Member Biography

Marsha Lippert Photo


"Marsha’s purpose is to create a painting that makes an emotional connection with the viewer,  art work a person could live with forever and continue to wonder: “How did she do that?!”

Marsha Lippert is a juried member of Women Painters of Washington, Seattle Co Arts and the Art Stall Gallery in the Pike Place Market."


A native of Seattle, Marsha has worked in local elementary schools as Artist-in-Residence, mentored high school students and facilitated murals and classroom instruction in several school districts in the greater Seattle area.

Depending on the subject and what Marsha is trying to achieve in a painting, she works in soft pastel, oil pastel or watercolor. The surface used to create a painting dictates which medium will be chosen. Oil pastel allows for luscious blending of the colors similar to soft pastel; but takes more time to complete the painting. Soft pastel is more immediate and allows many layers as well; but because it is dry, the work goes faster than when using oil pastel. Watercolor is wonderful for color sketches and a change of pace.

I have had many opportunities throughout my career as an artist to connect with a variety of people in interesting situations. Art is an adventure both creatively but also through exchanges with the wonderful people I meet and get to work with in the types of situations listed below. The adventure continues and I look forward to learning more from those I meet.


  • WPW Traveling Show
  • Art Stall Gallery Pike Place Market
  • Gallery at Lake Forest Park
  • WPW Restore Our Waters, City of Seattle Partnership
  • Macy’s Gallery
  • Edmonds in Bloom
  • Art of Our Mothers, Edmonds

Artist in Residence:

  • Shoreline Children’s Center Pre-K Self Portraits
  • Murals: Edwin Pratt Memorial, North City Elementary; Shoreline School District
  • Anti-Graffiti, Sherwood Elementary; Edmonds School District
  • School Pride, Brier Elementary; Edmonds School District
  • Team Mascot, Echo Glen Children’s Center; Snoqualmie
  • Piano Time 2, City of Shoreline
  • Arbor Heights Elementary, Seattle School District


  • Island County Historical Society Sesquicentennial Calendar
  • Secret Gardens of Lake Forest Park, poster artist
  • Edmonds Art Festival, Junior Art Juror
  • Shorecrest High School Senior Projects Advisor / Mentor
  • Annual Helen Norris Art Show, Juror; Sidney Museum & Art Assoc.; Port Orchard, Wa.
  • Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Judge, Schack Art Center; Everett, Wa.
  • Arts Crush, Shoreline City Hall
  • Shoreline Summerfest, Ronald Bog Park; Shoreline
  • City of Shoreline / Shoreline Arts Festival Construction Beautification Murals

Marsha Lippert
Shoreline, WA


Come On In, Please
Come on In, Please
Pastel - 10 x 10"


Upstream - Lippert
Pastel - 8 1/2 x 12 1/2


French Onion Soup
Paris! French Onion Soup
Oil Pastel - 5 x 5"


Nooks & Crannies
Nooks and Crannies
Pastel - 6 x 9"


Leading the Way
Leading the Way


The Jumping Rock
The Jumping Rock
Pastel - 13 x 9"


Thunderheads II
Thunderheads II
Pastel - 16 x 10"


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