I am a multidisciplinary artist and digital media producer living in Orlando, Florida. I have been creating work professionally since 2006.


Education

  • McFatter Vocational High School (2001)

Major: Commercial Photography

  • Stetson University (2006)

Major: Digital Arts

Minor: Theater Studies

  • Valencia College (2018)

Technical Certificate in Web Design


Career

  • Pinocchio’s Marionette Theater

Role: Performer

Duration: 2006-2009



  • Ibex Puppetry

Role: Digital Media Producer

Duration: 2008-2016



  • Kiteman Productions

Role: Assistant Fabricator, Video Editor

Duration: 2012-2014



  • Second Harvest Food Bank (Internship)

Role: Digital Media Intern

Duration: Fall 2018


Film Production (Personal works)

  • The End of All Things (2006)

Senior Thesis school project. Animated short with puppetry.


  • Reviewhole (2008)

Short puppet web series.


  • Jumping! (2010)

Short puppet film commissioned by Kotaku columnist Tim Rogers.


  • Happy Memories (2010-2013)

Short puppet film funded with professional development grant from United Arts.


Film Screenings (Happy Memories)

  • Post-Bummer Show (2013)

  • Enzian Film Slam (2013, Winner, Second Place)

  • H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival (2013)

  • Video Lixo (2013)

  • Festival Internacional de Animación (2013)

  • Daytona Beach Film Festival (2013)

  • Do Not be Shy and Show Your Short (2013)

  • Golden Orchid Animation Festival (2014)

  • Indie Grits Film Festival (2014)

  • Cinema Perpetuum Mobile International (2014)

  • New Media Film Festival (2014)

  • Leamington Underground Cinema Festival (2014)

  • Puerto Rico Horror Film Fest (2014)

  • Maitland Art and History Center Artist Talk (2018)


Film Screenings (The End of All Things)

Ormond Beach Biennial (2006)

Telemar, Brazil Exhibition (2006)


Live Theater (Personal works)

  • Dr. Beaumonte's Magnificent Cure (2007)

Orlando Puppet Festival Puppet Slam

  • Temporal Excision Theory (2008)

Orlando Puppet Festival Puppet Slam

  • Song of the Murder Thing (2009)

Fringe Theater Festival Puppet Slam

  • The Loaf that No One Cried For (2010)

Pinocchio's Theater Puppet Slam

  • Sunshine and Flowers

(2009) Orlando Puppet Potpourri

(2010) Asheville Puppet Slam

  • It’s So Wonderful to be Alive (2013)

I Believe in You Art Exhibition

  • Gorbo the Great (2017)

Central Florida Puppet Guild Haunted House


Live Theater (Collaborative works)

  • Gift of the Magi (2010)

Performance of local artist Hannah Miller’s marionette show.


Live Theater (Professional works)

  • Pinocchio's Theater (2006-2009)

Performance of repertoire of 7 marionette shows.


  • Panther and Crane (2008-2010)

For Ibex Puppetry. Performed puppet repairs, stand-in performance, crew work, and stop motion animation for video projection.


  • Neverending Story (2009)

For Ibex Puppetry. Performed puppet design, building, dressing, and painting.


  • Labyrinth Interactive (2009-2010)

For Ibex Puppetry. Performed editing of the Labyrinth film, prop painting, and costumed dance/acting.


Gallery Exhibitions

  • Beyond Gepetto (2008)

Orlando Museum of Art


  • Blunder Bungle (2009)

Community Art Gathering


  • Orlando Puppet Festival (2009)

Gallery at Avalon Island


  • Daily City Mobile Art Show #10 (2010)

Downtown Orlando


  • I Believe in You (2013)

The Space


  • Fresh Squeezed 2 (2018)

Morean Art Center


Awards, Distinctions

  • Stetson University Video/Animation Competition: Honorable Mention (2002)

  • Stetson University Video/Animation Competition: Third Place (2004)

  • Stetson University Video/Animation Competition: Second Place (2006)

  • Orlando Fringe Theater Festival Audience Choice Award Designer (2009, 2010)

  • Enzian Film Slam: Second Place (2013)

  • They Might Be Giants music video contest winner (2014)

  • Valencia College President’s Honor List (Summer, Fall 2018)


Grants Awarded

  • United Arts Professional Development for Individual Artists (2010)

  • United Arts Professional Development for Individual Artists (2012)

  • Puppetfest Midwest Travel Scholarship (2013)

  • UNIMA Travel Scholarship (2014)

  • Art31 Featured Artist, Maitland Arts Center (2018)