ARTIST'S PROFILE

My passion for art, design, and photography ignited while studying abroad in Germany and Austria back in my college days. I then started my own business 15+ years ago and began selling my stylized street photography from my many European travels. Later I went back to school and added graphic design to the mix. Now I love creating eye-catching compositions, illustrations, and designs for any platform.

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Skills

ADOBE:

Photoshop
Illustrator
InDesign 

Dreamweaver  
Acrobat

AUDIO:

GarageBand 

Audacity

CAD:

SketchUp

DESIGN:

Print

Posters

Layouts

Illustrations

Logos

Web

E-LEARNING:

Storyline

MICROSOFT:

Word

Excel

PowerPoint

Outlook

PHOTOGRAPHY TOOLS:

Pro Digital SLR

35mm

Medium Format

Studio Strobes

Speedlites

Pro Lab Digital Printing

Darkroom Developing

PHOTOGRAPHY STYLE:

Fine Art

Street

Photojournalism

Documentary
Environmental Portrait

Nature

Landscape

Multiple Exposure

Digital Collage

VIDEO:

Final Cut Pro

iMovie

Camtasia

WEB:

CMS Platforms

Dreamweaver

Wix

HTML/XHTML

CSS

Education

2012

Graduated

Stark State College 

Graphic Design  

2 yr. Certificate

2003

Continued Education

Kent State University

Photography &

German

1998

Studied Abroad

Vienna, Austria

4 months

2005

Studied Abroad

Dresden, Germany

7 months

2001

Graduated

Lipscomb University

B.A. Studio Arts/ Photography 

Fun Facts

Complied from the Enneagram, Strengths Finder, and Myers-Briggs

  • Avid life-time learner

  • Always researching something

  • Prefer to balance intuition with reason and logic

  • I have a rich inner world of creativity, analysis, analytical investigation, and invention

  • I come alive when around others that enjoy the intersections of art, design, brainstorming, analyzing and refining

  • Achievement oriented

  • Ambivert / Introvert

  • I highly value self-reflection and authentic emotions communicated maturely

  • I have a knack for finding what's missing or lacking in any situation and then will move in direction of fixing those things

My current crushes are: street photography, collages, illustrations, and typographic posters.

I'm drawn to creative compositions with layers, multi-meanings, paradox, humor and irony.