Leslie Friesen

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Leslie Friesen has 40+ years experience as a professional graphic designer, which she brought to her "professor of practice" position at the University of Louisville's Hite Institute of Art & Design. Prior to serving on as a full-time faculty member from 2002-2022, she was the Art Director and head of the Creative Services Department for a public relations firm for 17 years. Her projects there ranged from publication design (magazines, newsletters, brochures, annual reports), to internal communications, to logo design. She is maintains her design practice through Point A Consulting, and was the Art Director for Edible Louisville & the Bluegrass magazine during its publication from 2011–2022.