Resume

 Illustration and cartooning credits and work experience:

Current:

  • Adjunct Illustration Instructor for Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design (RMCAD, since February 2020)

  • Comic and cartooning teacher for 1st - 12th graders for There’s a Zombie in the Basement readings, and various after school, enrichment programs, and Summer Camps  (since June 2007*)

  • Commissioned "Zombicatures" (since May 2006)

  • Freelance illustrator and gig caricature artist (since 2012)

  • Run the Squid Works creator cooperative’s distribution, sales and marketing, treasury (since January 2001)

  • Comic and cartooning lecturer at various conventions (since 2004)

2020:

  • Contributing illustrator for Zombies in the 21st Century by Ioan Big

  • Illustrated fundraising t-shirt for Friends of Retired Greyhounds

  • Author of Bookstore Beat interview for Winter Kite Tales magazine

  • Mentor for RMC-SCBWI Michelle Begley Mentorship program

  • Illustrated t-shirt design for Robocon 2020

  • Story letterer for Cthulhu is Hard to Spell: The Terrible Twos (Wannabe Press) (January)

  • Illustrator for Saltwater Sillies by Natasha Wing

2019:

  • Assistant Illustrators Coordinator for the RMC  SCBWI (2017-2019)

  • Caricature artist for Creepy Hallows Fright Night at Commerce City Rec Center (October 26, 2019)

  • Illustrated celebrity zombie caricatures for Geeks Who Drink (October 2019)

  • Faculty for RMC-SCBWI's Lines and Letters Conference (October 2019)

  • Cover artist for Natasha Wing's Saltwater Sillies (August 2019)

  • Caricature artist for Asian Night Market (September 14, 2019)

  • Gallery artist for the Broomfield Fish 5x5 Art Charity Auction

  • Panelist for Goth/Horror/Women in Comics panel at San Diego Comic Con (July 19, 2019)

  • Illustrated t-shirt design for Robocon 2019

  • Caricature artist and presenter for CCIRA 2019 Conference (February 2019)

2018:

  • Author and Illustrator for Salem Charter Academy Presents The Evil Twins Halloween mini comic

  • Caricature artist for Creepy Hallows Fright Night at Commerce City Rec Center (October 27, 2018)

  • Portfolio Showcase Honorable Mention RMC-SCBWI's Lines and Letters Conference (October 2018)

  • Caricature artist for Google Thornton Fall Party (October 6, 2018)

  • Caricatures for Comcast Summer Party

  • Author of “Three Ways to Use Comics to Teach Art” for Pop Culture Classroom (May 2018)

  • Cover artist for The Queuing Dead: A Very British Zombie Anthology (May 2018)

  • Featured author and caricature artist for BookBar for Children’s Book Week (May 4, 2018)

  • Author of “5 Ways to Teach Young Children With Comics“ for Pop Culture Classroom (April 2008)

  • After Prom Party caricature artist for Broomfield HS and Fossil Ridge HS

  • Caricature Artist for CCIRA 2018 Conference (February 2018)

2017:

  • Caricature artist for Creepy Hallows Fright Night at Commerce City Rec Center (October 28, 2017)

  • Caricatures for Comcast Summer Party

  • Salem Charter Academy comic strip published in Denver Comix, Summer 2017

  • Pin up art published in Barbarians: A Story of Two Badasses (Duckcow)

  • Artist for Prelude show at Spectra Art Space (June-July 2017)

  • Writer and illustrator for comic strip on RMC of the SCBWI for Kite Tales

  • Caricature artist for Pages to Peaks at Village at the Peaks Mall (June 10, 2017)

  • Pet caricature artist for Pups and Pancakes at Village at the Peaks Mall (May 27, 2017)

  • Caricature artist for 4/20 event at Solace Meds

  • Authored "Standing out in the Crowd: Crowdfunding for Zombies" article for SCBWI Spring 2017 Bulletin

  • Writer and illustrator for Regret #1

  • After Prom Party caricature artist for Mountain Vista HS, Ralston Valley HS, Broomfield HS, and Pomona HS

2016:

  • Caricatures at Denver Athletic Club Parade of Lights

  • Caricatures at Southglenn Mall Tree Lighting

  • Author and illustrator for Trick-or-Treat mini comic

  • Zombie caricatures for Spooky Streets (Southglenn Mall)

  • Caricatures for Comcast Summer Party

  • Writer and illustrator for There's a Zombie in the Basement picture book.

