Education

 

2013 - 2019     Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL — Bachelors of Fine Arts with focus in Metalsmithing, Art History Minor. Graduated cum laude.


Print Publications

 

2019    Amphithea Style: A Love Nikki Fanzine — Zine

One page illustration; Accepted via juried submissions,
Published and printed via zine creator.

https://love-nikki-fanzine.tumblr.com/

 

2019    Memories of You: An Aikoto Zine — Zine

One page illustration; Accepted via juried submissions,
Published and printed via zine creator.

https://aikotozine.tumblr.com/

 

2019    LOVE: An Undertale Fanzine — Zine

One page illustration; Accepted via juried submissions,
Published and printed via zine creator.

https://undertalezine.tumblr.com/

 

2018    Come Along With Me: Adventure Time Finale Zine — Zine

One page illustration; Accepted via juried submissions,
Published and printed via zine creator.

https://atfinalezine.tumblr.com/

 

2018    Devilman Tarot — Tarot Deck

Illustration for one card of a seventy-two card deck; Accepted via juried submissions,
Published and printed via anthology creator.

https://devilmantarotproject.tumblr.com/

 

2018    Missing Dream 
200 page novel; self published and printed in September 2018 with 111 comic pages with retouched art as well as 70 pages of additional illustrations, sketches and other content.

2018     Return Vol. 1

60 page novel, self published and printed in September 2018 with 54 comic pages as well as additional pages of sketches and other content.

2018     Gaming Heroines — Charity Zine 

Profits donated to the AECC (Spanish Association Against Cancer).
One page illustration; Accepted via juried submissions,
Published and printed via Kickstarter campaign.

https://gamingheroines.tumblr.com


2018     Merci Beaucoup! — Zine

One page illustration; donated for fan compilation,
Published and printed via zine creator. 

https://miraculous-merci-zine.tumblr.com

2017    Forged — Zine

One page illustration; Accepted via juried submissions,
Published and printed via zine creator.

https://forgedzine.tumblr.com

 

2017     Restless Minds: Nightmares — Anthology

Ten page comic; Accepted via juried submissions,
Published and printed via Kickstarter campaign.

https://uppermindink.com

2016     Inky Leaves: An Inktober Zine — Zine

Inky Leaves 32 page zine of illustrations; self published and self printed.

2016    Restless Minds: Imagination — Anthology 

Four page comic; Accepted via juried submissions,
Published and printed via Kickstarter campaign.

https://uppermindink.com

 

Digital Publications

 

2018    The Rosemarried Album — Anthology

One page illustration; Accepted via juried submissions,

Published online via anthology creator.

https://rosemarriedalbum.tumblr.com/

 

2018    Mix-Up No Jutsu — Zine

One page illustration; Accepted via juried submissions,

Published online via zine creator.

https://mixupnojutsuzine.tumblr.com/

 

Exhibitions


10/2017    Sculpture on Campus — Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville,
Edwardsville, IL

Received funding via juried submissions to create and install a sculpture onto the Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville campus for competition. Entropy was installed  from Summer 2017 - present.  Juror: David Fleming.

5/2017     Wood River Small Works Show — Wood River Museum and Visitors’ Center,
Wood River, IL  Juror: Barbara JK Nwacha, Department Chair of Southern Illinois University- Edwardsville  Art & Design.

2/2017     Annual SIUE Student Exhibition — Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL  Juror: Terry Suhre, Director of University of Missouri - St. Louis 210 Gallery.

 

Media Publications

 

2020     Disabled Cartoonists Database — https://www.disabledcartoonists.com/
Listing including bio and specializations.

 

2019     LOVE: An Undertale Zine — https://undertalezine.tumblr.com/post/182369172568/

Artist Feature with interview questions.

 

2017     Sculpture on Campus — https://www.siuesculpture.com/sculpture-on-campus

Video of artist talk and sculpture.


Related Professional Experience

 

2017 - 2019     Wagner Association of Metalsmiths — Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville, IL
Vice President. Assists with jewelry sales, fundraising, and  organizing group events.

 

2018 - 2019     Watch Me Work — watchmework.com
Featured Artist. Streamed digital work weekly via scheduled calendar of events.

 

2014 - 2017     Print Council — Southern Illinois University -  Edwardsville, IL
Member. Assisted withprint sales, group hosted events, and participated in the PC: Vol.1, PC: Vo1.2, and PC: Halloween zines.

 

Grants/Awards

 

2020     Rising Talent — Upwork ( https://www.upwork.com/ )

Title granted via accomplishments and experience as a freelancer both off and on Upwork.

 

2017     SIUE Provost Fine Arts Scholarship — SIUE Edwardsville, IL
Tuition award granted via juried submissions.
 

 

 

Skills

 

Illustration:
PaintTool Sai
Photoshop
Illustrator
InDesign
OpenToonz

 

Metals:
Piercing

Riveting

Champlevé
Cloisonné
Plique-à-jour
Grisaille
Sgraffito
Limoge
Basse-taille
Etching
Keum-Boo
Granulation
Bezel Setting
Tube Setting
Flush Setting
Tension Setting
Repoussé
Chasing
Die Forming
Angle Raising
Spiculum
Electroforming
Plating