Experienced Creative Consultant (Visual Artist) with 29 years of knowledge in leading teams of multi-discipline craftspeople in the Arts & Education Industry. Expert in mentoring and coaching artists, illustrators, designers encouraging development of personal style (creative language/practice) and strategy.
201736 Annual American Illustration | Certificate of Excellence, New York, NY. (Personal Work)
2016Twenty Years of Service | ArtCenter College of Design, Pasadena, CA.
2015The Great Teacher Award | ArtCenter College of Design, Pasadena, CA.
2003D&AD Silver Award | D&AD | London, United Kingdom (Design & Art Direction)
2002Award of Excellence | Time Magazine | Communication Arts (Editorial)
2001Print's Regional Design Annual, Design Excellence | Little, Brown & Co. (Book Publishing)
2001Award of Excellence | Communication Arts | Rounder Records (Advertising)
1998Society of Illustrators 39th Annual Exhibition | Rolling Stone (Editorial)
1998Award of Excellence | Napa Valley Vintners Association (Advertising Series)
1997Grammy Nomination | 40th Annual Grammy Awards | Musicians: Oasis (Music Video/Art Direction)
1997Award of Excellence | Illustration Annual, Communication Arts | The New Yorker (Editorial)
1996Society of Illustrators | New York, NY. (Silver Medal)
2018PASADENA ART ALLIANCE | Art 2018 Auction
All money raised by the art auction goes directly towards the PAA Grants
Program and Impact Award, which fund projects for the arts and art education
that make a difference in our communities.
2017THE RON FINLEY PROJECT | Urban Weaponry
Contributors were invited to create original art on garden shovels deeming
them “weapons of mass creation”. 100% of the proceeds go to supporting
and sustaining urban gardens.
2016ARTSY TARTSY: Art Raffle Benefit | For at Risk Youth
100% of the proceeds went to LA youth organizations
“Get Lit” and “LA Youth Network.”
2015MANIFEST JUSTICE: Sons & Brothers AND Arts for Amnesty
is a creative community exhibition that will elevate and illuminate the ongoing
conversation of race, implicit bias, and lack of access to comprehensive
healthcare in our country, specifically in low income areas.
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