Education:

2009 Master of Fines Arts in Contemporary Art Practices, Portland State University.

2004 Bachelor of Fine Arts in Multimedia Design, University of Oregon.

Exhibitions:

2019 La Strada dei Pastelli Chalk Art Festival, produced by 2D4D, Beaverton, Oregon.

         Origin Stories: Comics & Identity, Lakewood Center for the Arts, Lake Oswego, Oregon.

2012 Observer of Beautiful Forms, A curatorial project by F* Mtn, World Portable Gallery Convention in Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

2011 Art of the Graphic Novel and 24 Hour Comic, Downtown Initiative for the Visual Arts Center, Eugene, Oregon.

2009 It’s Possible, 2009 MFA Graduate Group Show, Disjecta Gallery, Portland, Oregon.

         Happy Days Forever, MFA Thesis Exhibition, MK Gallery, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon.

         Detonation, Fireworks Performance, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon.

2008 Side by Side, Second Year Master of Fine Arts Fall Show, Autzen Gallery, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon.

2007 Master of Fine Arts Candidate's show, MK Gallery, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon.

2005 The Art of the One Page Comic, Downtown Initiative for the Visual Arts Center, Eugene, Oregon.

2004 Bachelor of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, Laverne Krause Gallery, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon.

2003 Paranoid Delusions, Laverne Krause Gallery, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon.

2002 Spring Chicken, Eric Washburn Gallery, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon.

Teaching and Industry-Related Experience:

2013 - 2016 University of Oregon, Instructor, Drawing Comics.

2009 - 2012 University of Oregon, Instructor, Creating Comics.

2009- 2010 Clackamas Community College, Instructor, Digital Photography and Drawing

2009 Portland State University, Instructor, Introduction to Drawing Comics and Sequential Art.

         Portland State University, Instructor of Record: Drawing 1.

2008 University of Oregon, Visiting Artist, Creating Comics, Professor Emeritus/Digital Art, Kenneth O'Connell.

         Portland State University, Teaching Assistant: Professor Rita Robillard.

2004-2006 Charge Beverages Corporation, Art Director; Graphic & Web Designer.

2001- 2004 Oregon Daily Emerald, Editorial Page Illustrator.

2003- 2004 Maude Kerns Art Center, K-12 Art Instructor.

2004 Erb Memorial Union Craft Center, Art Instructor.

2004 University of Oregon, Teaching Assistant, Drawing for Media, Professor Emeritus/ Digital Art, Kenneth O'Connell.

2000-2002 Signs Unlimited, Sign Designer & Architectural Schematic Draftsman.

Professional Services:

2009 Guest Lecturer, One Page Comics for Art Educators, Art Power, Oregon Art Education Association, Redmond Oregon.

2008 Guest Lecturer, One Page Comics for Art Educators, Imagine, Oregon Art Education Association, Florence Oregon.

Film Festivals:

2002 Osama Claus, 1 minute animation featured in Spike n’ Mike’s Festival of Animation.

Published Works:

2013 Understanding the U.S.-MidEast Conflict, second edition 117 page graphic novel. ISBN 9781304181862. BaggsMedia Publishing, Lulu Press.

2010 A Pocket Guide to Understanding the U.S.-MidEast Conflict, 114 page graphic novel. ISBN 9781257077502. BaggsMedia Publishing, Lulu Press.

Performances:

2008 Detonation, The Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon.

Committees:

2007-2009 Portland State University Monday Night Guest Lecture Series, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon.

Awards:

2008 Portland State University Art Break Award

2007 Portland State University Art Auction Award.

2004 Dean's List, University of Oregon School of Architecture and Allied Arts.

2004 Oregon Collegiate Newspaper Contest: Second place, Best Cartooning.

2003 Oregon Collegiate Newspaper Contest: First place, Best Cartooning.

2003 Dean's List, University of Oregon School of Architecture and Allied Arts.

Art featured in Publications:

2003 Robert Atwan. America Now, Short Readings from recent periodicals.

'New Organ Cloning Technology', (pg. 336). New York, NY. Bedford/ St.Martins Publishing.

Technical Abilities:

Drawing & Illustration

Animation, Motion Graphics

Digital Photography & Video

Graphic Design

Web Design

Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Flash, Illustrator, InDesign).