Fine artist Lisa Congdon is best known for her colorful abstract paintings, intricate line drawings, pattern design, and hand lettering. She works for clients around the world, including the MoMA, Harvard University, Martha Stewart Living, Chronicle Books, Random House, and Cloud9 Fabrics, among many others. Lisa is the author of six books, including the starving-artist-myth-smashing Art Inc: The Essential Guide to Building Your Career as an Artist and the illustrated books The Joy of Swimming; Fortune Favors the Brave; Whatever You Are, Be a Good One; Twenty Ways to Draw a Tulip; and A Collection a Day. She was named one of 40 Women Over 40 to Watch in 2015. She lives and works in Portland, Oregon.