Cartoonist / Digital Illustrator
With over a decade of experience working with top brands across print, Web, video games and broadcast media, I create marketable artwork, tailored to your needs, to creatively communicate ideas, emotions, feelings, sensations and facts.
Past and current clients include Chevrolet, U.S. Department of Education, Dreamworks, Mattel, Hasbro, Disney, Nickelodeon, 2K, Take 2, Scholastic, Simon and Schuster, Dodger Costumes (for my work on Cats the Musical), NBC's Today Show, Spike TV and DC comics /Warner bros.
7/2001 - Present Freelance Artist/Illustrator/Designer New York City
Digital Illustrator/Designer on books & packaging for Mada Design and Siegal+Gale.
Background Artist for Playhouse Disney production of Hooked on Phonics for Flickerlab.
Co-Creator/artist of Waterkeeper a quarterly adventure comic strip for nationally distributed environmental magazine, Robert F. Kennedy's WATERKEEPER Alliance.
Painted Statue of Liberty, Batman & Robin, Captain Jack Sparrow and Davey Jones Halloween costume worn by anchors on NBC's Today Show '03, '05 & '06.
Created animated Flash movies and campaign artwork for Mada Design Inc.
Costume Painter for 4 touring productions of CATS.
Digital Coloring for various comic book and animation properties.
10/2000 7/2001 Starlight Runner Entertainment Lead Artist/Founder, New York City
Created from concept to finished art, Web site and prop Designs, characters, animation, intellectual property bibles, and presentations for in-house properties and clients.
Supervised freelancers to work in tandem with in-house graphics team.
Worked directly with President to develop interactive game characters and worlds.
Designed props, costumes and other production designs for live action film shoots.
Represented company at trade shows.
2/2000 - 10/2000 Urban Box Office Network Art Director New York City
Supervised all art and design for Othervision.com animation division and tripled productivity.
Assisted VP of Development and lead team of artists and writers in development of original properties.
Designed and animated for flagship property Bulletproof Diva, featured on VH1.
Created animation, logo designs, interface and presentations for web based programming.
5/1998-2/2000 Freelance Colorist/Illustrator/PA/Wardrobe New York City
Cut my teeth in the film Industry by working on 2 feature films as Wardrobe and production assistant.
Digital Coloring for Chaos! Comics.
Cartooning and Illustration for various clients.
5/1996 - 5/1998 Atomic Paintbrush Art Director New York City
Art directed the biggest coloring house in the comics industry working directly with editors and clients.
Provided digital coloring, illustration, picture retouching and other services to clients.
Trained new employees in coloring procedure utilizing Adobe Photoshop.
1998 School of Visual Arts
1989-1993 Art and Design HS, New York City High School diploma
Major in Illustration and Commercial Art.