Lisa Palombo began her formal art education at the age of nine by spending her summers at the acclaimed Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). She later graduated RISD with honors and proceeded to study Fine Art at the European Honors Program in Rome, Italy. Her current work consists of Impressionistic style landscapes, beach scenes, gardens, still lifes and florals.Her oil paintings feature expressive brushstrokes and her signature use of color. Palombo has received numerous awards and honors and her work has become part of private and corporate collections throughout the United States and abroad. In addition, her paintings grace over 40 book covers, including several New York Times best sellers. Lisa Palombo is a member of the Oil Painters of America Association and the American Impressionist Society, as well as listed in the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C., and Marquis Who's Who in American Art.