I am a digital photographer, painter and sculptor, with a history of award winning art, exhibition and teaching experience. I have been an instructor of advanced digital theory, 2d design, interface design, digital painting, comic digital art and digital photo manipulation. I was on the faculty at the Art Institute of Seattle from 1996 to September of 2012. I have post-graduate credits in Photoshop advanced skills. I was a semifinalist in the Adobe Design Achievement Awards for both 2011 and 12 in Innovation in Teaching Traditional Media in Education.
I am a Guru Award finalist winner in the artistic category of Photoshop Digital Art at three world conferences (2001-03-05) hosted by the National Association of Photoshop Professionals. In 2007-08 I was part of the Adobe team that helped develop and beta test Photoshop CS4. I also have been working with and teaching Photoshop as well as many other art subjects for over 28 years. I was a senior lecturer at SIGGRAPH 2007, San Diego.
I designed and facilitated a 13 day digital photography teaching tour of Italy in 2006 that created a learning atmosphere for students while enjoying a rich and unique cultural experience.
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