After graduation from Art Center College of Design with a BFA in illustration, I settled down with my family in Southern California where I’ve spent over twenty years working in the children’s market as an illustrator, character designer, product/toy designer, and animation storyboard artist.
2/26/2016 – 2016 Mom’s Choice Award
Winner of the 2016 silver award for the best in family-friendly media, products, and services.
3/21/2016 – 2016 Mom’s Choice Award
The children’s book Porsche Bella’s forever home was named among the best in family-friendly media, products, and services.
9/1/2016 – Readers Favorite Award
Winner of the 2016 silver and bronze medals for the readers favorite 2016 award contest for children-animal books.
10/6/2016 – National Parenting Product Award
Winner of the 2016 National Parenting Product award for the official elf kit designed for the north pole kids club.
2/26/2015 – 2015 Family Choice Award
The North Pole Kids’ Club membership kit won the 2015 family choice award. For 20 years, the family choice awards has recognized products for making a positive difference in the lives of families.
3/12/2015 – 2015 Mom’s Choice Award
Winner of the 2015 Mom’s Choice Silver Award
for excellence in family-friendly media, products,
and services. Awarded to the children’s book “don’t say good bye just say see you”.
6/14/2015 – Product of the Year Award
The North Pole Kids’ Club membership kit which i illustrated was awarded the creative child magazine’s product of the year award.
9/19/2013 – Mom’s Choice Award
Winner of the 2013 Mom’s Choice awards for the salty splashes series created for balcony 7 media and publishing. Named among the best in family-friendly media, products, and services.
Walmart, Cracker Barrel, John Deere, Scholastic Inc. , Warner Bros. , Disney, Universal Studios, ParachutePublishing, Leap Frog Publishing, Frogstreet Press, Johns Hopkins, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, Petsmart
Balcony 7 Publishing has samples of my latest book series, Salty Splashes.