Aarin Burch, president of Laurel Burch Studios is a native San Franciscan with an extraordinary upbringing; she is the daughter of one of the most famed and admired artists and jewelry designers, Laurel Burch. Aarin grew up in the Haight Ashbury of San Fran Francisco where she watched her mother handcraft one-of-a-kind jewelry in their kitchen. Laurel’s zest in life and relentless passion to create and draw deeper connections between us all inspired and created a lasting impact in her daughter Aarin, which ultimately paved the way for her own creative aspirations.
Aarin Burch began her creative journey at the California College of Arts and Crafts where she obtained her BFA and served on the Frameline Board of Directors as an established filmmaker. She’s received notable recognition for her films shown at festivals throughout the world, and established a profound name for herself in both the film and business industries. In recognizing her shared passion for celebrating our inter-connectedness, Aarin has taken on the role as president of Laurel Burch Studios, the art licensing company for the Laurel Burch brand, based in The San Francisco Bay Area.
Aarin travels across the country and around world creating new ways to increase brand awareness while creatively preserving the essence and spirit of her mother’s amazing work. She has been part of the Olivia family since 1991 as a video producer and activity staff extraordinaire. Aarin holds a 5th-degree Blackbelt in Kajukenbo and teaches HipHop dance throughout The Bay Area.