Past Event
Lisa Congdon outside of the museum
Museum of Art (SMCMoA) and Alumni Engagement

Artist Talk with Lisa Congdon

Date & Time


Location (On-campus)

LeFevre Theatre
1928 St. Marys Road
Moraga, CA 94575


Join the Saint Mary's College Museum of Art at the SMC theater for an artist talk with designer and illustrator Lisa Congdon. Lisa will speak to the current body of work displayed in the exhibition Hold it Lightly. An open Q&A with the artist will follow this 45-minute talk. 


About Lisa:

Lisa Congdon an internationally known fine artist, illustrator and bestselling author. She makes art for clients around the globe, including Target, Amazon, Google, Schwinn, Madewell, Rumpl, The Library of Congress, Brooks Running, Warby Parker, Method, Comme des Garcons, REI and MoMA, among many others. She is the author of ten books, including Art Inc: The Essential Guide to Building Your Career as an Artist and Find your Artistic Voice: The Essential Guide to Working Your Creative Magic. She exhibits internationally, including solo shows at Saint Mary's College Museum of Art (California), Chefas Projects (Oregon), and Paradigm Gallery (Philadelphia), along with group shows at Hashimoto Contemporary in Los Angeles, Museum of Design Atlanta and The Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco. Lisa is self-taught and didn't achieve momentum in her career until she was nearly 40 years old. Despite her untraditional path, Lisa has achieved recognition, not just as an artist, but as a leader in the industry for her work in social justice, knowledge sharing, mentoring, and teaching. In March of 2021, she was named "One of the 50 Most Inspiring People and Companies According to Industry Creatives," published by AdWeek. When she's not making art, you can find her racing bikes. She lives, cycles, and works in Portland, Oregon. 


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