MFA, Visual Art. Vermont College of Fine Arts. Montpelier, VT M.Ed, Educational Leadership. Argosy University, Seattle, WA BFA, Media Arts. School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
Assistant Professor of Visual Arts and Animation, Northern Vermont University, Lyndonville, VT (2014-present) Visiting Faculty, Animation, Bennington College (2018) Lead Faculty, Digital Gaming and Media, Lake Washington Institute of Technology (2009 -2014) Academic Department Director, Animation/Game Art and Design, Art Institute of Seattle (2006-2009) Full Time Faculty, Animation, Art Institute of Seattle, Seattle, WA, (1995-2006) Adjunct Faculty, Digital Media, Northwest College of Art and Design, Poulsbo, WA (1998-2011) Adjunct Faculty, Digital Media, Bellevue College, Bellevue, WA (1996-2011) Teacher, Animation, Bainbridge Island Park and Recreation District, Bainbridge Island, WA (09-present) summer workshops
Visual Narrative, Drawing I, Intro to Animation, Motion Graphics I, 3D Animation, Game Design, Interactive Media Design, Puppetry, Character Animation, Environment Art, Storyboarding, Painting, Design, Design Seminar, Design Review, Image Manipulation, Cartooning, Drawing Fundamentals, Adobe Creative Suite, Portfolio, Maya, Illustration, Time-Based Media, Video II and I, 2D Animation, History of Multimedia, Visual Storytelling, Imagery and Design, Digital Animation, Animation Principles, Raster Graphics, Language of Animation and Film, History of Animation, Digital Media Production, Advanced Animation, Design, Special Topics in Animation, Internship, Digital Illustration, Life Drawing, Advanced Life Drawing, Animation for New Media, Production Team, Audio for Animation, Sound Design, Graphic Design, Digital Portfolio.
Illustration, Animation, and Interactive Media
National Wildlife Federation, Reston, VA. Monthly Contributor, The ADVENTURES of RANGER RICK (1999-2008) Disney Interactive/AdHoc Interactive, Sausalito, CA. Animation Director (1996-1998) Broderbund Software/Living Books, Novato, CA. Senior Animator, LivingBooks series of interactive titles (1994-1996) Edmark, Inc., Redmond, WA. Senior Animator. Thinkin' Things Series (1996) Nickelodeon Studios/Jumbo Pictures, New York, NY. Assistant Layout Artist, DOUG (1994) Broadcast Arts, New York, NY. Animator (1991-1993) Freelance Illustrator/Animator (1986-present)
2012 Recipient, Instructional Excellence Award, LWIT, Kirkland, WA 2008 Recipient, Academic Director Excellence Award, AIS, Seattle, WA 2007 TOONIE Award, 2008. Best Print Comic, Cartoonists Northwest 2006 Recipient, Excellence in Teaching Award, AIS, Seattle, WA 1997 A.I.S.A.P. Award, Best Faculty Advisor 1994 Parenting Publications Award, Lenny's MusicToons. Art Director 1988 Master Eagle Gallery 1st Runner Up. Illustration
Society for Animation Studies College Art Association Cartoonists Northwest SVA Alumni Society Graphic Artists Guild, Seattle Chapter A.S.I.F.A. Seattle Society of Childrens Book Writers and Illustrators Seattle Blender Users Group Washington Interactive Network