me.ilex.lapis is me...

ilex = holly
lapis = stone

i am a freelance artist, designer & photographer in valley station, ky who grew up on free shakespeare and free art classes. i attended dupont manual/youth performing arts school and wright state university, studying art, theatre and scenic paining. i have worked with marketing, photography & design (and shakespeare!) for 15+ years. i have close ties to the theatre community in Louisville and work primarily with theatres, nonprofits, musicians and small businesses.

my husband and i are also proprietors of the salvage emporium. the salvage emporium specializes in jewelry, junk and other curiosities handcrafted from salvaged items and materials. merchandise from the salvage emporium is available online and at regional craft and car shows.

in addition to my freelance work, i am on the board of directors for shakespeare behind bars and work part time as the director of technology and communications. previously, i was the director of technology & design/communications (among other titles) at kentucky shakespeare festival for nearly 12 years.

have a question or something you'd like to chat about? email me