Education & Appointments


College/University Degree Major Date Degree Awarded
Rhode Island School of Design 1994-1996 Master of Fine Arts Conferred 1996
State University of New York at Buffalo 1990-1994 Bachelor of Fine Arts Conferred 1994

Courses (not leading to a degree)

Institution Course Title Date
NYC Compost Project / BBG Master Composter Certification 2012-2013
School of Visual Arts The Art of Connecting Spring 2009
NYC College of Technology, CUNY Processing (4 week workshop) Spring 2009
Actors Connection, NYC Introduction to Voice Overs Winter 2007
Presented by Charrette at College of Technology, CUNY Digital Color Management
(1-day Seminar)
Spring 2006
Presented by Extensis Inc. at College of Technology, CUNY Portfolio Server/Client
(1-day Seminar)
Winter 2006
Future Media Concepts Macromedia Dreamweaver Summer 2002
Future Media Concepts Adobe Illustrator Summer 2002
Future Media Concepts 3D Studio Max (Intensive 3-Day Seminar in 3D computer modeling) Winter 2000
School of Visual Arts Soft Image (3D computer modeling and animation) Spring 1999

Teaching Experience

School or College Dates Subject Taught Rank
NYC College of Technology (Communication Design Department) 2010-current
Creative Media Associate Professor
NYC College of Technology
(Entertainment Technology Department)
2008-2010 Emerging Media Assistant Professor
Rhode Island School of Design 1996 Printmaking Instructor
Rhode Island School of Design 1994-1996 Printmaking Teaching Assistant
Brown University 1995-1996 Printmaking Teaching Assistant

Professional Experience

Firm Employment Title Job Description 1996-current Visual Artist Contemporary visual art (drawings, animations, and interactive media) for exhibition and sale.
Livebears Design 1998–current Principal / Creative Director Branding, design & illustration for print, web, and interactive media projects.

Clients include:
– Children’s Television Workshop
– PBSKids
– Scholastic Publishing Inc
– ASPCA: Animal Watch Magazine
– New York Council on Adoptable Children
– Theater Voices
– Hall Farm Center for Arts & Education
– Bukhari Institute
– Perimeter Media
– Doodle Ink, Inc.
– New York Animation Festival Inc
– Aerostatic Music
– Writer: Lisa Lerner
– Writer: Matt Isaac
– Writer: Susan Ito
– Political Candidate: James Browning
Sesame Workshop
Interactive Technologies and Online Departments
1998- 2002 Artist/Animator Interaction design, illustration, and character animations for educational interactive and online games.
Twelve Point Rule Ltd/Fusebox 1998 – 1999 Editor/Scripter HTML Editor/Scripter, Database Administration
Rhode Island School of Design Museum 1995-1996 Curatorial Assistant Assistant to Curators of Prints, Drawings and Photographs Department
Chestnut Street Press 1995-1996 Assistant Printer Assistant Printer to Clary Nelson, Master Printer
Brian Shure, Master Printer 1995-1996 Assistant Printer Assistant Printer to Brian Shure, Master Printer