  • Wrote and Illustrated An Asian's Colorado Craft Beer Guide comic strip for Westword comic strip issue (March 2016)

  • After Prom Party caricature artist for Mountain Vista HS, Ralston Valley HS, Broomfield HS, and Monarch HS

2015:

  • Caricatures for Denver Athletic Club Parade of Lights party

  • Caricatures for Google Halloween Party

  • Artist for Denver Pavilions' Zombie Zone cornhole board

  • Zombie Caricature artist for Mile High Horror Film Fest

  • Caricatures for Constant Contact Summer Party

  • Caricatures for Comcast Summer Party

  • Wrote and Illustrated The Wang: Before #hash Tag comic strip for Westword comic strip issue (May 2015)

  • Writer and Illustrator for the Vincent Price Presents: Zombicatures comic book.

  • Art Director for VSA / Access Gallery's comic book mural project

  • Artist for Talarico's Italian Taste food truck

  • After Prom Party caricature artist for Arapahoe HS, Monarch HS, LDS Spring Formal, Mountain Vista HS, Pomona HS

  • Artist for Denver Pavilions' Colorado Creative Catch cornhole board

2014:

  • Caricature artist for Denver Athletic Club Parade of Lights party (12/5/14 - 12/6/14)

  • Digital colors for Little Fyodor and Babushka album cover by Daniel Crosier

  • Artist for Rocky Mountain Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators' 2015 calendar

  • Guest speaker/instructor at the Rocky Mountain Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators' 2014 Lines & Letters Fall Conference (9/20/14 - 9/21/14)

  • Writer and colorist for REVVVelations web comic (since December 2006)

  • Zombie Caricature artist for Mile High Horror Film Fest

  • Spot illustrations for Bro Show (September 2014)

  • Caricature artist for Honeywell at CEDIA Expo (September 2014)

  • Wrote and Illustrated The Wang: Erection Year 2014 comic strip for Westword comic strip issue (June 2014)

  • Illustrated Alien Abduction card game for Clever Quick Games

  • Illustrated "Reboot" for Near To Now 2014 for Acme Comics Group

  • After Prom Party caricature artist for Arapahoe HS, LDS Spring Formal, East HS, Pomona HS

  • Zombie caricature artist for Stanley Film Fest

  • Comic Strip Demo at Untitled #66 at Denver Art Museum (April 2014)

  • Gallery show at Hall of Justice Gallery (April 2014)

  • Ad illustrations for Dominical Designs (April 2014)

  • Performing artist for Artopia (February 22, 2014)

  • "Off Panel" gallery show at Wazee Union (January 2014)

2013:

  • Zombie Caricature artist for Mile High Horror Film Fest

  • Artist, book designer and contributing writer for SubCulture Omnibus published by Action Lab Danger Zone

  • Story artist and story colorist for Show Devils #2 by Daniel Crosier, published by Mother Mind Studios

  • Gallery show at SoSu Creative Labs (September 2013)

  • Whiteboard artist for McManis Consulting (September 11, 2013)

  • Caricature artist for Thornton Harvest Fest (September 7.2013)

  • Performing artist for ArtStir (May 26, 2013)

  • Performing artist for Artopia (February 23, 2013)

  • Performing artist for Lynn Dillon Birthday Party (February 3, 2013)

  • Treasurer of The Colorado Alliance of Illustrators (August 2009 - May 2013)

  • Packaging illustrations for XD for XAIPROS, Inc.

