About Lisa Patterson
Lisa Patterson is an award-winning songwriter, musician, producer-engineer, and humanitarian who’s been championing studio and stage collaborations for the past 25 years. Owner/operator of imaginit music studio, Patterson has helped create dozens of indie releases, including for European sensation Melissa Laveaux (No Format, France/Universal) and award-winning Indigenous artist Brenda MacIntyre. Artists gracing her studio include 2017 Polaris Prize winner Lido Pimienta, WOMEX 2016 Artist of the Year Calypso Rose, and Canada's Music Incubator prize-winner, pop-rap artist Esma. Career highlights include co-producing with JUNO and Polaris Prize-winning producer Michael Phillip Wojewoda (Buffy Sainte-Marie, Barenaked Ladies), and Grammy-nominated and JUNO Award-winning producer Adam Messinger (MAGIC!, Shakira). As an artist, Patterson has toured three continents and released five official videos and four albums, with singles playlisted internationally. Patterson is Director/Founder of H.E.R. studio – Heroes of Engineering and Record Production, advocating for women and non-binary producers.