Born in Silver Spring Maryland in 1976, Lisa Dillin is based in Baltimore MD after returning to the area following stints in Detroit and Brooklyn, New York. Dillin received a MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art in Sculpture in 2006 and a BFA from Atlanta College of Art in Photography and Sculpture in 1998. Dillin is employed as an Adjunct Faculty member at the Corcoran College of Art + Design in Washington D.C. where she serves as the Third Year Fine Art Coordinator and at Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore in the area of Sculpture. Her work utilizes wood fabrication techniques and digital photography, in addition to other processes to create objects or experiences that act as a surrogate for the ephemera of nature. Dillin was selected as a finalist for the 2012 Sondheim Prize and is currently participating in the Hamiltonian Fellowship program. Her work has been selected for exhibition at various venues including the Baltimore Museum of Art, The Contemporary Museum, and Gallery Four in Baltimore, MD, Washington Project for the Arts and Flashpoint in Washington, D.C., Artspace in New Haven, CT, and Nurture Art in Brooklyn, NY.