicago Area Art Collective Exhibition, Woodstock, IL. USA. 

2016: Old Courthosue Arts Center, 29th Annual Women's Works, Woodstock, IL. USA. 

2015: Lakeside Legacy Park: Dole Mansion, Dangerous Lullabies, Crystal Lake, IL. USA. 

Public Collections: 

Various Photographs. The Family Health Community Partnership. Crystal Lake, IL. USA. Donated 2017. 

Private Collections: 

"The Wedding March" from The Yellow Glove Series. Private office of The Wachowskis. Chicago, IL. USA. Acquired 2016. 

Publications, Media, and Talks: 

Artist Talk, Photographs from The Yellow Glove Series, SXU Gallery, St. Xavier University, Chicago, IL. October 2019. 

Artist Talk, Abandoned Illinois: Secrets Behind the Spaces, Perspective Gallery, Evanston, IL, USA. July 2019. 

“Highlighting What’s Been Left Behind: D-200 Library Director Writes ‘Abandoned Illinois: Secrets Behind the Spaces.” The Northwest Herald. Print and Online. https://www.nwherald.com/2019/03/01/highlighting-whats-been-left-behind/adjjxxe/. March 2019. 

Ten Years of Photographs. Midwest Center for Photography. Print and Online. http://www.mwcponline.com/ten-years-of-photographs.html. February 2019. 

Abandoned America: Abandoned Illinois: Secrets Behind the Spaces. America Through Time, Arcadia Publishing. January 2019. 

“Secrets Behind Spaces: 12 Chilling Photographs of Abandoned Places in Illinois and Their History.” Wanderlust Travel Magazine. Online. https://www.wanderlust.co.uk/content/photo-gallery-abandoned-spaces-illinois/. February 2019.  

Wulfka Fall/Winter 2018 Lookbook. Print and Online. www.wulfka.com. October 2018. 

Meet Lisa Strout Beard. Online. http://voyagechicago.com/interview/meet-lisa-strout-beard/. September 2018. 

Wulfka Spring/Summer Lookbook. Online. www.wulfka.com. March 2018. 

Orange is the New Black: A National Juried Art Exhibition. October 2018. Pages 9-10. 

Wulfka Fall/Winter 2017 Lookbook. Online. www.wulfka.com. September 2017. 

"Artist of the Month Profile: October." McHenry County Magazine. October 2015. Page 35. 

Honors and Awards: 

Honorable Mention. “Real People.” Old Courthouse Arts Center, Woodstock, IL. USA. 2018. 

Honorable Mention. "Orange is the New Black." Ashton Gallery at Art on 30th, San Diego, CA. USA. 2017. 

Honorable Mention. "Conception Arts Show," Dovetail Brewery, Chicago, IL. USA. 2017. 

People's Choice Award. "4th Fridays Art Event," Starline Gallery, Harvard, IL. USA. 2017. 

Best of Show. "Rockford Fall Art Scene," North Main Studios, Rockford, IL. USA. 2016. 

Education: 

MFA Candidate, Spring 2022, Maine Media College, Rockport, Maine, USA. 

Member of the Following Organizations: 

Perspective Fine Art Photography Gallery, Joined 2017. 

Illinois Artist List, Joined 2017. 

Filter Photo, Joined 2017.