Make a Great Impression

 

We were looking to have a new pole sign for our business and Ed and his crew at Sign Artist did an unbelievable job. I would recommend them to anyone for the smallest of jobs to the largest, they won’t let you down.

Ed C., Owner, Elmhurst Auto Care

We have
a passion for perfection
and an eye for design.

The Team

The Power of Sign Artist is in Our People

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Ed Bartholomew

President of Sign Artist Inc., is thrilled to have the opportunity to work with his family.  He enjoys teaching and learning from the team every day.  He enjoys identifying methods to optimize quality and efficiency in business operations.  Ed draws upon his MBA from Elmhurst College and health care background to identify marketing opportunities. He incorporates the insights of his wife and kids while guiding the team to best serve customers.

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Marianna Bartholomew

VP of Communications, leads strategic marketing initiatives. She has over 30 years experience as a professional writer, magazine editor and layout/graphic designer.  After graduating with honors from DePaul University, she interned at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington DC.  Marianna raised three children while keeping her career in motion and has multiple roles at our sign company.

Erin Bartholomew earned her Bachelor’s in Fine Arts from Elmhurst College and is our primary design professional. She incorporates her love of patterns and art history into her design process to create unique looks. Erin is also an illustrator who specializes in pen-and-ink drawings of people and animals.

Dan Bartholomew is currently studying information technology and is our primary production specialist. He also leverages his passion for photography while working with designs for Sign Artist.

Our Values

Productivity: We create and install great signs that turn heads and generate business.

Adaptability: We work flexibly with each unique client and project.

Creativity: We blend striking designs with distinctive materials to make signs that inspire.

Efficiency: We value clear communication and goals, reliable turn-around, high quality and clean installation.

Recent Projects

Installing channel letters

Installing a Business Sign

Sign Artist Inc is installing a business sign in this video .  Watch the process of lifting the Bella Nora Salon & Spa channel letter sign into position on the facade of the business.   The brightly-lit sign features LED modules, providing excellent visibility and reducing power expense in comparison to fluorescent or neon… Read more >>

ADA signs

Shared Business Space Gets ADA Compliant Signs

Business signs should be ADA compliant. The ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) became law in 1990.  I had just entered occupational therapy school at Rush University in Chicago.  It seemed like a good idea at the time; provide reasonable accommodation to people with mobility, hearing, visual and any other type… Read more >>

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