Fine artist and illustrator Lisa Congdon
is best known for her colorful abstract paintings, intricate line drawings, pattern design, and hand lettering. She works for clients around the world including the MoMA, Martha Stewart Living, Chronicle Books, The Land of Nod, Simon & Schuster, and Cloud9 Fabrics, among many others. She has exhibited her work around the country, including in shows at the Contemporary Jewish Museum and Bedford Gallery and is currently represented by Uprise Gallery in New York. She is the author of five books, including Art Inc: The Essential Guide to Building Your Career as an Artist
, Whatever You Are, Be a Good One
, Twenty Ways to Draw a Tulip
and A Collection a Day
. Her latest book, Fortune Favors the Brave (Chronicle)
will be released later this year. She lives and works in Portland, Oregon.