For art questions contact:
cell phone: 315-256-8639


Lisa is owner of True Gesso Panels, selling archival gesso panels for painting and silver point.

Available at: TrueGesso.com

True Gesso Panels are recommended in April 2013 The Artist's magazine article, Getting Started in Egg Tempera, by artist, Koo Schadler, and in April/May 2013 International Artist magazine.

Hummingbird design

Art represented by Ernesto Mayans Gallery,
Santa Fe , New Mexico 

Spring 2016 SFCC - 6 week classes:
Register at SFCC Website

Botanicals for the Bashful Beginner and the Experienced
Feb 2 - March 8, Tuesdays

Refine Your Botancial Art Skills
March 22 - April 25, Tuesdays

Contact Lisa at: Lisa@LisaCoddington.com

August 2, 2015
Los Poblanos Historic Inn

4803 Rio Grande Blvd N.W,
Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, NM, US, 87107

To register call: 505-344-9297 ext. 0

While the lotus flowers are blooming at Los Poblanos, create your own botanical drawing or watercolor of these beautiful plants. If you have been waiting to just start painting, or if you are interested in reviewing technique, this art session introduces step-by-step drawing, and watercolor. Participants learn watercolor glazing technique used by Master botanical artists to create their detailed plant illustrations. Encouraging attention supports your artistic voice to represent unique qualities of the lotus plant. An over view of Botanical art history and botanical books presents excellent examples of past and present botanical artists.

Fee: $95.00 INCLUDES light picnic lunch
A supply list will be provided at registration

2016 classes Pajarito Environmental Center
Los Alamos, NM
Contact email: programs@pajaritoeec.org

2014 botanical art class in Grenada, West Indies - made posssible in part by ASBA and Peak Institute.


Born in Venezuela to American parents, artist/instructor Lisa Coddington, grew up in the American suburbs with an appreciation for exploring the outdoors. Now residing in Santa Fe, New Mexico the artist is surrounded with new views of art forms familiar to her from favorite childhood folk art gifts her parents brought from travels abroad. The art objects cultivated her appreciation for global aesthetic diversity, and introduced to her a visual language that transcends cultural barriers. Her watercolors depict subjects that are beautiful, sometimes whimsical, and preferably delicious. Short Introductory drawing, watercolor, and botanical art classes are designed for the visiting tourists. Lisa's work was featured in the juried group show, Viva Flora, at Santa Fe Community Gallery in 2013 and her work is currently represented by Ernesto Mayans Gallery on Canyon Road, Santa Fe, New Mexico. She teaches Botanical Drawing and watercolor classes at Santa Fe Community College, UNM, and travels to teach special art workshops. This season Lisa also offers short art session at Santa Fe Botanical Garden.

lisa coddington

New Botanical Workshops
New Mexico and South of France

Botanical Art Instruction & Tours in Arles, Southern France

MAY 27 – JUNE 2, 2016

Come join us to learn botanical art and tour Southern France in the blush of Spring. Experienced and beginner artists are welcome to enjoy four art sessions and planned tours exploring markets and historic sites.

Place your deposit early, by August 31 and receive FREE art supplies for the trip.

08-09 participants - $2495.00
10–12 participants - $2255.00

For detailed itinerary contact:
Cultural Encounters: www.culturalencounters.com
Email: Harriet@culturalencounters.com

South of France, inspires artists of all skill levels to pursue their dreams. Whether you are a beginner or experienced artist this eight day trip based in Arles, includes drawing and watercolor instruction with Lisa and planned day tours exploring markets and historic sites.  Lisa has been teaching art for over eighteen years,  and Harriet has been organizing and conducting international tours for over thirty years.

South of France



Art Licensing presentations for professional artists can also be arranged.

Surtex exhibitor for seven years, member of American Society of Botanical Artists, MA in Illustration, Syracuse University.

Botanical, and whimsical art represented by Rutledge Street Gallery, South Carolina. www.Rutledgestreetgallery.com



Contact Lisa if you are interested in new commissions,
or licensing new art or existing art from this website.

also see:
Official Travel Website of the Convention & Vistors Bureau - SantaFe.org
Museum of New Mexico Foundation Gift Shops - NewMexicoCreates.org