The Agency….

We are a creative agency and management firm that guides, books, and manages professional artists and experiential programs in the live art performance market. Brush to canvas, chalk to pavement, pen to paper, our artists create one-of-a-kind experiences for both artist and audience. We are proud to work with like-minded individuals that have traveled the globe, shared stages with Grammy award winning artists, set trends in fashion and design and are champions for charity.  We invite you to take a look at some of the fantastic folks we work with and keep watch for what comes next….

Our Mission....

Live Art International is using the POWER of Art to harness the POWER of giving back.  With a focus on the non-profit market and community engagement, our artists have made an impact that can be felt Nationwide.  We actively partner with charities and like minded organizations to raise money and awareness for those that call upon us.  We work to inspire the next generation of artists, leading by example in showing them that art can be inspiring and rewarding +  make a difference in the lives of others. 

We’re honored to work with a wide range of clients, such as…

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Dayna Malow- Founder / Chief Operating Officer-  Dayna Malow is an industry veteran in the business of booking live entertainment. She has crafted the entertainment programming for countless talent corporations and non-profit agencies.  Her booking experience and relationships have led her to various career opportunities in the industry including Entertainment Director for the USO of Illinois, Director of Operations for Magnificent Events and Lead Agent / Producer with Carmel Create. Besides her leadership role at Live Art International, she is also the Entertainment Director for StarEvents and The Chicago Entertainment Agency, overseeing the booking and entertainment production of major festivals, corporate and private events.  She is also the business manager for speed painter, Elliott From of Artbeat Live, who through her guidance, has achieved worldwide success, with hundreds of bookings annually, relationships with major sports teams in the NHL, NFL, NBA, and MLB, and over 4 million dollars raised for charitable partners Nationwide. 

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Molly Callinan- Program + Marketing Coordinator-  Molly is a vital part of the Live Art International family. She puts our crazy ideas into motion and helps steer our marketing and social media campaigns. A veteran of the entertainment industry, she has been entertaining audiences for 15 years. Originally from MN, she moved to Chicago to pursue theatre and music. You may recognize her voice from local bands such as Catfight, Black Betty, or Rock Candy. Perhaps you caught her starring as Vivian Pressman in the national touring production of Dirty Dancing. Molly's voice has taken her anywhere from an outdoor ampitheatre in North Dakota, to rocking The Joint in Las Vegas' Hard Rock Hotel, to a stage in Osaka, Japan. Her knowledge and experience as an entertainer and self-starter allows her to help our clients with every step in the live art experience.

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Leah Lavelle- Artistic Director- Leah Lavelle is a creative director, visual storyteller, writer and certified yoga instructor. She spent 10 years in retail graphic design, marketing and tech, mostly at Whole Foods Market. She evolved insight by working on freelance projects across the creative spectrum: websites, murals, chalkboard art, content, photography. Her creative and professional insight allows Leah to successfully oversee the design and production of our Live Art murals and installations.



Randy Riley- Director of Production- Randy is a 30 year veteran of the music performance and production industry. Effective communication, attention to detail and exemplary customer service are his goals for every client interaction. Touring the world with various prominent musical acts as a bass player, trumpet player, singer and audio engineer have become a substantial cache of performance experience that translates directly to Randy’s position. He has performed in, coordinated and managed thousands of events and shows in the past 30 years. 

Ben Rau- Crew Chief- Ben is our go to for all things crew related.  He keeps our events staffed, our equipment in working order, our deliveries on time, and our stress low.  His professionalism and easy going attitude make him a vital part of the Live Art International team.