ABOUT

Lisa de St. Croix was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from the School of Visual Arts in New York. Lisa has exhibited her paintings internationally and they are in many private and public collections. Lisa is world known for her tarot and oracle decks. Tarot de St. Croix, published in 2014, second edition 2017 an award winning tarot deck of 78 mystical paintings, de St. Croix Lenormand Oracle  in 2017, 2018 and 2019 and Invoking the Goddess – Oracle and Action in 2019. Lisa’s paintings and oracle decks are inspired by her visions, travels and experiences. Lisa teaches art workshops around the world as well as in her Santa Fe, New Mexico studio.

Contact: lisadestcroix@hotmail.com

Education

  • School of Visual Arts, New York, NY, BFA – Painting
  • New York Academy of Fine Arts, NY
  • Johari House, Haridwar, India

Awards

  • Tarot Professionals – Essential Decks
  • Academy of Cartomancy, Art and Sciences – Outstanding Revelations by Illustrator
  • NMA – Art in Public Places, Painting Purchase Award:
    Corrales City Council Chambers
  • NMA – Art in Public Places, Painting Purchase Award:
    Northern NM Community College at El Rito
  • Robert Rauschenberg “Changes” Grant
  • Art Park, New York, Artist-in-Residence

Selected Collections

  • Museo dei Tarocchi, Riola, Italy
  • The Bill Richardson Pavilion,
    University of New Mexico Hospital
  • Graham Gund, Trustee Boston Fine Art Museum
  • Presbyterian Hospital, Albuquerque, NM
  • Rehobeth Hospital in Gallup, NM
  • Cibola General Hospital, Grants, NM
  • Zuni Hospital, Zuni, NM

Solo Exhibition

  • Axle Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM 2014, 2018
  • Santa Fe Studio Tour, June 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Community Yoga Center, Santa Fe, 2016
  • Santa Fe Studio Tour, NM 2009-2011
  • Charlene Geiss, Santa Fe, NM 2008
  • Old School Gallery, El Morro, NM 2003, 2006, 2008
  • Gallery 211, Gallup, NM 2002, 2004
  • Cloud Cliff, Santa Fe, NM 2000
  • City Hall Council Chambers, Grants, NM 1999
  • Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque, NM 1998
  • New Mexico State University, Grants, NM 1997
  • Open Center, New York, NY 1996
  • Crashing Thunder, Gallup, NM 1996
  • Broadway Windows, New York, NY 1987
  • Bond Gallery, New York, NY 1986
  • L’Ambiente Gallery, New York, NY 1986
  • Lopoukhine Gallery, Boston, MA 1983

Selected Group Exhibition

  • Site Santa Fe, Site Style 2019
  • Wellington County Museum, Canada, 2018
  • Community Gallery, Santa Fe, NM 2012, 2013, 2014, 2018
  • Axle Contemporary, Santa Fe , NM 2011, 2012, 2014, 2017
  • Peters Projects, Santa Fe 2015
  • LX Factory, Lisbon, Portugal 2012
  • Santa Fe University of Art and Design, 2011
  • Johnsons, Madrid, NM 2011
  • Eli Levin Gallery, Santa Fe, NM 2010
  • Parkway Artspace, Santa Fe, NM 2010
  • Center For Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM 2008 – 2010
  • Nedra Matteucci Galleries, Santa Fe, NM 2010
  • The Edge Gallery, Santa Fe, NM 2009
  • JandreauArt, Taos, NM 2008, 2009
  • Open Hands, Nusbaumer Gallery, Santa Fe, NM 2008, 2009
  • Old School Gallery, El Morro, NM 1997-2009
  • The Aurora Gallery, San Miguel Allende, Mexico 2005
  • Gallery 211, Gallup, NM 2001-2005
  • Double Six Gallery, Grants, NM 2001-2004
  • Dartmouth St. Gallery, Albuquerque, NM 1991-2002
  • South Broadway Cultural Center, Albuquerque, NM 2001
  • St. Johns College, Santa Fe, NM 2000
  • Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque, NM 1999, 2000
  • Dominican College, San Rafael, CA 1999
  • San Acacia Gallery, San Acacia, NM 1997, 1998
  • Zuni Arts and Crafts, Zuni, NM 1998
  • Albuquerque Main Library, NM 1996-1998
  • Kimo Gallery, Albuquerque, NM 1995-1997
  • Red Mesa Art Center, Gallup, NM 1992-1996
  • Gallup Public Library, Gallup, NM 1995
  • Waxlander Gallery, Santa Fe, NM 1992-1994
  • The Emerging Collector, New York, NY 1989
  • Everaad Read Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1984
  • Lopoukhine Gallery, Boston, MA 1983-1984
  • Stavaridis Gallery, Boston, MA 1983
  • Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY 1982

