Illustration Skills: technically proficient in watercolor, colored pencil, acrylics, charcoal and graphite illustration.
Computer Skills: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Corel Painter, Microsoft Office
Employment/ Freelance History:
June 2011, book illustrations for poetry book titled “Not Only Love Poems” by Rosalinda Vargas.
August 2010, T-Shirt and website illustrations for the Valerie Orth Band, San Francisco, CA.
February 2010 – Present, Lead Illustrator at O’Monkey Designs, Oakland, CA.
March 2009, wine label design for Lobo Vineyards, Napa, CA.
May 2008, wine label design for Folly Hill Winery, Nevada City, CA.
March 2007, National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Agency, Finalist. Cover contest for the 2007 Magnuson - Stevens Act on Sustainable Fishing.
June 2003 – December 2005, Prep chef for Creative Services Catering, Santa Barbara, CA.
October 2002 – May 2003, “TIMELINE” (Additional Photography), Art Department Assistant. Responsibilities included research, model-making, presentation set-up and office management.
October 2001 – August 2002, “TIMELINE” Paramount Pictures, Assistant to the Production Designer. Responsibilities included research, model-making, set design, graphics and administrative assistant duties.
August 2000 – October 2000, “SWORDFISH” Warner Brothers Entertainment, Production Assistant. Served as both an on and off-set assistant responsible for location control and set management.
October 1998 – June 2000, University Of Oregon Cultural Forum, Commissioned Artist: Designed & produced a variety of graphics and illustrations for special events.
2010, MFA in Illustration
Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA
2001, BS in Fine Arts
University of Oregon, Eugene, OR