Résumé

EXPERIENCE


Fox Television Animation  Oct 2004 - Present

Storyboard artist


  • Family Guy
  • American Dad

Regent Entertainment / Beach House Productions

 Storyboard artist

  - Feature Film

  • Zyzzyx Rd

Pendulum Studios   Jan - 2004

Character / Concept Artist  

  • Produced color illustrations and turnarounds of primary characters.

Genuine Games

Dec 2003 - Feb 2004

(short term contract )

Character / Concept Artist

  • Produced color illustrations and turnarounds of primary characters.

Vivendi Universal Games

1997 - 2003


Lead Concept / Storyboard artist

  • Produced characters, layouts, backgrounds, and storyboards for over 10 CD Rom titles.
  • Licenses include Jurassic Park, Barbie, Fisher Price Rescue Heroes, and many others.
  • Worked directly with Creative Director on art direction and developing new background and architectural styles.
  • Created logos, box comps, and illustrations for new product lines along with licensed titles.
  • Produced character turnarounds and technical drawings for implementation into 3D workflow.
  • Mentored and supervised teams of artists

Mercer Mayer

1995 - 1997


Children's Book Illustrator

  • Responsible for character design, layouts, tight pencils, inks, and cover illustrations for over 20 children's book titles.

Freelance Illustration

1994 - Present

  • Experience in children's book, editorial, advertising, music CD, and book cover illustration.

Partial client list:

 DC Comics, Big Tuna Trading Co./ Mercer Mayer, Canyon Creative, Fleet Owner Magazine, Fisher Price, Harper Festival, Lillyfield Press, Nickelodeon, Pendulum Studios, Playboy Magazine, Simon and Schuster, and Universal Studios.

SKILLS

  • Character and Creature Design
  • Vehicle Design
  • Environment Design
  • Storyboarding
  • Traditional Painting in Oil, Acrylic, Guache, and Watercolor

SOFTWARE

  • Photoshop CS
  • Painter 9
  • Storyboard Pro

EXHIBITIONS

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

  • 2007 Copro Nason Gallery - CORROSION The Art of Mark Covell

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

  • 2009 M Modern Gallery- " The Breast of Russ Meyer " A Tribute to the films of Russ Meyer

  • 2008 La Luz de Jesus Gallery - " Family Guy C.R.A.P. " A Collection of Rare Art Pieces
  • 2008 Copro Nason Gallery - High Fructose Group Show

  • 2008 Copro Nason Gallery - Good Samaritan's Group Show
  • 2008 M Modern Gallery- Annual Tiki Show
  • 2006 M Modern Gallery- “Gotham”  A Tribute to Batman
  • 2006 M Modern Gallery- A Tribute to Dr. Seuss

  • 2006 The Museum of Television and Radio - " What the deuce are you staring at ? " A tribute to FAMILY GUY

LECTURES

  • Housatonic Art League " the Illustration Process" 2001.
  • Two-hour televised presentation explaining process and different styles of illustration.

HONORS

  • Judged The Society of Illustrators 43d annual student competition.
  • Artwork accepted in: Spectrum: The best in contemporary fantastic art book 3, 4, 5, 8, 10 and 11.
  • The Society of Illustrators N.Y. 40th annual competition.
  • The Los Angeles Society of Illustrators 34th and 42nd annual competition.

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration Paier College of Art Hamden CT. 1990 - 1995