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EDUCATION:

2023-Present: MFA in Painting, Laguna College of Art+Design, Laguna Beach, CA

Expected graduation date: 2025

2011-2015: BFA in Illustration Design with Distinction, ArtCenter College of Design, Pasadena, CA
 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

2020-Present: Adjunct Instructor, ArtCenter College of Design, Pasadena, CA

Courses: Composition & Drawing, Illustrative Storytelling

2015-Present: Freelance Artist

Clients: Los Angeles Times, Dallas Observer

2016-2021: Workshop Instructor, ArtCenter College of Design, Pasadena, CA

Courses: Figure Drawing, Costumed Drawing, Painting

2018-2020: Art Instructor, US Arts for All, Arcadia, CA

2019: Art Instructor, DeCore Art & Design Academy, Pasadena, CA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2023: Emerging Masters 2023, LCAD Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA

2019: Post-it Show 15, Giant Robot Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2018: My Dream of the American Dream, Curated by Sicong Sui, Leimin Space Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2018: Post-it Show 14, Giant Robot Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2017: Post-it Show 13, Giant Robot Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2016: Post-it Show 12, Giant Robot Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2015: Post-it Show 11, Giant Robot Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

RECOGNITIONS:

2024: Illustration Annual 65, May/June issue of Communication Arts

2021: Chosen Artist as a part of The Archive for American Illustration 40

2020: CNPA's 2019 California Journalism Awards Print Contest, 2nd place in Photo Illustration category

2019: Chosen Artist as a part of The Archive for American Illustration 38

2018: Featured Artist with VoyageLA, Thought-Provoker's Series, link

2015: ArtCenter College of Design Student Gallery, Op-Ed Wall Illustrations

2011-2015: ArtCenter College of Design Provost’s List

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE:

2019: Live Painting Artist, Brushstrokes: Beyond the Gallery, The Huntington, San Marino, CA

2012, 2016-2018: Teacher's Assistant to Deni Wohlgemuth, ArtCenter College of Design, Pasadena, CA

2016: Teacher's Assistant to Jeffrey Smith, ArtCenter College of Design, Pasadena, CA

2016: Figure Drawing & Painting Tutor, Pasadena, CA

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