Creative Direction | Graphic Design | Fine Art | Brand Identity | Product Packaging | Illustration | Web Design | Sales | Marketing | Advertising | Event Design & Production | UX/UI Design | Apparel Design | Public Relations | Social Media | Spanish Speaking | Mural Artist
Artist/Owner - Lizzy Layne Art & Design
June 2005 - Present
• Creative Director specializing in design, branding, product development and packaging.
• Extensive history in immersive event design and on-site production.
• Collaborate with the music industry to create posters and merchandise for live music events.
• Experienced in gallery exhibition, mural art, performance art and installations.
• Launched retail line creating apparel and textile designs; co-create within the fashion industry.
• Skilled in painting, illustration, printmaking, typography, photography, and mixed media art.
Senior Manager, Creative Strategy - NEI
September 2019 - Present
• Art Director and Senior Manager of Creative Strategy for the Design Studio.
• Launched a company-wide rebrand to better align the aesthetic with the mission and vision.
• Head designer for conferences and events; developed and branded virtual event platforms.
• Creative content manager for news, blogs and social media; Launched Instagram account.
• Oversee print production and design for merchandising, signage and on-site event branding.
• UX/UI design for nei.org, member sites and e-learning portals for certification and training.
• Collaborate with marketing department for email messaging and template creation.
• Advertisement design, storyboarding and production.
• Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI) task-force, established best practices internally and for events.
• Women in Nuclear (WIN) member and WIN DEI task-force member.
• Sustainability Team member for an internal, volunteer-based environmental program.
Creative Director, Product Design & Content - Viumbe, LLC
January 2013 - December 2013
• Creative Director for the integrated digital media company that includes online properties such as ebaumsworld.com and yourdailymedia.com.
• Managed websites and UX/UI design, created advertising and developed products.
• Strategized marketing tactics to increase traffic and improve the user experience.
• Contributed and curated original content, editorial submissions and illustrations.
Creative Director/Sales & Marketing Manager - Gordon Biersch Brewing Company
October 2012 - December 2012
• Redesigned the Gordon Biersch logo and refreshed the company’s branded materials.
• Designer and print production manager for all product packaging and merchandising.
• Developed sales and marketing strategies, managed social media platforms.
• Website design and product photography.
• Produced and branded the annual Oktoberfest event and various on-site sampling events.
• Public relations and email marketing.
Graphic Designer - Rockstar Energy Drink
October 2007 - September 2012
• Branding, packaging design, POS/POP, admats, sales and marketing materials.
• Photography for Rockstar Energy Drink products, events, sponsored athletes and musicians.
• Managed content and design for all websites, blogs & social media pages.
• Created on-site branding for sponsored events including the Olympics and X Games.
• Spanish translator for Hispanic markets.
University of Arizona - Tucson, Arizona
Bachelor of Arts, Studio Arts
Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Barcelona, Spain
Spanish History & Culture
Spanish Art History
GALLERY EXHIBITION HISTORY
2020 Toronto Visionary Art Exhibit
2020 PhanArt Virtual Exhibit
2020 #PaintTheStoreFronts Mural Project, Chez Lily - Washington, DC
2019 PhanArt @ Hotel Pennsylvania - New York City, New York
2019 Tiny Show 2 - Washington, DC
2019 Tiny Show @ Brookland Exchange - Washington, DC
2019 Triptych/Art All Night - Washington, DC
2019 Catharsis on the Mall - Live Painting - Washington, DC
