Ever since I can remember I have wanted to be an animator. Only after earning my degree in animation at MassArt did I realize what attracted me to animation; it was the whimsy of the cartoons I had grown up with. This whimsy continues to show in my art to this day, whether it is animation, illustration, or design.

Since graduating in 2006, I have been steadily employed as a professional artist working in the fields of children’s multimedia, web design, and gaming (including iPad, console, Facebook, and board game development). My latest work has been co-illustrating the Galactic Hot Dogs series by Max Brallier. Clients I have worked with include: Simon & Schuster, Pokémon USA, Crayola, PBS KIDS Sprout, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, and more.

In my free time I enjoy my pets, flameworking, crafts, movies, Legos, and gaming. I especially have a soft spot for cute, casual games since they are short, sweet, and allow me to interact with adorable art.


Design & Games


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Galactic Hot Dogs Concept Art

Updated 6/6/17

Check out my most recent creations
on my blog, "Oodles of Doodles"!

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