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Professional Summary

Professional Illustrator with 15+ years of experience illustrating homes, spaces, portraits, erotica and graphics for various clients. With a focus on architecture and home commissions, considering a sense of space and place. Active exhibiting artist in physical and digital exhibitions. Co-owner and curator for a gallery gift shop in Buffalo, NY: Pine Apple Company. Chair of First Friday Gallery Walk, a monthly effort to connect the community and creative classes of WNY. Organization of over 55 gallery walk events and over 100 vendors. Management of social media channels for walks and galleries. Seeking to combine my enthusiasm and experience as a local artist to other galleries and communities through collaboration.

Skills

Acrylic and watercolor painting
Pen and Ink illustration
Muralist
Engaging and patient lecturing abilities
Working large and small scale

Retail applications through third party production facilities for personal work
Advertising knowledge and Social Media Marketing skills
Festival and Street Fair organizer
Attention to detail

Education

2011 BFA in Communication Design
SUNY Buffalo State University, Buffalo, NY Thesis exhibition: "A Fiction of Structures"

Exhibitions

2011 "A Fiction of Structures" Karpeles Manuscript Library, Buffalo NY
2013 “The Life and Times of Grovey Cleves” WNYBAC, Buffalo NY
2017 “Send Nudes” Pine Apple Company, Buffalo NY
2022 "Switch: Queer Bazaar Group Show, Organizer + Exhibitor, Buffalo NY
2023 "The Male Erotic" BOX Gallery, Buffalo NY
2023 "Barnwood 4" Camp Kingston, Kingston, NY
2023 "Double Take" The C. Stuart and Jane H. Hunt Art Gallery

Mural Work

2017 “Niagara Street" National Grid, Buffalo NY
2019 “Stonewall Nation” 44 Allen Street, Buffalo NY
2022 “City of No Illusions” University At Buffalo CFA, Buffalo NY

Residencies

2023 Artist in Residency, The C. Stuart and Jane H. Hunt Art Gallery

TV Appearances

2022 Letterkenny, Season 11, Ep 3 featured artwork in scene

Professional Organizations

2017-Present Allentown Association, Chair First Friday
2023 WNYLGBT History Project, Board Member
2020 Tom of Finland Foundation, Member 

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Buffalo, NY 

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