curriculum vitae

Education

M.F.A. Digital Fine Arts, George Mason University, 2006, Graduate Student Award
B.F.A Communication Arts, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1985, Dean’s list 1985

Professional Experience

2007-present
Assistant Professor, Department of Visual Arts, University of Colorado Denver, Denver CO
1985- present
Illustrator – Clients include Fortune 500 corporate and many national/international magazines; specializing in covers, packaging and annual report illustrations
1999- present
President, Foliofactory, Inc., a search engine and web marketing firm featuring thousands of artists and their illustrations online at Folioplanet.com
2006-07
Assistant Professorial Lecturer, George Washington University, Department of Computer Science, Washington DC
2006
Adjunct Professor, George Mason University, Department of Visual Arts and Technology, Fairfax VA

Juried Honors and Awards

2010
my newer award : this award was newer and so it listed under 2010..
34th Annual award : I am very happy to announce that Indistinct Boundaries Movement [...]
2009
My Old award : This is an older award
42nd Brooklyn Arts Council International Film Festival, Official Selection for P.R. and Drop , Brooklyn, NY
Chicago Underground Film Festival, Official Selection for P.R., Chicago, IL
32nd Atlanta International Film Festival, an international festival receiving more than 1700 entries with fewer than 150 films selected, Atlanta, GA
15th New York Underground Film Festival, New York, NY
Globians Film Festival, an international festival focused on world and documentary films, Berlin, Germany
IV ‘08, 12th International Conference Information Visualization digital art gallery, London, UK
Byron Bay International Film Festival, Byron Bay, Australia
30th Annual Big Muddy Film Festival, Carbondale, IL
The 86Collective, a new media DVD showcase featuring four Denver artists sponsored by Rubi Rey, Denver, Chicago, Miami, USA
Design Clock Competition, Art Center Complex (ACT), Tokyo, Japan
2006
Junctures, Gallery 123, Fairfax VA
New Art Examined, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA
2003
Landscapes, Del Ray Artisans, Alexandria VA
2000
51st Annual Art Directors Club Exhibition, Washington DC
1999
PRINT Regional Design Annual
1998
Communication Arts Illustration Annual
1995
PRINT Regional Design Annual
1994
36th Society of Illustrators Annual Exhibition, New York, NY
Communication Arts Illustration Annual
1994
Text and Image, Target Gallery, Alexandria VA
1993
35th Society of Illustrators Annual Exhibition, New York, NY
PRINT Regional Design Annual
Communication Arts Illustration Annual
1992
34th Society of Illustrators Annual Exhibition, New York, NY
5th Annual Illustrators Club Exhibition, Washington, DC
Third Biennial AIGA Fifty, Design Exhibition
Communication Arts Illustration Annual
PRINT Regional Design Annual
1991
33rd Society of Illustrators Annual Exhibition, New York, NY
42nd Annual Art Directors Club Exhibition, Washington, DC
Communication Arts Illustration Annual
PRINT Regional Design Annual
Society of Publication Design Annual Show, New York, NY
1990
Communication Arts Illustration Annual
Second Biennial AIGA Fifty Design Exhibition, Washington, DC
41st Annual Art Directors Club Exhibition, Washington, DC
3rd Annual Illustrators Club Exhibition, Washington, DC
1989
Communication Arts Illustration Annual
1988
2nd Annual Illustrators Club Exhibition, Washington, DC
PRINT Regional Design Annual
39th Annual Art Directors Club Exhibition, Washington, DC
Communication Arts Illustration Annual
32nd Society of Illustrators Annual Exhibition, New York, NY
1987
American Illustration, Volume 6, New York, NY
Communication Arts Illustration Annual
1986
American Illustration, Volume 5, New York, NY
PRINT Regional Design Annual
1985
Society of Illustrators Annual Scholarship Competition, New York, NY

Performances

2007
such a pure force, premiere of a 20 minute 3D animation created for an original Steven Antosca composition, Corcoran Museum of Art, Contemporary Music Forum, Washington DC
Skating Still , an animation to accompany Gina Biver’s composition included in the 60X60 film festival
Proximity Politico, live Theremin/interactive performance for MultimedialeDC, Provisions Gallery, Washington DC
Temporal Interference, an interactive dance collaboration performed with Jane Franklin Dance Company at The Kennedy Center, Washington DC
The Floating Lab – duo, A live laptop concert with networked computers, a theremin and video projection,
Electric Possible, George Washington University
Protest on Demand, performance as part of the Floating Lab Collective, MultimedialeDC, Washington DC
Electric Live!, performance with Edgar Endress, Electric Possible, experimental electronic music series, Washington DC
2006
Temporal Interference, premiere performance and installation at the Warehouse Gallery, Washington DC

Exhibitions (selected)

Private Arts: A Designers Art Exhibition, Artery 717, Alexandria, VA
Rupture, a 3 minute full dome format film screened at Dome 360, Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Denver CO
2008
86 Collection, The Lab at Belmar, Denver, CO
Artist = Educator, Marriott Gallery, Denver, CO
2006
Landscape and Memory, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA
Fluxus, Pyramid Atlantic, Silver Spring, MD
Art as Social Action, Provisions Art Gallery, Washington, DC
Print-Amore, Fine Arts Gallery, Fairfax, VA
2005
Illustrator’s Cub Member show, Art Institute of Washington, Arlington VA
Southern Latitudes, Ice House Gallery, Berkeley Springs WV
Graduate Student Exhibit Mason Hall, Fairfax VA
1999
Illustration, Pennsylvania College of Art and Design
1992
New Members Show, Society of Illustrators, New York, NY

