Bio

Creator’s statement:
As an Artisan, Illustrator, Fine Artist, Graphic Designer and Designer of Communication my physical and digital tool boxes are full of professional expertise and experience.  How can I help you or your brand be more creative today?

Job history:
Natural Line Studio, April 2012-Present; job description: Designer of Graphics and Communication, Fine Artist (traditional) and Illustrator (digital);  in house production of print and or web ready artworks and designs.
The Door Store, Cambridge, MA. May 2016-Present, job description, Sales Associate and custom woodworking and manufacturing craftsman.
Hopsters Brewery, Newton, MA.,September 2015-May 2016, job description: Assistant Brewmaster
Blick Art Materials Landmark Center store, Boston, MA., September 2010-April 2012,  job description: Retail Sales Associate, Custom Art Framer, Designer, Craftsman, Preservationist and digital printing.
Forest Floors, September 2001- Rockland, MA., September 2007;  job description:  wood flooring Installer, Restorer,  Finisher, Manufacturer Craftsman and Designer.

Education:
Butera School of Art  now of Fisher College, 2007-2009, Boston, MA., FaceBook page available
Utah State University, 1997-2000, Logan, UT.,  Bachelor of Science, w/an emphasis in Illustration, Design and Fine Arts.
Joe Kubert School of Cartooning & Graphic Design, 1996-1997, Dover, N.J., First year certification

Professional Affiliations:
Boston Redevelopment Authority Resident Artist Certified, December 2013- December 2018
Graphic Artists Guild, 32 Broadway Street, Suite 1114, N.Y., N.Y.; member 2009 – Present,
     Executive Committee member January 2015- December 2016,  New England Regional Representative January – September 2017
Cicerone Certified Beer Server, January 2016, 4043 N. Ravenswood Ave. #306, Chicago, Il. 60613
Festool Owner’s Group,USA
Masterpiece Gallery and Custom framing, www.masterpieceframing.com, One Boston Design Center Place, Suite 549,  Boston, MA. 02210
Canvas Fine Arts, Artist representative / agent, October 2014- October 2015
Tales from the Parent’s Basement Press, 2814 West 4275 South, Roy, UT.,
Severed Head Comics Publishing, 26 Broadway, Dover, N.H.,
Boston Comics Roundtable, Boston, MA.,
San Diego Comic Book Convention International Expo,  San Diego, CA.;  Professional status 2009 – Present
New York Comic Book Convention, New York City, New York;  Professional status 2012 – Present
Boston Comic Book Convention, Boston, MA.;  Professional/ Artist Alley status 2009 – Present

Work credits:

Editorial and research writing for the Graphic Artists Guild  Pricing and Ethical Guidelines handbook edition 15; PEGs 2018
Splatter Paint Parties, branding and identity, New Jersey, October 2016
Deep Eddy Vodka w/ A Room to Dream foundation artist demo and charity auction event, May 2015
Joe’s Barbershop, Summer branding, John Wright, Nantucket, MA., May 2015
Altered Egos, costuming branding/identity, Nicole A. Torres,  January 2015
Spaceship Dreamland 1E webcomic, www.naturallinestudio.com, Natural Line Studio Publishing,
May 2013-Present, Boston, MA.
Arietis, www.arietis.org, branding & identity, January 2014, Boston, MA.
Coexist Cube Project, @kickstarter.com, Natural Line Studio, July-November 2013, Brookline, MA.
Baldiwn the bug, www.emeraldbiology.com, Dr. Ida Lister, November 2012-June 2013, Boston, MA.
Guykoden #2, Severed Head Comics Publishing, April 2013, Dover, N.H.
Top Cow talent Hunt,  Creativerelay.com, Ed Shems, December 2012,  Boston, MA.
S.H.C. #7, “Washed-up”, Severed Head Comics Publishing, December 2011, Dover, N.H.
Hellbound #1, “The Legend of Mt. Chocorua”, Boston Comics Roundtable Publishing, October 2010,       Boston, MA.
Manny’s on 2nd Sports Pub & Restaurant, French Bulldog logo, April 2010, New York, N.Y.
235th Anniversary “Patriot’s Day battle map”, Old North Church Gift Shop, April 2010 to Present,
Boston, MA.
8 A.M., “All Things Must Intersect”, Tales from the Parents Basement Publishing, March 2010, Ogden, UT.
S.H.C. #6, “Full Moon Havoc”, Severed Head Comics, January 2010, Dover, N.H.
“Gun’s Point”, BabyCat Productions, January 2009, Los Angeles, CA.
“I believe”, JLG Records, December 2008, Weymouth, MA.

Exhibitions/Galleries:
Out of the Blue Gallery, 541 Massachusetts Ave, August 2016-October 2016, Cambridge, MA
The Liberty Hotel, 215 Charles Street, July 5th, 2016, Boston, MA.
Artist’s Studio and Gallery, Patriot Place/Gillette Stadium, October 28th – November 1st 2015, Foxboro, MA.
The Liberty Hotel, 215 Charles Street, Aug 25th, 2015, Boston, MA.
The Strand theater Gallery, June 25th-July 25th 2015, 543 Columbia Rd., Boston, MA.
BNNTV, Neighborhood Art gallery, May 10th-Jue 30th 2015,  3025 Washington St., Boston, MA.
Liquid Art House, 100 Arlington St., April 13th 2015, Boston MA.,
The Liberty Hotel, 215 Charles Street, Feb. 17th, 2015, Boston, MA.
The Liberty Hotel, 215 Charles Street, Feb. 6th, 2015, Boston, MA.
Masterpiece Gallery, Boston Design Center, Jan. 2015, Boston, MA.
Canvas Fine Arts Gallery
, “SOWA First Fridays” exhibit, Nov. 2014, Boston MA.
Capricorn Lounge & Gallery, 2012; permanent collection, Laax, Switzerland,
Utah Arts Council traveling exhibition, June 2010 – June 2011, UT.
Utah’s Hogle Zoo Juried Art Exhibit, February 2010, Salt Lake City, UT.
“Spiritus” Art Exhibition, Lasell College, November 2009, Newton, MA.
Andover Service Club Fall Charity/Auction, October 2009, Andover, MA.
“Inspiration 1” at the Out of the Blue Gallery, March 2008, Cambridge, MA.
“Inspiration 2” at the All Asia Cafe’, October 2009, Cambridge, MA.
“Marathon Moments”, Boston Marathon Runner’s Expo, 2002-06, Boston, MA.
Hypetheal Vortex, “Hardwood floors of the year” honorable mention, NWFA.org, February 2002,    Chesterfield, MO.

Artistic disciplines:
Designing for; information, persuasion & education, paste-up and mechanicals, models, acrylic, gouache, charcoal, floral designing, graphite, printmaking, marbling, silkscreening, pastels, watercolor, oil painting, pen & ink, Museum/archival quality framing, designing, mating, mounting, carpentry and artisanal woodworking.

Digital and Computer disciplines:  Microsoft word processor, Ipages, Garageband, Imovie, WordPress, Adobe: Acrobat, Illustrator, Photoshop, Fine Art digital printing w/ Epson 9900, using RIP, LifeSaver, Wizard MatDesign and Color Munki programs.

Brewing industry disciplines: Day to day brewery maintenance, kegging of beer, 2 stage CIP Keg cleaning, quality control, cellaring of products, bottling and customer hospitality services.

Other affiliations and awards
Boston Resident Artist 2013-2018
1st place winner in the Trappist style category for the Rhode Island Ocean State home brew competition 2016.
Braukline Homebrew Club, Brookline, MA.
American Homebrewer’s Association member, a division of the Brewer’s Association.