Elisa is thrilled to be taking a short break from the working world to be in the MFA Designer as Author program at SVA. Her varied design career includes work at a small design firm, magazines, ad agencies, and an internet company, with her most recent work in the music and entertainment industry. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and Boston Terrier, Yardley, who manage to tolerate her working late into the night.

Graduating Class: 2012
Where are you now: Elisa is trying to make it all happen.
Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Links: elisabates.com