Lea Conte is an experienced Designer, Art Director and Post-Secondary Educator in Toronto. With over ten years of industry experience and over five years as an instructor, she is driven by her passion for design and love of teaching. Lea stems from a seasoned background of education and professional experience. She retains a BA in Cultural Anthropology, which has complimented her curiosity for teaching and understanding cultural dynamics. Perusing her natural creative interests, Lea went on to study Fashion Arts and Graphic Design, where she then became a successful Art Director. Sensing the need to foster her academic and cultural mind, Lea found herself teaching in the post-secondary environment. Currently, Lea wholeheartedly believes she has combined her passion for cultural understanding and design problem solving into a successful and fulfilling career. Lea takes the utmost pride in providing a paramount learning experience for her students and keeping them up to date with contemporary design practices and principles.