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Graduate of the
Illustration Program at Art Center
College of Design, Pasadena, CA.
Masters Degree in Illustration from Syracuse University
Professional work has been
selected for Society of
Illustrators Annuals 37,
39 & 41 and his books have been represented in their annual
show of art from the best children's picture books of a given year.
Shining by Julius Lester (Harcourt)
Christmas Eve by Liz Rosenberg (Roaring Brook)
The Prince of Butterflies by Bruce
Coville (Harcourt Brace)
Here On This Spot by Sharon Hart Addy (Houghton Mifflin)
Stone Fey by Robin McKinley (Harcourt Brace)
Currently living in
Livermore, California, in the East Bay of the San Francisco Bay Area
near Silicon Valley.
Teaches at San
Jose State University, the best public university illustration
program in the United States. Formerly an instructor at the Academy of
Art College in San Francisco & The California College of Arts and
Classes taught include:
Figure Drawing, Illustration Portfolio, Intro, Intermediate and
Advanced Illustration. Conceptual and Documentary Illustration,
Perspective and Color.
Became interested in art
via comic books and cartooning. Eventually discovered illustration and
I'm now most interested in a career doing children's books and
continuing to teach art at the college level.
Additional work can be
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Shannon, Joel Nakamura,
Philip Hays, Ted Youngkin, Burne
Hogarth, Dave Passalacqua, Murray Tinkelman, Gary Kelley, Anita
Kunz; and many lesser known but equally wonderful instructors at
Art Center College of Design: Brad
Durham, David Mocarski, Lawrence
Carroll, Bill Maughan, Judy Crook, Dwight
Bunkall, Gary Meyer, Vince Robbins, Vern Wilson, and Harry
Carmean. I owe them all a great debt.