A partnering artist in NNC’s 2016 Perspectives Project, Lisette Morel is a Dominican-American born in Manhattan. Morel has participated in numerous projects and exhibitions. In 2013, she was invited by artist, Gregory Coates of Fuse Art Infrastructure to participate in experimental exhibitions, Allentown, PA. Morel was awarded the Artist in Resident at Soho20 Chelsea Gallery, NYC 2012. She completed the Aljira Emerge 10 program and participated in the Repeating Islands exhibition at the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey. Her work has been exhibited at El Museo del Barrio’s Fifth Biennial: The (S) Files and at the Jersey City Museum and the African American Museum in Philadelphia, PA. In 2016 she was awarded the First Sustainable Arts Fellow Residency at Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ and she exhibited with the Neo-Latino group in “Critical Mass” at Monmouth University, NJ. In 2018, Lisette will have her First Solo Exhibit at Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ.
Lisette Morel is also a recipient of the prestigious Joan Mitchell Foundation MFA Grant. Her work has been reviewed by The New York Times and The Star Ledger. She received her Masters in Fine Arts at the Tyler School of Art, Temple University and her Bachelor of Arts at Rutgers University.
To learn more about the artist: www.lisettemorel.com