Maryland Institute College of Art, 2007-2011: Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree at Maryland Institute College of Art in Illustration and Animation.
Nicora Gangi Manwaring 2006-2007: Art Department faculty at Syracuse University since 1985; worked extensively with Ms. Gangi on portfolio development senior year of High School.
Manlius Pebble Hill School 2001-2007: Attended college preparatory junior high and high school with strong emphasis on visual and performing arts.
2004-2011 – Teacher: Montessori School of Syracuse: After School Care Program, Passport to Summer Program and Holiday Care Program at Montessori School of Syracuse; Member of teaching team supervising children ages three through sixth grade, Organized games, sports, arts and crafts, indoor and outdoor activities and nature hikes for three year olds through sixth graders.
2007-2009 – Library Assistant: Decker Library Maryland Institute College of Art; working at the circulation desk, re-shelving and finding books for library patrons.
2004-2009 – Landscaper: Worked as landscaper doing lawn care, tree removal, tree planting and trail maintenance for customers.
2011- Present- Artistic Consultant at Nicros Climbing Walls Systems: Working in design and construction of a variety of types of climbing walls.
Has experience with Adobe Photoshop, Indesign, Illustrator, Flash, 3d Studio Max, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, X-cell.
PUBLICATIONS, awards and shows
2011 May- Comic Blog: The Lighthouse Keeper featured on french comics blog: lesombreblog.blogspot.com
2011 February – Graphic Novella: Wrote, illustrated, hand bound hardcover copies of The Lighthouse Keeper.
2009 December – Illustrated Novel: Wrote, illustrated, published and bound a short Illustrated Novel, Positive Latitude.
2009 – Group Illustration Show: Illustration Gallery of Fox; Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore Maryland.
2007-2011 – Dean’s List: Included on Dean’s List every semester since beginning MICA, Baltimore.
2009 August – Set Design: Designed and implemented sets for the production of Batboy, and the Derryfield Repetoire Theatre in Manchester New Hampshire.
2008 – Illustrations: Adirondack Rock by James Lawyer; Illustrations for Adirondack Rock, climbing guide to the Adirondacks, published 2008.
2007 April-May – One Man Senior Show: Solomon Family Gallery, Manlius Pebble Hill School, DeWitt New York.
2007 May – awarded Honors in Art: the highest art award at Manlius Pebble Hill School for excellence in Art during four years in High School.
2003-2007 – Art Pieces: in Variety of Mediums included in multiple shows at the Solomon Family Gallery at the Manlius Pebble Hill School in Syracuse.
2007 November-December – Art in My Life Show: Art Gallery; Montessori School of Syracuse; Original Posters in group show of local artists demonstrating the role of art in their lives, Syracuse New York.
2004-2007 – Recipient of Artist’s Scholar: Award for three years of High School; Tuition Scholarship for excellence in art for Manlius Pebble Hill School.
2006 February – Anything Goes posters: Designed posters for a school play at Manlius Pebble Hills School, Anything Goes, DeWitt New York.
2005-2007 – Painting and other art work: included in Manlius Pebble Hill School Arts Calendar and Literary and Art Magazine, The Windmill.
2004 Fall – Self-portrait; Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse New York: Multi-media self portrait in Everson Museum Group show.