Lisa Kinoshita is an artist, freelance curator and jeweler based in Tacoma, WA. Lisa designs contemporary art jewelry marked by her choice of exquisite, often raw stones, and unusual materials including deerskin, and a variety of animal horn and petrified wood. These rustic materials are combined with sterling silver to achieve a singular elegance that she is known for. Lisa's jewelry has been featured in the New York Times, ELLE, Seattle Magazine, Lucky Magazine and many other publications, and she has presented her work at L.A. Fashion Week.
Lisa's work as a public artist includes commissions for Metro Parks Tacoma and Spaceworks Tacoma, and she is the recipient of a Tacoma Artists Initiative Program grant, and a Greater Tacoma Community Foundation of Art Award. Lisa also curates independent projects, which include ETHNOBOTANY: An Artists Study of Plants, at Wright Park Conservatory, in 2014. In 2015, she will curate a sculpture exhibition at the Foss Waterway Seaport Museum on Tacoma's waterfront.