About Lisa

Lisa Congdon an internationally known fine artist, illustrator and writer. She makes art for clients around the globe, including The Library of Congress, Target, Wired Magazine, Amazon, Google, Schwinn, Warby Parker, Method, Comme des Garcons, REI and MoMa, among many others. She exhibits internationally, including solo shows at Saint Mary's College Museum of Art (California), Chefas Projects (Oregon) and Paradigm Gallery (Philadelphia), along with group shows at Hashimoto Contemporary in Los Angeles, Museum of Design Atlanta and The Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco. She is the author of ten books, including Art Inc: The Essential Guide to Building Your Career as an Artist and Find your Artistic Voice: The Essential Guide to Working Your Creative Magic. Lisa is self-taught and didn’t achieve momentum in her career until she was nearly 40 years old. Despite her untraditional path, Lisa has achieved recognition, not just as an artist, but as a leader in the industry for her work in social justice, mentoring and teaching. In March of 2021, she was named “One of the 50 Most Inspiring People and Companies According to Industry Creatives” published by AdWeek. When she's not making art, you can find her racing her bike around Oregon. She lives and works in Portland, Oregon. 

Clients Include

Crate & Barrel
Comme des Garçons
REI Co-op 

The Museum of Modern Art
Warby Parker
Harvard University
Parents Magazine

Brooks Running
Martha Stewart Living 
The United Nations
Schwinn Bikes
The Obama Campaign

Taproot Magazine
Simon & Schuster Publishing
AIDS Lifecycle
Velocio Cycling 

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Schoolhouse Electric
Loopy Mango
Enterprise Rent a Car
Joie de Vivre Hotels

Chronicle Books
Kazoo Magazine
Schoolhouse Electric
Trina Turk