Thomas Chapman, owner of Art Unlimited since 1982, has worked with large and small businesses, schools, municipalities and international companies. He gives them the cutting edge professional presentation in web design, logos, brochures, and packaging. Tom has the rare ability to straddle both the creative and the technical world, and brings a flair to his design that is original as well as extraordinarily functional. Tom’s ability is a big reason why Art Unlimited can provide exceptional solutions to a wide variety of clients. Thomas received a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from Cleveland Institute of Art. He is one of the founders of “Northwoods Friends of the Arts,” a Minnesota region-wide arts initiative.
Anna Anderson, CEO of Art Unlimited, has worked in the website design business for over 15 years. A born leader, she has spoken at conferences across the country discussing marketing related topics for national organizations. Her responsibilities include resource management & development, management consulting, strategy and visionary planning. She has a passion for developing teams and joining people together in business. Anna connects with the client and brings their ideas to life. She embodies Art Unlimited’s ability to meet the client where they’re at, anticipate and serve their needs, and blend artistry with technology to produce functional, attractive and cutting-edge products.
Elizabeth Chapman is Art Unlimited’s Financial Manager and Business Analyst, along with overseeing the Paid Advertising. She is a graduate of the University of Minnesota with a degree in Business Administration. Her background in business, both in operation and advising, allows personal insight to solve clients’ needs. She is also Tom’s daughter and Anna’s sister. She enjoys being outdoors, running sled dogs and training her border collies.
Mike brings 15+ years of experience in the web development and e-marketing fields to the Art Unlimited team. He graduated from Duluth Business University with a degree in Graphic Design Media; specializing in web design. He has a strong working knowledge of the various platforms, applications, and code needed to bring a site to the web. In his role as Operations Manager, Mike works with our Art Unlimited team members and clients to help ensure that our proven process for marketing and development is implemented effectively. When not managing operations for Art Unlimited, Mike enjoys spending time with his wife and children, is the pastor of his local church and makes time to volunteer and connect in the local community.
Laurie joined the AU Team in the summer of 2018. With a background in customer service and marketing, she is enthusiastic and hardworking towards the betterment of our clients’ customer experience. As an Account Manager her goal is to make sure that the story for our client’s business is captured and accurately translated into the work AU produces. This is done by establishing strong business relationships with the individuals we work with through regular correspondence. Laurie is an avid lover of storytelling. She enjoys reading, playing Dungeons and Dragons, gaming, and going for walks and bike rides with her family.
Amanda graduated with her AAS Degree in Graphic Design from Mesabi Range Community College. She joined Art Unlimited in June 2014 and found her place as the User Engagement Manager. She works hard to make sure websites are user-friendly and ‘mobile ready’. Amanda also works with the team to develop resources that will help users engage within the website. She works with many software tools to help nurture a lead into a potential customer. In her spare time, Amanda enjoys drawing, taking photos, going for walks, and she and her son really enjoy watching the different types of tropical fish aquariums she has throughout her home.
Darby joined the Art Unlimited team in the spring of 2017 as an SEO Manager. As a 2016 graduate of UW-Superior with a background in mathematics and world history she is well equipped with an open-mind to deal with the analytical and creative challenges the SEO field continuously presents. She enjoys working with the collected site data and other industry resources as a way to find creative solutions to boost her clients’ organic digital presence. Darby is an avid learner who is always seeking to know all she can about various topics. If something catches her interest she will not let it go until she forms a solution or significant knowledge base that adheres to her personal standards. Additionally, Darby loves to write. You will often find her simply putting her ideas and thoughts to paper as a way to better understand the world around her.
Abby joined the AU team the Summer of 2017 as an SEO manager with a background in construction. Abby has an in depth knowledge of the trades and is always willing to help propel her clients to the next level of marketing. In her spare time, she likes hanging out with her husband, volunteering with the local YFC, playing sports, and traveling the world.
Blythe joined the Art Unlimited Team in November of 2017 with an Associate of Arts degree from Mesabi Range College and a background in retail and volunteer work with kids. She is excited to be moving into Social Media Management and committed to providing creative, practical marketing solutions to her clients. In her spare time, Blythe enjoys reading, art journaling, hanging out with her eight siblings, and having a weird amount of fun learning new things.
Ashley joined the AU Team in the spring of 2018. With a background in customer service and office management, she is excited to apply her administrative and organizational skills to the complex and fascinating role of SEO management. Her job is to increase website accessibility for users and search engines. Outside of work, Ashley loves baking, board games, laughing and doing anything with her family and friends.
