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Louise Marler: Digital Americana

art of a retro-type camera on a photo slide

Louise Marler: Digital Americana

Metro-Cam blue,
8x10x3”, lightbox

Marler's art has been largely influenced by her father who collected and repaired old typewriters. Her artistic style integrates modern digital photography with her passion for vintage items. The result is a composite of thought and form. She seeks to create art collections and events which integrate history, education, and entertainment.

Artist Statement
My objective is beauty rooted by truth and humor. Simple by design. Inspired by vintage Americana as well as pop artists such as Ed Rusche, Andy Warhol, Roy Litchenstein, Jeff Brouws I bring these antiquated sentiments forward in contemporary statments . . . Facinated by machinery as well as nature, I create beauty from mundane matter.
Deliberately focusing on the pure essentials of an image, I am fascinated by the shadow, negative space, abstract composition, architectural geometry and organic beauty of landscapes.
With an adventourous spirit, I explore techniques . . . My favorite personal statement, " You never know unless you try."

Louise Marler – LA Marler – is an American Contemporary Photographic Artist who is best known for original art photography blended with graphic design that creates iconic vintage typewriter art, keywords, mid-century cameras, retro radios and pop TVs, and a wild array of other subjects. With a range of mechanical and digital techniques, LA Marler’s unique contemporary style is shown in museums, galleries, private collections, films, and tv.

Marler is the creative director of LA Marler, an art studio that specializes in creating fine art as well as novelty product. Best known for the her antique typewriters and camERA art as well as the Oil is History project. She is a photo-based mixed media artist.

With Print Production Expertise, graphic design, photography and product design combined with innovative Marketing skills, she thrives by providing excellence to her projects and clients. Clients include Deutsch LA, Mattel, Genexus International, Inc., Game Show Network and many smaller businesses.

Through the Typewriter art series, "TypOwriters," she is in the documentary film, "The Typewriter in the 21st Century." Her "Oil Is History" photographic series of junkyard cars are paired with clever captions was used as a grassroots campaign to educate and promote alternative transportation.

LA Marler’s artwork is exhibited nationally in galleries and seen in film and TV shows: Two and a Half Men, Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Mentalist, Criminal Minds, Bernie Mac, Rules of Engagement, Friends with Benefits, and The Typewriter in the 21st Century, in which she appears.

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