Artist with 20 years of related work experience, as well as portfolio of varied accomplishments including; children’s books, comic books, curriculums, graphic design, story boarding, toy design, and exhibitions. I have worked with clients from concept to implementation, including: story development, graphics, illustrations and publication.
Founder of Illustration and Design Company, 1996 to Present
Established illustration and design company that works with numerous clients including: Schuengelschwartz, Bäcker Peter, Lamit Depot, Letter Pals, Silent Devil, Mattel, Universo Magico, and Saban.
An Illustrated Journey Through Ireland Solo Art Show at Gold Standard Cafe
Illustrated a coloring books for Bäcker Peter and LamitDepot in Germany.
An Illustrated Journey Through South East Asia Solo Art Show at Gold Standard Cafe
Creator of the web series One Way Ticket - South East Asia.
Co-creator and illustrator of The Adventure of One Eyed Jack published under Silent Devil.
Illustrated Rocky’s Adventures, a children’s book series, representing eight different universities.
Friends of the Boyd Non-Profit Board Member and Art Director
Illustrated commercial storyboards for Trollkins at Shooters Film, Video, and Post Production in 1998.
Owner of Property Management Company, 2003 to Present
Manager of 7 properties with 40 tenants, a full time employee, with a rental income $300k annually.
Specializes in restoration of Victorian Homes; including roofing, exterior refinishes, tiling, kitchen design, wood floor refinishing, etc.
Illustrator and Lead Designer, 2003 to 2013
Lead designer of classroom materials for literacy instruction Grades PreK-3
Branded, illustrated, and designed Blueprint for Early Literacy curriculum for pre-k including teacher guides and materials for students and drop all of the bullets.
Helped design the brand for the company.
Art Director and Senior Illustrator, 1999 to 2003
Developed and executed an interactive children’s educational program called Mail Mania. Designed three programs; Pet Shop Pals, Dream Riders, and Sneaker Seekers.
Illustrated over 150 short stories to go along with the characters for each of the scenarios.
Managed product development timelines including: schedule, budget, vendors and fulfillment.
Created the character designs for each of the Mail Mania programs.
Designed and illustrated all collateral material; including trading cards, clings, mailboxes, etc.
Illustrator and Designer, 1997 to 1999
Implemented creative and innovative designs for museum exhibits and promotional items.
Designed Butterfly installation for St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children in Philadelphia
Toy Designer, 1996 to 1997
Responsible for all aspects of toy design, including; concept development & illustration, model development, and marketing presentation support.
Adobe Photoshop • Adobe Illustrator • Indesign • Clip Studio • Painter • Quark • Microsoft Office • iPad Aps Sketch Club, Strip Design • Mac and IBM
Columbus College of Art and Design, B.A. in Illustration and Design, 1996 Columbus, Ohio
Animation Skillnet, Breadwinner Workshops with Janis Aussel, 2018 Kilkenny, Ireland
Animation Skillnet, Animation Returners with John Peavoy 2018 Dublin, Ireland