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Valerie is the founder of Valerie Lynn Enterprises LLC. Her company Valerie Lynn Design provides a unique service to upscale designer/decorators, manufacturers, retailers and individual clients. Valerie specializes in designing and applying hand-painted custom fine art to a variety of fabrics and surfaces including leather, suede, wood, silk, glass.
As a fine artist with over 40 years of experience in fashion and interiors, Valerie brings a sophisticated and glamorous touch to everything she does. Valerie’s paintings and drawings have been featured in exhibitions, galleries and museums. Valerie’s work has included hand painted interior furnishings, stage, party and set designs, murals, objets d'art, tableware, tiles and fabrics.
Valerie is a graduate of Parsons School of Design. She created and manufactured her own unique line of fashion artwear and accessories under the Valerie Lynn Originals label which sold nationally and internationally in fine department stores, catalogs and boutiques.
Valerie Lynn is the co-creator and illustrator of the published Reader’s Favorite 5 star award winning book series In Your Heart Lives a Rainbow® that focuses on children's character building and positive life skills. She designed the costume for the The Lady of the Rainbow® live show, as well as created the trademarked character.
Jane is the founder of Madison & Mulholland Eyewear, an eyewear company that marries technology with sunglasses and sun-readers.
Jane is a former television and film producer and entrepreneur and has spent years creating and cultivating relationships with brands and executives across multiple industries. Her two decades as a TV & Film producer (GMA, WABC-TV, ET, WSJ-TV, CBS-TV's "Leona Helmsley", The Queen of Mean and two indie features). Her experience at Hearst Magazines' Branding Division proved immeasurable when she launched Madison & Mulholland, Inc. 2014. Her company catapulted her onto the global scene as a leader/spokesperson in the celebrity gifting industry (gifting at every major awards event as well as for UA, VA, AA Grammy Foundation, etc) earning her awards and media tributes. The Hollywood Reporter listed her as one of the top 50 women in Hollywood to watch. Jane appeared on the red carpet for Fox News, Fox & Friends, E!, Extra! and TV Guide, Hong Kong TV, BBC, among others.
Since 2012, Jane has been on the advisory committee and is the keynote speaker for NYC's Board of Ed Virtual Enterprises.