About Us

Carla Neuss

Carla Neuss is the founder and principal of Lucid Arts Consulting, a business consulting firm focused on building economic value through creative placemaking within the real estate development sector. Employing arts and cultural components in creating real estate value and innovative project design, Neuss has teamed in the visioning and planning of major residential masterplans and  mixed-use projects with development industry leaders including John Burns Real Estate Consultants, Woodbridge Pacific Group, Bolthouse Properties, Summers-Murphy Associates, The Roxburgh Agency as well as  major equity investors and capital partners.  LAC focuses on developing strategies for community placemaking and economic enhancement of masterplan developments through incorporation of “arts and culture” based design components . With over 70% of millenials seeking homes and communities that are walkable, culturally engaged and affordable, LAC’s work focuses on  value-add opportunities throughout the process of project development, from initial market studies, focus group research, project design and implementation, through project promotion and Grand Opening. Neuss has worked in the arts and culture sector for over 8 years. Previously, she served as the Executive Director of the Laguna Beach Music Festival and a strategy consultant for a U.K. based educational service consultancy. Neuss received her B.A. from U.C. Berkeley and a Masters of Arts from Oxford University (UK). Neuss also holds a certification in general business management from Stanford Business School.

Corinne Weitzman

Corinne Weitzman founded C. Weitzman Art Advisory in 2005. She has been working in the public art field for more than 14 years. Weitzman has a Bachelor of Arts in art history from Tufts University and a Master of Arts in art history from the University of Chicago. Her academic specialty is in the history of photography, specifically documentary photography in the United States and Mexico in the 1920s and 30s. She also has extensive knowledge of modern and contemporary art, including local, national, and international emerging and established artists. Some of Weitzman’s recent public art programs include the RFK Community Schools, NoHo Commons and NoHo III, the Icon at Playa Vista and The Vermont. She has worked with budgets of all sizes from $35,000 to $1.5 million and has completed public art projects in a diverse range of mediums. She is currently working on projects in Hollywood and San Gabriel.

Weitzman’s curatorial experience includes the selection, organization, and installation of exhibitions showcasing local emerging visual artists for Gen Art Los Angeles, a non-profit arts organization, as well as work at the National Gallery of Art, the Polaroid Corporate Archives, The Washington Center for Photography, and the David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago.

She has worked with arts education programs such as the Smart Museum of Art’s Docent-for-a-Day program, which brought fourth-grade students to the museum once a week for a five-week period. Weitzman also developed an arts education program for the Boys and Girls Club of Venice, in which the children learned about art history, participated in related art projects, and visited museums.

Edward Doll

Edward Doll has worked as a landscape architect in the Southern California region for over 35 years. His experience ranges from public and private sector master planned communities, industrial and commercial/retail facilities, parks and recreation facilities, and special application projects domestic and internationally in Saudi Arabia, Dubai and China. He has worked with a range of firms including Emmet L. Wemple & Associates Landscape Architects, and the award-winning Summers Murphy & Partners where he served as associate partner for 20 years. Edward Doll holds a degree in landscape architecture from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in landscape architecture.