Biography: Lee Strausland, over an award winning 45 year career (Emmys, Broadcast Desginers’ Association, ITVA & Art Director’s, Society of Illustrators), has produced and directed state-of-the-art media and television graphics for network broadcasts (NBC, PBS) and major corporations (TimeWarner, Mercedes Benz, Motion Picture Academy, Merck, TV Guide, Newsweek, Telebrands, Astro Jet, to name a few). For the last 29 years Lee has been President and executive producer of VISUAL IMAGES, Inc., which she created after leaving NBC as Graphics Director for the network news division. Prior to with at NBC, Lee was Art Director for Time Inc., PepsiCo, International, Hallmark, Dimensional Communications and Playscope.
Lee graduated from Pratt Institute with a BFA degree in drawing / painting with additional courses at NYU, MIT and Pratt Manhattan Extension. Upon gradation, Lee studied fibre sculpture and tapestry weaving abroad with Elsa-Marie Jacobsen, the leading artist of the day in Europe, before returning to the U.S. to begin her long career in the commercial graphic arts industry.
Courses Taught: Arts Administration: Management and Financing; Non-Profit vs. For-Profit