Lisa Konkol is a writer and illustrator who finds joy in creating books for children. She loves coming up with ideas, writing the stories, and making the illustrations. Through the Society of Children Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI), Lisa was chosen to work with SCBWI mentor Michael Kress-Russick. She has a degree in business from the University of Wisconsin with an emphasis in English and has been a technical writer for over twenty-five years. She has written for companies such as CUNA Mutual Group, Roche NimbleGen, Phillips Medical, and currently TDS.
Lisa has been drawing and painting, since she was a child. Her paintings have been in galleries and she was designated a Master Artist by the American Juried Art Salon. She enjoys experimenting with different styles and mediums, including oil paints, pencils, ink, watercolors, digital, and pastels. She has studied art through the College of DuPage, MATC, Marks and Splashes, SVS Learn, and workshops. She has attended SCBWI conferences in New York, Naperville, Wisconsin, and Los Angeles.
Lisa is married and has three grown children, two young grandchildren, and a dog, Lexi, from the Humane society. In addition to Wisconsin, she has lived in New York, Chicago, and France. She is represented by Steven Chudney of the Chudney Agency.
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