Leigh Ann Edrich aka ILIA
404 Pennsylvania Ave
Clearwater, FL 33755
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
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
Helene & Ralph E. Grimes – deceased
Garth Dockweiler, California
Denise Voight, California
Dianne & Michel Gariepy, Edmonton Canada
Lillian Crocco, Tennessee
Greta Alexander, Northern California
Sharon Skonetski, Washington
Bob Lawrason, Michigan
Jody Lynn Perry-Weintraub, Texas
Renee Duby-Mailhoit, Connecticut
Sarah Page-Wells, Illinois
Cathy Kao, Florida
Larry Jaffe, Florida
Ros Reece, Oregon
Carita Lewis, Florida
Art Related Employment
2009 – Current
Article Writer & Marketer – Help 2 Succeed, Clearwater, FL
Write articles for a wide variety of businesses and artists for online
• 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.
Contributor One Planet Magazine
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.