Lisa A. Bleviss is a trained Fine Artist and both a graduate and scholarship recipient of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. After completing her multi-disciplinary art and design studies at SAIC, she participated in the CEO training program at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York.
Lisa has designed private commission clothing and accessories, in addition to founding and running a luxury men’s accessories company. Lisa has also designed a collection for Canada’s, Holt Renfrew. Her work has sold in boutiques and department stores in Canada, the USA and Japan, including New York’s legendary Takashimaya.
In 2015, Lisa launched LISA AVIVA, a sustainable luxury fashion brand for women sizes 10+. In three short seasons, the collection was selected as one of Canada’s Top 10 Sustainable Fashion Brands, by Fashion Takes Action (Canada’s leading non-profit dedicated to promoting sustainability in fashion). LISA AVIVA looks forward to showing at Vancouver Fashion Week’s FW19 show, in March 2019.