2019 Pow Wow DC - Mural Art Assistant - Washington, DC
2019 Night of 1,000 Fridas - Washington, DC
2018 Relix Art Show - Las Vegas, Nevada
2018 PhanArt Summer Show - Lake Tahoe, California
2018 Musical.ly Event - Live Mural Painting - Los Angeles, California
2018 Zimmer Children's Museum - Mural Painting - Los Angeles, California
2018 Pancakes & Booze Art Show - San Francisco, California
2017 PhanArt Show (July & December) - New York City, New York
2017 Northern Nights Music Festival - Live Mural Painting - Mendocino, California
2017 Lightning in a Bottle Festival - Commissioned artwork for event display/decor - Bradley, California
2016 Lower Polk Art Walk - Public Barber Salon - San Francisco, California
2016 PS Arts, the pARTy fundraiser event - Donating Artist/Exhibitor - Los Angeles, California
2016 Articin Spring Show - Terroir Gallery - San Francisco, California
2016 Pier 70 - Mañana de Mayo - Live Painting and Exhibition - San Francisco, California
2016 Bicycle Day feat. Alex Grey - Live Painting and Exhibition - San Francisco, California
2016 Govinda - Live Painting - San Francisco, California
2016 VD in the TL - San Francisco, California
2015 O+ Festival - Live Painting - Petaluma, California
2015 DeCAMPression, a benefit - Live Painting - Petaluma, California
2015 Eliot Lipp + Elaquent + Flamingosis - Live Painting - San Francisco, California
2015 Symbiosis Gathering: 10 Year Reunion- Live Painting - Oakdale, California
2015 Symbiosis Pre-Party - Live Painting - San Francisco, California
2015 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival - Live Painting - Manchester, Tennessee
2015 Lightning in a Bottle - Painting & Signage Team - Bradley, California
2014 Phutureprimitive @ 1015 Folsom - Live Painting - San Francisco, California
2014 O+ Festival - Live painting - Petaluma, California
2014 Trap + Art 111 Minna Gallery - Co-Host for event - San Francisco, California
2014 Pancakes and Booze Art Show 111 Minna Gallery - San Francisco, California
2013 The Third Mind Big Umbrella Studios - San Francisco, California
2013 Seedy Big Umbrella Studios San Francisco, California
2013 Gem and Jam Festival - Live Painting - Tucson, Arizona
2013 Under The Sea Big Umbrella Studios - San Francisco, California
2013 Impulse, A Blisswave Event - Live Painting - Santa Rosa, California
2013 Night Crawlers Big Umbrella Studios - San Francisco, California
2012 Lizzy Layne & Jennifer Korsen Co-op 28 Gallery - Los Angeles, California
2012 Cannibal Flower March Show - Los Angeles, California
2012 Ephemera Bronson Bar - Los Angeles, California
2012 Cannibal Flower Group Show - Los Angeles, California
2011 Top of the Dome VIII Crewest Gallery - Los Angeles, California
2011 Mr. Brainwash Art Show - Los Angeles, California
2011 DDP Productions Event @ Custom Hotel - Los Angeles, California
2011 Cannibal Flower 11th Anniversary Show - Los Angeles, California
2011 Unearthed RAWartists - Hollywood, California
2011 Syrup Cannibal Flower - Los Angeles, California
2011 Pancakes and Booze Art Show - Los Angeles, California
2010 Bizarre Bazaar - A Festival of the Arts - Detroit, Michigan
2010 Six Legged Freaks Cactus Gallery - Los Angeles, California
2009 Dirty Show 10 Bert's Warehouse - Detroit, Michigan
2009 Pancakes and Booze Art Show - Los Angeles, California
2009 Politics vs. Celebrities World of Wonder Gallery - Los Angeles, California
2008 Dirty Show 9 Bert's Warehouse - Detroit, Michigan
2008 Damned - Devil's Night Show - Detroit, Michigan
2008 Dark Arts Club Hell - Hollywood, California
2007 Who Arted? - Detroit, Michigan *Featured art as well as hosted and curated the event
2006 University of Arizona Showcase Show - Tucson, Arizona
2006 Brooklyn Gallery - Tucson, Arizona
2006 Zoe Boutique - Tucson, Arizona
2006 Kachina Gallery - Tucson, Arizona
2006 Mimesis Eleven University of Arizona - Tucson, Arizona
2006 Dirty Show 7 Bert's Warehouse - Detroit, Michigan
2005 Solar Culture Gallery - Tucson, Arizona