Artist CV

Education

2020, rare Charitable Research Reserve, Scientific Illustration Internship
2018 – 2020, Science Illustration Distance Program (Gretchen Halpert)
2018, ​edX Drawing Nature, Science and Culture: Natural History Illustration 101
2018 – 2019, ​Botanical Art Online (Dianne Sutherland)
2016 – 2017, The Practice of Botanical Drawing (Wendy Hollender)
2016, ​The Association of Nature & Forest Therapy, training and certification
2013 – 2017, ​Kamana Naturalist Training Program, Wilderness Awareness School
2001 – 2002, University of Toronto: Ancient Greek & Roman Art History
1997 – 1998, Sheridan College night courses: Photograph Basics, Lighting, and Technical Drawing
1993 – 1994, ​ICS School of Art, Master Art Course

Solo Exhibition

2003, Flotsam & Jetsam, original photographs, exposed in black & white onto watercolour paper brushed with liquid emulsion, Circle Works Gallery,
          Waterloo, Ontario​

Group Exhibitions

2021, The Lucid Line Exhibition, Owen Sound, Ontario
2021, GNSI Juried Members’ 2021 Online Exhibition
2019, ​Rendering Science – Clarity & Concepts, GNSI Annual Juried Member (digital) Exhibition, Brisbane, Australia
​2019, Art of the Garden: The Garden of Art Exhibition, Owen Sound, Ontario
2019, Royal Botanical Gardens Orchid Society Show & Sale, awarded ‘Best in Class’, Burlington, Ontario
2018 – 2020, ‘Art of the Plant’ works, invitational artist, Nature Art Studio, Toronto, Ontario
​​2018, Online Virtual Art Exhibition, Botanical Artists of Canada
2018, Botanical Art Worldwide, ‘Art of the Plant’, Ottawa, Ontario
2017, Online Virtual Art Exhibition, Botanical Artists of Canada
​​2004, Colours of Art, Button Factory, Waterloo, Ontario​

Projects & Licensing

2021, Illustrator, The Buzz – A colouring story inspired by bee research at rare, Guelph Institute for Environmental Research
2020, Graphic Designer, Ontario Butterfly Species at Risk Recovery Team Logo and presentation material
2020, Illustrator, Newman Lab Ecophysiology of Stress Logo and presentation material
2019, Illustrator, Ad It Up, interactive digital media literacy application, contracted by The Incognito Group
2018, ​Co-author and Contributing Illustrator, Hatchlings, natural history colouring book
2016, Cover / Content Illustrator, The Mystery of the Missing Marshmallows, children’s natural history picture book
2016, Author / Illustrator, Trails & Travel Nature Awareness Activities for Kids, book of outdoor awareness games
2015, Author / Illustrator, Wild Animal Friends Eastern Cottontail Rabbit, multimedia lesson plan for teachers and parents
2014 – 2015, Author / Illustrator​, The Tale of Eastern Cottontail, interactive story for multimedia lesson plan
2013, Animation Illustrator, Juiceopolis, online interactive branding game, contracted by The Incognito Group
2012, ​CD Album Art, Where the Crows Fly Free, licensed by Cassie Peterson
2011, T-shirt designer, Felix Friday T’s
2010 – present, Portrait Artist, commissioned works
2004 – 2005, Editorial Illustrator, Canada and the World, news magazine for schools​

Professional Associations

uncannyValley designs, partner/digital sculptor
rare​ Charitable Research Reserve, scientific illustration intern/volunteer
The Association of Nature and Forest Therapy, certified FTG
Guild of Natural Science Illustrators (GNSI), member
Jon Young’s Wilderness Awareness School, student, naturalist training
The Incognito Group, sub-contractor/illustrator
Southern Ontario Nature and Science Illustrators (SONSI), member

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