Connie WetmoreSenior Art Consultant
Connie Wetmore has been contributing to the design and management of high-end art programs in hospitality, healthcare, corporate, and residential spaces since 2001 when she began her career with Joan Warren-Grady’s Fine Art Advisory in San Diego. Her ability in art consultation is far beyond selecting existing artwork to fit built environments. More so, her strengths are situated in conceptualizing unique, client-driven designs and installations. She communicates the client’s vision, while pragmatically backing collaborative ideas with her extensive project management experience. Clients depend on her knowledge for specific art placement and exceptional eye for color which was proven through her perfect score of ‘0’ (zero) on ‘The Farnsworth-Munsell 100 hue test’. Connie earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Abstract Painting from West Virginia University.
Kelly Wilson, EDACSenior Art Consultant
Kelly is a highly skilled art consultant for both healthcare and senior living environments, and has a great eye for designing cohesive art packages based on impact, touchpoints, color scheme and client vision. In the previous year, Kelly served as the lead designer on 15 large-scale built environment improvement programs. Over the course of these projects she conducted site surveys, created artwork presentations and coordinated featured art installations. Prior to joining ARCH Design, she worked as an interior designer. Kelly earned her Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art with an emphasis in graphic design from Southern Illinois University and earned her Master of Business Administration with an emphasis in marketing from the University of Missouri – St. Louis. Additionally, she is certified in Evidence-Based Design through the Center for Health Design.
Andrea Caldwell, EDACArt Consultant
Andrea contributes a deep understanding of how individuals react to artwork of a therapeutic and healing nature. Before joining ARCH, she studied studio art, art therapy and psychology and became familiar with how art impacts healing. She has experience working one-on-one with clients in hospitals, recreational therapeutic groups and retirement communities that specialize in memory care. Andrea always aims to select artwork that is engaging, healing and aesthetically pleasing to all viewers. She was recently the project manager for an expansive hospital refresh totaling nearly 1,200 pieces of art. She continues to work as a studio artist in her free time and believes working as a designer and artist benefit each other immensely by allowing her artwork to grow and projects to become more effective. Andrea earned her Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art, as well as a certificate in art therapy, from Webster University. Additionally, she is certified in Evidence-Based Design through the Center for Health Design.
Carly KurkaArt Consultant
In addition to her full-time role as an art consultant at ARCH Design, Carly works as a contemporary artist and colorist specializing in painting and printmaking. Carly’s work has been featured in group exhibitions and solo shows across North America and is included in private and corporate collections around the globe. Carly earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in painting, drawing and printmaking, as well as a minor in art history and archaeology, from the University of Missouri-Columbia. Prior to joining ARCH Design, Carly worked at a collaborative printmaking studio and gallery, working one-on-one with nationally recognized artists to create numerous series of artwork. Carly work at ARCH includes 8 key accounts in various hospitality, healthcare and senior living communities. Carly specializes in fine art commissions working with local and national artists directly.
Hannah WaddellDesign Coordinator
With a keen eye for aesthetics and attention to detail, Hannah leverages these strengths as Design Coordinator. Prior to joining ARCH Design, Hannah gained valuable experience as a project manager for a nationally known graphic design firm. Hannah supports the Design Team as they create cohesive artwork packages for a wide range of clients. During her free time, Hannah enjoys creating her own artwork and has exhibited in shows throughout the Midwest. Hannah earned her Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art with an emphasis in Printmaking and Painting from the University of Arkansas.
Leslie SongArt Consultant
Leslie is a contemporary artist with a background in both fine art and design. Prior to joining ARCH Design, she gained experience at a non-profit art studio as an Assistant Art Manager and supported local artists with developmental disabilities. With her background managing multiple artists and her creative eye, Leslie supports the design team in handling various project components for a number of clients. She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in painting and fiber arts from Truman State University, as well as a Master of Science in Textile Design from Thomas Jefferson University.
Audrey MillsGraphic Designer
Working closely with the Design Team, Audrey uses her graphic design skills to enhance artwork, providing clients with unique art that fits their personalized vision. Audrey also assists with marketing to bring life to sales material and campaigns to supplement information in an attractive and easy-to-understand manner. Before joining ARCH Design, she studied graphic design and graduated summa cum laude from Maryville University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design.
Valerie BurnsDigital Marketing Specialist
As a skilled communication specialist with an array of creative talents, Valerie is well suited to functioning in a variety of roles. In addition to developing, monitoring and maintaining company marketing efforts, she also works closely with the Design Team assisting with various graphic design tasks and documenting their latest projects. Valerie travels to local and regional facilities to photograph recent artwork installations for display online and in print materials. Prior to joining ARCH Design, she studied communication strategy with an emphasis in digital media communication. Valerie graduated magna cum laude from Maryville University of St. Louis with a Bachelor of Arts in Strategic Communication.