Lipman lives and works in Sheboygan Falls, WI. She has received numerous awards including a USA Berman Bloch Fellowship, Pollock Krasner Grant, Virginia Groot Foundation Grant, and a Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Grant. Recent works include Secretary with Chipmunk, a multipurpose sculpture for the Chipstone Foundation (WI) and One Portrait of One Man, a response to Marsden Hartley for the Weisman Art Museum (MN). Lipman has exhibited her work internationally at such institutions as the Ringling Museum of Art (FL), ICA/MECA (ME), RISD Museum (RI), Milwaukee Art Museum (WI), Gustavsbergs Konsthall(Sweden) and the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum (DC). Her work has been acquired by numerous museums including the North Carolina Museum of Art, Brooklyn Museum of Art (NY), Kemper Museum for Contemporary Art (MO), Smithsonian American Art Museum (DC), Jewish Museum (NY), Norton Museum of Art, (FL), and the Corning Museum of Glass (NY).
"Derived from the Decorative," Cheekwood Estate and Gardens, Nashville, TN
"Vin et Design, la Verre Contemporain," Fondation pour la Culture et les Civilisations du Vin, Bordeaux, France
2018 "Fore and Aft," Museum of Wisconsin Art, West Bend, WI
"Raw Design," Museum of Craft and Design, San Francisco, CA