About the Artist... Marla Schroeder - Page 7
ArtbyMarla "Preserving history through art.................." Marla Schroeder
Marla was born and raised in the northwest, lives now in Portland, Oregon. A single mother raising her biggest joy in life, her son. Marla has done commissioned painting for private clientes, commercial facilities; televison, Oregon Zoo, and Opera & Ballet Company. In Los Angeles she worked in film, video, and television. This included work in the art departments, scenic set painting, art directing, set decorating, and props.
One of her current passions is finding and painting iconic signs which she is calling her "NEON Collection.
. "Saving the signage of our past is a race against time. Many will be lost forever as new laws and zoning mean that many of these unique signs and icons are irreplacable. My personal goal is to visually save as many of these landmarks as possible with my historic collage paintings.............." Marla