 

Panels and Presentations:

  • Santa Fe Tarot Meetup, 2011 – 2019
  • NorthWest Tarot Symposium Portland, 2017
  • TarotCon, Denver  2015
  • TarotCon, Dallas 2014
  • Durango Art Center  “Fives in Tarot” 2014
  • Santa Fe Public Library “Fives in Tarot 2014
  • op.cit Bookstore “Tarot de St. Croix” 2014
  • Durango Art Center “Tarot de St. Croix” 2013
  • Tarot House, Lisbon, Portugal, 2012
  • Santa Fe Library ” The Sybils of Sienna” 2012
  • Albuquerque Tarot Meetup, 2012
  • Jung’s Red Book “Artists on Art”
    Santa Fe University of Art and Design, 2011
  • We’Moon, The Ark Bookstore, 2010-2011

Reviews and Media

  • The Cartomancer, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • THE Magazine, Feb/Mar 2016
  • We’Moon, Mother Tongue Ink 2000-2017
  • The Magician, Winter 2014
  • THE Magazine, May 2014
  • Santa Fe Reporter, May 7, 2014
  • Painted in the Desert, documentary 2013
  • Invitation to the Muse – documentary 2011
  • In the Spirit of We’Moon, 2011
  • New Mexico Magazine 2009
  • Pasatiempo, Santa Fe New Mexican 2008
  • King of The Road, UNM Press 2007
  • New Mexico Magazine, August 2005
  • Journey, Gallup 2005
  • Gallup Independent 1992-2006
  • Pasatiempo, Santa Fe New Mexican 1997-2000
  • DSG Press 1997
  • Albuquerque Journal 1991-1993
  • The Village Voice, New York 1986
  • Artpark Catalog 1985
  • The Boston Phoenix 1983
  • The Boston Globe 1983

Workshops

  • Studio de St. Croix, Santa Fe NM 2008 – 2019
  • NWTS, Portland, OR 2017
  • TarotCon Denver 2015
  • TarotCon, Dallas TX, 2014
  • Durango Art Center CO 2013, 2014
  • Tarot House, Lisbon, Portugal, 2012
  • Georgia O’Keeffee Museum, Santa Fe, NM 2008, 09
  • Creative Tourism, Santa Fe Convention Center, 08
  • Art Institute at College of Santa Fe 2008
  • Audabon Center, Santa Fe, NM 2008
  • The diarist Workshop, Santa Fe, NM 2008.09
  • El Morro Area Arts Council, NM 1997 – 2007
  • Threesidedwhole, Albuquerque, NM 2005 – 2010
  • Ramah Schools, Zuni Schools 1997 – 2006
  • Jemez Sweetwater Womens Retreat NM 2002

Juried Exhibitions

  • National Museum for the Women in the Arts,
    Jay Etkins, Santa Fe, NM 2010
  • Jennie Cooley Gallery, Santa Fe, NM 2009
  • La Chapelle des Penitents, Gordes, France 2000
  • Guadalupe Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM 1997
  • Lower Columbia College, Longview, WA 1996
  • South Broadway Cultural Center, Albuquerque, NM 1995
  • Three Powerful, Albuquerque, NM 1995
  • Coastal Arts Museum, Half Moon Bay, CA 1995
  • Prescott Fine Arts Association, Prescott, AZ 1995
  • Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, NY 1988
  • Henry Street Settlement House, New York, NY 1987
  • The Alpha Gallery, Boston, MA 1983

 

Special Projects

  • Big Sky Puppet Theatre, NM Schools 1998-2002
  • Set Designs:
    El Morro Area Arts Council, NM 2005-2006
    Zuni Community Theatre, NM 1991-1998
  • Totems:
    Threesidedwhole, NM 2006
  • Murals:
    Old School Gallery, NM 2004
    Ramah Elementary, NM 1996, 2000

Apprentice to

  • Miriam Schapiro 1990
  • Paul Waldman 1982