Bryan Lisbona is a graphic designer born and raised in rural Kansas. His award-winning studio, Kinfolk Creative represents businesses and brands large-and-small from coast-to-no-coast throughout the USA. His work ranges from traditional 2D and 3D design to more unconventional environmental projects of human scale. And in 2017 he started kinfolkcreated.com, a Midwest apparel line featuring baselayer tees and a range of unique small goods all rooted in Kansas history. Bryan credits his inspiration and endless determination to his family’s free range parenting approach and thick creative lineage.
Bryan devotes both personal and professional time to numerous passion projects supporting initiatives he believes in. Professionally he has supported organizations such as The LIKEME® Lighthouse, The Humane Society of Greater Kansas City, ArtsKC, Burundi Friends International, Kiwanis International, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, The Kansas City VA Medical Center, Saint Luke’s Midwest Ear Institute and Montana On A Mission. Personally, and more importantly, Bryan mentors in local public school systems and with AIGA, the professional association for design, for which he is a long-standing member.
Bryan has been recognized numerous times for his work through juried competition. He has received national exposure on the pages of PRINT Magazine and Graphis as well as regional awards by AIGA Kansas City, Printing Industries of America (PIA) and the Kansas City Ad Club.
17 years of professional experience
University of Kansas, Bachelor of Fine Arts in Design (Concentration in Graphic Design)
AIGA | the professional association for design
Basehor Chamber of Commerce
Basehor-Linwood USD 458 Mentors Program