Where do I begin...
Yes, I was, and still am, an art student.
There is a practical side to my design work.
It has purpose. I am happiest when my work
tells a story, resonates with its audience and
As with design, I still produce art for the sheer enjoyment of making it.
I have built a business by taking something ordinary and propelling it to the next level
and by approaching each project with the
unique perspective it deserves.
Creative Director, Polley Creates, Inc.1999 ~ present
Art Director, Publication Design ~ Winter Park Magazine ~ 2011
Art Director, Publication Design, Creative and Production ~
The Park Press 2007~2011
Corporate Art Director, Marketing ~ Tribune
Art Director ~ Skydiving Magazine
Publication Design ~ Marlin Magazine, Pensacola Bay Magazine
Instructional Media Design ~ University of West Florida
Art Director, Designer ~ Appleyard Advertising Agency
Graphic Arts Instructor ~ Deland Museum of Art
Medical Illustrator ~ Sacret Heart Hospital, Pensacola FL
First Place ~ American Dental Association. Design / Illustration
Award of Merit, Bronze Quill ~ Sea World Educational Supplement, Design / Illustration
Award of Excellence ~ Bronze Quill , Get Into The Games, Tribune Publishing
First Place ~ McDonald's Single Copy Promotion / Illustration
First Place ~ Addy Award for Illustration
Award of Excellence ~ 18th Annual Florida Print Awards ~
Festival of Orchestras
Beacon Award ~ Ready for the Storm ~ Bright House Networks ~ Illustration