Lisa Takahashi is a Somerset-based artist, who makes linocut prints, oil paintings and watercolours.
She is best known for her bold, geometric linocut prints of cyclists. Her figurative paintings are colourful and expressive with the influence of British Modernism and French Impressionism in equal measure.
Her work has been exhibited at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, The Royal Watercolour Society Contemporary Watercolour Competition, the New English Art Club, the Royal Society of British Artists and the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers.
In 2018 she reached the semi-finals of Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year, and in 2022 she was chosen as the expert judge for the Devon heats in Channel 5's Watercolour challenge
She writes regularly for the Jackson's Art Blog about drawing, painting and printmaking techniques. In 2021 she took on the role of Chief Editor for the Jackson's Paper Guide publication, which was subsequently given a favourable review in Printmaking Today.