CURRICULUM VITAE

2005             M.F.A.  Visual Art (Cum Laude), University of Cincinnati

2000             B.F.A.  Visual Art (Cum Laude), Southern Oregon University

2016—                 Graphic Designer and Illustrator, Statehood Media, Bend, OR

2014-16               Instructional Designer, Choose Growth, Bend, OR

2013–14               Instructor, Central Oregon Community College, Bend, OR

2013–14               Instructor, Oregon State University—Cascades, Bend, OR

2012–13            Adjunct Assistant Professor, Hostos Community College, Bronx, NY

2009–13             Adjunct Assistant Professor, Borough of Manhattan Community College, NY

2008–09             Visiting Assistant Professor, Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn, NY

2007–08             Adjunct Instructor, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY

2006–07             Temporary Foundation Department Head, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR

2005–07             Instructor, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR

2001–02             Adjunct Instructor, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, Oregon

 

Central Oregon Community College, Bend, OR

  • Drawing I: Beginning Drawing
  • Drawing II: Introduction to the Figure
  • Basic Design: Composition in Black and White
  • Color Theory: Principles of Color
  • Illustration: Comic Books and Children’s Books
  • Portfolio Development: Independent Study
  • Children’s Book Illustration: Independent Study

Oregon State University, Bend, OR

  • Experimental Digital Painting I, II & III
  • Photoshop professional intensive

Hostos Community College, Bronx, NY

  • Advanced Illustration: Visual Literacy
  • Digital Foundation: Color and Composition
  • Drawing and Painting: Introduction to Art

Borough of Manhattan Community College, New York, NY

  • Digital Foundation: Introduction to Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
  • Advanced Illustration

Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn, NY

  •  Computer Assisted Illustration
  • Communication Design
  • Typography
  • Basic Design

Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY

  •  Basic Design
  • Color Theory

Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR

  • Art History: Paleolithic to Gothic
  • Art History: Gothic to Present Day
  • Digital Foundation: Color and Composition in Digital Process
  • Color Theory

University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

  •  Drawing: Life Drawing I
  • Drawing: Basic Drawing III
  • Foundation:  Black and White Composition
  • Foundation: Color Theory
  • Foundation: 3-d design/ performance

Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR

  • Advanced Digital Art

 

2013                      Layout for Comics, Dean Haspiel, NYC

2012                      Coding for WordPress, Jonathan Grover, NYC

2012                       Intro to HTML, Jonathan Grover, NYC

2012                       Digital Photography, Third Ward, NYC

2012                        Anatomy for Illustrators, R. Sikoryak, NYC

2012                        Illustration for Comics, Josh Bayer, NYC

2010                        Samuel G Freedman Writer’s Seminar, Columbia University

2008–09              Studio Figure Drawing, Peter Galfinopolis, Art Student’s League, New York City

2007-08                 Studio Oil Painting, Larry Poons, Art Student’s League, New York City

2004                        Resident Artist, Jeleni Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic

2001                         Resident Artist, Long Lake Camp for the Arts, Long Lake, New York

2014                   Quarterly Art Features, The Broadside, Bend, OR

2013                  Author and Illustrator, Gray Fox Walks, NY

2013                   Contributor, Suspect Device Comics Anthology, NY

2012                   Author and Illustrator, Alexander and Isabel Find a Key, NY

2009–11            Freelance Illustrator and Writer, The Jewish Week

2008–10             Correspondent, FlashArt Magazine

2007–10             Contributor, SmartHistory

2001–07             Art Critic, Artweek Magazine

2005–07             Contributing Editor, PORT (Portlandart.net)

2000–01             Freelance Critic, Ashland Daily Tidings

2012             CUNY Development Grant, Photography, NY

2011             The Conversation New York

2010             CUNY Development Grant for a new show of paintings, Paris

2009             Grant for Painting, Art Student’s League, NY

2007             Superhero Award for Excellence in Education, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR

2005             Best New Writer, Oregonlive, Portland, OR

2004             Wolfstein Summer Travel Fellowship, University of Cincinnati, OH

2006            Crash Course in Art Criticism PICA (Portland Institute of Contemporary Art), Portland, OR

2000            Studio Assistant, Judy Pfaff, New York, NY

1998             Animation Tech, Miles Inada, Ashland, OR

1997             Digital Media Coordinator, Lisa Moren, Ashland, OR

 

2013            First Prize, Juried Group Photography Exhibit, Fotofoto gallery, Huntington, NY

2013            *Skateboard Art, Housing Works Bookstore, NY, NY

2013            *New Photography, Borough of Manhattan Community College, NY, NY

2013             Ketubahs and Comics, Jewish Art Salon, NY

2012            Art Forms, Children’s Museum of Art, NY, NY

2009            Memorial Art Show for Andy Kessler, Volcom, NY, NY

2009             Faculty Exhibition, Borough of Manhattan Community College, NY, NY

2006            Un/Common, Pacific Northwest College of Art

2006            Portrait Show, Hall Gallery, Portland OR

2005            *M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition, University of Cincinnati New Paintings, Meyers Gallery

2005            Graduate Student Group Show, University of Cincinnati 840 Gallery

2004            Looking Inward, New Paintings and Drawings by Isaac Peterson and Forest Harmon, 840 Gallery

2004            1st Year Graduate Students, University of Cincinnati Meyers Gallery

2003            Graduate Student Group Show, University of Cincinnati 840 Gallery

2003            Faculty Exhibition, Schneider Museum of Art, Ashland, OR

2003            Rogue Gallery and Arts Center Annual Juried Exhibition, Rogue Gallery, Ashland, OR

2001            *Van Gogh Mural, Long Lake Camp For the Arts, Long Lake, NY

2000            Counselors Exhibition, Long Lake Camp For the Arts, Long Lake, NY

2000            *B.F.A.  Thesis Exhibition, Southern Oregon University Destabilized Form, Central Gallery, Ashland, OR

2000            Southern Oregon University, The Gallery at Stevenson Union, Ashland, OR, Honorable Mention

1999            *Rabbit Rabbit , Sequoia Gallery, Public Library, Ashland, OR