Resumé

Art Exhibits

  • July 16, 2020-July 16, 2021- Royal College of Art Virtual Final Degree Show, Online (Part One of GCA and Screen Prints)

  • Jan 30-33, 2020- Royal College of Art WIP Show, White City Studios, London UK (Screen Prints on Paper and Canvas)

  • Nov 7-10, 2019- Arlington House, London UK (CMYK Screen Print)

  • May 3-10th, 2019- Tenderbooks, London UK (Screen Print/Audio/Video)

  • March 27th, 2019- Dyson Gallery, Royal College of Art, London, UK (Screen Print)

  • February 8th, 2018- Iron Triangle Brewing Company, Los Angeles, CA (CMYK Prints and Textile Prints)

  • November 16th, 2017- Iron Triangle Brewing Company, Los Angeles, CA (CMYK Prints and Pen and Ink Drawings)

  • October 11th, 2017-1015 Folsom Street, San Francisco, CA (CMYK Screen Prints)

  • October 6th, 2017-Stripe Men, Santa Cruz, CA (CMYK Screen Prints)

  • July 28th, 2017-American Bookbinders Museum, San Francisco, CA (USSA Screen Prints)

  • November 6th, 2015-Berdels Apparel, Santa Cruz, CA (Morphology Series)

Published Art

  • Content Free-2020: One of my short writing pieces and an accompanying screen print will be featured in the next edition of Content Free.

  • Gross Magazine: Relish-2017: Five of my CMYK screen prints were featured in the debut edition of Relish Magazine. 

  • Alpha Omega Alpha: The Pharos-2008-2018: I was employed as a quarterly illustrator for this medical magazine for ten years.

  • UCSC: City on a Hill Press-2016: I worked as a weekly illustrator for the university newspaper for one school quarter.  

Education

Royal College of Art- September 2018 to July 2020

London, UK

Master's Degree in Visual Communication

University of California Santa Cruz – October 2014 to June 2016

Santa Cruz, CA

Bachelor's Degree in Art

 

University of Oregon – September 2011 to June 2013

Eugene, OR

Undergraduate Art Major

Work Experience

Volunteer Production Assistant for Four Different NFTS Student Short Films - June 2019 to September 2019

I helped in the art and production departments of four different student-led short films. My duties included building sets for stop motion animations, building and maintaining props for live action, and graphic design.

Illustrator for Alpha Omega Alpha-The Pharos – September 2008 to September 2018

     I was an illustrator for a tri-annual private medical magazine called The Pharos for ten years. I interpreted and illustrated poems and articles written by doctors and medical specialists.

 

Server at East Cliff Brewing Company- June 2017 to August 2018

     I worked as a server for a local small batch craft brewery in Santa Cruz, CA. Tasks include serving beer, being knowledgeable about beer types and brewing processes as well as interacting with customers and handling money. 

Manager at Nickelodeon Theatres – March 2014 to November 2017

     I was employed as a manager at the Nickelodeon movie theatre, a small independent theatre in Downtown Santa Cruz. Tasks included office administration, working with movie projectors, managing floor staff, food service, and maintaining a friendly and positive demeanor with customers.

 

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