Lisi Raskin uses large-scale drawings, collages, and installations to tackle themes that emerged during the Cold War. Her work has been showcased at institutions from MoMA PS1 to Stockholm's IASPIS Project Space, and she has been featured in the Istanbul, Athens, and Singapore biennials.
She received her BA in Fine Arts from Brandeis University and her MFA from Columbia University. She has been the recipient of numerous awards and grants including the Guna S Mundheim Berlin Prize at the American Academy in Berlin, a Quimby Foundation Grant, Mayer Foundation Grant, and the Hayward Prize from the American Austrian Foundation. Raskin has taught at many schools and institutions in the USA and abroad including Virginia Commonwealth University, Columbia University, the Rhode Island School of Design, the Universität der Kunst in Berlin, Germany, and the Royal Academy of Art in Stockholm, Sweden. Raskin is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Painting, Drawing, and Sculpture at Tyler School of Art, Temple University in Philadelphia, PA.