DigiPen Institute of Technology – 2012 -2014 – Masters of Fine Art in Digital Art
3D Generalist, Emphasis in Character Design, Secondary Emphasis in Traditional Media and Oil Painting
Thesis Project displayed proficiency in Character Design, texture-mapping, shader creation, skinning, rigging, blend-shapes, animation, environment design, lighting, rendering, VO, and video editing.
Seattle Pacific University – 2008-2010 – Bachelors of Fine Art in Studio Art
Emphasis in Painting, Drawing, and New Pictures
Bellevue Community College – 2003-2006
Drawing, Advanced Drawing, 2D Design, Color, Oil Painting
Throughout my education I also worked in various full-time and part-time jobs that focused primarily on customer relations and service.
Although I began my art business officially in 2012, my practice had started long before through the sale of personal work, commission-based projects, and participation in auctions and events.
2008 – Silent Auction in association with Seattle Pacific University, donated piece
2010 – The Sublime – Senior Show at Seattle Pacific University
2011 – Art donation in association with Global Breakthrough Artists Against Injustice
2012 – Begin personal art business
2012 – Ancient Truths – Solo Exhibit at Enumclaw Council Chambers
2012 – Agency Innovation Gallery – Channels of Hope for Maternal and Child Health created in association with World Vision
2014 – Flickers honored by PAX West by inclusion among The PAX 10
2017 – Maple Valley Creative Arts Council Member, ongoing participation in Art Walk events
2019 – Create & Gogh adult workshop instructor
2019 – Happy Little Trees formed, multimedia projects ongoing
2021 – Professor of Painting (adjunct) – Seattle Pacific University
I’m finding that art is a constant source of invention and innovation, especially working in conjunction with other creators. My art career is a reflection of that constant shifting.