Lisa Konkol is a writer and illustrator who is passionate about creating books for children. Her paintings have been in galleries and she was designated a Master Artist by the American Juried Art Salon. She enjoys experimenting and combining many different mediums, including ink, markers, oils, watercolors, digital, and pastels. Through the Society of Children Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI), she was chosen to work with SCBWI mentor Michael Kress-Russick.
Her degree is in business from the University of Wisconsin – Madison, with an emphasis in English. She has been a technical writer for over twenty-five years and has worked for companies such as Roche NibleGen, Philips Medical, and currently TDS Telecommunications.
Lisa is married with three grown children, two young grandchildren, and a dog, Lexi, from the Humane society. She is represented by Steven Chudney of the Chudney Agency.