Neilann Verdell has a BA in Art from Ouachita Baptist University and an MA in Art Education from UALR. She has taught art the last 32 years at Sylvan Hills Junior High and High Schools. Neilann created all the line drawings for Moody Brown, a company created with her husband Randy Verdell and best friend, Lessie Kirchner. Moody Brown currently has over 350 designs depicting local landmarks and scenes of Arkansas and 7 other states. The designs are screen printed by hand onto 100% cotton tea towels in their studio located at St. Joseph Center in North Little Rock. They wholesale to over 70 boutiques and shops in 7 states.