Krista Latendresse earned her BFA from Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington. She continued to study fine arts by taking printmaking, figure drawing, graphic design, and typography courses at the University of Oregon and the School of Visual Arts in New York.
Krista worked in the marketing department for Starbucks Coffee Company in Seattle, Washington and in the New York City advertising firm, Lowe Worldwide. After leaving New York, Krista started a children’s apparel and accessory business in Durham, North Carolina and Richmond, Virginia.
After moving to Waco, Krista has taught art as a substitute art teacher in a local elementary school and is currently volunteering her time to a local non-profit in developing their consumer online store practices and product assortment.