Elyse Wyman was born in Los Angeles and received her BA in Fine Arts (Cum Laude) from UCLA. She studied under Richard Diebenkorn, Jan Stussy, Lynn Foulkes and Robert Heinecken. She furthered her art education in Paris, France at the Academie de La Grande Chaumiere. Ms. Wyman has pursued parallel careers in both fine arts and graphic design. As a graphic artist for A&M records she designed albums, posters, music books, advertising and billboards. Currently, as Art Director and owner of DesignWorks, Unlimited Graphic Design Studio, her clients have included A&M Records, American Ballet Theatre, American Film Institute, ASCAP, Chevron, Disc Marketing, General Mills, UCLA, United Airlines, Toyota, Victoria's Secret, Warner Brothers, Women in Film, and many others.