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Awards & Honors

Hiii Illustration “Best of the Best” 2015
Juried Online Exhibition and Book Publication, Beijing, China

Creative Quarterly 100 Best Annual 2014

Juried Online Exhibition and Magazine Publication

Communication Arts Award of Excellence

54th Annual Illustration Exhibition
International Competition, 2013

Creative Quarterly 33 Award of Excellence
Juried Online Exhibition and Magazine Publication

Illustration West Bronze Medal
51 Annual Competition and Exhibition
Society of Illustrators Los Angeles, 2013

Society of Illustrators Certificate of Merit
55th Annual Competition and Exhibition, New York City, 2013

Spectrum 19
International Contemporary Fantastic Art Competition, 2012

Art Renewal Center 2011 – 2012 International Salon Finalist
International Competition, Online Exhibition, and Published Catalogue

First Place Professional’s Choice
Illustrator’s Day, Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators

Los Angeles, California, 2009

Society of Illustrators Certificate of Merit

48th Annual Competition and Exhibition, New York City, 2006

Society of Illustrators Certificate of Merit
46th Annual Competition and Exhibition, New York City, 2004

Spectrum 11
International Contemporary Fantastic Art Competition, 2004

Spectrum 10
International Contemporary Fantastic Art Competition, 2003

Selected Clients

Bath and Body Works
Biondo Group
Creative Edge, LLC.
Friend Magazine
Gamewright Inc.
HarperCollins Publishers
Hyperion Books for Children
Kimberly-Clark Corporation
National Museum of Wildlife Art
Pan Macmillan, London
Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers
Random House Children’s Books
Scholastic Inc.
Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing
Somerset House Publishing
Tor Books
Vertex42.com

Professional Membership

Society of Illustrators New York

Education

Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts
Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University
Boston, Massachusetts, 2009

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration
Brigham Young University
Provo, Utah, 1996

Exhibitions

2017

SUU Faculty Exhibition 2017
Southern Utah Museum of Art, Cedar City, Utah

2016

Ideas on Paper
Beijing Design Week, Beijing, China
Invitational

Drawn to the Music
Society of Illustrators, New York City
Members Show

Illustrators Utah
Bountiful Davis Art Center, Bountiful, Utah
Juried by Will Terry

SUU Faculty Exhibition 2016
Southern Utah University
Braithwaite Gallery, Cedar City, Utah

2015

11th Annual Small Works Show
440 Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
Juried by Amy Williams

CSUF Faculty Exhibition 2015
California State University Fullerton
Begovich Gallery, Fullerton, California

Every Polished Grace
Alumni from the BYU Department of Visual Arts, 1964-2014
Harris Fine Arts Center, Provo, Utah
Invitational

2013

Illustration West 51 Society of Illustrators Los Angeles Annual Competition
Gallery Nucleus, Alhambra, California
Juried by Rick Anwyl, Scott Bakal, Craig Elliott, Lisa French, Robin Richesson, and Whitney Sherman

55th Annual Society of Illustrators Exhibition
Society of Illustrators Museum of American Illustration, New York City
Juried by Juliette Borda, Harry Campbell, Ted Wright, Will Hooks, Alexandra Zsigmond, Matthew Richmond, Andy Rash, Julia Rothman, Gary Taxalli

Silverspot: A Graphic Novel
National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Curated by Bronwyn Minton
Invitational

2012

From Mice to Monsters: Illustrations for Children
440 Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
Juried by Buket Erdogan

Children’s Book Art Show
Modest Fly Art Gallery, Tujunga, California
Juried by Seaton Brown

Richmond Illustrators Club 5th Juried Show
Ghostprint Gallery, Richmond, Virginia
Juried by Sterling Hundley, Alice Cho, Noah Scalin, George Pratt, and Martin Gee

Steampunk: The Beginning
CSUF Begovich Gallery, Fullerton, California
Curated by Cliff Cramp and Mike McGee
Invitational

No Regrets: 2012 CSUF Faculty Show
California State University Fullerton
Begovich Gallery, Fullerton, California

