Current Class

Painting Landscapes

4 Monday morning Classes – 2 1/2 hours each.

Learn to paint landscapes in a more expressive way.

This class will help you develop your own sense of style and artistic expression while cultivating a mature understanding of design, composition and color. We will be working from your own photos along with the beautiful real life landscape of the intracoastal marsh to reference, muse and inspire.

This class is for students that have some painting experience and a working knowledge of their supplies and painting medium – acrylics, watercolors, or water soluble oils. (Sorry this class is Not for traditional oil paints.).

Class size is limited to 10 students so each student can receive individual attention and instruction.

Some outdoor sketching if weather permits.

Artist Lisa Strazza painting

Dates & Times

(4) Mondays from April 29 – May 20
From 10am – 12:30

 Price: $240


Crossroads Gathering Place
128 Country Club Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465
Phone: 910-250-1037


Class Supplies

Students are responsible for bringing their own supplies.

• Acrylic and water soluble oil artists need: a canvas or art board 11 x 14 or smaller.

• Watercolor artists need: Stretched watercolor paper on a board or a watercolor block 11 x 14 or smaller.

• Everyone needs to bring a container to hold your water, some paper towels, your paints and brushes, and mixing tray or palette.

Optional: Bring a sketch pad and your preferred drawing medium.

Instructor: Lisa Strazza

After college for fine art at William Paterson University, Lisa studied at the Pan Art Institute. There she studied abstract expressionism and apprenticed with Peter Antonio Narducci, Italian-American painter and one of the founding fathers of Abstract Expressionism.

In 1989 Lisa won a prestigious award in the SoHo international art competition for her abstract work. She was later featured at The Station Gallery in Tribeca New York as one of the top 12 contemporary female artist in 2010.

Lisa taught at the Morris County Art Association and later at PACE in Parsippany New Jersey. She and her husband artist/photographer John Strazza opened their own art gallery in Warwick New York which they owned and operated for over nine years.

In 2016 Lisa and her husband moved to Southport, North Carolina. The Carolina Coast inspired a whole new body of work for her, while also teaching art classes both privately and at the Brunswick County Community College. She continued selling her paintings at local galleries.

Today Lisa Strazza is a well known and prolific oil painter, her work is well collected throughout the East coast and sells directly from her home studio and online shop

Lisa Strazza