Denise's experience in the arts covers a range of skills from Scenic Artist for theater and film, Billboard Artist, Muralist, Art Director, Production Designer, Fine Artist, Production Manager and a key role in Business Development.
Her range of experience has brought her some amazing projects including Art Directing for Universal Studios in Japan where she worked with local artists teaching mural arts and decorative finishes; the Bridge Project - a 3 yr. collaboration between the Old Vic Theater and the BAM Harvey Theater that traveled the globe where she taught local artists the skills needed to create a touring theater set.
She has painted large wallscapes for advertisement and for private groups, murals and backdrops for photo shoots, tv and film.
Her decorative arts and mural skills brought her to the honored position as BAM Harvey Theater's in-house artist for the theater's 3 phased renovation.
In addition she has painted for many of the country's prestigious theaters including The MN Guthrie Theater, MN Children's Theater, Seattle Opera, Seattle 5th Ave theater, Lincoln Center's Mitzi Newhouse, Beaumont and Claire Tow theaters, BAM Opera and Harvey Theaters to name a few.
Denise operates her own business as a muralist, works in business development with ADKstudios and also shows as a fine artist.