E. Lee Jahncke Mead has more than a decade of experience in decorative finishes including wood graining and marbling (realistic and fantastic), stenciling (designing and executing), gilding, decorative plasters, Trompe L'oeil, Grisaille, restoration and painted furniture.

In 2005, E. Lee formally trained  with the North American Chapter of The City and Guilds of London Institute in conjunction with the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina. Since then, she has engaged in both commercial and residential projects across the country from Washington, D.C.  to New Orleans, Louisiana. 

E. Lee is a member of the Professional Decorative Painting Association (PDPA), International Design Artisans League (IDAL), the Society of Gilders, the Arts Council of New Orleans and certified by the City and Guilds of London.