Lara Cornell

BA Major in French Major in English, Also students Secondary Education and International Studies (1999)

Lara Cornell is an expert brand and business strategist, helping artisans all over the world create impactful, sustainable, and successful businesses through the Artisan Academie, her online coaching platform, and the Sustainable Artisan Guild, a global initiative for sustainable artisan practices. She is also the best selling author of Maker’s Mark, and working on her second book right now: The Sustainable Maker. A painter and student of lost arts, Lara is savoring SLOW living with her husband and three children in Minneapolis, MN.

Lara is a graduate of the University of Minnesota, and continued her education in arts, business and sustainability/impact with Sotheby’s Institute of Art, the MoMA, University of London, University of Copenhagen, and now MCAD.