Pictured above, Lisa L. getting messy, the exterior of the studio, and posing on the outdoor walkway in the Odyssey leggings & scarf translated from the inspired painting .
Studio * Gallery * Updates * Events
Welcoming me with an abundance of natural light, my L-shaped studio provides space to create, move, and expand my heart while painting, designing, writing, or contemplating. I am so pleased and grateful to be located in the old Florida setting in historic Towles Court Artist Colony with a plethora of old oaks, palms, bamboo, bromeliads, and scattering geckos.
I also have the distinct opportunity to share in the creative process with a variety of artists and healers. Hosting expressive arts workshops, yoga classes, local musicians, essential oil classes, didgeridoo, book signings, and so on only enriches the visionary environment evolving in the studio. See the updated events list at the bottom of this page.
Morphing from studio to gallery, this space is the perfect setting to display my paintings and inspiring stories alongside their transformation to clothing. My wearable art is just that - clothing transferred from my original paintings. The simplicity, versatility, and ease of this clothing line allows me to move through my day with one outfit - from yoga mat to meetings to dinner to beach walk.
Both in the gallery and through my online shop, I offer you stylish and comfortable clothing created from my intuitive paintings. Wrap your body temple in wearable art and elevate your spirit!
Lisa L. Frechette
ps…My book has recently been published -Transforming to Joy; Responding to my Son’s Struggle With Addiction - See the website for details about the Book, Book Talks & Creative Healing Workshops, and Adam’s Red clothing/accessories to support healing and recovery. https://transformingtojoy.com
Third Friday Art!
THIRD FRIDAY’S - 5- 8PM at Lisa L’s Gallery in Towles Court Artist Colony - 1975 Morrill Street, Sarasota, FL 34236 - April 19 and May 17 -
Stroll along the brick walkway from the Towles Court courtyard to my gallery, enjoying the sanctuary of this semi-tropical environment along with outdoor art.
Inside the gallery, experience my paintings and the clothing line translated from them. Each painting's uplifting title and inspiring story elevates your spirit. Pottery, jewelry, essential oils and copies of my new book* further enhance this creative space. Completing the artsy evening is live original music performed inside in the gallery!
* The book title: Transforming to Joy; Responding to My Son's Struggle With Addiction
April 18th; 4- 5pm at Art Ovation Hotel https://artovationhotel.com
JOIN ME! Colorful Free fun! Treat yourself to creating an origami box using textured papers from my original paintings. Step-by-step instructions will take you through the process. Get creative and add some bling to embellish your origami box. All ages are welcome to join me in this brand new spacious artsy hotel lobby.
XO Lisa L.
RESPONDING TO A LOVED ONE STRUGGLING WITH ADDICTION with Lisa L. Frechette, M. A., M. Ed.
April 2nd 10:30-11:30am. The Sarasota Y, 1075 South Euclid Ave. 34237. Free!
April 4th 6-7pm. The Sarasota Y, 1075 South Euclid Ave. 34237. Free!
The book, Transforming to Joy; Responding to My Son’s Struggle With Addiction by Lisa L. Frechette, M.A., M.Ed. has just been published. The frustration and anger at her son for repeating destructive behaviors and at herself for not being able to control or cure him began to affect Lisa's physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health. She couldn't go on the way she had been. This book is the compelling story of her conscious choice to change.
Lisa will read a selection from her book and discuss it in more detail. A key focus of the talk will be on healthy strategies to respond to challenging situations. A question and answer session will follow.
You are not alone. This gathering will provide you with support, strategies, and hope for happier moments.
RSVP Lisa at 941-313-2175 or Lisa@TransformingtoJoy.co
POWER YOUR CREATIVITY WITH POSITIVE PRIORITIES
March 31st; 1-4pm. 1975 Morrill Street,Sarasota, FL 34236 $60 (includes all materials)
Facilitator: Cathy Liott, MA Art Education, Expressive Arts Facilitator
Life is full of choices and opportunities. Identifying your personal positive priorities is essential to speaking our truth. Maximize your creative potential and discover what your personal abundance formula can be. Zero in on the serenity stealer's and strategize to
Come prepared to create a personal portrait with collage, journaling and positive priority visualization. Create your road map to manifest what you value with uplifting choices that support your body, mind and spirit.
For more information and to register click below:
Book Signing & Fashion Show Celebration!
April 13th; 1-3pm with Fashion Show at 1:30
Art Ovation Hotel; 1255 N Palm Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34236
Author, artist, and designer, Lisa L. Frechette celebrates her book by signing copies of the inspirational memoir, Transforming to Joy; Responding to My Son’s Struggle With Addiction, in Art Ovation Hotel’s lobby.
Featured on the book jacket is a stunning lotus created from Lisa’s painting titled Adam’s Red.
The Adam’s Red painting translates into a women’s clothing line. Seven women will demonstrate the beauty, versatility, and the powerful energy embedded in this design during the fashion show.
Fashion Show: 1:30-2:00pm!
Throughout the celebration, guitarist, singer/songwriter Marcellus Salerni will perform his music with subtle improvisation, projecting his ideas through the lens of the moment.