douglas funkhouserDouglas Funkhouser

CEO, Founder, Artist
He comes to the printed fabric world naturally. From the scenic arts to the decorative arts, his disciplines have informed him to create this fine handcrafted line. The evolution of the line is a reflection of the master finishes and custom murals that grace his portfolio.
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lisa sallouxLisa Salloux

CFO, Director Marketing and Design
With a background in architectural design, Lisa comes to le gracieux to facilitate the exposure of Doug's artistic intention behind the line. Formally educated at Laguna Beach School of Arts, her extensive travel pursuits and appreciation of invention make for a finely tuned partnership with le gracieux.


nancy ramirezNancy Ramirez

Operations Manager
Nancy comes to le gracieux via the private sector. Her career in Estate & Personal Management spanned three decades and exposed her to design, building and interiors. Her education is in Business and Management, however her passion is being a people person. Her favorite thing about being part of the le gracieux team is connecting with creative minds on a daily basis. When she's not working you can find her at home in Santa Barbara walking the beach with her little dog, Gemma.


horacio ortizHoracio Ortiz

Color Specialist and Head Printer
Born in Mexico and raised in Los Angeles, Horacio has been printing fine textiles since 2010. Working diligently on everything from setting up the shop, printing, dying, toning and even mixing colors, Horacio has fallen in love with the challenges of the craft.

 


stayce jayeStacie Jaye Meyer

Color Specialist
Stacie Jaye Meyer is an artist passionate about creating on all levels. She brings over 25 years of experience working with clients to realize decorative and fine art projects. From commercial night clubs & high end residential to color consulting and portrait commissions. She maintains a studio practice and also has extensive experience with photography in and out of the studio. Educated at MIAD and OTIS.


horacio ortizHoracio Ortiz JR

Printer and Dye Technician
Horacio hails from East Los Angeles, loves computers, video games and cooking.  Innately and wonderfully shy, when asked for a comment for this Team bio, he replied, "I like the job because it's challenging and keeps the mind busy. I like that it's not a sedentary job, and enjoy working with Family!"


enrique perezEnrique Perez

Printer
From printing in Los Angeles to Printing in Valencia, Ca. Enrique is a man of many traits. Printing, toning, dying and building, he does it all with a smile!

 


andrew morrisChristina Ann Straussburg

Dye Technician
Christina is a Jill-of-all-Trades. For over 20 years, she worked with her family in a home restoration business for high end homes.  She also danced professionally in an Irish/Scottish dance troupe. She loves exploring all mediums of art from fabric to glass to paint and everything in between. Don’t be surprised if you see her dancing out of the corner of your eye.


horacio ortizHolly Gonzales

Product Service Manager
While Holly was educated in the field of Communication Studies, she attributes her abilities to the arts that have influenced her throughout her life. She proudly labels herself an Artist above all else. She is fulfilled with the way she is able to apply the inspiration she gains from her love for vintage fashion and interior design, cinema, and SoCal culture to her work at le gracieux on a daily basis.


shannon michael terry

Shannon Michael Terry

Decorative Artist
Born in Los Angeles, Shannon is a multi-disciplinary artist with a background in the visual arts, film. music and sound.
He brings joy and alternative perspectives to every project.

 


lyndsey morel 2017Lyndsey Morel

Decorative Artist
Lyndsey Morel graduated from Laguna College of Art & Design with a degree in Illustration and Fine Art. She has worked internationally in many mediums including mural, wallpaper, mosiac, glass, metal, fabric and paint finishes. She has been instrumental in developing the print shop at le gracieux.