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Lisa Hunt is the popular author/artist of many tarot decks. Lisa has been working as a professional illustrator for over 20 years and is known around the world for producing detailed watercolor renderings of spirits, fantastical creatures, shape shifters and other ethereal beings.
Lisa Hunt (born Lisa Sabina Behnke on January 13, 1967 in Spokane, Washington) is an American watercolor artist and writer. Hunt has worked on many tarot decks including Shapeshifter Tarot, Celtic Dragon Tarot, Chesley Award nominated Fantastical Creatures Tarot, the COVR award winning solo project Animals Divine Tarot, The Fairy Tale Tarot and Ghosts & Spirits Tarot - winner of the About.com 2013 Reader's Choice Awards, Best in Tarot and Oracle Card Decks. Her bestselling tarot deck, Celtic Dragon Tarot, has been translated into many languages around the world. She is also the writer/illustrator of the hardcover art/meditation book Celestial Goddesses, showcasing her interest in goddess mythology. Lisa is currently working on the art for a bird oracle deck, release date yet to be determined. Hunt earned a master’s degree in interdisciplinary studies with an emphasis on Jungian psychology/art and drawing from the Union Institute in 2004.
Hunt worked as an art teacher at the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale and as a collectible card game artist and conceptual designer. Hunt now devotes her time to raising her family and working on new projects in her studio in Boca Raton, South Florida. Hunt is married to art director/designer/photographer Kort Kramer and has two children.
Hunt was a student of Submission Taekwondo at the Boca Academy of Martial Arts and received her Black Belt on December 13, 2008. She formerly studied piano with Brenda Parker at Bravo Academy and is currently studying Jazz piano with Alex Darqui at Lynn Preparatory School of Music, Lynn University.
Tarot decks by Hunt
- Shapeshifter Tarot, (1998) Llewellyn Publications ISBN 1-56718-389-1
- The Celtic Dragon Tarot, (1999) Llewellyn Publications ISBN 1-56718-182-1
- Animals Divine Tarot, (2004) Llewellyn Publications ISBN 0-7387-0321-4
- The Fantastical Creatures Tarot, (2007) U.S. Games Systems ISBN 1-57281-541-8
- The Fairy Tale Tarot, (2009) Llewellyn Publications ISBN 0-7387-0866-6
- Ghosts & Spirits Tarot, (2012) U.S. Games Systems ISBN 1-57281-661-9
Books by Hunt
- One is a Mouse, (1995) Simon & Schuster ISBN 0-02-745781-8
- Celestial Goddesses, (2001) Llewellyn Publications ISBN 0-7387-0118-1
- Soul Drawings: The Mythic Art of Lisa Hunt, (2010) Art and Words Editions ISBN 9780982812570
- Fantastical Creatures Tarot at U.S. Games, Inc.
- 2006 COVR award winners
- The Encyclopedia of Tarot, Vol. 4, (2005) pgs. 267 & 518, ISBN 1-57281-506-X
- About.com 2013 Best in Tarot Award Winner
- Llewellyn Author/Artist Biography
- Celestial Goddesses review
- Boca Academy of Martial Arts
- Bravo Academy
- Lynn University
- The Lisa Hunt Art official web site
- The official Ghosts & Spirits web site
- Llewellyn Publications website
- Lisa's Products at U.S. Games Systems website
- Fantastical Creatures Tarot review on The Tarot Channel
- Animals Divine Tarot review at Aeclectic Tarot