Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae

Leigh Ann Edrich aka ILIA
Address:
404 Pennsylvania Ave
Clearwater, FL 33755
602-561-0723

createdby.ilia@gmail.com
https://ilia.life

Education/Artist Training

Mentors including Mr. Ralph E. Grimes from Los Angeles who held an MFA.

Grants and Awards

Phenomenal Women of the Web 2004
Art Space World Web Award 2004-2005
Turner Maxwell Books Poetry – Winner April 2010
First Round Winner Voices Net May 2010

Exhibitions

Business Office exhibition Phoenix, Arizona Jan 2015 – Oct 2016
New York City online exhibition 2005 – 2006
Business Office exhibition Phoenix, Arizona March – June 2003
Multi-talented artist group exhibition Phoenix, Arizona Nov 2002
Los Angeles – Journey to the Stars television show October 1998 and December 1998
Melrose Artist Exhibition September 1998
Business Office Exhibition Los Angeles August 1986 – April 1987
Multi-talented Artist Group Exhibition Austin, Texas Nov 86

Collections

Helene & Ralph E. Grimes – deceased
Garth Dockweiler, California
Denise Voight, California
Dianne & Michel Gariepy, Edmonton Canada
Lillian Crocco, Tennessee
Greta Alexander, Northern California
Kevin & Wendy Mark, Arizona
Sharon Skonetski, Washington
Bob Lawrason, Michigan
Jody Lynn Perry, Texas
Renee Duby-Mailhoit, Connecticut
Sarah Page-Wells, Illinois
Cathy Kao, Florida
Larry Jaffe, Florida
Ros Reece, Oregon
Carita Lewis, Florida
Raymond Cassano, Florida
Ronald Joseph Kule, Florida
Craig D. Walters, Michigan
Kevin Johnson, Florida
Maria Ortenzia, Florida
Michael Dennis O’Brien, California
Diane Drozdowski Austin, California

Bibliography

Art Related Employment

Published Author:

2009 – Current

Article Writer & Marketer – Help 2 Succeed, Clearwater, FL

Write articles for a wide variety of businesses and artists for online
distribution.
• One client doubled her business as a result of utilizing ILIA’s article and distribution service.
• One client was so impressed with his results that he offered to give his phone number and a personal referral.

2008 – Current

Author of Original, Modern-day Fairy Tales, Fantasy Novels and Non-Fiction

1998 – Current

Article & How-To Writer for Online Blog Help 2 Succeed
Internet Company, Providing articles with tips, interviews,
information and resources for creative and talented individuals.

2007
Contributor One Planet Magazine
Phoenix, AZ
Contributed articles to the online magazine.

2006 – 2007
Contributor Craft Bantor
Internet Forum, Contribution of articles relating to crafts.

Help for Creative & Talented Folks

2010 – Present
Talk Radio Show Producer: Radio show that Interviews successful people for tips and secrets

2000 – Present
Owner of Help-2-Succeed.com and sister sites to help artists to
succeed with their art offering solutions, successful actions, tips,
successes, opportunities and more.

1998 – Present
Website & Internet Design plus Marketing
Learned website design, graphic art, article marketing, social media marketing, backlinking strategies, google techniques, press release writing and media kit creation in order to help artists. Also used the skills to help businesses with great results.