CURRENTLY 
FREELANCE GRAPHIC & WEB DESIGNER - Velo Creations; Los Angeles CA — 1.13 - present

EDUCATED
MFA PAINTING & SCULPTURE - Pratt Institute; Brooklyn NY 2000 BFA FINE ARTS & DANCE - Loyola Marymount University; Los Angeles CA 1998
UNIVERSITÀ INTERNAZIONALE DELL’ARTE - Emphasis: Painting; Venice, Italy | 7.99 

EXPERIENCE 
ART INSTRUCTOR - Clyde Ave Art,  Community Painting Workshop for kids in Mid-City Los Angeles — 5.15
ART INSTRUCTOR - Dorcas House/Vida Joven; Tijuana Mexico — 8.2014 Community collaboration art project with the children from Dorcas Foster home in Tijuana at Parque Morelos.
INSTRUCTOR FOR STREET ART WORKSHOP - High-Tech High; Barrio Logan, San Diego, CA — 3.13
Worked with high school students from disadvantaged backgrounds to created temporary art that was placed along the streets in Barrio Logan. 
ART INSTRUCTOR - Community Outreach | Arts for Kids San Diego CA 7.06 -9.06 ART TEACHER - Escola Dom Bosco (elementary) Olinda, Brazil 3.05 - 4.05
ENGLISH TEACHER - Escola Lions (5th and 7th grade) Olinda, Brazil 3.05 - 4.05
ENGLISH TEACHER - Taught English as a second language to hotel staff, Healdsburg CA — 5.05 -6.05 

PREVIOUSLY 
FREELANCE RESEARCH / DESIGN SUPPORT - Mirada Studios; Los Angeles CA — 3.16 - 5.17
MAC COMPUTER TRAINING TUTOR - Tech Tutor LA; Los Angeles CA — 8.15 - 2.16
TEAM KICKSONFIRE STAFF - Influencer: Artist, Acro-Yoga, Women’s fitness/empowerment — 2.13 - 10.14 CREATIVE - Apple; San Diego CA — 11.07 - 8.13
GUEST TEACHER & TRAINER -  Apple, New York NY — 8.12 SOFTWARE TESTER / UAT - Apple Headquarters; Cupertino CA — 2012
ASSISTANT ART DIRECTOR/GRAPHIC DESIGNER - San Diego Children’s Museum — 10.06 -7.07 RESIDENT ARTIST & GRAPHIC DESIGNER for Relais & Château - Healdsburg CA 03 - 05
 
CREATED 
“FRESH TO DEATH” - Digital paintings, Rosewood Gallery, San Diego CA — 12.13
“SOLEPHISTICATED” ART SHOW - Digital & Traditional Paintings, Rosewood Gallery, San Diego CA — 9.13
CUSTOM GRAFFITI ARTIST / RAY BAN EVENT - Optical Shop of Aspen, Los Angeles CA — 7.12
#DOUBLETAPTHAT - Created and curated an Instagram inspired art show of 40 + artists. — 1.12
URBAN TREE PROJECT - A Public Sculpture displayed on San Diego Bay — 3.10 - 4.11
COMMISSIONED ARTIST & LOGO DESIGN for Les Mars, Relais & Château Hotel-Healdsburg CA — 03 - 05

LANGUAGE 
Proficient, Conversational Spanish