Lena graduated from Hood College in Frederick MD with a BA in Art and Archaeology with a Studio Art Concentration in Painting. She was awarded the Anna Louise Remsen Prize in Art, which is awarded to a member of the arts department at Hood College that maintains a high standard of work in fine and applied art. In addition to TCK, Lena is the Upper School Art Teacher at Bishop Walker School in Washington, DC. She works in a variety of mediums as well as methods. Although she has experience in printmaking, drawing, ceramic hand building, and sculpture, Lena considers herself a painter. Her artwork has been displayed in Juried shows as well as personal exhibitions.