My work is a mix of existentialist philosophy, speculative and established science, mythology, religion, politics, and just pure psychic washing and drying. Existence is magic; existence is hell: we are all in purgatory. Everything is one big giant food chain of nothingness, consumed with abandon.
Artist Bio / CV
Art Institute of Pittsburgh. Online Adjunct Professor of Design, Media Law & Ethics. 2007 to present.
Washington Art & Cultural Center, Draw/Paint Instructor.
Washington PA. 2003 to Present.
Trinity, Chartiers-Houston, Avella School Districts. Sub Teacher. 1998 to Present.
Jennifer Rempel. Fine Art On Commission. Pittsburgh, PA. 1997-1998.
Don Conkey & Sons. Jewelry. 1985 -1997
Pennsylvania Governors’ School for the Arts. 1984
Bucknell University Lewisburg, PA.
Asst. Teacher and RA.
Duquesne University. Pittsburgh., PA. MS in Multimedia. 2006
Art Institute of Pittsburgh. Pgh, PA. 1997
Carlow College. Pittsburgh, PA. Art Education 1996
Carnegie Mellon University. Pittsburgh, PA. BFA 1985
Pennsylvania Governors’ School for the Arts. Lewisburg, PA. Animation 1980
AWARDS 2008 Pittsburgh In The Making Award.
2006 Aristata Press Award. National Illustration Competition.
2006 Portfolios.com Award. International Design Competition.
2005 Education Grant. Washington Community Arts and Cultural Center.
2004 Illustration West 43 Award. Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles.
2004 Irene Pasinski Sailer Memorial Award. Associated Artists of Pittsburgh.
2001 Pittsburgh Society of Illustrators. Gold Medal Award
1981 Presidential Scholars National Finalist. High School Art and Scholastic award.
1980 PGSA Animation Scholarship Lewisburg, PA.
2012, Monogalia Arts Center, Morgantown, WV.
2010 Strange Figurations, Limner Gallery, Hudson, NY.
2009 APW Gallery, New York, NY.
2008 Fe Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA.
2008 Westmoreland Museum of Art. Greensburg, PA.
2007 International Illustration Exhibit, Guanshanyue Art Museum, Shenzhen, China
2005 Froden Gallery, Los Angeles, California
1993 State of the Art Expo Worcester, MA.
1990 Lou Reed-John Cale “Songs for ‘Drella” video release w/ Lou Reed. Pgh, PA.
1981 Presidential Scholars Exhibit. Corcoran Gallery, Wash. D.C.
Cyber,PsychoAOD,AristataPress,Relix,TasteOfLatex,Intrigue,Nobodaddies,SlamThe Word,Observer-Reporter,TV Connection,No Bad Schools,Girl’s Life.