Lisa Falkenstern has been a professional illustrator for more than thirty years. She graduated from Parsons School of Design and has studied at the New York Academy, School of Visual Arts, Art Student's League, National Academy of Art and Cooper Union.
Her client list includes: Simon and Schuster, Random House, Putnam, Bantam Doubleday Dell, Pocket Books, Scholastic, Marshall Cavendish, Workman, Golden Books and Two Lions.
Lisa is a Gold Medal winner from the New York Society of Illustrators and is in their permanent collection. She won the Platinum Award in 2012 from Creativity International, Best in Show and People’s Choice Award at the 2012 NJ SCBWI conference, and is on the back cover of Spectrum 19. She has been in numerous shows including the N.Y. Society of Illustrators Annual, the Los Angeles Society of Illustrators Annual, CA Annual, Print and has been in the book The Best Two Hundred Illustrators Worldwide. She is a member of the Los Angeles And New York Society of Illustrators, The Guild of Natural Science Illustrators, Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators and The Beatrix Potter Society.
Lisa has illustrated the picture books, The Busy Tree, published by Marshall Cavendish, and My Very Own Pirate, published by I See Me. She has written and illustrated A Dragon Moves In, also published by Marshall Cavendish. Her latest book is “Professor Whiskerton Presents Steampunk ABC”.
She has been in two gallery shows in Bold Hype Gallery and Gallery 440 in New York City in 2013, and in the 2012 and 2014 biennial exhibition “Focus On Nature” at the New York State Museum. She was also in the 2013/2104 group show, “A Picture is Worth A Thousand Words” at Biola University and the group show “6x6 Exhibit” at the Bucks County Gallery, in New Hope, PA. Besides her illustrations, she also paints portraits and landscapes.