Lisa Graa Jensen

Lisa was born in Søborg, Denmark. She studied at the Sir John Cass School of Art, Whitechapel, London and then at Camberwell School of Art where she obtained a BA (Hons) in Graphic Design/Book Illustration.

She became a full-time Illustrator with BL Kearley Ltd.,working for numerous clients including Hamlyn, MacMillan, BBC Publications and Puffin Books; and illustrating greetings cards for well known companies. 

Between 1981-83 Lisa worked as an Assistant Art Therapist at Unstead Park Nursing Home in Godalming, Surrey. Since 1983 Lisa has pursued a career as a freelance painter and illustrator of books. She has won numerous prizes and awards for her work.