Lisa Congdon is an artist of many talents. Based in Portland, Oregon, she does everything from fine art to illustration but is best known for her colourful graphic drawings and hand lettering.
Her upbeat, unique style has attracted the attention of clients around the world including the Museum of Modern Art, Harvard University, Martha Stewart Living, Random House Publishing, and many others.
She's also the author of eight books, including Art Inc: The Essential Guide to Building Your Career as an Artist, and her latest book, Find Your Artistic Voice: The Essential Guide to Working Your Creative Magic. And Lisa was one of 10 artists to design a bespoke, limited-edition poster for Creative Boom's 10th anniversary in 2019, helping us raise funds for the British Heart Foundation.
With an amazing career so far, Lisa has so much advice to share on building a successful creative business. Here, she talks about getting started, surviving the ups and downs, and reveals a whole heap of helpful marketing tips for creatives. Please note, this episode was recorded pre-lockdown in March – just as it was looking like our lives might change.