Artist and illustrator Lisa Congdon is best known for her colorful paintings and drawings. Since 2007, she has been illustrating for clients including The Museum of Modern Art, Martha Stewart Living Magazine, Chronicle Books, The Land of Nod, The Obama Campaign and Simon & Schuster, among others. Lisa is also known for her intricate line drawings, pattern design & hand lettering and has licensed her work for fabric, kitchen linens, wallpaper and bedding. In addition to illustrating full time, Lisa maintains a thriving Etsy shop and writes a popular daily blog of her work, life and inspiration called Today is Going to be Awesome. She is the author of A Collection a DayWhatever You Are, Be a Good One and Art Inc. Lisa periodically shows her work in galleries around the country, including at Bedford Gallery and The Contemporary Jewish Museum. She’s an avid cyclist and swimmer. She lives and works in Oakland, California.

To learn more about Lisa, browse the following videos and interviews:

Videos of Lisa:
Lisa on CreativeLive (2014)
Lisa’s Embrace the Abyss Talk (TYPO International Design Conference, 2014)
Like Knows Like Documentary (2013)
The Good Life Project (2012)
Creative Mornings (2011)

Podcasts with Lisa:
After the Jump with Grace Bonney of Design*Sponge (2014)
Raise Your Hand. Say Yes. with Tiffany Han (2014)
Accidental Creative with Todd Henry (2014)
Converge with Dane Sanders (2014)
While She Naps with Abby Glassenberg (2014)
What’s Your Story with Meighan O’Toole (2014)
Creative Living with Jamie Ridler (2014)
CraftyPod with Diane Gilleland (2011)
My Love for You with Meighan O’Toole (2011)

Written Interviews with Lisa:
Art & Lemons (2014)
sfgirlbybay Studio Tour (2014)
Marion & Rose’s Workshop (2014)
All the Things (2014)
Illume (2014)
Design*Sponge (2013)
Hello Lucky (2013)
Woodnote Photography (2013)
The Great Discontent (2012)