Lectures and Presentations

2007
“anti-matter: recontextualizing the material”, co-authored an essay for the exhibition catalogue, Maryland Art Place,
2006
Digital Expo, George Washington University – animation festival and demonstration of motion capture
techniques, electronics and robotics using Max/MSP/Jitter
Interactive and Kinetik Art, George Mason University – 5 interactive displays to introduce painters, sculptors and digital artists to incorporating Max/MSP/Jitter into installation works
3rd Annual Visual Culture[s] Symposium at George Mason
Presentation: “Lessig Remix”
2005
ICON4 The Illustration Conference, San Francisco CA
Session chair: “Pixel Pushers”, the Bay Area digital art scene
Film presentation: “Peripheral Visions” artists working outside their normal field
2004
The Switch from Traditional to Digital, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond VA
2003
ICON3 The Illustration Conference, 2003, Philadelphia PA
Session Producer: “Animation for Illustrators”, “Illustrator as Entrepreneur”, “Surface Design and Product
Licensing” “Starbucks: Branding with Illustration”
Curator: “Illustration Animation Festival
2002
“Protecting your work on the Web”, author, Illustrator’s News, Vol. 2, no. 1, 2002, 11.
2001
ICON2 The Illustration Conference, 2001, Santa Fe NM
Lecture: “Incorporating New Technologies”
Panel discussion: “Licensing, Choices and Challenges”
“Competition and the Drunken Bird”, author, Illustrator’s News, Vol. 1, no. 5, 2001, 5.
Internet Marketing, The Illustrators Club of Washington, Washington DC
1999
The First Illustration Conference, 1999, Santa Fe NM
Lecture: “Web site Use and Design”
Panel discussion: “Integrating the computer into your career”
“Setting up a Searchable Web Catalog”, author, Illustrator’s News, Vol. 1, no. 1, 1999
Illustration, American University, Washington DC
1998
A career in illustration, Marymount University, Arlington VA
1996
Illustration, Northern Virginia Community College, Alexandria VA
1995
Running a Freelance Illustration Business, Marymount University, Arlington VA
1994
The Art of Promotion, The Illustrators Club of Washington, Washington DC
Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore MD
Workshop: Creating an illustration for assignment
1993
Workshop: Painting demonstration, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore MD
1992
A career in illustration, The Corcoran School of Art

Reviews and Interviews

2007
Digital tools interview by Ron Chan, “Unleash the potential of the art brush” How to Wow with Illustrator
2005
Hope Gibbs, Interview, “Evolution of an Artist” Elan Magazine, Volume 7
2004
Lisa Cyr, Profile, “The Power of Collaboration”, [un]coated, AIGA journal
1996
Interview, “Sharing a Studio”, Full Bleed Magazine, ADCMW
1990
Interview, “New Illustrators”, Sketches, Illustrator’s Club of Metropolitan Washington

Collections

Smithsonian Museum of American Art, Washington, DC
District of Columbia Historical Society, Washington DC
Blue Cross, Blue Shields, Washington DC
Systems Center, Sterling VA
James River Paper Co., Richmond VA
Celestial Seasonings, Boulder CO
Caffaro Baking Co., Seattle, WA
Kohler, Kohler, WI
Citicorp, New York, NY
American Society of Physical Therapists, Alexandria VA

Other Scholarly Activities

2009
CAM Faculty Development/YUMPS Grant to attend Sedona International Film Festival
CAM Faculty Development to attend Ann Arbor International Film Festival
2008
Co-PI on a $48K Seed Grant Request submitted by Prof. Anu Rawaswami and awarded by the Denver Department of Environmental Health to develop and evaluate a delivery model for realtor-mediated energy efficiency retrofits offered at the time of sale. My contribution will be in the area of communications and marketing.
CAM Faculty Development/YUMPS Grant to perform/install at Performática in Pueblas, Mexico
Faculty Advisor for a UROP grant awarded to Timothy Edens to create a dome immersive experience on UCD campus
2007
CAM Faculty Development/YUMPS Grant for Map Incubator project in Baltimore, MD
2006
Graduate Travel Grant, to attend Scope II- Sites and Subject, held in Vienna, Austria

Selected Commissions:

Cover Art: Businessweek, Forbes, The Atlantic Monthly, Time Magazine, The New Republic, PC Magazine, IBM Research, Fantasy and Science Fiction, The New York Times, WSJ, Washington Post Magazine, Washington Post Weekend, Insight Magazine, Nuclear Times, Harvard Business Review, New England Monthly, Eating Well, Der Speigel
Annual Reports: Smuckers, Systems Center, Riggs National Bank, Blue Cross Blue Shield
Portraits: Systems Center, Pierre L’Enfant for Washingtonian/District of Columbia Historical Society, James River Paper Company, Citibank, American Physical Therapy Association, Blue Cross/Blue Shields

Professional Memberships

American Institute of Graphic Arts
Society of Illustrators
Illustrators Partnership of America, Founding Member
Illustrators Club of Metropolitan Washington
College Art Association

Professional Service

2003-05
Board member, Treasurer, The Illustration Conference, San Francisco
2001-03
Board member, Technology Chair, The Illustration Conference, Philadelphia
1999-02
Board member, Del Ray Artisans, Alexandria VA
1995
Juror, Society of Illustrators student show, New York, NY
1992
Juror, Northern Virginia Community College, Alexandria, VA

University Service

Teaching Activities