2012:

  • Adjunct Faculty Instructor and Curriculum Committee member for A.A.S. Graphic Storytelling at the Community College of Aurora (August 2009 - December 2012)

  • Artist for Kevin Freeman's semi-weekly SubCulture web comic strip (February 2008 - December 2012)

  • 3 Billy Goats Gruff published in 24 Hour Comics People 6: Fairy Tales

  • Ran the Denver 24 Hour Comic Book Challenge

  • Zombie Caricature artist for Mile High Horror Film Fest

  • Wrote and illustrated Food Fright comic book for the Melting Pot Restaurant

  • Instructor for the Denver Entertainment Art & Design Academy (March 2012 - August 2012)

  • Chalk Artist for Denver Chalk Art Festival (June 2012)

  • Chalk Artist for Chalk It Up To Education in Southglenn (September 8, 2012)

  • Caricature artist for Parker Days (June 8-9, 2012)

  • Artist for Westword's Best of Denver Shopping section

  • Caricature artist for the grand opening of the History Colorado Center (April 27 - 28, 2012)

  • Exhibiting artist for Artfully Grown gallery show (September 2012)

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1998:

  • Writer and artist for OC2: Eugene the Queen

  • Writer and artist for Misclassified Romance

1996:

1992:

1991:

  • Art Director Summer internship for Grey Advertising in New York

  • The Accidental Terrorist story published in Acme Comics’ ACME #10

  • Editorial and strip cartoonist for the University of Colorado in Boulder’s Campus Press

  • What not to do in an interview strip published in University of Colorado Marketing newsletter

1989:

  • Editorial cartoonist for the University of Colorado in Boulder’s Campus Press

1988:

 

*Teaching / Appearances:

  • 5/22/20 Beitel Elementary (and other schools in Laramie, WY, K-5th grade)

  • 5/4/20 Little Elementary (K-5th grade)

  • 4/30/20, 11/16/16, 2/16/11 Adventure Elementary (3rd-6th Grades)

  • 3/11/20 Kiowa Elementary (k-5th grades)

  • 3/6/20 Wilmore Davis Elementary (k-5th grades)

  • 2/21/20 Jefferson County Open School (k-6th grade)

  • 12/18/19, 12/12/18 Kearney Middle School (6 - 8th grade)

  • 11/19/19, 2/12/08 - 4/18/08, 9/25/07 - 11/13/07 Cory Elementary (3rd - 5th grades)

  • 11/5/19 Columbine Elementary (k-5th grade)

  • 10/25/19 Monarch HS

  • 9/19/19, 1/10/17 BookBar

  • 10/8/19 Doral Academy (k-5th grade)

  • 9/24/19 Eloise May Library (4th - 8th grade)

  • 9/17/19 Castlewood Library (4th - 8th grade)

  • 9/6/19, 6/29/18 Southglenn Library (4th - 8th grade)

  • 9/5/19 Kelver Public Library (4th - 8th grade)

  • 6/25/19, 6/18/19, 6/4/19 High Plains Library District (teens)

  • 6/24/19 La Petite Academy, Littleton (Pre-5)

  • 6/5/19 Silver Hills Middle School (Adams 12 5 Star Faculty event)

  • 5/29/19, 5/24/16 Isabella Bird Community School (K-5th Grade)

  • 4/11/19 Young Writers Conference at Lakewood HS (K-6)

  • 3/15/19 Flagstaff Academy (2nd grade)

  • 3/1/19 Foster Elementary (Pre - 2nd grade)

  • 2/17/19, 2/8/18 CCIRA Conference (Adults)

  • 1/16/19 Friends School (3-6th grade)

  • 10/30/18 Lone Tree Elementary (K - 5th grade)

  • 10/8/18 Colorado STEM Academy (K - 5th grade)

  • 9/27/18 Crown Pointe Academy (6-9th grade)

  • 7/13/18 Vision Comics (K-5th grade)

  • 6/19/18 Koelbel Library (4th - 8th grade)

  • 6/4/18 Smoky Hill Library (4th-8th grade)

  • 5/4/18 Littleton Academy (1st-4th grade)

  • 4/20/18, 5/15/12 Steck Elementary (1st - 4th grade)

  • 4/20/18, 4/13/16, 3/4/15, 2/5/14, 4/12/12, 3/24/11 Betty Adams Elementary (K - 5th grade)

  • 3/16-17/18 Children’s Festival of Stories (1st - 8th grade)

  • 3/3/18 Colorado Book Festival art the Denver Library (adults)

  • 2/23/18 William (Bill) Roberts Elementary (1-2)

  • 2/15/18 Bergen Valley (3-5)

  • 1/28/18 Margaret Carpenter Recreation Center (Girl Scouts)

