About the Author
Ellen Diamond is Professor Emerita at Nassau Community College in the Fashion, Marketing, and Retailing Department. She is an internationally recognized artist specializing in original acrylics on canvas and giclee prints. Her works are in public and private collections throughout the world. Diamond s honors include membership in the prestigious National Association for Women Artists. She has co-authored many texts on fashion and retailing, and is the president of Diamond Educational Productions, a company that specializes in fashion, retailing, marketing, and professional development videos.