Lisa Benson

Lisa Benson (born 1966) is a New Zealand artist. Benson studied painting and photography at the Waikato Institute of Technology, in the Media Arts centre in Hamilton, New Zealand, where she has tutored since 1999. She traveled to Melbourne Institute of Technology to complete a master's degree in 2000.

Benson works mainly with photographic processes and equipment, interested in how time and light create images. Her work has been exhibited in notable group and solo exhibitions both nationally and internationally. In 2007 Benson was awarded the New Zealand Painting and Printmaking Merit Award for her work Mountain Landscape, Chancellor Dome, Fox Glacier; in 2008 she was a Finalist in the Trust Waikato National Contemporary Art Award; and in 2009 she was the Recipient of Red Gate Gallery residency in Beijing.