Steffanie Lorig (Art with Heart, Founder/Executive Director) left her successful and award-winning design career to become the founding director of Art with Heart in order to focus her talents and heart on helping children in crisis. Before doing this, she enjoyed designing for clients such as Microsoft, Children’s Hospital of Orange County, Harcourt, Nordstrom’s and others. She is the visionary and author or co-author of Art with Heart’s therapeutic books for kids: Oodles of Doodles, Chill & Spill, Magnificent Marvelous Me, and Ink About It . She co-wrote a children’s picture book with her husband entitled Such a Silly Baby (Chronicle). She enjoys bettering the world – one child at a time.