Lullís paintings reflect a sense of place. Educated in traditional oil
media techniques in Florence, Italy, the artist uses her skills to evoke
imagery of her natural environment.
Natural phenomena are
an abiding interest for the artist who is a faculty member in the art
department of Wisconsinís Northland College, a liberal arts college with
an environmental emphasis.
Early years in
Massachusetts gave the artist an appreciation of the Atlantic Ocean,
beachcombing amidst sea-washed stones and shells.
Presently, her studio sits on the banks of Lake Namakagon in Northern Wisconsinís
Chequamegon National Forest and her large oil murals and smaller panoramic
landscape sketches are inspired by her forest and lake environment.
snowshoeing the north country trails, kayaking in the Apostle Islands of
nearby Lake Superior, as well as annual sojourns in northern California,
have given new focus in her recent paintings as she seeks to capture the
seasonal details of the hills, forests, and bogs common to each.
A blog of the
artwork as well as the environment that inspires it, can be found on this
Lull has served
more than a decade on the Wisconsin Arts Board and as a juror for Portal
Wisconsinís On-line Gallery.
She received mastersí
degrees in art from both Villa Schifanoia Graduate school of the Fine Arts
in Florence, Italy and from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
The artist has exhibited in solo and group shows in New York, New England, the Upper
Midwest, Cuba, Italy, Germany and Japan and her work is included in
numerous institutional, corporate and private collections throughout the