LONDA R. MARKS 2014
Since 1972 Londa R. Marks has been part of the music, arts and entertainment sector working in the areas of publishing, advertising, marketing, management, promotions, design, consulting, copy writing, IT Development, author and researcher.
During the 1970's she traveled and worked with rock band Nightwyng throughout the U.S. and 1980 is one of the founders and developers of music publisher Metal Method Productions, Inc., in Los Angeles, CA. Londa also is one of the founders, developers and sponsors of rock band Hawk in Hollywood, California with radio airplay during the 1980’s playing Hollywood venues alongside Motley Crue, Poison and similar rock bands. And, in 1993 she founded Alchemist Publishing, LLC after being published by U.S. Games Systems, Inc., who houses 80 original oil paintings of Londa's in their private art museum alongside Salvador Dali and Visconti-Sforza 15th century Italian art.
During the 1990’s Londa was asked to work as independent executive director of Design, Marketing, & IT Development for SNEN, a Jenna Jameson partnership for Adult Entertainment, and in the same capacity for Futurenet, an Internet Technology Company owned by Wall Street stock investors and angel funders. Both companies were in Los Angeles, CA.
In 2012, Londa started the difficult process of achieving residency and locating her studio to Florence, Italy where the Italian Consulate scrutinizes every detail about you with detailed background checks, detailed financials and about 25 lbs. of personal and business paper work. In March of 2016 Londa was approved in the U.S. and Italy.
2014 - Present
Retired. Founded nonprofits, passion projects: Founded Londa R. Marks Arts & Music Studio, Rock Legend News for rock star news, interviews & reviews, is manager/advisor to Iggie Pistolero And The Band Of Gypsys, administrator to Pete Way Facebook Group.
1993 - 2014
Design lines of fashion, jewelry, decorator furnishings, collector game cards and various new age products, Renaissance prints and stationary products.
1997 – 2002
Executive in charge of Marketing, Design & IT Development for SNEN, a Jenna Jameson Adult Entertainment partnership & in the same capacity for Futurenet Internet Technology Company, both in Los Angeles, CA.
1982 - Present
Computer programming & Graphic design with Corel and Adobe software, Developed Alchemist Publishing - an art publishing business for self invented and designed games, fashion, medieval furniture reproductions, luxury products and new age products.
1959 - 1986
Private Catholic (9 years) and public school. Catholic grade school studied flute, piano and drums (lessons on drum pads), 70s & 80s: Guitar lessons (Les Paul Custom), Bass lessons (Fender Precision). Doesn't play.
1972 - 1974
West Virginia University at Parkersburg, Illustration, Oil Painting, Art History & Business. Studied under New York artist Murray Stern (1927–1985) an art professor from Athens, Ohio, whose work is in the Kennedy Museum of Art Collection; worked closely with him at West Virginia University and at his private studio.
1978 - 1980
University of Denver, Illustration.
1990 - 1992
IT Certified at UCLA Extension, Technology and Creative Writing.
HAWK ALBUM ART By Londa R. Marks &
HAWK IMAGE By Londa R. Marks
LONNIE VENCENT (Bass, BulletBoys & Hawk), CHARLES MORRILL (Vocals, BulletBoys & Hawk, DOUG MARKS (Metal Method), SCOTT TRAVIS (Judas Priest & Hawk)
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CREATIVE WORKS, PRODUCTS & ROCK LEGEND NEWS E-ZINES
ALCHEMIST PUBLISHING IS A TRADEMARKED COMPANY FOUNDED 1993
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ROCK LEGEND NEWS FOUNDED 2014, FIRENZE, ITALY