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.

    Lisa Ellis Flanary

Education:                       MFA     Studio Art – Photography

                     Thesis: Man Altered Landscapes East Tennessee State University Johnson City, Tennessee 1996

                     BA     History Carson -Newman University Jefferson City, Tennessee 1981

Employment:                 Associate Professor of Art Carson –Newman University 1997 – Present

  Publications:                 The Knoxville News Sentinel Knoxville, Tennessee

                  The Orlando Sentinel Orlando, Florida

                  The Citizen Tribune Morristown, Tennessee

 Books:                           Dandridge Arcadia Publishing

      Group Shows:     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, Tennessee

       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 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 Shows:           2011 - William King Museum 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