LISA MENDIS is a Winnipeg based illustrator, print maker and graphic designer. She received BFA (Honours) from the University of Manitoba. Lisa works in digital, traditional pen and ink and silk screen. A comic enthusiast she values the art of storytelling through the medium. Her first graphic novel, Curb Angels was published in 2019 by At Bay Press and received a Doug Wright Award nomination for Best First Book. She teaches adult and youth classes at Martha Street Studio, and is involved with studio and school programs at the Winnipeg Art Gallery. Lisa has published biweekly strips in local newspapers and is currently working on a new graphic novel.