  • 1/27/18 Landmark Mini Comic Con

  • 1/26/18, 1/12/18, 1/12/17, 12/13/16 Edgewater Elementary

  • 11/29/17 Twain Elementary (K-5)

  • 11/25/17 Tattered Cover Bookstore

  • 11/18/17 Boulder Public Library (Adult)

  • 11/16/17 Glacier Peaks Elementary (K-5)

  • 11/9/17 Iron Horse Elementary (K-5)

  • 10/26/17 Compass Montessori (K-5)

  • 9/22/17, 10/18/15, 9/13/12, 9/22/11, 9/17/09, 9/12/07 Mackintosh Academy (5th - 6th grades)

  • 6/16/17, 6/12/17, 10/16/16 Second Star to the Right Children's Books

  • 4/12/17, 4/15/16, 10/18/15 Skyview Elementary (K-5)

  • 3/22/17, 4/5/13, 11/9/12 Excel Academy (6th - 8th grades)

  • 2/23/17 Fairview Elementary

  • 2/7/17 Mortensen Elementary

  • 2/2/17 Cheltham Elementary

  • 11/17/16, 12/15/11 Halcyon Middle School

  • 10/15/16 Old Firehouse Books

  • 6/6/16-6/10/16, 6/25/12 - 6/29/12, 6/11/12 - 6/15/11, 7/11/11 - 7/15/11, 6/13/11 - 6/17/11, 6/28/10 - 7/2/10, 6/7/10-6/10/10, 12/7/09, 11/12/09, 10/15/09, 6/1/09 - 6/5/09, 6/15/09 - 6/19/09, 6/16/08 - 6/20/08, 8/4/08 - 8/08/08 Lakewood Cultural Center (ages 9 - 15)

  • 5/13/16 Central Elementary (3rd Grade)

  • 5/9/16 DSST: Stapleton Middle School (8th Grade)

  • 5/2-6/16, 11/12/15, 2/4-5/15 Prospect Ridge Elementary (6th grades)

  • 3/15/16 Stober Elementary (1-5 grade)

  • 11/19/15, 6/15-8/15, 12/11/12, 10/9/12, 6/6/12 - 6/8/12 Access Gallery (Teen - Adult)

  • 11/9/15 Arapahoe Ridge High School (11th - 12th grades)

  • 6/15/15-6/19/15, 7/30/12 - 8/3/12, 7/16/12 - 7/20/12, 7/5/11 - 7/8/11, 6/27/11 - 7/1/11, 8/9/10 - 8/13/10, 7/12/10 - 7/16/10, 7/13/09 - 7/17/09, 7/28/08 - 8/1/08, 7/14/08 - 7/18/08 Jewish Community Center of Denver (1st - 12th grades)

  • 6/8/15-6/12/15, 6/16/14-6/20/14 ArtReach (1st - 6th grades)

  • 1/16/15 Hemphill Middle School (6th-8th grades)

  • 12/4 - 5/14 Flagstaff Academy (6th grade)

  • 9/20 - 21/14 Rocky Mountain Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators' 2014 Lines & Letters Fall Conference (Adult)

  • 5/9/14 Wyatt Academy Charter School (4th grade)

  • 5/8/14, 2/1/08, 11/15/07 Casey Middle School (8th grade)

  • 4/25/14 Denver Art Museum (Adult)

  • 4/2/14, 4/9/14 Summit Ridge Middle School (8th Grade)

  • 3/21/14 Hulstrom K-8 (5th Grade)

  • 12/9/13 Ranch View Middle School (7th Grade)

  • 11/26/13 Erie Library (Teen)

  • 11/5/13 Knoll Gallery (Teen)

  • 8/29/13 - 8/30/13 Broomfield Heights Middle School (6th - 8th grades)

  • 5/7/13, 4/30/13 Lighthouse Writers Group (Teen)

  • 4/25/13, 4/23/13 Johnson Elementary

  • 4/16/13 Campus Middle School (6th grade)

  • 11/8/12, 12/15/09, 12/7/09, 11/13/08, 12/2/08 Acres Green Elementary (4th Grade)

  • 10/18/12 Denver Museum of Nature and Science (Adults)

