illustration & stories


illustration, designer, animator, storyteller

state of occupation animations

  • ActionScript
  • Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Flash
  • Digital and Ink Illustration
  • Interaction Designer

This is a part of a larger body of work that has been exhibited from August – October 2013 as a peer-review, solo exhibition at Southern Connecticut State University Lyman Art Gallery, New Haven CT as well as "The Biennial Faculty Exhibition", Invitational Artist Exhibition McDonough Museum of Art in Youngstown, OH. through February 2012, in July – August 2011 in "Summer Stock", a peer-reviewed, invitational exhibition with three artists total at 1078 Gallery in Chico, CA., and a portion of the works were one exhibit from May –June 2010 as "Stories are Important", a juried solo exhibition at the Kendal Gallery, Iowa City, IA. You can view the website that houses the prints and animations. You can read more about this project here.

Each of the digital stories represents mine or a family members story, created using a bamboo pen and ink drawings manipulated in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, and animated in Adobe After Effects, Premiere and Flash. Some of the stories are video and animation while others are interactive and game-like.

The following interactive experiences are Flash-based