Ruthie Holmes started her journey with Art Unlimited at the kickoff of 2018. She is the assistant to the company CEO, Anna Anderson. She assists with ongoing client communication and the implementation of marketing campaigns. The marketing team leans on her knowledge of the client requests and works along with her to launch campaigns of all sizes. She enjoys swing dancing, fact-checking sermons, and laughing with friends.
Melanie joined the Art Unlimited Team in August of 2018 with an Associate of Arts Degree from Vermilion Community College. She is very excited to take on Social Media Management, as she’s currently a communication/business major at Lake Superior College. In her spare time, she likes playing with her two new pups, hosting board game nights with friends, and judging/coaching speech for her previous high school, Cherry.
Kandi joined the Art Unlimited Team in September 2018. With years of varied office experience, she’s a self-starting pro, bringing a fresh perspective to the Content Editor role at Art Unlimited. In her free time, you’ll find Kandi hanging with her niblings, reading, making music mixes for her friends, or meandering through forests, scoping for scenes and woodland creatures to shoot with her beloved camera.
Would you like to join the Art Unlimited Team? We are looking for enthusiastic, hardworking individuals who are willing to be versatile and are ready to learn. We are a diverse, dynamic team with a passion for marketing innovation and success. When you work at Art Unlimited, you know that the people you work with care about you. We have core values that we actively try to live as a company culture every day.
Gene began working with the Art Unlimited team in the fall of 2018. Although his college major was in marketing, Gene’s last 27 years have been focused on driving growth through leadership in the banking industry. Understanding business development and it’s stages will help in structuring a plan for new growth with our clients. Gene moved to Northern Minnesota from Phoenix in 2001. He has thoroughly enjoyed the outdoor lifestyle with his wife and three sons. The beauty of our northern outdoors connects the family to the rich hunting and fishing opportunities that so many dream about. Their family also embraces a love of farming which includes Dexter cattle, Icelandic sheep, various chicken breeds, along with their Great Pyrenees (dogs) to protect them all.
Michelle joined the Art Unlimited Team recently as our new SEO Manager. With a Retail Merchandising degree from U-W Stout, Michelle is our resident fashionista! She is excited to work in SEO with its ever-changing and challenging field, and helping her clients reach the largest possible audience. Michelle’s marketing experience comes from her entrepreneurial businesses including hand crafted glass jewelry, and her latest endeavor: personal training. In her spare time, Michelle and her husband can be found at their local gym. They both enjoy running and help organize an annual 5k fundraiser in Virginia.
David started with Art Unlimited full time in 2010. David has over 25 years of experience in the technical and computer field. Before joining Art Unlimited, David lived in the Twin Cities area and worked in the electrical and pneumatic automation field. Then he and his family moved back to the Iron Range where he worked in the Process Engineering and Quality Control field. David graduated from Hibbing Community College with an AAS degree in the CAD program in 1992 and then returned in 2008 to obtain a Microcomputer Technology, Networking, and Web Design degree. Prior to that, David graduated from Eveleth Technical Institute with a degree in Automation in 1989. David heads up our programming department. He is a committed team player who brings in new ideas and exciting designs for Art Unlimited’s clients. David enjoys spending time with his family, loves to travel and when not working, he always has a tool in his hand tinkering on cars or odd jobs around the house.
Susan joined Art Unlimited in September 2013. Prior to working for Art Unlimited, she was a proud member of the US Air Force for 6 years as a Crew Chief on a C-130 and was able to explore the world. She graduated from Hibbing Community College with a degree in CAD and then graduated from U-W Stout (Magna Cum Laude) with a BS degree in Package Engineering. Susan then worked as a Packaging Engineer for 16 years, designing product packaging that was attractive as well as functional. Susan’s various jobs include WordPress Content, auditing websites, as well as server & domain management. Susan’s passion is taking pictures of flowers, wildlife and scenery. She and her husband deer hunt together and both love the sport of summer & winter fishing and she enjoys kayaking on the rivers and lakes nearby whenever possible.
Matthew joined the AU team in summer of 2017 as a Graphic Designer. Graduating Mesabi Range College with a degree in Graphic Design Media, Matthew brings a fresh design perspective as well as an in depth knowledge of the Adobe Creative Cloud. In his spare time, Matthew enjoys practicing his design and video editing skills, playing board games, and enjoying time with friends and family.