My inspiration comes from many sources, but includes drawing from nature and the illustrators and painters of golden age Disney, Tyrus Wong, Hieronymous Bosch, Arthur Rackham, and Maurice Sendak, among others.
I trained at the Gage Academy in Seattle and the Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design.
Selected Exhibitions: Rotunda Exhibition Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design (juried), Steele Gallery at the Best of the Gage (juried, Figure First Prize), Nature's Call Natural History of the Web Clymer Museum (Guild of Natural Science Illustrators), and Washington State Convention Center (juried, Society of Children's Books Writers and Illustrators), Put a Bird on It (juried, ArtEast Gallery), Fantastical Worlds (juried, Blakely Hall, Issaquah).
Awards: Best of the Gage Figure, Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design Merit Scholarship, Charlene Cosgrove Memorial Scholarship in Illustration.
I am an active member of: The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI), Guild of Natural Science Illustrators, and Society of Illustrators Los Angeles and have illustrated for private buyers, the Burke Museum, Pacific Science Center, and Seattle and Pilchuck Audubon Societies. Please contact me about commissioned work. I look forward to hearing from you!