Lola is an expressive artist who creates creative experiences that tell you stories, making ideas
concrete and giving you opportunities to think and dream.  The pictures above are some of Lola’s other artistic creations. To see more visit Lola’s portfolio   

Lola's Lab, LLC was created in 2010 by expressive artist, Lola Lombard. Her idea was to develop the ultimate creative imagination stretching experience for children, having learned much from her former programs for kids over the last 14 years. To date Lola's Lab has more than 1,800 supportive families who understand that the Lab provides their children a concentrated atmosphere of critical thinking challenges, social flexibility training and expressive arts opportunity which is so often missed from daily childhood education today. It is her belief that these skills are of utmost importance to being successful in life and creating a better world.

Lola draws upon her talents as an artist with a background in theatrical and fine arts to make her projects come to life. She can  make, design, write and direct. She is a Commissioner of the Arts in Arlington, VA. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts. She was a recipient of the 2004 Arlington Virginia County Individual Artist Grant. Her work has been featured in magazines, TV and news. You can see her artistic portfolio by clicking this link, 

With experience in the production and management of concepts and content in the arts, education, retail merchandising, event and entertainment industries.  Her core audience is often though not exclusively family oriented, serving up excitement for children as well as parents. Lola has created artworks, theatrical events and designs for Disney, Cirque Du Soleil, Very Special Arts at the Kennedy Center, and The US Pavilion at the 1998 World’s Expo in Portugal. She is also well known with Washington, DC area families as the creator of the “Watermelophant”  a 2003 DC Party Animal (pictured above) and her 2009 “Obama Inaugural Gown”,  an wearable art piece which stopped party-goers in their tracks and was covered by newspapers and International TV reporters. 

Lola has written and produced a number of children’s plays that integrate expressive arts
content. She is currently turning each them into picture books and live edu-tainment touring events. In planning for scaled development as the Lab reaches out to a larger audience of parents and kids, each story is crafted to launch into their own franchise of characters, evergreen content and products that reflect positive values for kids. 

Before creating Lola’s Laboratory LLC, Lola co-founded and directed all the creative, technical and physical operations of Left Noodle-Right Noodle, LLC from 2006-2010. LNRN was an arts enrichment company that captivated children through a fusion of methods using both sides of the brain to explore different information.  Left Noodle-Right Noodle’s program Global Arts Odyssey ran in over 38 schools. The Left Noodle Right Noodle camp’s served thousands of experiences for children through after-school programs, holiday and summer camps and Title 1 programs as well. 

Lola’s chief responsibilities as LNRN co-owner/co-founder/co-director were creative content direction, research and writing for camps and classes of art, drama and movement activities, logo design and brand development, management of all technical and physical operations, staff and site management, teacher training, all technical, web, and all company artistic design and illustrated materials.  With Lola’s Lab the duties add selection of talent, writing, design  and direction of the theatrical shows. (Phew!)

In general, Lola is a top-down thinker who believes that ideas are more important than anything else--especially spelling. She likes to be silly. She is vegetarian. She wishes she was in a marching band so she is learning to play the washboard.  She is also currently an Arlington Arts Commissioner which is a volunteer civic position.  She is full of determination. She likes to venture out all around our globe meeting new people and trying new things and then share her excitement about them. Her motivation is to live an adventurous life, inspiring others and collaborating with talented friends like you.
(That’s Lola on the left!)

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Lola’s Lab was started to   inspire kids to try new things in the name of creativity. With each creative spark, we instill a sense of self stronger than before, we add to our world, we can believe
in the beauty of process, determination and we simply learn so much.

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