I just like to make things that stoke the creative fire inside us all.

Work Experience

The Portland Mercury

Art Director

Concepting and curating cover art.
Designing editorial layouts.
Finding great illustrators and photographers to work with
Inventing new ways to tie the printed newspaper to the online experience in a fun rewarding way.
Having fun making things with the whole crew.
(Oh, and some data entry.)
January 2009 -

Wieden + Kennedy

Art Director, Writer, Illustrator, Conception

I helped make things for clients like Target, Nike, Starbucks, MTV, Good Magazine, Oregon Tourism, and the American Indian College Fund.
This place had a way of using my talents as a copy writer, art director and artist in new an unusual ways every day I walked it.
April 2006 - October 2008

Grass Hut

Owner/Artist/Curator

I ran the gallery/shop/studio with my friend Bwana Spoons.
We curated art shows, published zines, painted murals, and made all sorts of colorful ideas come true.
November 2006 - January 2010

Education

Wieden+Kennedy 12.3

advertising/art/new media

Doing good work for good clients like MTV, Good Magazine, Planned Parenthood, NAU clothing, and others.
April 2006 - April 2007 Portland, Oregon, United States

Portland State University

History

September 2004 - June 2006 Portland, Oregon, United States

College Of The Redwoods

Fun

I just had fun taking photography classes, writing classes, environmental classes and stuff.
September 1998 - April 2000 Arcata, Eureka, California

Pasadena City College

Fun

I just had fun taking photography classes, music classes, history classes, and learning how to learn.
September 1996 - June 1997 Pasadena, California, United States

Languages

English (),

Awards

Association Of Alternative Weeklies

1st Place Cover Design

2010

British Design & Art Direction (D&AD)

Yellow Pencil Award in Illustration

2009

Skills

Art Curating, Art Direction, Copy Writing, Illustration, Mural Pianting, Skateboarding, Surfing,