Brooke is the artist/owner of Creating Meraki Studios and is a Colorado native who enjoys finding inspiration for her artwork in a number of mediums. From photography to textiles to traditional and digital illustration to ceramics and sculpture, her biggest inspiration is finding a light in the darkness and sharing that through her work.
• Software – Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Topaz Labs Image Quality Software, Microsoft Office, Corel
• Self-starting business owner of over 20 years with extensive experience in customer service, bookkeeping, completion of projects, and meeting deadlines, product design, graphic design,
University of Colorado Denver, School of Medicine, Department of Immunology > Microbiology, Department of Biochemistry > Molecular Genetics – July, 2007 to present
Job Title: HR/Faculty Affairs > Outreach Principal Professional
Job Responsibilities: Business administration, human resources and faculty affairs functions, design/maintain the departmental website, planning/design promotional materials for guest speakers and annual Immunology conference (an event attended by approximately 220 guests) and maintenance of expense budget.
Creating Meraki Studios, LLC – October 2017 to present
Job Title: Owner > Artist
Job Responsibilities: Photographer – Portrait > Wedding photography, Landscape, Wildlife, and product photography. Illustration/Graphic Design – Traditional and digital illustration, commissions, logo design, product design. event merchandising, design of visual content for full booth (ie banners, branding, business cards, website, textile, print and other products.Previous clients include: University of Colorado – Department of Immunology > Microbiology, Toby’s New Orleans Po’boys
2027 BA in Illustration, University of Colorado College of Arts and Media (projected graduation)
1999 Certified Massage Therapist, Boulder College of Massage Therapy, - 1,000 hour program
1998 Associate of Science, Red Rocks Community College
• 2019 Mile Hi Con 51 – Judges Choice
• Convention Artists Guild – member since 2019