a visual storyteller utilizing design, comics and illustration.
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Neighboring: a community design project

Introduction Neighboring is a community-building art project led by myself and fellow designer Catherine Oldershaw. The project invites Pittsburghers, both artists and non-artists alike, to create art or artifacts that explore what it means to be a neighbor. Neighboring will culminate in a juried gallery exhibit at Late Space,… Read More

A work in progress thought on art and design

There is a similarity between design and art in the aim for intentionality. During an art critique, an artist must defend each visual or medium decision to her viewers. If she can’t defend a decision, then she must at least be aware of a passive decision or intuitive… Read More

Sky Above Clouds.0

  One Saturday in May I took a drive from Tempe back to my parent’s house in Phoenix.  The 101 freeway cuts through an indian reservation and farmland that is largely open and undeveloped so there’s space to see the famous Big Sky of the desert Southwest.  That… Read More

It’s Still Happening (whether you like it or not)

I’m hard at work on the sequel to my first mini comic “It’s Happening”.  It has a very creative title of “It’s Still Happening”, but I assure you this one is even better than the first. If you missed the original anthology of absurd dating stories, here’s a… Read More

Mini Art Reproductions

One of my watercolor and gouache art reproductions, completed and collaged into a commission for Kvitka Photography.  It was published online and in print in the Art Source Portland 2015 arts guide! A really fun project and a way to study my favorite masters, such as Toulouse-Lautrec’s lithograph… Read More

Holiday Greeting Cards!

My brand-new holiday greeting cards are now available for sale on my  online store! I’ve got three designs, two are featured here and all have blank interiors.  The cards are printed on French Paper mill speckletone paper and come with a kraft paper envelope.  They are $4 each… Read More