Lisa Cuscuna    

204 Fairview Ave Stamford CT 06902 /


The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, 1969 – 1973

Bachelor degree in Fine Art


The Arts & Culture Commission – The City of Stamford

2017 – Present


Professional Artist/ Photographer/ Filmmaker – Current

Mosaic Images LLC.  2012 – Present (Stamford CT.)

Vice President / General Manager

Curator “Francis Wolff Picture Collection” of “Blue Note” jazz recording sessions

The Loft Artists Association – 2009 – Present (Stamford CT.)

President – 2009 – 2012

Senior administrator, Budget supervision, Fund raising, Creative direction

Treasurer & board member– 2013 – Present

Cuscuna Multimedia Inc. –  1993 – 2001 (Stamford CT.)

President – Director/ Producer of video and multi-image museum installations.

Executive Administrator

Projection Designer of major Broadway shows, Corporate Events and Corporate Image Installations.

Skills: Adobe Photoshop, In-Design, Microsoft office, Final Cut Pro, Quick-books Pro

Crippen Cuscuna Inc – 1989-1983  (New York)

President – Director/ Producer of video and multi-image source museum installations.

Designer of projected media for major Broadway shows.

Senior Administrator

(Avid – editor)

Zacks & Perrier. 1980 – 1989  (New York)

Senior Art Director and VP for 10 years

Director/ producer of corporate communications video for major US companies which included, BMW, IBM, NBC, Time Warner Atlantic, Life Magazine and Volvo.

Major Projects

ROSCCO  – After School Programs Video – Director/ Producer/ Editor  – 2012

6-minute fund raising video of afterschool programs


Designer / Producer of Scenic projection

JANE EYRE –  Broadway Musical  – 2001

Designer and Producer of scenic projection.

“BLACK HOLES – Gravity’s Ultimate Triumph” – 2001

Designer/ Producer of a movie for inclusion in the Rose Center for Earth and Space at the Museum of Natural History in New York. –  (Exhibit designers – Ralph Applebaum Associates)

“PETROSAINS entry ride” – 2000 – (currently playing)

Director and producer of video for a dark ride in the Petronas Twin Tower Buildings in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (Exhibit designers – DMCD Inc.)

“A DAY IN THE LIFE of George H. W. Bush” (currently playing)

George H. W. Bush Presidential Library – 1999  (currently playing) Designer of media for a video wall in the Presidential Library & Museum. (Exhibit designers – DMCD Inc.)


Designer producer of video for communications event.

INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE – 1999 –  (currently playing)

Designer of a 36 monitor video wall in their museum in Lausanne, Switzerland.

SEIGFRIED AND ROY – at the Mirage Hotel and Casino – 1995 – 2007

Designer of Projected PANI scenery for Las Vegas Show.


DMCD Exhibit designs / Panasonic – 1994

Designer of an educational video wall within the “Panasonic Learning Lab, Park Avenue, NY.


Designer of 360 degree video and still theater for the North Carolina Museum of History.

“INNOVATION” at IBM”  An interactive Museum at 57th street and Madison Avenue 1990 – 2000

Director/ producer of multi-source video wall installation, open to the public

Winner of the 1990 Monitor award for “Best Non-Broadcast Video”.

IBM 1986 – 1993

Producer of corporate communications videos for “Golden Circle” & 100% club events.

Lisa Cuscuna / is a graduate of The Cooper Union School of Art. She began designing projection environments and video for corporations, Broadway shows, world fairs, Olympic events, and museum installations in 1976. Her technical experience covers a broad range of projection methods and the use of computer technology, including single screen projection, digital and multi-source projection, large format projectors, video wall systems and dark ride experiences. Her work appeared in Broadway shows produced by Harold Prince (Merrily We Roll Along, Diamonds and End of the World), Trevor Nunn and Andrew Lloyd Webber (Song and Dance), Bob Fosse (Dancin’), John Caird (Jane Eyre), and Will Farrell on Broadway (You’re Welcome America.) Her work was also featured in the live Seigfried and Roy Show designed by John Napier, which played daily at the Mirage Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.

She supervised the design of corporate sponsored meetings and video for the entertainment industry and business community while working as senior art director and creative director for the New York firm Zacks & Perrier. Clients included: Intel: PC Expo chip introduction press event / designer, IBM e-business solutions: designer producer, CBS Marketing Group: Marketing presentation / designer, Life Magazine: Publishers presentation/ designer, Sony Music and Electronic Publishing: Trade show media / designer, The Equitable: Recognition event media / designer, and Warner Communications/ Atlantic Records: video wall designer. Her revolutionary installation at the IBM Gallery on 57th street and Madison Avenue in New York won the International Monitor Award for best Non-broadcast Video, and played for over a decade.

Her own company, Cuscuna Multimedia Inc., produced and directed video for major exhibit designers in New York.  Exhibits currently open to the public are “The George Bush Presidential Library video wall” in Texas,  “The International Olympic Museum video wall” in Switzerland, “The North Carolina Museum of History – 360 projection” in Charlotte, North Carolina, the “Petrosains Science and Discovery Center – Dark Ride” in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and “Black Holes – Gravity’s Ultimate Triumph,” part of the Rose Center for Earth and Space at the American Museum of Natural History, New York.

As curator and master printer for the Francis Wolff picture collection, Cuscuna managed all licensing agreements, and created Fine Art Prints for customers worldwide. The collection has 20,000 negatives and chronicles the “Blue Note” recording sessions of Jazz music from 1940 to 1970.

Cuscuna has exhibited her paintings at Zorya Gallery in Greenwich, Marc Fattahi’s New Canaan Fine Art Gallery in New Canaan Connecticut, The Fernando Luis Alvarez Gallery of Stamford, Armand Bolling Fine Art in Jupiter, Florida, and RFA Décor, a division of Rosenbaum Contemporary in Boca Raton Florida.  She is a member of the Greenwich Arts Council, and was on the board of directors of the Art Society of Old Greenwich from 2010 to 2016. She was President of the Loft Artists Association from 2009 to 2013, a non-profit group of professional artists located in Stamford CT, and a board member and treasurer of that organization until 2020. She currently holds the position of commissioner on the “Arts & Culture” commission for the City of Stamford.

Solo & Group Shows


     June 2006 – Karen Lynn Gallery, Boca Raton, Florida.  Group show

     Dec 2007 – Fattahi’s Art Gallery, 3034 Summer Street, Stamford, Ct 06905.                    

                           One Person show

     Feb 2008 – Zorya Gallery, 38 East Putnam Ave. Greenwich, Ct 06830 One Person show


     Aug 2008- Silvermine juried show, Norwalk CT.

     June 2009- The Bendheim Gallery juried show, Greenwich CT. 06830

     Oct. 2009- The Bedford Gallery, Bedford New York – One Person show

     Jan. 2011 – The Mayor’s Gallery, Stamford CT. “From One Place to Another”

     Aug. 2011 – “Thank you Stamford” group show, Fernando Luis Gallery, Stamford CT.

     Oct. 2012 – “Geometrics in Space” – A two-person show in Stamford CT.

    2008 – 2014 – Various group shows at the Loft Artists Association Gallery.

     Mar 2016 – “The Fluid Palette” Solo show – Loft Artists Gallery, Stamford CT

     2019 – New Canaan Frame and Art Gallery

    CURRENTLY – Exhibiting at “Rosenbaum Contemporary/ RFAdecor”, Boca Raton, FL.