A highly respected arts educator, Lisa maintains a vigorous teaching program. She worked on the faculty of the former Art Institute of NY, a visiting professor at Pratt Institute and other universities. Pressman has taught workshops in France, Mexico, Italy and the US. She is renowned for her knowledge of encaustic, cold wax processes, concept based courses, and presents annually at the International Encaustic Conference in Provincetown, MA. She is a core instructor for R&F Handmade Paints. As a mentor, she facilitates each student’s voice, emphasizing the awareness of the source of what they are doing and why, and the medium and visual language with which they can most effectively express their artistic vision.