2017                 Cal State University Long Beach, MFA Drawing and Painting

1999                 Art Center College of Design, BFA Illustration



2012-present      Orange County School of the Arts, Santa Ana, California, Director, Digital Media Conservatory

2008-present      Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, California Courses Taught: Cartooning I & II, Perspective



1999-present      Freelance Illustration and Design


Selected Solo Exhibitions

2013                 Pine+Box+Truck, Gladys Studios, Long Beach, CA

                        Cluster ****, Room 103 Gallery, Seattle, Washington

2010                 Meta, Bunny Gunner Gallery, Pomona, California

2009                 The Sea Beast, (Performance Piece) Orange County Coast, California 

2007                 Flotsam and Jetsam, Redux, Portland, Oregon

                        May the Sea Swallow Us Whole, Pawn Gallery, Dallas, Texas

2006                 Smoke Moves Like Ghosts Through the Trees, Open, Long Beach, California

                        Here Comes Trouble, Robokon, Los Angeles, California

2004                 Untitled, Brick and Mortar Gallery, Tacoma, Washington

2003                 Mounting Suspicions, Rebla, Seattle, Washington

                        I Saw Everything and Learned Nothing, Artemis Gallery, Seattle, Washington

                        Love and the Little Failures of Infinite Indifference, Brick and Mortar Gallery, Tacoma, Washington

                        (Untitled), Blah Blah Gallery,

2002                 Small Paintings, TAG Art Gallery, Nashville, Tennessee

2001                 I Just Realized I Hate My Life, DiRT Gallery, Hollywood, California

2000                 95 sketchbooks, James Lemont Fogg Memorial Library Art Center, Pasadena, California


Selected Group Exhibitions

2016                 Newton To Albers, Cypress College Art Gallery, Cypress, CA

2013                 District/Faculty, Coastline College gallery, Newport Beach, CA

2012                 Staff Selects, Huntington Beach Art Center, Huntington Beach California

2011                 TRANSITION: figure, Coastline Art Gallery, Huntington Beach, California

                        Oceanic Awareness Collaboration, Art For Awareness Auction, Pomona, California

                        Open Day Book Show, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, California

                        All You Can Eat, Bunny Gunner Gallery, Pomona, California  

2010                 The Mini Show, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California

                        Ice Cream, Gunny Gunner Gallery, Pomona, California

                        New Used Borrowed, Chapman Guggenheim Gallery, Orange, California

2009                 The Bank Job, Wells Fargo Bank, Laguna, California

2008                 Ground Us, Huntington Beach Art Center, Huntington Beach, California

                        Intersections, Cypress College Art Gallery, Cypress, California

                        Fight For Flight, Thinkspace, Los Angeles, California

                        Hello my name is ISM, ISM Gallery, Long Beach California

2007                 Cartoon Madness, Alcove, Atlanta, Georgia

                        Love Show, Launchpad, Portland, Oregon

                        “The Make” Book and Exhibition, Victoria, British Colombia

                        Do It Now: Live Green, Ben Maltz Gallery, Otis College of Arts and Design, Los Angeles,   California

                        Off The Wall 3, Eco Logical Art Gallery, Los Angeles, California

2006                 15 Year Anniversary, Copro/Nason, Santa Monica, California

                        International Flip Book Festival, Reg Vardy Gallery, England

                        Cover Art, Gallery Nucleus, Alhambra, California

                        Catastrophe, Capitol Hill Water Color Society, 4-Culture Gallery, Seattle, Washington

2005                 Land, Toyroom Gallery, Sacramento, California

2004                 Oh Plastic World, Toy Room Gallery, Sacramento, California

                        Metropocolypse, Th’ink Tank Gallery, Sacramento, California

                        Dirty Detroit, Tangent Gallery, Detroit, Michigan

                        Urban Dwellers Part 1, Priceless Works Gallery, Seattle, Washington

2003                 Meat haus, MoCCA (Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art), New York, New York

                        Happily Deranged, CBGB’s 313 Gallery, New York, New York



The Open Day Book, ed. David P Earl, 2010

Greg Stacy, “Ground us, Utopias of Sponge and Cardboard” OC Weekly Jul 30, 2008

Candice Baker, “Turning recyclables into art” Huntington Beach Independent June 25, 2008

Metro Pop, January issue 2008

theMAKE, Anteism, 2007

Pictoplasma – The Character Encyclopedia, ed. Lars Denicke and Peter Thaler

Grafuck : Book 2, Grafuck, 2006

Dot Dot Dash : Anthology of Designer Toys, Action Figures and Character Art, ed. Robert Klanten and Matthias Hubner, Dgv, 2006

Exit Strategy 02: The Out Break b/w The Break Out, The Abide Visuals                 

 “Revolution,” Belio: 20, Belio Magazine, 2006

Kinney Littlefield, “Tilting and Teasing Reality in Four From the Floor,” The Los Angeles Times, Jan. 8, 2002



2016                 Windes Corporate Gallery Award

2015                 Olsen Graduate Art Scholarship, CSULB

2015                 Art Teacher Scholarship Grant, OCSA

2013                 National Arts Teacher Fellowship

2013                 A LOT Initiative, Arts Council Long Beach

2012                 Artist in residence grant, Huntington Beach Art Center

2013                 Long Beach Arts Professional Artist Fellowship


More info avalible upon request