V Brandy D LeMae

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ART PORTFOLIO OF VELVET BRANDY LEMAE
creative director / founding partner
V. Brandy D. LeMae is an accomplished fine artist, graphic designer and interior designer. She has been represented by several Colorado galleries and her art has been recognized with “Best in Show” awards and the AHAB/Neodata Fellowship. Ms. LeMae is a community leader and was appointed by Boulder City Council to the Boulder Arts Commission in 2009, serving a four year term. She has over 20 years of project management and design experience.

Brandy started working in the graphic design field after graduating Magna Cum Laude from CU Boulder with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. Brandy has created logo and identity packages, signage, catalogs, newsletters, websites, packaging, and other graphic materials for small and medium sized businesses across the Front Range. Before co-founding VaST architecture studio with her husband, Joseph Vigil, Ms. LeMae was marketing director for the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art and then owner of blink creative a boutique graphic design firm.

In 2009, Brandy earned her Certified Kitchen Design Certification from the Nation Kitchen and Bath Association. She has been dedicated to Green Building since 2000 earning both a Green Points Building Professional designation and her LEED Accreditation (2005). Ms. LeMae’s residential interior design projects have been featured in local and national publications as well as filmed for television. She is dedicated to fine design that incorporates sustainability and energy efficiency.

With a visual arts background, her eye for beauty and detail promotes inspired spaces and eye-catching graphics. Ms. LeMae co-founded WORKSHOP8 in 2010 and currently serves as the Creative Director and Managing Partner. Her primary responsibilities include financial management, marketing, and business development.

education & certifications
Certified Kitchen Designer Certificate, National Kitchen and Bath Association, 2009
Green Building Certificate, Colorado State University, 2005
LEED Accredited Professional v2U.S., Green Building Council, 2004
City of Boulder Green Points Building Professional, City of Boulder, 2000
Bachelor of Fine Art, Magna Cum Laude, University of Colorado, Boulder, 1994
Interior Design Studies Northern Arizona University, 1990
community service
Boulder Community Cultural Plan Steering Committee, 2014-2015
BAC Liason to the Board of Directors Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, 2012
E/O Accelerator Program, 2010 to 2012
Boulder Arts Commission, 2009 to 2013
National Kitchen and Bath Association, 2009
Roots Group, 2008 to 2010
Youth For Understanding Host Parent, 2004, 2006, & 2008
Boulder Green Building Guild — Boulder, CO
Colorado Architects’ Network, 2004 to 2006
Axis Mundi Arts, 1998 to 2000
Pink Pearl Society, 1998 to 2000
Visual Artists’ Network, 1996 to 1998
professional experience
WORKSHOP8 architecture | planning | design    Founding Partner / Creative Director, 2010 to Present
VaST high-performance architecture and green design    Studio Manager, 2000 to 2010
blink creative     Owner / Graphic Designer, 1999 to 2004
Sugoi Studios    Owner, 1996 to 2000
Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art    Finance and Marketing Director, 1996 to 1998
Zeitgeist Graphic Design    Vice President / Studio Manager, 1994 to 1996