Originally from Indiana, Lisa Lockman lives in Lincoln, Nebraska, where she has taught Ceramics, Metalsmithing, and Non-Western Art History at Nebraska Wesleyan University since 1990. She has a Master of Fine Arts degree from Indiana State University in Terre Haute, Indiana, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana.

Lisa's work has been exhibited at Baltimore Clayworks in Baltimore, Maryland, the Leedy-Voulkos gallery in Kansas City, Missouri, and Anderson O'Brien Gallery in Omaha, Nebraska. In 1996, Lisa was invited to participate in "Korea's Clay and Fire Symposium" and the “Winter Universiade '97: Ceremonial International Exhibition of Sculptors & Ceramists" in Muju-Chonju, South Korea. During the summer of 1998, she spent six weeks exploring China, Chinese ceramics, and Chinese ceramic history in a joint program sponsored by Alfred University and Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute. 

Most recently, Lisa had a solo exhibition entitled Misplaced at the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts in Nebraska City (2017).  Misplaced 2 was installed at the LUX Center for the Arts in Lincoln, Nebraska during August and September 2018. The wall installation, Agatha, is currently on exhibition at Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama, through October 2019.