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Artist/Owner - Lizzy Layne Art & Design

June 2005 - Present

Creative Director, Artist and Graphic Designer specializing in branding, product packaging, merchandising, event design, advertising, UX/UI design, web design and social media marketing. Collaborate with the music industry to create illustrated concert posters, festival artwork, signage, custom merchandising and album art design. Event design and production for such festivals as Lightning in a Bottle, Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, Sundance Film Festival, Wave Spell Festival, Gem & Jam Festival and more. Experienced in apparel and textile design. Fine Artist skilled in in painting, mural art, illustration, printmaking and photography. Extensive history in gallery exhibition.


Senior Manager, Creative Strategy - NEI

September 2019 - Present

Creative Director and Brand Visionary driving creative strategy initiatives within the company. Manager for the internal Creative Department team. Establishing brand standards and setting guidelines. Design lead for company events and conferences, including branding for virtual events and sponsorships. Marketing design and email campaigns. Collaborate with the Content Department to create visual support for news and media. Website, wireframe and UX/UI design. Launched and co-managing the company's Instagram account. Member of NEI's Sustainability Team - focusing on eco-friendly action plans and also a member of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) task force. 

Creative Director, Product Design & Content - Viumbe, LLC

January 2013 - December 2013

Creative Director for the integrated digital media company comprised of online properties such as eBaum's World (www.ebaumsworld.com) and Your Daily Media (www.yourdailymedia.com). Tasks included being the sole graphic designer for website design and layout, technical formatting, advertising, new product development, website renovations and content management. UX/UI design for website and app design. Worked directly with team to strategize marketing tactics to increase traffic and expand user experience. Weekly contributor to original content including editorial writing and illustrations.   


Creative Director/Sales & Marketing Manager - Gordon Biersch Brewing Company

October 2012 - December 2012

Initiated a company-wide rebranding of the Gordon Biersch logo and product packaging design to expand the consumer demographic and create a fresh visual approach. Additional responsibilities included event production, sales and marketing management, website design/content management, product photography, public relations, social media management and press. Orchestrated the company's Oktoberfest and other on-site sampling events.


Graphic Designer - Rockstar Energy Drink

October 2007 - September 2012

Graphic Designer responsible for branding, product packaging, point of sale materials, advertising, marketing, sales presentations, apparel design, product photography, vehicle wraps, and event design. In charge of website design and content management for rockstarenergy.com as well as over 25 international websites, individual blogs & social media pages. Generated company coupons and custom UPC codes with trackable product redemption. Created visual support for sponsored athletes, musicians and events including the Olympics and X Games. Spanish translator for Hispanic markets.



University of Arizona - Tucson, Arizona

Bachelor of Arts, Studio Arts
Spanish Language


Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Barcelona, Spain

Spanish Language
Spanish History & Culture
Spanish Art 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