A little history

I am a classically-trained artist and educator with more than 20 years of experience. In that time I have created a diverse body of two- and three-dimensional work. Projects have ranged from commercial illustration and figurative portraiture, to large-scale murals, set design, and short 3d films.

In addition, I built three-dimensional models for the Schad Gallery of Biodiversity at the Royal Ontario Museum. So if you find yourself touring the Museum look for the giant Chinese salamander, the 20-foot firebrand reticulated python and the arctic flowers as examples of the more than 100 specimens that I worked on.

The learning years

My evolution as an artist began at Carleton University in Ottawa where I earned a BA in Art History. I received a work-study opportunity for figurative drawing and painting from Brentwood Art Center, in Los Angeles, and I attended the Academy of Art in San Francisco for MFA graduate course work. In Kansas City, I learned advanced cartooning and sequential storytelling at the Kansas City Art Institute. And just recently (2014) I graduated from the Computer Animation (graduate program) at Sheridan College in Oakville, Ontario. Simply put, I never stop learning.

New work

I am currently working on surreal and comic-based artwork in the form of a graphic novel with the intention of turning it into an interactive story.