Over the past 20 Years Lisa Roet has been working with the image of the ape/monkey in her art practice. Environmental issues, genetic discoveries and the evolving place of humanity within nature and our subsequent understanding of ourselves as a species are themes addressed in her practice. Lisa has worked extensively in Europe, America, Asia and Australia holding over 30 solo shows worldwide. Her work has won several prestigious sculpture awards including the McClelland Sculpture Prize in 2005, McClelland Gallery, Langwarrin, and the National Sculpture Award, 2003, The National Gallery, Canberra.
She is represented by Karen Woodbury Gallery in Melbourne, New Albion Gallery in Sydney and Hugo Michell Gallery in Adelaide.