Lisa Konkol is an author and illustrator from Madison, Wisconsin. 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, but especially likes using traditional methods (ink, pencils, oils),  and combining them with digital tools. She has studied art through the College of DuPage, MATC, Marks and Splashes, SVS Learn, as well as SCBWI conferences and workshops.

Lisa 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 is married, has three grown children, and two young grandchildren.  In addition to Wisconsin, she has lived in New York, Chicago, and France.