Peter Scanavino is a famous American actor who gained fame with his role of NYPD Detective Dominick Carisi Jr. in NBC’s crime thriller named Law and Order: Special Victims Unit. Peter has a great going career and is happy in her personal life as well. He is married to artist Lisha Bai.
Let us today get to know more about the professional and personal life of Lisha Bai!
Lisha Bai and Peter Scanavino are married and they have two children. The younger one is a son and is named Leo. He was born in January 2016 around the same time that the children of other stars on Law and Order: SVU were born. Actress Kelli Giddish and her husband Lawrence Faulborn had their first child in October 2015 and Ice-T and Coco welcomed a baby girl in November 2015. This was followed by the birth of Lisha Bai’s son In January 2016. The name of the first child is not known.
Lisha shares her profession with Peter’s brother David who is also an artist. He is based in New York and has like his sister-in-law done both BFA and MFA. He earned his BFA from Rhode Island School of Design and it was in 2001. He, like Lisha, earned his MFA from Yale and this was in the year 2003. He also had several exhibitions of his artwork and some were in New York. The two, Lisha and David had collaborated for an exhibition which was held at the Wassaic Art Project and was called The Finishers.
Lisha Bai-childhood and education
Lisha was a student at Yale University. She earned a BFA in Painting from the Washington University in St. Louis. After this, she went on for further studies and completed her MFA in Painting/Printmaking from Yale University. In the year 2004, she was a Terra Summer Residency Fellow at Giverny, France.
Lisha is an artist and has numerous reputed paintings to her credit. She was a visiting fine arts instructor at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn since the year 2008. She has also been teaching art and design at the same Institute from 2005.
Lisha has done a number of exhibitions of her paintings and the first one was held in 2002. She was still studying for MFA at Yale University at that time but decided to showcase her work there. Innumerable exhibitions followed and the last one was held by her at Carroll/Fletcher in London. It was named Dense Mesh.
Before this, she also had an exhibition of her work at The People’s Garden in Brooklyn and had named it Painting at Trees. She also has displayed her great work in Minneapolis, North Adams, Massachusetts, and Philadelphia. She also showcased her great art at MoMA PSI.
Lisha’s husband Peter is also on a good job and had said:
“I can’t say enough amazing things about [Leight] because he literally called me up and offered me this job when I was sitting on my couch wondering what I was going to do next. Now it’s totally changed my life and I’ll be forever grateful,”
Peter had said:
“What I have gotten a lot of is actual cops who would come up to me on the street, off duty or guys that were on the job and they’d be like, ‘I was 20 years on the job and love you.’ I feel like that’s kind of a great compliment to get. I take a lot of pride to get that from some of the real deal.”
Lisha’s net worth, body measurements, and social media profile are not known. She probably has an Instagram account but it could not be verified.