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a child of the American mid-West, raised solely on corn. Following the discovery of Star Wars and comic books, I began drawing and painting with alarming frequency. Then I went to high school where I...

 

won a national Gold Key at the Scholastic Arts Awards. The selected piece hung in Washington DC's Corcoran Gallery as part of the National Student Art Exhibition, which...

 

helped me get accepted to the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign's FAA / Painting program, where I became interested in 1) making very large ink paintings, and 2) game development. Following graduation I...

 

jumped into training-game development, creating a series of both 2D and 3D web-based adventure games for UIUC's CITES Help Desk. They were incredibly fun to do, and led to my...

 

being hired as an environment artist on Deep Silver Volition's Saints Row 2, a AAA title for the XBOX 360 console. Fate intervened in the form of a fantastic job offer for my wife, and so we...

 

hit the road, traveling through over 30 states in 3 years while I developed increasingly complex training games for UIUC. Freelance work for the mobile game's industry followed, including a signifigant series of contracts with Six to Start, developers of the Zombies, RUN! iOS apps. Currently I'm freelancing and seeking a regular UI or 2D design gig in the gaming industry.

 

yours truly,