Description Watercolor, 15 x 11, Pike Place Market is the oldest continually operating farmers' market in the United States. The Market has become something rare in urban America; a popular destination for both locals and tourists. It was founded in 1907 for farmers and fisherman to sell direct to consumers. In the 1930s, over six hundred sellers worked in the market. The market declined until 1974 when it was preserved as a historical district. The market is large and covers almost nine acres, offers fresh produce, unique foods and handmade arts and crafts, chain stores arent allowed, though Starbucks got its start here, the worlds FIRST Starbucks coffee is located right next to the market.
Lisa Lu, State of Washington Member Since March 2009 Artist Statement Lisa first started painting with color pencils at the age of 10, and she has always loved to paint ever since; it allows her to express feelings with a peaceful mind. Self-taught and self-developed in watercolor and ink painting, each of Lisa's painting is a journey to adventure. Lisa presently resides with her husband and their son in the State of Washington. She is a licensed architect, and currently works in an architecture firm, while continuing self study and painting on architecture and landscape subjects in watercolors.