My name is Lisa Wrench and I am a multi-disciplinary artist, an illustrator and a storyteller and I live in Cornwall in an area known as The Forgotten Corner.
Formerly a commercial illustrator and a graduate of Falmouth University, I spent many years in the wilderness of life before a serious illness and a reassessment of my path prompted a return to storytelling and to Cornwall. Back in Falmouth I reset my life by undertaking an MA in Authorial Illustration where I was encouraged to pursue my own authentic creative voice and to begin living the life which was right for me.
Consequently, life here in Cornwall is intentionally simple and close to nature. I currently spend my days creating work which is meaningful to me and which I hope will inspire others, and when I am not working I can usually be found with my partner who is endeavouring to convert an old fishing trawler named Albacore into a houseboat in pursuit of a sustainable way of life for the future. Allow me if you will, to share my adventures ...
As a bookmaker and as a booklover, I am always on the lookout for the ways in which artists and writers are re-creating the book format. With so many other forms of entertainment battling for the attention of an audience, there seems to be a huge question mark over the future of the book, but then when I stumble across something like this, I wonder what all the fuss is about. Surely books will never die when there are artists out there creating wonders such as this?
I am a ...
... Teller of Tales. A Creator of Books. An Artist, Illustrator and A Boatbuilder. A Professional Daydreamer, Occasional Mermaid, and always The Eternal Optimist.