Associate of Arts – Religion & Liberal Arts
St. John’s College, Winfield KS – June 1976
Bachelor of Fine Arts – Commercial Art; Minor in Psychology & Education
Southwestern College, Winfield KS – June 1978
Current: Owner – Consulting Firm; President; Lisa Long’s Creative Communications
Ashland, OR and Holualoa, HI – September 1993-present
Transformational Coach and Spiritual Counseling, Creative Writing, Publishing.
Prior: Owner – Advertising Agency Vice President/Creative Director; Markowitz & Long, Inc.
Advertising – Kailua-Kona, HI & Boulder, CO – May 1981-May 1993
My Agency gained a client base of some of the countries top accounts including; The United States Olympic Committee, Builders Emporium, PACE Membership Warehouse Inc., NBI’s The OfficePlace, Aircoa-Clarion Hotels, Budget Rent-A-Car and Neilson-Neodata.
Prior: Assistant Art Director – Slope Scope Mountain States Ski Association-Denver, CO – 1979-1980
Prior: Head Editorial Illustrator – Mountain States Recreation. Freelance
AWARDS AND RECOGNITION
Who’s Who’ in Executives – Most recent inclusions 2003 and 2004 • Denver Advertising Federation Alfie Award, Art Director, Excellence in advertising design Markowitz & Long, Inc. – 1984 • State of Kansas – Certificate of Merit, Best in State High Schools Art Show Painting “Imagination” – 1972
Beech Aircraft Corporation Private Pilot Scholarship 1978 • Student Achievement Scholarships Cowley County 1974-78 • Art Achievement Scholarships Southwestern College – 1977-78
Private Pilot – single engine land Beech Aero Center c/o Southwestern College, Winfield KS – July 1978 • Design & Layout Special Studies/Commercial Art, Colorado Institute of Art, Denver CO – 1979
Painting & Sculpture – Private Show & Sale, Kailua Kona, HI 2009 • All Hawaii Juried Art Exhibition, Hilo HI 2003 • Painting & Sculpture – Private Show & Sale Bachelor of Fine Arts Graduation Exhibition Southwestern College, Winfield KS 1978 • Painting & Sculpture Undergraduate Exhibition Southwestern College, Winfield KS 1977 • Photography Undergraduate Exhibition St. John’s College, Winfield KS 1976 • Sculptures Permanent Exhibition Southwestern College, Winfield KS 1978 • Painting National Art Competition Kansas High Schools Exhibition Wichita Museum of Art, Wichita KS 1972 • Sculpture Grade School Exhibition Los Angeles Library, Los Angeles CA (“FunnyFace” one of only two pieces sold out of 70) 1968
PUBLISHED ILLUSTRATIONS INCLUDE:
Lisa Long’s Creative Communications: International websites; WorldPsychics.com – AwakenedPerceptions.com 1995- present: Numerous graphics, illustrations and original photography.
Essence of Light Music CD 1998; 1 Jacket Cover (4/C Yin Yang), 2 CD Art (b/w Yin Yang).
Markowitz & Long Inc.- Art Director/Illustrator, hundreds of illustrations and product renderings for corporate & retail clients over a period of seven years including:
R.A.S. Builders: Sales Package 1982, 1984, 1987: Cover; 1 R.A.S. Builders (6/C-egg with buildings hatching) Backcover; 2 Your Project Requirements, Our Top Priority (4/C-buildings).
Fairchild Publications- Multichannel News: 12,000 copies Special Section: The World-Wide Multichannel Industry Status Report January 1982: Editorial Spread; Time Channels (4/C dates in orbit). March 1982: Cover; What’s New In The State Of The Art-Addressability (4/C-on site repairs thru computers). July 19, 1982: Cover; Multichannel Programming (3/C-dollarsign with logos of ABC, CBS, Showtime, HBO etc.).
American Ski Association – Skiers Advocate: 50,000 copies November 1980: Editorial; 1 Recreational Racing, Winning And You (graphic racer). Spring 81: Editorial; 1 Ski Area Crowding Problems (crowded slopes). Fall 1981: Editorial Lead; 1 Lift Ticket Pricing (lady of the mountain). Spring 1981: Editorial Lead; 1 The Great U.S. Ski Wars (cowboy fighting eastern woman with snowmaking equipment) 2 Skiing (radiating body).
Ski Americard Directory: 50,000 copies 1981-1982: Editorial Lead; 1 Finding The Resort That Fits Your Style (Duchess, cowboy, kid & Rolls) 2 Buying Equipment: Busting Through The Hype (collage of skier and newspaper ads) 3 Fill (jumper) 4 Fill (skier). Advertising; 1 Fill (jumper).
Mountain States Ski Association – Mountain States Recreation: 50,000 copies May 1979: Editorial; First Published 1 A Wild Congress (Rare II impact). June 1979: Editorial; 1 Dr. Recreation (satire caricature of presidential candidates). July 1979: Editorial; 1 Too High (mountain climber) 2 Dr. Recreation (computerized Swiss Army Knife) 3 Fish Stocking (cloud dropping fish) 4 Jerry Ford Tournament (golfer) 5 Miracle Mile (trout) 6 Ski Metamorphosis (butterfly skier) 7 Summer Alpine Race (cartoon skier). September 1979: Editorial; 1 Fall Sales (blood-shot eyeball) 2 Fuel For Skiing (good/bad food) 3 The Rec Clan (patio scene) 4 Tracking (center spread-mountain wildlife). October 1979: Editorial; 1 Fill (butterfly) 2 ORV’s and Tourers (snowmobile) 3 Socks And Such (cartoon socks) 4 The Rec Clan (people/hot tub). November 1979: Editorial; 1 & 2 Confessions of a Ski Area Chambermaid (dirty ash tray) & (woman cleaning). 3 Winter Survival (full-man & aspen) 4 Fill (skier). December 1979: Editorial; 1 Waxing! Two Will Do (repeating illustration-author Steve Rieschl skiing) 2 Getting Started (repeating illustration- author Kim Hottinger skiing) 3 Doctor Recreation (water skiing behind ocean liner) 4 Mountain Trains (monorail) S Happy Holidays (3/C center spread-Christmas mouse reading current issue). January 1980: Editorial; 1 Take The Kids Happily (3/C-three kids skiing). 2 Racing For Fun-Hints (downhill racer). 3 Sport vs. Spectacle (woman rodeo rider). 4 Fresh Tracks (topographic map). Advertising: Loper CoachWorks, Inc. (Ski van). February 1980: Editorial; 1 Making Friends With Winter (3/C-Old Man Winter). April 1980: Editorial; 1 Wacko Race Seeks People Power (kinetic sculpture) 2 HikaNation Starts April 12 In San Fran (hiker).
Slope Scope: 100,000 copies 1979-1980 Directory: Editorial; 1 Harvey Elk (elk) 2 Fill (skier) 3 Fill (cross-country skier & dog). Advertising; 1 Brettelberg Inn (tapestry border).
PARTIAL CLIENT LIST OF LONG’S ILLUSTRATIONS, GRAPHICS AND LOGOS:
The United States Olympic Committee, PACE Membership Warehouse Inc., NBI’s The OfficePlace, Aircoa/Clarion Hotels, Budget Rent-A-Car, Summit Media International, American Ski Association, High Country Hotels, Mountain States Ski Association, Republic Telcom Systems Corporation, Markowitz & Long, Inc., Crystal Leisure, Ski Card International, Arvada Center For The Arts & Humanities, Multichannel News.
Singapore, Bali Indonesia, Irian Java, Guadeloupe, French West Indies, Egypt, Greece, Japan, & Mexico