Lisa Ober, PSA, IAPS/MC, is an American portrait and still life painter and a workshop teacher, based in St. Louis, MO. When not in her studio painting or busy at the gallery she travels as a workshop instructor, sharing the skills that have made her a sought after artist. Ober considers it her mission to provide aspiring artists with confidence and to generate enthusiasm for painting in all its forms.

Her work has appeared in numerous publications including The Pastel Journal, Southwest Art, and American Art Collector. She has enjoyed awards in competitions such as Pastel Journal’s Pastel 100, Bold Brush, and IAPS PastelWorld. Collectors have recognized Ober’s work for its clever content, exquisite realism, and detail.


TWO BEETS OR NOT TWO BEETSOber is a signature member of Pastel Society of America, a Master Circle member of IAPS, and is actively involved in the arts in the Midwest. She is a board member of Heartland Art Club, Hope Creates, and The Academy of Nature and Wildlife Arts. Ober loves art and artists!