Lisa Greenleaf is an award-winning, author/illustrator, motivational speaker, graphic designer, fine art artist, creative consultant and musician. Growing up in the small coastal town of Manchester By-the-Sea, MA and on the shores of Province Lake, NH she was inspired by the many sights, sounds and the love of the ocean and White Mountains. At a very young age she discovered her passion for drawing and painting, which helped her develop and harness her many gifts, talents and insights.
In 2004, Lisa established, Greenleaf Design Studio, company that provides clients and organizations with full graphic design services, book designing/ publishing, illustrations, fine art, website designs, motivational programs, educational programs, classes and workshops. Her background and knowledge in the corporate and art worlds have given Lisa additional perspectives in how she can assist in your creative needs as well as inspire you in your own business and life endeavors.
Lisa has illustrated, adapted, written, designed, and helped publish over 20 books. Some of her award-winning books include John Greenleaf Whittier’s The Barefoot Boy, Feathers & Trumpets: A Story of Hildegard of Bingen,
When Rivers Burned: The Earth Day Story, and Women of the Granite State: 25 New Hampshire Women You Should Know, Women of the Bay State: 25 Massachusetts Women You Should Know, (part of the America’s Notable Women’s Series), To My Countrywoman: The Life of Sarah Josepha Hale. In 2008 & 2009, Women of the Granite State and the Sarah Hale books were selected to represent the state of New Hampshire at the National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
Lisa Greenleaf is a member of Society of Children’s Books Writers and Illustrators SCBWI.org. She has been featured in newspapers, TV, radio, art shows, book events. Lisa is an accomplished motivational speaker and has made many presentations at events and programs, sharing her stories, anecdotes, inspirational messages, music and tools that she incorporates throughout her work and daily life.
When Lisa takes a little break from her artsy sides, you can find her kayak along NH and MA rivers and shores. In the evenings, she is frequently singing and playing her ukulele at open mic venues with her beloved husband Bob.