Hali Issente is an artist, designer, photographer and writer based in Vermont. From a family of artists, he is a passionate advocate for living a creative life. Hali graduated from Goddard College, where he developed his own artistic talents and learned to think in innovative ways. Hali continues his personal development as an artist through many creative outlets, like making colorful, mixed-media paintings.

His paintings have been shown at these venues: Umpleby's Bakery in Hanover, NH; The Chandler Gallery in Randolph, VT; the Hartland Public Library in Hartland, VT; and in multiple group shows at Goddard College; AVA Art Center, Lebanon, NH; and the Helen Day Art Center, Stowe, VT. His art is held in private collections across the United States, and his art is used on the cover of the book, Things Are Not What They Seem, by Janine Kanzler.