Lizz Van Saun studied Visual Arts at Alfred University and at New England College earning her degree in 1981. Her focus was primarily in illustration and she taught private drawing and watercolor lessons for many years before focusing her attention on mosaic art in 2001. A juried teaching artist with the NH State Council on the Arts, she has been working as an Artist in Residence in schools throughout NH and VT for the last eight years using mosaic as a medium to build community. She offers workshops from her studio in Hopkinton, NH and welcomes commission work. Memberships include The Society of American Mosaic Artists, Contemporary Mosaic Art and the Women’s Caucus for Art NH.