2011

Fukui/Fullerton Exchange
Fukui City Art Museum, Fukui, Japan
Curated by Matthew Leslie
Invitational

Fukui Sister City Exhibit
Muckenthaler Cultural Center, Fullerton, California
Curated by Matthew Leslie
Invitational

Richmond Illustrators Club 4th Juried Show
Ghostprint Gallery, Richmond, Virginia
Juried by Mark Summers, Amy Crehore, Phyllis Saroff and Bill Koeb

2010

BYU Illustration Alumni Show: Celebrating 30 Years of Excellence
Brigham Young University Harris Fine Art Center, Provo, Utah

Utah Illustrators
Bountiful Davis Art Center, Bountiful, Utah
Juried by Don Weller

2009

F+: CSUF Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition
California State University Fullerton
Grand Central Art Center, Santa Ana, California

MFA in Visual Arts Graduate Exhibition
Art Institute of Boston Main Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts

2008

Unbound: Original Picture Book Art From Utah Illustrators
Springville Museum of Art, Springville, Utah
Curated by Margy Layton
Invitational

2007

BYU-Idaho Faculty Show
Spori Gallery, Brigham Young University-Idaho, Rexburg, Idaho

2006

48th Annual Society of Illustrators Exhibition
Society of Illustrators Museum of American Illustration, New York City
Juried by Diane Dillon, Patrick Arrasmith, David Christiana, Daniel Dos Santos, Gary Kelley, Tim O’Brien, Elizabeth Parisi, Rob Shepperson, and Whitney Sherman

BYU-Idaho Faculty Show
Spori Gallery, Brigham Young University-Idaho, Rexburg, Idaho

2005

Spectrum: The Exhibition
Society of Illustrators Museum of American Illustration, New York City
Curated by Irene Gallo, Gregory Manchess, Cathy Fenner and Arnie Fenner
Invitational

2004

46th Annual Society of Illustrators Exhibition
Society of Illustrators Museum of American Illustration, New York City
Juried by Vincent Di Fate, Marti Golon, John Mattos, Bill Mayer, Wendell Minor, Robert Andrew Parker, Paolo Pepe, and Anthony Russo

Imagination & Illustration
Terra Nova Gallery, Provo, Utah
Curated by David Hawkinson
Invitational

19th Annual Religious and Spiritual Art of Utah
Springville Museum of Art, Springville, Utah
Curated by Vern Swanson

2002

78th Annual Spring Salon
Springville Museum of Art, Springville, Utah
Juried by Jody Klotz-Vletas, Donna Poulton, and Vern Swanson

An Olympiad of Artists
Repartee Gallery, Salt Lake City, Utah
Curated by Sharon Swindle
Invitational

2001

77th Annual Spring Salon
Springville Museum of Art, Springville, Utah
Juried by Peter Adams, Elaine Adams, and Vern Swanson

1999

75th Annual Spring Salon
Springville Museum of Art, Springville, Utah
Juried by Ric Collier Nancy Harrison, and Vern Swanson

Curatorial Projects

2015

Artists Speak Out: Sustainability and Social Justice
Sustainability Symposium
California State University Fullerton
Titan Student Union Pavilions AB
April 16, 2015

3rd Annual CSUF Illustration Competition
California State University Fullerton
Titan Student Union Center Gallery
March 2 – March 28, 2015

2014

Sustainability Symposium Illustration Exhbition
California State University Fullerton
Titan Student Union Pavilions AB
April 17, 2014

2nd Annual CSUF Illustration Competition
California State University Fullerton
Titan Student Union Center Gallery
March 7 – March 28, 2014

2013

Illustration: The Creative Process
Pollak Library Atrium West Gallery, California State University Fullerton
January 28 – March 4, 2013

1st Annual CSUF Illustration Competition
California State University Fullerton West Gallery
April 8 – April 18, 2013

2012

363A Illustration Exhibition
Titan Student Union Center Gallery, California State University Fullerton
May 7 – June 1, 2012