Lesley Krane grew up in Los Angeles, earning an A.A. degree from Santa Monica College (1987), a B.A. in Art from UCLA (1991), and an M.F.A. in Studio Art with a minor in Photography History from the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque in 1995.
Krane began teaching in the Art Department at California State University Northridge in 1999 and has been a member of the full-time faculty at CSUN since 2002. Â Committed to the practice of “slow photography,” Krane teaches her students to have a reverence and sensitivity for the medium.