Profile for Lisa Mikulski
Lisa Mikulski is a designer, writer and photographer working to promote art, design and culture. She received her education in liberal arts at Middlesex Community College, Middletown, CT and in art history at Trinity College in Hartford CT. Receiving highest honors, Lisa was the recipient of the Baird Fellowship at Trinity which allowed her to study art and architecture in Paris, France.
For over ten years, Lisa has devoted herself to working in the arts industry. As a designer and writer, she has assisted her clients in setting up their online identities, networking through social media, and has created marketing and promotional materials for artists, galleries and arts organizations. Now Lisa is also an artist in her own right where in January 2011 she set her sights on photography. Since that time her photographs have been published in print and online. Her photographic work was represented by Ventucci Fine Art. Lisa has sat as a Board Member of AIGA Connecticut - The professional association for design from 2009 - 2011 where she served as Director of Communications and Public Relations.
Writing for the arts, Lisa's words have appeared in INK Publications, Artscope Magazine, The Arts Paper, and AIGA - the professional association of design. She has contributed to numerous websites and created promotional and marketing copy for her clients. Whether writing for online media, traditional marketing, public relations or print publication, Lisa's ability to communicate brings a strong skill set to providing her clients with the voice that gets their messages heard.
Prior to her work in the arts industry, Lisa worked in corporate and project management consulting. That experience brings an exceptional organizational ability and an understanding of business management which she shares with her clients. Lisa has also worked as a Gallery Manager for a Connecticut art gallery where her roles included gallery management, public relations, art selection and sales, exhibitions and installations and all graphic design and marketing services.
Lisa presently lives in Göteborg, Sweden. She has two sons and three cats and enjoys travel, reading, photography, and make-your- belly-hurt silly humor. You can read select samples of her writing here and her blog. She warmly invites you to view her photography work by visiting her portfolio at 500px.