Lisa is an Associate  Professor of Photography at Carson Newman University where she has taught since 1998. As a fine art photographer she primarily uses the 4x5  and medium format cameras. She earned an MFA from East Tennessee State University and a BA in History from Carson-Newman University.





C.V. Lisa W. Flanary


Education MFA     Studio Art - Photography

                           Thesis: Man Altered Landscapes

                            East Tennessee State University

                           Johnson City, Tennessee 1996


                           BA History

                           Carson -Newman College

                           Jefferson City, Tennessee 1981


Teaching            Photography and Art History



Teaching                        Adjunct Photography Instructor

                                       Carson-Newman College

                                        Jefferson City, TN  1998 -2005


                                      Adjunct Photography Instructor

                                      East Tennessee State University 

                                      Johnson City, Tennessee 1997 and 1999


                                       Adjunct Photography Instructor

                                       Walters State Community College

                                        Morristown, Tennessee 1993-95


Current                            Associate Professor of Art

                                      Employment Carson –Newman University 2007 – Present


                                       Reviewer:  Lensculture- Online Photo Magazine

                                       Lensculture- Online Photo Magazine


Volunteer                        Founder and Director of

 Service                           The Knoxville Community Darkroom





Publications                    2018 Featured Artist Lenscratch online Journal

and Online

                                         2017 – Editor Selection Photo Review Web Gallery

                                         Stephen Perloff, editor


                                        2016 - Featured Artist

                                         Still: The Journal


                                        2015 - Featured Artist

                                        South by Southeast Magazine


                                        The Knoxville News Sentinel

                                       Knoxville, Tennessee


                                       The Orlando Sentinel

                                       Orlando, Florida


                                       The Citizen Tribune

                                        Morristown, Tennessee


Books                          2015 – Anthology of Appalachian Photographers

                                    Sapling Grove Press


                                     2011– Dandridge Arcadia Publishing




Awards     2013 Mossy Creek Teacher-Scholars Award     

2017 Twin Pillars Award of Excellence in Community  Engagement



Group Shows     2017 – Under the Influence   

                                      Reece Museum ETSU

                                     Johnson City, Tennessee


                                    2016 –  Revealing the Real

                                                   Juror Anna Walker Skillman

                                                    Atlanta Photography Group

                                                     Atlanta, Georgia


                         2016 – Inaugural Artist Exhibit

                                        Reinhardt University

                                        Waleska, Georgia




   2015 – Portraiture: Pictures in Photography

                                      Juror Kelli Pennington

                                                    Black Box Gallery

                                                    Portland, Oregon


                                   2015 – Photo ’15 National Photo Competition

                                                     Juror Sarah Goodnough, Senior Curator and Head

                                                     Department of Photographs, National Gallery of Art

                                                       Multiple Exposures Gallery

       Alexandria, Virginia


                                   2015 – Of Memory Myth and Bone

                                            The Rourke Art Museum

                                            Moorhead, Minnesota



      2015 – Carson-Newman College Bi Annual Exhibition

Jefferson City, Tennessee



                                  2014 – Human Altered Landscapes

                                             Photo Place Gallery

                                              Middlebury, Vermont



    2013 – Mainland

                 Kiernan Gallery

                                              Lexington, Virginia


                                2013 – Carson-Newman College

               Bi Annual Exhibition

                                           Jefferson City, Tennessee



   2013 – Nature and Man

                                            Evan Anderman Photography

 Denver, Colorado


2013 - Color Blind

Darkroom Gall

Essex Junction, Vermont


2011 – Arts in the Airport

                                            McGhee Tyson Airport

                                           Knoxville, Tennessee



                           2011 –The Emporium Center                                                   

        Knoxville, Tennessee


2009 – Carson-Newman College

            Bi Annual Exhibition

                                         Jefferson City, Tennessee



2009 – Appalachian Center

            Carson-Newman College

                                         Jefferson City, Tennessee


                          2008 – The Rose Center

                                     Morristown, Tennessee


2007– Carson-Newman College

             Bi Annual Exhibition

                                         Jefferson City, Tennessee



2004 -Man Altered Landscapes

TVUUC Gallery

                             Knoxville, TN 



2003 – Carson-Newman College Bi Annual Exhibition


                                         Jefferson City, Tennessee



                            2002 - East Tennessee Art Association Invitational

                                        Knoxville, Tennessee


                           2001 - Carson-Newman College Bi Annual Exhibition

                                      Jefferson City, Tennessee



                       1998 - East Tennessee State University Faculty Show

                                 William King Regional Arts Center

                                  Abingdon, Virginia


                         1997 - New Works by Southern Photographers

                                     Juror Debbie Fleming Caffery

                                     Louisiana State University

                                      Baton Rouge, Louisiana



                       1997 – Tennessee Designer/Craftsman Invitational:

                                   Artful Living

                                   Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts

                                   Gatlinburg, Tennessee



1995 - East Tennessee Arts Currents I

                                      Knoxville Museum of Art 

                                      Knoxville, Tennessee          



                           1994 - Contemporary Southeastern Photography

                                      Creadle School of Art  

         Winter Park, Florida


1994 – A New Vision: Photography in Chattanooga

                                       Hunter Museum of Art

                                     Chattanooga, Tennessee





      Solo                           2011 - William King Museum

     Shows                        Abingdon, Virginia


                                        1998 - Carson- Newman College

                                       Jefferson City, Tennessee


                                     1997 - Rose Center

                                     Morristown, Tennessee


                                   1996 – Lincoln Memorial University

                                   Harrogate, Tennessee


  Collections                The Nevada Museum of Art

                                    Reno, Nevada














Revised 2018