Lisa Iglesias was born and raised in Queens, New York and received her BA from Binghamton University (2001) and MFA from the University of Florida (2006). She has attended residencies at such institutions as Altos de Chavón (Dominican Republic), the Nelimarkka Museum (Finland), the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown and Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts (Nebraska), among others. Lisa has exhibited nationally and internationally at various spaces including El Museo del Barrio (NY), the Queens Museum of Art (NY) and the Orlando Museum of Art (FL). She works both individually as well as collaboratively with her sister, Janelle, under the name Las Hermanas Iglesias. Lisa is currently an Associate Professor at Mount Holyoke College and spends time between Massachusetts and New York.