Lisa Cradduck was born in Wembley in 1980. A Fine Art graduate from Sheffield Hallam University and Chelsea School of Art, she studied printmaking under Frank Connelly at City Literary Institute and Morley College. Cradduck also teaches workshops and short courses at City Lit.
In 2010 she undertook a residency at The Venice Printmaking Studio in Murano, Italy. The work she produced, a large-scale etching of the moon, was selected for inclusion in The Venice Biennale of Large Format Printmaking 2013. She has previously exhibited work at The Horse Hospital, The Communist Gallery, and the Ghetto Biennale (Port-Au-Prince) 2009.
Her work is characterised by traditional and innovative printmaking techniques, laborious mark-making and scholarly research. Her prints are typically monochromatic. Current research interests include Constructivist dressmaking, 19th century Asylum Architecture, Mexican printmaking 1910- 1960, print pedagogy and 15th century block-books. She lives and works in North London and is a founder member of 'Mutton Fist Press', a large-format printmaking studio in Archway.