  • 7/2/12 - 7/6/12, 8/1/11 - 8/5/11, 6/13/11 - 6/17/11, Saturdays, 1/5/11 - 2/12/11, 10/22/10, 6/21/10 - 6/25/10, 6/14/10 - 6/17/10, 6/29/09 - 7/3/09, 6/8/09-6/11/09, Saturdays, 4/4/09 - 5/16/09 (excluding 4/18), 7/7/08 - 7/11/08, 8/11/08 - 8/15/08 Art Students League of Denver (3rd -11th grades)

  • 6/11/12 - 6/14/11, 8/8/11 - 8/11/11, 6/6/11 - 6/9/11, 8/2/10 - 8/5/10 Artful Journey (ages 5 - 12)

  • 5/19/12, 3/31/12 A Written World (Teen - Adult)

  • 4/24/12 Meadow Community School (5th grade)

  • 2/24/12, 11/8/11, 10/2/08 Ricks Center (2nd - 4th grade)

  • 1/22/12 Denver Public Library, Schlessman Family Branch

  • 10/22/12 World Trade Center, Denver (Teen - Adult)

  • 10/6/11, 9/29/11 - 9/30/11 Wesgate Community School (5th - 8th grades)

  • 9/17/11 Englewood Public Library (Adult)

  • 7/18/11 Hunter's Glen Elementary

  • 7/18/11 Prairie Hills Elementary

  • 6/20/11 - 6/24/11, 7/6/10 - 7/9/10, 6/22/09 - 6/26/09, 6/30/08 - 7/3/08 Odyssey Elementary (ages 8-14)

  • 6/10/11 Estes Park Library (4th - 8th grade)

  • 4/15/11, 3/29/08, 10/27/07 Meininger's Art Supply (Elementary - Adult)

  • 4/29/11 Sandburg Elementary (4th grade)

  • 4/22/11 Cherry Creek Hope (4th - 5th grade)

  • Thursdays 1/27/11 - 3/24/11, 11/30/10 The Logan School (K - 8th grade)

  • 3/18/11, 3/19/10 Carmody Middle School (6th Grade)

  • 3/28/11 Nevin Platt Middle School (7th - 8th grade)

  • 2/3/11 Fairmount Dual Immersion Academy (6th - 8th Grade)

  • 1/24/11 Academy of Urban Living (Teens)

  • 1/14/11, 10/6/10 Peak-to-Peak Montessori (6th Grade)

  • 5/10/10 Denver School of the Arts (10th - 11th Grade)

  • 3/22/10, 2/22/10 Valley View (4th - 8th Grade)

  • 3/2/10, 3/4/10 Denver Academy (8th Grade)

  • 2/12/10 Colorado Connections Academy (3rd - 5th Grade)

  • 2/3/10 Bollman Technical Education Center (10th - 12th Grade)

  • Thursdays 12/3/09 - 2/25/10 University Park Elementary (3-5th grades)

  • 9/14/09 - 9/15/09, 12/10/08-12/11/08 Rocky Heights Middle School (8th Grade)

  • 8/10/09 - 8/14/09 Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass, CO (ages 9 - 12)

  • 6/15/09 - 6/19/09, 6/16/08 - 6/20/08 Curtis Arts & Humanities Center (ages 8 - 12)

  • 5/11/09, Aurora Quest (6th - 8th Grade)

  • Saturdays 3/7/09 - 6/20/09 I Want More Comics! (Adults)

  • Thursdays 3/5/09-3/19/09, 4/1/09 Denver Public Library, Byers Branch (Kindergarten - 9th Grade)

  • Mondays 1/12/09-3/16/09 Highline Academy (3rd - 8th Grade)

  • 11/3/08 - 11/4/08 McElwain Elementary (5th Grade)

  • 9/29/08-9/30/08 Peace With Christ Elementary (3rd - 5th grades)

  • 9/16/08, 9/23/08 Columbian Elementary (3rd - 5th grades)

  • 4/3/08, 4/4/08, 12/5/08 Bell Middle School (8th grades)

  • 4/1/08 Kyffin Elementary (3rd grades)

  • 3/4/08 - 3/20/08 William Smith Alternative School (High School)

  • 12/20/07 Bromley East Charter School (3rd - 4th grades)

  • 6/12-13/2007 Longmont Public Library (5th - 10th grades)

Memberships:

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