Multimedia artist Lee Deigaard lives and works in New Orleans and rural Georgia. Her work investigates sensory processing, nonverbal communication, and the ways our bodies intersect with our environment, as well as the boundaries and thresholds of shared experience. Deigaard exhibits and presents her work nationally and internationally. She has had solo shows at the Ogden Museum and the Contemporary Arts Center and was a 2017-8 Artist in Residence at the Joan Mitchell Center in New Orleans. A member of the New Orleans artist collective The Front since 2010, she has curated numerous group shows including “Calamity Jane,” “Latin for Crab,” “”Enscribe,” “Standing Heat,” and “PhotoBomb.” She has taught courses in curation, sculpture, photography, drawing, literature, and writing most recently at Tulane, University of New Orleans, and Loyola. She graduated with honors from Yale University and holds graduate degrees from the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Michigan.