A lifelong Alaskan, Dawn received her BA in Environmental Design from the University of Colorado in Boulder. She was an Art Director for Bradley Reid + Associates before operating her own business, Generating Designs. After a decade of freelancing, Dawn accepted an invitation to be the Creative Director for the start-up of Solstice Advertising Firm in Anchorage at the beginning of 2005. After a year of successfully developing a new business, Dawn returned to working independently from Girdwood as Art Seriously.
Over the years, Dawn has worked with companies from all over Alaska and the United States including Denali Commission, Alyeska Resort & The Hotel Alyeska, Alaska Regional Hospital, Alaska Native Heritage Center, Anchorage Convention & Visitor’s Bureau, Calista Corporation, The Kuskokwim Corporation, Chugach Adventure Guides, Denver Public Schools Foundation and Koahnic Broadcast Corporation. Her series of salmon paintings are a signature collection, along with whimsical interpretations of Alaska wildlife and flowers. Her paintings and prints can be found at various venues throughout Southcentral and Southeast Alaska. Dawn lives in Girdwood, Alaska.