Currently,Lisl Dennisis presentingSTORYSHARDS– Reform the Vessel of Your Life. Lisl’s inspirational, multimedia program highlights her stories and imagery of pilgrimage and ceremony from exotic cultures around the world. Known for her graphic, color-intensive style in the fields of travel and the decorative arts, Lisl was a staff photographer on theBoston Globefrom 1968 to 1970. She is an author, lecturer, TV host, educator, and tour leader. For many years as travel editor forOutdoor
Photographermagazine, she wrote theTraveler’s Eyecolumn exploring the cross-cultural aspects of the creative experience in foreign places.
Lisl’s television appearances include hosting ESPN’s Canon Photo Safaris in Brazil, Canada, and Central America. She also hosted an 18-city satellite media tour for Canon Video. Lisl has been a guest on CNN’s Travel Guide and the Christopher Lowell Show. Lisl has conducted creative visualization seminars for the Young Presidents Organization
(YPO) in Morocco.
Lisl presentedVISUAL JOURNEYS – Creativity and Adventure in Travel Photography, a nationwide seminar series sponsored by Canon and Kodak. She founded and taught theTravel Photography Workshopin Santa Fe for 20-years. Lisl conducted workshops nationwide for: New York School of Visual Arts, the Santa Fe Workshops, Photo Expo, American Society of Travel Writers, regional ASMP chapters, Vail Valley Arts Council, North American
Nature Photographers Association, New England Camera Club Council, and Coupeville Arts Center.
With her husband Landt, a writer, Lisl leads tours toIndiaandMorocco. The website forr VISUAL JOURNEYSiswww.visualjourneys.info. Lisl’s magazine credits include: Travel & Leisure, House Beautiful, Islands, Architectural Digest, and Town & Country. The twelve books to her credit on the subjects of lifestyle, the decorative arts, and the creative process in photography, include:
LIVING IN MOROCCO. Thames & Hudson, London
SOAP FOR BODY & SOUL Stewart, Tabori & Chang, NYC
THE ESSENTIAL IMAGE Amphoto, NYC
SANTA FE & TAOS – Behind Adobe Walls.
Chronicle Books, San Francisco
TRAVELER’S EYE Clarkson N. Potter, NYC
MARTHAS VINEYARD – House & Gardens Atglen, PA
In recent years, Lisl has participated in numerous and various retreats and workshops at the Upaya Zen Center in Santa Fe, NM. She has undertaken pilgrimage treks in the Himalaya to: Holy Mt. Kailas, to Everest’s Kanchung base camp in Tibet, and solo trekked in Bhutan. In summer, she is hiking and biking. In winter, avid skier Lisl practices her
breathwork in deep powder. She is working on a book entitled Life & Breath, and is a vanguard member of the Madrona Institute on San Juan Island, WA. The Institute provides a forum for the discussion of diplomacy, public policy, complexity science, and international peacemaking.
With over 35-years experience guiding and teaching the creative process in the flux of foreign cultures, Lisl is bringing her stories and skills forward inSTORYSHARDS – Reform the Vessel of Your Life.