Nashville Arts Magazine—Feature article in the May Issue 2018

New American Paintings, Studio Visit, Art Galleries & Artists of the South & Numinous (Atlanta)

curriculum vitae


1984  BA, College of Fine Art, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL


Professional Experience

1997-present  Painter at Large

2014-present  Part-time Freelance Designer & Photoshop Specialist

2009   Masters Series Workshop Instructor: BRMAA, Blue Ridge GA

1992   Private study with the late painter, Ouida Canaday, Atlanta, GA

1984-98   Freelance illustrator & graphic designer in Atlanta, GA


Painter at Large

Juried Exhibitions

2016   AVA Members Show, Chattanooga, TN (Weavings)

2013   AVA Members Show, Chattanooga, TN (abstract work)

2012   Positive/Negative 27, Slocumb Galleries, East Tennessee State University (abstract work)

1998   Numinous, Bender Fine Art, Atlanta, GA

1995   Artists’ Atelier of Atlanta

1995   Trinity Arts Group, Atlanta, GA

1994   Soapstone Center for the Arts, Atlanta GA

1994   Artists’ Atelier of Atlanta


Solo Exhibitions

2007   Linear Rhythm, Bryant Galleries, New Orleans, LA

2005   Beaver Creek Fine Art, Beaver Creek, CO

2003   Bryant Galleries, New Orleans, LA

2001   Music for the Eye’s, Bender Fine Art / SoBo Loft’s, Atlanta, GA

1999   Mosaic, Bender Fine Art, Atlanta, GA


Group Shows

2017  Spring Fever X2 — Anna Carll & Paul Fontana, Area 61 Gallery, Chattanooga, TN

2016  Abstract / 3 Views, Area 61 Gallery, Chattanooga, TN

2007  River Gallery, Chattanooga, TN

1997   Bender Fine Art, Atlanta, GA

1996   Bender Fine Art, Atlanta, GA

1995   Artists’ Atelier of Atlanta



Raymond JamesNashville, TN

Erlanger Health Systems — Medical Mall, Chattanooga, TN

Capital Watch Incorporated, Atlanta, GA (figurative work)

CMH Space Flooring, Atlanta, GA (figurative work)

Jova Daniel’s Busby, Atlanta, GA (figurative work)



2018   Studio Visit MagazineUpcoming Winter Issue 

2018   Nashville Arts Magazine—Feature article about the Erosion Series—May Issue

2016   The Pulse—State of the Arts 2016—August Issue

2015   ArtGalleries&ArtistsoftheSouth, vol. 12, issue 1

2013    Studio Visit, vol. 21 (abstract work as Marie Lauer)

2012    New American Paintings 100, (abstract work as Marie Lauer)

2011    Studio Visit, vol. 14 (abstract work as Marie Lauer)

2002   Mountain Life Magazine, Oct./Nov. Issue (figurative work)

2001   Museums & Galleries, May/June Issue (figurative work)

2001   Vail Art Magazine, Summer Issue (figurative work)

1999   Museums & Galleries, Sept./Oct. Issue (figurative work)


Awards & Public Projects

2017   Public Art Chattanooga — Oak Hills Bus Shelter Image Usage, Chattanooga, TN

2016   Erlanger Health Systems Corporate Collection — Valet Parking Lobby

2016   Art team — Wayne White’s Wayne-O-Rama Chattanooga History Fun House Museum

2015   Meg Saligman — MLK District Mural Project Team, Public Art Chattanooga + Lyndhurst & Benwood Foundation Grants, Chattanooga, TN

2014   Open Spaces Project — River City Company, Chattanooga, TN

2013   MakeWork Grant, McCallie Walls Mural Project, Chattanooga, TN



AVA: Association for Visual Arts, Chattanooga, TN

Book Arts @ The Open Press, Chattanooga, TN

Chattanooga Visual Artists

FLAG: Friends of Local Artists & Galleries, Chattanooga, TN

Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, TN

University of Florida Alumnus


ARTIST + Graphic Designer

Creative • Motivated • Skilled

With over 25 years experience in the art and design world I bring a broad and cohesive set of skills that will enhance any design project. As a follower of Paul Rand design principles my approach is intuitive, organic, comprehensive and elegant.



Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, Mailchimp, Wordpress, Squarespace Templates, Facebook, Instagram, Painting, Photography, Illustration


Freelance Design Work

Charlie Pfitzer—Ceramic Artist—Chattanooga, TN, Designed artist logo and Squarespace website production, 2018

Southern Lit Alliance—Chattanooga TN: smART Auction Logo Design
Worked with a SoLit team to brainstorm project & create new auction logo for branding

Fonseca Alfonzo Remodeling Company—Chattanooga TN: Logo & Identity Signage
Concepted company branding & created new logo, Business Cards & Truck Signage

Area 61 Gallery—Chattanooga TN: Artist Bob Fazio Solo Show Postcard
Designed and implemented solo show invitation for offset printing

Schweppes—Atlanta GA: Adult Beverage Mixers
For 5 years concepted, designed and painted illustrations for Schweppes Mixer POP advertising

Trousdell Design—Atlanta GA: Bally’s Casino Hotels Account
Created the initial design direction of marketing brochures and folder package for the Bally’s Casino Hotels Brand

GP Georgia-Pacific Paper Division—Atlanta GA: All GP Paper Products & Catalog
For 5 years concepted design, layout, product photoshoot & implementation of GP Papers media 

Canada Life Insurance—Atlanta GA: Insurance Annuity Marketing Packages
For 7 years concepted design & illustrations of various Insurance Annuity products

Southwire—Atlanta GA: Annual Product Photoshoot & Catalog
For 3 years concepted design, layout & photoshoot direction of Southwire Cable products for the corporate product catalog