Lee Coats holds a BFA and MFA from the University of Nebraska. She has worked in advertising in NYC and as an artist in greeting cards for Hallmark Cards of Kansas City. From 2001 through 2011 she served as Creative Director for The Printery House. She likes to create her own art with different media and enjoys traveling. "It is my hope that when someone opens a greeting card they have a moment of peace and joy in their daily life. I still believe that greeting cards are an essential part of our American culture even with email and digital media."