ARTIST AND DESIGNER
Self-Employed | 2004-Present
Commissions and project-based work. Clients have included Bayshore Mall, Snack Boys, Alive & Fine (murals); True/False Film Festival,
Eaux Claires Art & Music Festival, UpHere Festival, NEWaukee (installation and stage design); Amadeus Press, Backbeat Books,
and Hal Leonard (book design).
Artists Working in Education (A.W.E.) | 2019-Present
Short-term, community art projects in schools, parks, and organizations throughout Milwaukee. Projects have included outdoor murals (Mitchell Park and Havenwoods Neighborhood Association), supplemental art classes (El Puente High School) and weekly drop-in art sessions for families affected by domestic violence (Sojourner Peace Center).
Arts @ Large | 2018-2020
Short-term, educator-designed projects providing supplemental art education at various Milwaukee Public Schools. Projects were specific to learning goals, and created through small and whole group instruction. Outcomes included large-scale murals, faux stained glass windows,
and instruction in small-scale painting and drawing techniques. Ages and grade levels varied from K4 to high school students. Projects allowed students’ ideas and voices to shine through and for them to take ownership of each piece.
PARAPROFESSIONAL (TEACHER'S ASSISTANT)
Milwaukee Public Schools | 2016-2017
Worked in a 1st grade classroom at Humboldt Park School. Engaged in activities with regular and special education students, and acted as a support to better individualize the teaching-learning process. Corrected written work, facilitated class art projects in both small and large group settings, and assisted school administration in maintaining a safe learning environment.
Trusted Media Brands | 2014-2016
Worked with team to plan, design and execute select pages of books, magazines and SIPs for print. Produced layouts, implemented revisions, prepared files for final production, and managed process from concept to completion. Adapted files for iPad and other digital program extensions. Fast-paced environment, with daily shifting priorities and deadline requirements.