2009 -10          Gnomon School of Visual Effects. Professional Dev. Hollywood, CA

2006                Masters of Fine Art, Painting and Drawing. 

                       The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), Chicago, IL

2003                Bachelors of Fine Art, Painting emphasis

                       Brigham Young University (BYU), Provo, Utah 

1995 - 96         Art Center College of Design. Study toward a BFA. Pasadena, CA                                                        


2007 -             Adjunct Faculty, Santa Monica College (SMC) Art Dept., Santa Monica, CA

                      • Design curriculum and teach courses

                       • Courses: Design 1, Drawing 1 & 2, Painting Oil & Acrylic, Figure Drawing


2008 - 11         Instructor, West LA Life Drawing Workshop, Los Angeles, CA

                      • Organize, instruct and maintain weekly open figure drawing workshop

2007 - 08 Adjunct Faculty, LA County High School for the Arts (LACHSA), LA, CA

                       • Designed curriculum and taught Intro to the Elements of Art and Design 

2006 - 07         Production Coordinator, Chicago Tribune Multimedia Dept., Chicago, IL

                       • Managed departmental finances and human resources

                       • Coordinated video and and photographic elements for multimedia production

                        • Assisted in preparation of internet content for Chicago Tribune website

2006              Adjunct Faculty, SAIC Early College Program, Chicago, IL

                      • Fall 2006, Portfolio Review Seminar 

                     Adjunct Faculty and Faculty Coordinator, SAIC Early College Program

                     • Summer 2006, Studio Drawing, Intro to Portrait Drawing, Figure Drawing

                     Teaching Assistant, SAIC Painting and Drawing Department

                     • Spring 2006 Perceptual Painting, Associated Professor Susan Kraut

2005              Teaching Assistant, SAIC First Year Program                         

                     • Fall 2005 4D (video and performance), Associated Professor Tania Bruguera

                     • Fall 2005 Painting Practices, Associated Professor Anna Kunz  

                     Adjunct Faculty, SAIC Early College Program

                     • Summer 2005, Alternative Materials and Techniques Workshop


2011               The Greenhouse Show, Flag Stop. Torrance, CA

                      GEM, Gallery 825. Los Angeles, CA

2010               Green Man Paintings (Solo), SMC Emeritus Gallery. Santa Monica, CA

                      SMC Faculty Fellowship. Santa Monica College. Santa Monica, CA

2007               Room in the Trees. Installation with Sabrina Ward Harrison. La Canada, CA. 

2004               12 Annual Art Appreciation Program. Nippon Steel USA. Chicago, IL


Enlarge My Territory.

 Performance with Nash Schaffer. SAIC, Chicago, IL

                      Painting and Writing. Installation with John Bennion. PAC Gallery. Provo, UT