Resume

E X H I B I T I O N S

  
2016
Sacred Roots Gallery
Group show with Mia Serafini and Liz Welling
2015
ARTPRIZE
Sacred Roots Gallery
Solo show
 
 
2014
Gallerie Art Haus - Grand Rapids, MI
Group show

Gallerie Art Haus Part 2 - Grand Rapids, MI
Group show
2012

Electric Chetah - Solo show
Big Bang Art Festival - Grand Rapids, MI
2011
The Twighlight Bark and Meow, Grand Rapids, MI
2-person exhibition of mixed media paintings
Festival of the Arts, Grand Rapids, MI

 

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2009
ARTPRIZE
Richard App Gallery, Grand Rapids, MI
Nuevo de Mayo,  4-person exhibition
P R I V A T E   C O L L E C T I O N S
 
Mrs. Mary Anne Keeler, Mr. and Mrs. Grant VanderVeer, Mrs. Terry Larson McElroy, Mr. and Mrs. Dan Wells, Ms. Molly McNamara, Ms. Julie Wiseman, Mr. Alex Zykowski, Ms. Jenise Lamar Brown, Mr. David Deaver, Mr. Bradley Hall Larson, Ms. Meridelle Tews, Ms. Laura Bennett, Ms. Laura Gillies, Mr. David Maxam, Ms. Jennifer Nemes Kossack, Mr. Clayton Booth, Ms. Sheryl Budnick  
​E D U C A T I O N
1990      
Kendall College of Art and Design, Grand Rapids, Michigan
BFA – Graphic Design

1987  
Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, California
Major - Fine Art

 

T E A C H I N G   E X P E R I E N C E

9/15 to Present
Adjunct instructor — Michigan State University
Teaching course work in various aspects of graphic design
 
9/02 to 9/08
Co-Founder and Instructor
The Polishing Center, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Professional development program for aspiring art directors, designers and copywriters

9/97 to  12/01
Adjunct Professor — Kendall College of Art and Design, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Taught typography, computer graphics I and II, and publication design.

2003     
Guest Lecturer
Aquinas College, Calvin College, Grand Rapids Community College

 


A W A R D S   A N D   P U B L I C A T I O N S
  
ADDY — Numerous
Graphis Packaging 7
American Corporate ID Ten
Printing Industries of America
Innovative Design Excellence Awards
Grand Rapids Magazine
Grand Rapids Business Journal

 

 

C O M M E R C I A L   D E S I G N    E X P E R I E N C E
1/87 to Present
My design career has produced award winning branding and creative resources of strategic communication to Fortune 500 corporations to small non profit organizations. Offered services include animated presentations, corporate identity, marketing collateral, tradeshow, packaging, print advertising, website design, html emails, banner ads and sales programs. 


Clients (partial): American Red Cross, Apple Computer, Applied Textiles, Award Properties, Campbell Ewald, Canon, Dwelling Place, Epson, Franklin Community Heath Network (Farmington, Maine), Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids Symphony, Haworth, Insulgard, International Aid, Kurdziel Industries, Leapfrog Group (Washington D.C.) Levitation Staging, Mercedes Benz, Meijer, Michigan State University, Mill Steel, Mol Belting, Paul Goebel Group, Quixtar, Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services, Ran Metal and Tubular, Spectrum Health Systems, Steelcase, United Way, Universal Forest Products, X-Rite, Yamaha, Y.W.C.A., Zondervan