Art Exhibits

  • 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

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

  • Alpha Omega Alpha-The Pharos: I've been employed as an illustrator for this magazine since 2008.

  • UCSC-City on a Hill Press: Worked as a weekly illustrator for one school quarter.  


Royal College of Art- September 2018 to Present

London, UK

Master's Degree in Printmaking

In Progress

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

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

     I currently work as an illustrator for a tri-annual private medical magazine called The Pharos. I interpret and illustrate 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 knowleadgable 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 worked as a manager at the Nickelodeon movie theatre, a small independent theatre in Downtown Santa Cruz. Tasks included working with movie projectors, starting and stopping movies on time, managing floor staff, food service, and maintaining a friendly and positive demeanor with customers.


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