A graduate of the Savannah College of Art and Design, with several years’ background in the advertising, motion picture, and fine art industries. Married and the proud father to two sons. Has worked with and for Robert Fried, Bill Plympton, Kip Bartlett, Tantar LeViseur, Scott Houle, Ilya Shevchenko, etc.
The primary intent of this site is to provide an overview of abilities and accomplishments.
Savannah College of Art and Design
BFA Sequential Art / Computer Art Graduate (1999)
Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, Story-telling, Software experience includes but is not limited to: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, ImageReady, GoLive and Dreamweaver; Quark XPress; Microsoft Office Suite; Windows XP, 98se; Mac OS9; 3D Studio Max 2.5, FormZ; sound editing programs like Cool Edit Pro and Audacity; video editing programs like Windows Movie Maker, Ulead Video Studio, and Adobe Premier, etc
Arts Experience:
Pacific Fighters, IL2 Sturmovik 2003/2004 Map Designer, Coastlines, Pacific rim islands
• Worked directly under Ilya Shevchenko over the internet
• Translated actual maps of Wake Island, Tarawa, and Guadalcanal into a format which could then be rendered with the IL2 game engine

Creative Freelancers, Greensboro, NC 1996 Artist, Cartoonist
• Worked under agent for several businesses in the triad region
• Clients included real estate agencies, Nabisco, various manuals for products
• Worked on-site and in-office

Image Blend Advertising, Wilmington, NC 1995/1996 Artist, Designer
• Won ADDY award for design of the 1995 Festival of Other Times logo
• Designed logo for Thalian Hall, Wilmington, NC based on historic architecture
• Worked on several local advertisements and jobs

Major motion picture: My Teacher’s Wife, Wilmington, NC 1995 Artist, Designer, Props
• Working Title: “Bad With Numbers” starring Tia Carrere, Jason London
• Worked under Robert Fried, Bill Plympton, Kip Bartlett and Tantar LeViseur
• Helped with Boney D design, emulated Bill Plympton’s drawing style for dupes and props, drew most of the prop artwork in the film, work is featured prominently throughout the production

Muralist 1991/1998
• Designed and painted several murals in Wilmington, NC and Savannah, GA for commission
• Subjects included classical architecture, greek gods, portraiture, fantasy, and technopunk
• Murals were displayed prominently in local businesses, private homes

Voice Experience:
Crusher Joe: The Ultimate Weapon: Ash (OVA) 1997
• Worked under Scott Houle at Coastal Carolina Recording Studios
• Voice acting: Played the part of “Wheeler”.
• Credited

Radio personality/Disk Jockey 1989/1997
• WQFS Greensboro, NC allows local residents to gain experience on their college radio station in order to reduce dead air and remain broadcasting consistently
• Ran show for several years in summers and during breaks
• Was FCC licensed, trained in the general skills needed to run a radio station, including emergency situations, transmitter operation, and prod room sound mixing and ad production

Acting Experience:
Film and television extra work, Wilmington, NC 1990/1995
• Andersonville
• B-52’s “Revolution Earth” music video
• Matlock
• Amos and Andrew
• Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2: The Secret of the Ooze

Stage and theatre 1985/1995
• Production companies include Greensboro Livestock, Weaver Center repertoire ETC theatre, University of North Carolina at Wilmington theatre dept.
• Productions include The Night Thoreau Spent In Jail, The Odd Couple, Mame, Here’s Love, La Bohème, Little Shop of Horrors, The Hairy Ape, A Walk in the Woods, Sometimes I Wake Up in the Middle of the Night, The Fifteen Minute Hamlet, etc.

TV Experience:
Television reporting/production/editing, Greensboro, NC 1985/1995
• Worked at non-profit cable access news show “Take 17”
• Worked under producer Mark Neerman
• Writer: Music News
• Cameraman, general weekly production
• Cameraman, Porta-Pak, on site event reporting
• General production video editing
• Segment reporter
Hobbies and Interests:
• Active parent, Cub Scouts Pack 71, Forkland, KY
• Homemaker from 2000 to present: handle daily tasks, maintenance, finances, cooking, and child wrangling
• Weston House dorm president, 1996/97
• Various small commissions and pro-bono work over the years for sites such as SomethingAwful.com, ArsTechnica.com, etc. Projects include but are not limited to .gif animation, Adobe Photoshop image editing, icon design, cartoons and comics, and writing
• Additional art experience includes: Encore magazine Cartoonist; Tattoo flash art design for Liquid Skin Tattoo Studio; Various ads for print; clay, plaster, metal, welding, found object Sculptor; Cartoonist, Page High School newspaper and yearbook
• Game modding. Most popular limited private release mod created was the Goonbox sound and texture replacement modification for multiplayer online game City of Heroes. Mod discontinued due to potential IP licencing issues after it was leaked to the general public. Other games modded for private enjoyment include; Vampire: The Masquerade, Bloodlines, Morrowind, Multiplayer Battletech 3025 beta, Half-Life, Quake 3, Quake 2, Quake 1, etc.
Email me for contact information.
• Dale Riley, Scout Master, Pack 71
• Ilya Shevchenko, Lead Developer, Pacific Fighters Game
• Nick Voulgaris, Owner, Olympia Restaurant
• Kip Bartlett, Property Assistant/Set Decoration/Lead Man, Wilmington, NC