Lisa Pijuan-Nomura(she/they) is a multidisciplinary artist who works in mixed media collage, story, dance and sound and has performed for the past 30 years. She currently lives in Hamilton and is the co-founder of Studio Beulah, a community gallery focused on Art, Performance and Community.
Alongside her personal art practice Lisa offers support to artists as a creativity coach and an organizer of art happenings. She is currently focused on MIGHTY BRAVE Youth Arts Collective which helps youth learn about putting your art out into the world.
As a storyteller, she creates one person shows which explore themes of family, aging, food made with love and invisibility. She is one of the co founders of The Hamilton 7 and the creator of Stories For Hamilton which is a community based arts program that teaches people in communities how to research the local history and combine it with personal story and either share in a walking tour, or as part of a StoryCircle.
In 2014, two years after moving to Hamilton, Lisa was awarded the Hamilton Arts Awards for Performance. In 2019 she was awarded the YWCA Woman of Distinction Award for her work in Arts and Culture.
Lisa is currently a 2022 Luminato Festival Artist In Residence and is working on Sin/Con Palabras, a large scale installation with sound, movement and visual art.