2019 – MFA, Illustration, California State University Fullerton

2011 – BFA, Illustration, Art Center College of Design

Concept Design Academy, Animation Guild, Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art


Professional experience

2019 – present – Adjunct Professor – California State University Fullerton

2014 – 2019 – Teaching Associate – California State University Fullerton


Art 363A Illustration

Art 380 Art and Child Development

2013 – present – Director, Head of curriculum – Blue Sky Academy of Art

Intensive Workshops:


Life Drawing



2012 – Painter, Disney Publishing Worldwide

2011 – present – Freelance illustrator


Client List

State Farm Insurance, Jet Set Studios for Universal Pictures, Web MD, Museum of Contemporary Art, CISCO, The Chuck Jones Experience, Firm Media, Intertrend Communications Inc, Institute for Dental Implant Awareness, Tokidoki, Ringling Bros, Disney on Ice, Roaring Lion Energy Drink, Feld Entertainment, WPA American Pet Society, Ionic Media, Fluff Ice, RKS Kettlebell, Able Restoration, The Breast Whisperer, Cowboy Burgers, Nu Whirl Systems Corp, Dynamite Rex, The Hitch Burger Grill, Cali Calamari, Square Donuts


Exhibition Record

2019     – MAU: a tarot collection (Solo Exhibition), Freedman Gallery, Fullerton

– Infected by Art Annual, Volume 7, Juried

Illustration West 57, Juried, Society of Illustrators, Los Angeles

2018  –  Pets!, Photonic Playground, Santa Ana

–  Art of the Self, Golden West College, Huntington Beach

–  Digital Kaleidoscope, Freedman Gallery, Fullerton

–  The Frankenstein Meme, Atrium Gallery, Fullerton

–  The National Art Educators Association Member Exhibition, Juried, NAEA Gallery, Alexandria, VA

–  Women of Art – Photonic Playground, Santa Ana

2016 – Here and Now: Philip K Dick, Atrium Gallery, Fullerton

2015 – Visual Arts MFA Exhibition, Exit Gallery, Fullerton

2012 – Rat Trap, Promenade Gallery, Anaheim

2011 – BFA Senior Exhibition – Art Center College of Design, Pasadena

2009 – Student Gallery – Art Center College of Design, Pasadena

2008 – Student Gallery – Irvine Valley College, Irvine



2019 – CAEA – Outstanding Higher Education Visual Art Educator of the Year

2017 – Baldesari Grant, California State University Fullerton

2007 – 2011 – Illustration Department Scholarship – Art Center College of Design, Pasadena

2010 – ADDY American Advertising Award, Los Angeles

2008 – Dean’s List – Art Center College of Design, Pasadena

2005 – 2007 – Peter and Masha Plotkin Scholarship, Irvine

2005 – Dean’s List – Irvine Valley College, Irvine


Juried Presentation

2018 –“Steal the Show,” Teaching Creativity, California Art Education Association Conference, Long Beach


Professional Service

2019     – Featured Artist – Orange County Comic Con – Tustin

– Guest Instructor, Woodsboro Elementary, Yorba Linda

– Volunteer artist, KaBOOM! Park Build, Disney, City of Anaheim

2018     – Featured Artist – Japanese Television Show: Gutto Chikyubin

– Guest Instructor, College Park Elementary, Irvine

– Volunteer Instructor, The Muckenthaler Cultural Center, Fullerton

2017 – 2019 Featured Artist – Urban Ocean Festival – Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach

2016     – Consultant, “ACG Arts & Creativity Global Education Center”, Shang Hai, China

2015     – Guest Juror, PTA Reflections Contest

Turtle Rock Elementary

Northwood Elementary

Lakeside Middle School

Plaza Vista Elementary

Stone Creek Elementary


Professional Organizations

– The Artists League of Orange County – Creator and Host, Irvine

– National Art Education Association, Alexandria, VA

– ASCD Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development

– Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, Los Angeles

– Pencil Mileage Club, California State University Fullerton, Fullerton



2019 – Long Beach Press Telegram

2018 – Irvine Weekly

2016 – Los Angeles World Journal

–  Sing Tao

–  WaCow Magazine

–  Cali Today

–  OC Register

2012 –

2011 – 60th Anniversary of the PRC Art Exhibition

2005 – OC Weekly