Mariah's Biography

Mariah works as a meeting designer, teacher, and visual thinking specialist. She helps clients like non-profit organizations, corporations, and community groups to translate their visions, processes, plans – anything! – into engaging images. Whether she’s listening to a keynote at a large conference or sitting at the table during a small meeting, Mariah captures her clients’ key messages and themes in Visual Records – metaphors, images, and words that she draws in real time. She also loves designing meetings that tap into the wisdom of groups and their ability to think together. Mariah teaches the practice of visual thinking in public and private workshops, building on participants’ innate creativity and desire to communicate effectively. She lives in beautiful Oakland, CA, with her husband and lots of art supplies.

Please contact her at to find out how to bring visuals into your work.

Her clients include: Genentech,, PepsiCo, Nike, The United Way, GlaxoSmithKlein, AAA, Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), The Veteran’s Association, and many more!

Monday, April 27, 2009

I'm very happy to report that the Visual Records Nancy White and I created in response to the Inaugural National Symposium on Food Systems and Sustainability on March 24 and the follow-up Policy Round table on the March 25th, are featured on the current home page of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at UC Davis:


Clay Stockton said...

So cool!

Avril Orloff said...

Gorgeous charts, Mariah! There's something about your work that just speaks to me. Thanks for posting!