Leslie Friesen

Power Creative Designer in Residence / Instructor (full-time term)

About

Leslie Friesen has more than 30 years experience as a professional graphic designer. Prior to joining the faculty as Power Creative Designer-in-Residence in 2002, 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 is the Art Director for Edible Louisville & the Bluegrass magazine.

Courses taught:

ART 205 | Design Methods
ART 571 | Letterforms I
ART 574 | Book Forms
ART 570 | Design for Public Issues
ART 598 | Portfolio
ART 440 | Co-op in Graphic Design
ART 579 | Directed Studies

Professional Activity

Art Director, Edible Louisville and the Bluegrass, bi-monthly magazine, 2010 to present.

Designer for approximately 250 scientific diagrams in Modern Physics for Scientists and Engineers, by John C. Morrison

Professional Memberships

AIGA

Presentations

“Successes and Challenges in Teaching a Pro Bono Community Engagement Course.” Presented at 2013 national AIGA Conference in Design Educator’s Workshops. October 2013.