Helen Armstrong is a graphic designer and an educator based in Baltimore. She has taught at the University of Mississippi, University of Tennessee, University of Maryland, and MICA. She has an MA in English literature, an MA in publications design, and an MFA in graphic design. In addition to teaching, Armstrong also works as principal of her company, Strong Design. Her design work--for such clients as Sage College of Albany, USinternetworking, and New College of Florida--has won regional and international awards.