Curriculum Vitae

2019
Figg Street Co. - September Artist
Welland Civic Wall - August/September Featured Artist

2021
Roselawn Art Centre Online Auction/Fundraiser

2020
Assembly Hall, Etobicoke - “Nature in Motion”


2019
Town of Lincoln Public Library 
Holcim Gallery - First Ontario Performing Arts Centre, Milton
Niagara Artists’ Centre - Small Feats

Pelham Festival of the Arts (Juried)

St. Catharines Artist’s Association 4th Annual Art Lovers’ Affair (Juried Auction)


2018
Town of Lincoln Museum & Cultural Centre

Holcim Gallery - First Ontario Performing Arts Centre, Milton

TAG Art Gallery - Early Spring & Spring Group Exhibition

Evening at Roselawn, Port Colborne

An Evening in Paris Fundraiser, Niagara Falls

Niagara Artists’ Centre - Small Feats

McMaster Innovation Centre

St. Catharines Artist’s Association 3rd Annual Art Lovers’ Affair (Juried Auction)


2017
McMaster Innovation Centre

TAG Art Gallery - Early Spring & Spring Group Exhibitions

Rodman Hall Centre for the Arts - Brock University VISA 4FO6 Honours Exhibition
Evening at Roselawn, Port Colborne

Niagara Artists’ Centre - Small Feats

Grimsby Public Art Gallery Annual Fundraiser

Dundas Valley School of the Arts Annual Fundraiser

Priceless Niagara 2017

Niagara Artists’ Centre - Brock University Juried Show

Niagara Pumphouse For the Love of Art Show & Sale

St. Catharines Artist’s Association 2nd Annual Art Lovers’ Affair


2016
TAG Art Gallery - Early Spring, Spring& Fall Group Exhibition
St. Catharines Artist’s Association Culture Days Exhibition

Grimsby Public Art Gallery Bi-Annual Juried Exhibition

Welland Rose Festival - Juried Artist’s Exhibit and Sale

Evening at Roselawn, Port Colborne

Priceless Niagara 2016

Niagara Artists’ Centre - Small Feats

St. Catharines Artist’s Association Art Lovers’ Affair

Artify Pop-Up Gallery at the University of Toronto Faculty Club

Lavo Salon

Canadian Home Builder’s Association
2012
Nominated for Best Signage and Best Website Design 
Nominated for Best Direct Mail Creative, Concept and Production
Nominated for Best Brochure Creative, Concept and Production
2011
Winner of Grand Sam Award for Marketing Excellence 

Ontario Home Builder’s Association
2012

Nominated for Low Rise Project of the Year Best Marketing Design 

Toronto Home Builder’s Association

2012
Winner Home Builder of the Year
Nominated for Best Direct Mail
2011

Nominated for Best Direct Mail Design
Nominated for Best Logo Design
Nominated for Best Brochure Design 

Brock University 2018

BACHELOR OF ARTS (HONOURS) in Studio Art with a Concentration in Digital Media and Production


Niagara College 1990 

GENERAL COLLEGE DIPLOMA Fine Arts Option

I am a career artist and designer with a proven track record in improving brand recognition and, ultimately, in sales. I enjoy contributing my knowledge and skills in an environment that offers a genuine opportunity for positive engagement as well as the chance for career progression. 

GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Niagara Region (January 2020 to Present)
Creative Services Coordinator - Deliver graphic design and pre-press production services for Niagara Region Public Health Department
Freelance  (June 1995 to Present
)
Deliver graphic design and pre-press production services for magazines, signs, brochures, logos, and corporate identities

INSTRUCTOR

Brock University/Rodman Hall/Willow Arts (July 2017 to February 2020 - Intermittent)

Small class-size workshops teaching journaling, sketching, watercolour and advanced acrylic painting techniques
. 
Private Lessons (September 2015 to Present)

Improve client skills in painting with acrylics, watercolour, drawing and sketching as well as in Adobe Creative Suite: InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator


TEACHER

Ridley College (August 2017 to June 2018)

Grade 9 and 10 art.
Niagara College (September 2011 to May 2017)
Delivered various courses in Graphic Design as well as Journalism (newspaper production) and 3 year art instructor to grade 11 and 12 students through the Special High Skills Major program for the DSBN & Catholic School Boards.


RESEARCH ASSISTANT

Brock University (October 2013 to May 2015)


SENIOR ART DIRECTOR

McBrain Sharp Inc. (September 2003 to October 2012)
Conceptualized and designed marketing materials such as advertisements, print materials, websites, and signage. 

PRINT PRODUCTION
Rannie Printing and Publishing (August 1988 to May 1995)

Newspaper Pre-press Production Manager and Advertising Sales Representative for bi-weekly newspaper.

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