About the artist

Graduation in 1997 with a BFA degree in the Graphic Design program at the University of Wisconsin-Stout in Menomonie, Wisconsin.

Painting workshop with Elizabeth Manfredi and Lewis Schnellmann in Italy in May of 2001.


Illustrations for Will and the Magic Snowman, published 2010.

Illustrations for Will and the Red Ball, published 2008.

October 2001-August 2007 : employed by Kowalski’s Companies as a graphic designer and marketer for Kowalski’s Markets based in St. Paul, Minnesota.

August 1999-October 2001 : employed by deZinnia, Inc. as a graphic designer and illustrator.

May 1997-August 1999 : employed by Beard Communications as Art Director.


Freehand, Quark XPress, Pagemaker, Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.

Watercolor painting.

Pencil sketching.