Lucinda Bliss

Lucinda Bliss

Dean, Graduate Programs


MFA in Visual Art - Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier, Vermont
BA in Art History with English minor - Skidmore College, Saratoga, New York


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Lucinda’s studio practice consists of drawing, painting, and installation. She is based in Maine and has shown widely in New England, Chicago, and the Southwest. Exhibition venues include the University of Arizona; the Tucson Museum of Art; Dinnerware Artspace; The Brattleboro Museum; Aucocisco Gallery; Whitney Art Works; Rose Contemporary; The University of New England; Space Gallery; The Center for Maine Contemporary Art; Bates College Museum of Art; Boston Center for the Arts; The Ross Gallery, in Charlotte, North Carolina; and Gallery 312, in Chicago.

Lucinda received an MFA in Visual Art from Vermont College (’99) and a B.A. in Art History from Skidmore College (’88). She currently serves as core faculty in the New Hampshire Institute of Art MFA program and teaches part-time in the NHIA MAAE program. In addition, Bliss holds the position of Visiting Assistant Professor of Art at Colby College. 

Bliss’ career has led her to ancillary projects, including writing the chapbook Anatomy of Desire: the Daughter/Mother Sessions (Kore Press, 2000) and blogging about art and running ( Her work has been featured in magazines and journals including Maine Farms,, Maine Magazine, The Saint Ann’s Review, and Hunger Mountain. She has received two Maine Arts Commission grants, residencies at Hewnoaks, Shotpouch Creek, and the Vermont Studio Center, and her work is included in the Viewing Program of The Drawing Center in New York and the Pierogi Flat Files in Brooklyn