Portrait of Lincoln, Milton Academy, 2007,
C-Print, Image size: 16 1/16 x 16 1/16 inches,
Edition of 10.

Lissa Rivera received her BFA from the Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University and is currently attending the MFA program at the School of Visual Arts in New York. Sylvia Plachy named Rivera one of the “25 Under 25 Up-and-Coming American Photographers.” Rivera was chosen by Chief curator of Contemporary Art, Susan Fisher Sterling, as the “Woman to Watch” from the state of Massachusetts, for the biennial exhibition at the National Museum of Woman in Arts, Washington D.C. Her photographs have been featured in the New England Photography Biennial at the Danforth Museum of Art where her work received the Purchase Award. Lissa is represented by Gallery Kayafas in Boston.