LISA FALKENSTERN has been a professional illustrator for more than thirty years, during which time she has painted book covers for most of the major publishers. She is a Gold Medal winner from the New York Society of Illustrators and is in their permanent collection. She won the Platinum, Gold and Bronze Awards for her work from Creativity International, was Best in Show and People’s Choice Award at the 2011, 2012, and 2016 NJ SCBWI conference, and was featured on the back cover of Spectrum 19. She has shown in galleries in New York City, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and California.
Her paintings were in the shows Focus On Nature XII, and XIII at the New York State Museum where she won a jury award, as well as the upcoming XIV show at the Roger Tory Peterson Institute. Lisa has illustrated the picture books, The Busy Tree, published by Marshall Cavendish, and My Very Own Pirate Book, published by I See Me. She has written and illustrated A Dragon Moves In, also published by Marshall Cavendish and Professor Whiskerton Presents Steampunk ABC, published by Two Lions. Lisa is in a new book on women fantasy painters, Women of Wonder, published by Underwood Books. She paints in oils, acrylic and tempera, and shows her magic realist art at the Gallery Piquel in New Hope, Pennsylvania.
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