Dee earned her Master of Fine Arts at Kansas State University in 2020 where she also taught design and typography. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Tyler School of Art, Temple University.
Her professional graphic design career began in Chicago with corporate identity & publications. She moved to Kansas City to work with Hallmark Cards where she created collections of dynamic product designs over her long career. She continues her design research focused on promoting awareness of biodiversity and inspiring people to practice new methods of conservation.