Lisa Kokin

Artist, teacher, and mentor Lisa Kokin lives and works in El Sobrante, California. Originally from the East Coast, she moved to the Bay Area to attend art school and never looked back. Kokin received her BFA and MFA from the California College of the Arts in Oakland.


Inspired by the many hours spent as a little girl playing in her family’s upholstery business, Kokin uses scraps and remnants to create much of her work. By using recycled or reclaimed materials to create mixed media textile art, she creates delicate art that is also gentle on the planet. Common themes in her work are memory, the sociopolitical realities of our time, stories, and family.


Lisa Kokin’s original work and commissions can be found in art galleries across the country and in the private collections of many institutions, including Four Seasons Napa Valley, Boston Children’s Hospital, and Palo Alto Medical Center.


Lisa Kokin

My installation and sculptural work are about memory and history— both the personal and the collective— and the area in which the two intersect. I am interested in representing the human condition by using the objects we leave behind.

— Lisa Kokin

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