ABOUT US

CHRISTINE ANDERSON

CEO, President & Founder

Communication Arts + Design is a public relations, marketing and branding firm focused on the cultural landscape of California. Founded by Christine Anderson, the firm specializes in architecture, building and construction, interior design, design products and showrooms; luxury lifestyle, the fine arts, and travel and tourism. At Communication Arts + Design, we build and sustain awareness of some of the most compelling new art and design developments, not only regionally, but around the world.

BIOGRAPHY

For over 20 years, Ms. Anderson has developed a highly successful, reputable public relations and marketing communications firm with a client roster developed almost exclusively through referrals and word-of-mouth. Ms. Anderson has publicized numerous projects of design merit, including Steven Ehrlich’s multi-million dollar Sony Music Building & Campus in Santa Monica; the model for an avant-garde, internationally heralded deconstructivist residence entitled “The Open House/Malibu” designed by Coop Himmelblau; Frank Gehry's furniture and accessories exhibition in conjunction with California Design Museum; The Wave House by Mario Romano; and various international projects for McClean Design; Mark Weaver & Associates; NBBJ Architects; Leo A Daly; Altoon + Porter; PHX Architecture; SFA Design; Colacion Studio; Richard Loring Development for the DOMOS Co-Living project (Lorcan O'Herlihy, LOH Architects); and Burdge Architects in Malibu.

She and her team have also provided public relations services for numerous design showrooms and exquisite product lines, including Snyder Diamond, Mehraban, DDC, Graye LA, Frette Fine Linens, Szalon Art Deco showroom and gallery, Richard Shapiro Antiques and Works of Art, Soli Architectural Surfaces, Boffi, DOCA, and Pedini LA, among many others.

A former art dealer, NPR reporter and journalist, Ms. Anderson has also publicized dozens of visual artists and art institutions, including Carole Bayer Sager, Julian Lennon, Herb Alpert, Nicole Landau, PMCA, LACMA, CFAM, SMMOA, MoLAA and the Pacific Asia Museum. She brings together a unique blend of creative talent. Her staff has extensive training and experience in public relations, marketing and advertising, and brings artistic sensibilities to every task on behalf of the firm’s clients. Ms. Anderson received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies from UCLA and completed two years of the Graduate Program in Film and Television. She also served as the graduate student member of Student Committee of the Arts.

NICOLE ARONSON

Senior Account Supervisor

In her five years with CA+D, Nicole Aronson has established herself as a vital part of our team, bringing quality, consistency, and her creative eye to everything she does. She goes above and beyond for her clients, exceeding expectations and providing superb results. Nicole also oversees many of the day-to-day activities integral to our firm’s success, seeking to help our team in any way she can. She is an exceptional writer, proofreader, and problem solver, and is known for detailed reporting. Nicole enjoys being a leader and a mentor. Past and current clients include McClean Design, Wade Weissmann Architecture, Mark Weaver & Associates, and Kitchell.

Nicole graduated Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Southern California with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Fine Arts.

MAGGIE DIAMOND

PR Consultant

Maggie Diamond has publicized a variety of clients for our firm, including photographers, sculptors, architects and designers. She currently consults with Communication Arts + Design on select projects involving publicity, news writing and social media.

Maggie brings meticulous care to all clients and activities and is known for exceeding the results of all of our clients’ campaigns. She has a keen interest in the arts and has worked very closely with art consultant Wendy Posner of Posner Fine Art on various fine art campaigns for our firm.

Maggie graduated Cum Laude from the University of Southern California with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication.

ROXIE SARHANGI

Senior PR Consultant

Roxie is celebrating her 10th year at Communication Arts + Design. During her time with Christine, she has supervised PR and marketing campaigns for PHX Architecture, Rachlin Partners, Mark Weaver & Associates, Bernards, Snyder Diamond, Carole Bayer Sager's solo art exhibition at William Turner Gallery, and All Coast Construction. Her work has been focused entirely on the A + D profession. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in English at UCLA and worked at the Getty Museum's Research Institute during her final year in college.

She also serves as a writer, media strategist and social media advisor for many of our clients’ campaigns and provides coaching expertise on Zoom and Instagram LIVE presentations.

SARAH POTEET

PR Coordinator

Sarah assists with all the day-to-day aspects of a campaign including researching, pitch writing and distribution. She works alongside the CA+D team to create client specific distribution lists to best meet the client's goals. Sarah has worked on a number of high-profile accounts in art and design and works tirelessly to ensure campaigns are run smoothly and efficiently. She is also proficient in social media and in developing a variety of creative posts and videos for the clients.

Sarah comes from a fine art collecting family and has been immersed in the art scene since she was a child. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication from the University of Colorado at Boulder.