Fine Artist - Illustrator - Graphic Designer
12600 B Cranbrook Av., Hawthorne, CA 90250
Los Angeles Trade Technical College, Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop, 2004
AA, Graphic Design, Art Institute of California (San Diego), 2000
U.S. Naval Illustrator/ Draftsman, United State Navy, 1985-1997
Kaman’s Art Instruction, Caricature Art, 1998
Fine Art Studies, Art Institute of Chicago 1983-84
ACCOMPLISHED MEDIA & DISCIPLINES
Pen & Ink
NOTABLE SHOWS & EXHIBITIONS
Lead/Coordinator- Howard Bingham Multimedia Institute 2012, (Multi-space Mural Project), Los Angeles, California
Art Director/Writer/Producer- Connect Conference 2011, (Live Art Show), Los Alamitos, California
WE Network Television Show “I Do Over”- 2011, Hollywood, California
Salvation Army Creative Arts Camp 2010, (Live Art Show & Workshop), Malibu Canyon, California
Hip Hope 2009 (Live Art Show), London, England, UK
Band of Brothers 2009, (Live Art Show), Garden Grove, California
NBA All Star Weekend 2008, Super Dome Convention Center, New Orleans, Louisiana
NBA All Star Weekend Live Art 2007, Las Vegas, Nevada
Featured Artist 2003, Tribe Fine Art Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
Underground Atlanta 2002 Live Art Show Atlanta, Georgia
Art Walk San Diego 1996, San Diego, California
Sailors on the Pier 1994, (Live Art Show), Trieste, Italy
Aircraft Carrier Pier (40’x 40’ Deck Mural) 1994, Mayport, Florida
Naval Aviation Museum (20’ X 90’ Wall Mural) 1992, Featured Contributing Artist Whiting Field, Florida
CLIENTS & PARTNERS
Featured/Lead/Collaborating Artist for the following:
Los Angeles County Arts Commission
WE Television Network “I Do Over” reality series- Featured Artist
Howard Bingham Multimedia Institute
Nike Corporation, 2007- present
NBA All Star Weekend, 2007 - 2009
Essence Music Festival, 2007
Turner Network “Wedding Day” reality series - featured artist
Sea World, San Diego, California
Knotts Berry Farm, Buena Park, California
Gold Coast Classic Inaugural Featured Artist, San Diego
San Diego Market Creek Project (Planner/Coordinator)
V103 Radio Station Atlanta, Georgia
Countless Celebrities, Politicians, and Dignitaries
Creative Director, LIQUID Productions (2007-Present)
Coordinate and manage staff of producers, directors and artists
Collaborate with various artists to create performance presentations
Develop scripts, score, and artwork
Coordinate outreaches and set up performance schedules
Train and develop producers, directors, artists
Program Coordinator, Contract Position (1997-Present)
Taught various disciplines of art and computer graphics at the elementary, middle/high school and college levels.
Designed, directed, and instructed youth in an airbrush training program for the Green Dot Charter School System
Created, managed, and instructed annual summer youth art program El Camino College.
One of five leading artists on San Diego’s multi-million dollar Market Creek Mall planning committee.
Planned and designed layouts Legoland California decor opening.
Management/Supervisor, Freelance Contract Artist/Instructor (1997-2007)
Kaman’s Art Shoppes (Theme Park Art Venders)
Trained, supervised, coached and evaluated staff.
Developed staff and taught advanced graphic design techniques.
Managed over 200 volunteers into goal-oriented, cohesive group.
Successfully refined and implemented new projects.
Senior Illustrator/Draftsman, United States Navy (1985-1997)
Oversaw daily operations for the primary graphic design center that supported the entire western U.S. Navy fleet.
Formulated, wrote, and implemented staff training manuals.
COMMUNITY & VOLUNTEER
Art Director, Watts Labor Community Action Committee
Teacher/Motivator, Long Beach Rescue Mission
Past Area Governor, Toastmasters International