1 Insects and Flowers bChoc Hospital of Orange County“I have recently had the pleasure of working with Carolee Merrill on a project where she provided  8 hand painted murals. Besides the visual impact of her extraordinary murals, her friendly and energetic personality left an impact on the people with whom she interacted. I would be honored to work with her again.” – Kristi Appelhans, Sr. Construction Manager JACOBS. Choc Hospital, Orange, CA.



Malibu Seafood, Malibu,CA. – “Carolee painted a truly awesome mural for our restaurant in Malibu, Malibu Seafood.  The mural is 55′ long and is a whimsical, surrealistic trip on Highway 1 through Malibu with dolphins, whales, sharks, jumping swordfish and flying fish transforming into butterflies. She was completely committed to creating the very best mural for us, and exceeded out expectations.  I am happy to give her a resounding recommendation.” –M. Ridgway, owner of Malibu Seafood

5Jose Cuervo International –  “Carolee’s art was reproduced in 13 tequila bars in airports across the country for our Jose Cuervo campaign. She was very professional and accurate, creating just what we needed.  We are very pleased with the results, and I am very happy to recommend her.”  – Tom Snell, former Vice President Jose Cuervo International 

Me-Dragon MuralZiing’s Restaurant, Fullerton, CA. – “The dragon mural Carolee created is a beautiful enhancement to our restaurant.  She exceeded our expectations. We love it.  Carolee is very easy to work with, and we are happy to recommend her.”  – Robert Marenco, Ziing’s Restaurant, Fullerton, CA.


Zpizza, Newport Beach, CA. – Carolee, thank you so much for creating the perfect tomato mural for us. I so appreciate your expertise, creativity, and amiable personality. You are a pleasure to work with. We would enjoy you working for us again in the future. I am very happy to recommend you to anyone. – Clarire Fanarof, owner of Zpizza

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 H20 Sushi, Costa Mesa, CA. – “Carolee, thank you so much for the great job you did on our signs for H2O Sushi Restaurant.  We appreciate how fast and efficient you are.  It looks perfect!  We are happy to recommend your services.”  – Sung Jun Yoon, Manager H2O Sushi



The Park Plaza Hotel, Los Angeles -Carolee, thank you for the fantastic work! You did such an amazing job repairing and restoring our ceiling. It was a pleasure working with you. I look forward to having you back to help restore the remaining areas of the building. – Luis M. Moral, Property Manager, Park Plaza Hotel, Los Angeles



The Carousel Hotel, Anaheim, CA. – We are impressed with the work that you did for our hotel around the pool and the garden scenes in the elevator area.  You were very detailed oriented and yet completed the work quickly.  I would be happy to have you do more work in the future.” – Mimi Jung, General Manager


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Embassy Suites Hotel, Santa Ana, CA. – I created the design for this tile that was used in the Embassy Suites Hotel, Santa Ana, and six other Embassy Suites Hotels across the country.



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“Carolee, thank you so much.  We are very pleased with the work that you did. You were diligent, punctual and precise in creating just what we wanted. We would be very happy to have you paint murals for us in the future.” – Judy Cruz, Property Management for Rite Aid, Pasadena, CA.

ClockPlaza Del Lago Shopping Center, Mission Viejo, CA.- “Carolee recently completed painting lettering and floral graphics for the shopping center in Mission Viejo..  Carolee was very responsive to our needs and did a great job in a timely manner.  We are very happy with her work, and recommend her wholeheartedly.” – Christy Riley Property Assistant, Birtcher Anderson Realty Management, Inc.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERASpringfield Motors, Fullerton, CA – “We wanted an unusual, striking mural that would attract customers, and Carolee created just that. It is eye catching, unusual and fun.  Our customers love the mural and so do                                                                            we!”  – Danny Delucca, Springfield Motors



 “Carolee is totally self contained. A true professional who exceeded our expectations. Accountable and the quality of work is of the highest standard. She painted our logo, signs and lettering in the gym and locker rooms and a wonderful mural.  The mural is unbelievable and has been photographed many times.” – Bruce Rollinson, Head Coach, Mater Dei High School, Santa Ana, CA

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA“Carolee was outstanding. She painted our stadium with our mascot, lettering and signs throughout and our logo on the floor of our basketball court. Everything was top of the line. She was very professional, easy to work with and the work was top quality.” – Jeff Veeder, Head Coach, Aliso Niguel High School, Aliso Viejo, CA



“Excellent job!  I was very impressed with how brave Carolee was to work 45 feet up on a cherry picker.  She did an awesome job in a timely manner. I think she is capable of painting anything, and is great to work with.”  – Barrie D., Oaks Christian High School, Westlake Village, CA.


I painted this 8′ x 20′ tile mural for Dana Hills High School, Dana Point, CA 22 years ago, and it looks just the same today!







“It was a pleasure to work with Carolee on the redesigning of the Bethel Baptist Church in Santa Ana, CA.. Her professionalism, talent, and timeliness proved that she cared about our clients as much as we did. I would highly recommend her work to others and look forward to working with her in the future.” – Cindy Voorhees Design in Huntington Beach, CA  

christI painted this tile mural for St. Michael’s Church in Corona del Mar 20 years ago.