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Profile
I’m an Alberta-based freelance illustrator with a versatile style. My work ranges from editorial illustration to children’s books, and I am able to work under tight deadlines.

Education
2015 – Illustration Master Class
2012 – Bachelor of Design with distinction, majoring in Illustration at the Alberta College of Art and Design

Skills and Experience
• Expert in watercolour, ink, coloured pencil and Adobe Photoshop CS5.
• Software: Adobe Photoshop CS5, Adobe Illustrator CS5, Adobe InDesign CS5, Corel Painter 11.
• Trained in commercial, book, and editorial illustration, informational illustration, graphic design, and concept art.
• Created own graphic novelette.
• Experience in storyboarding, set design, costume design, pattern design, album cover art and banner design.
• My work has been featured on many websites including Wired, Muddy Colors, MyModernMet, and io9.

Awards
2016 – The Journal inclusion for “The Pit”
2016 – Infected by Art Volume 4 acceptance for “Witches’ Sabbath”
2015 – Imagine FX featured my work in their traditional spotlight in their November issue.
2015 – “Illustration West 54” acceptance for “Thumbelina” and “The Approaching Storm”
2015 – Infected By Art Volume 3, “The Creator” won Silver in the Oil / Acrylic / Watercolor category
2015 – Infected By Art Volume 3 acceptance for “The Creator” and “The Plundering of Airlie”
2014 – Spectrum Fantastic Art acceptance for “The Plundering of Airlie” and “Frieze”
2014 – Muddy Colors Rising Stars winner
2014 – Communication Art Illustration Annual Award of Excellence for “July”
2013 – Spectrum Fantastic Art acceptance for “The Creator”

Recently Published Works
Upcoming – picture book, to be published fall 2017
Jan 2017 – Map for Red Threads of Fortune and The Black Tides of Heaven, Tor
Sept 2016 – Book cover for Usborne Publishing
Apr 2016 – Map for “The Dream-Quest of Vellitt Boe”, Tor
Jan 2016 – Magic in the City cover and interior illustrations, Kids Can Press
Dec 2015 – “A Rose of Gold”, “Rains of Castamere” cards, Game of Thrones LCG, Fantasy Flight Games
Nov 2015 – “Class Work” illustration for Swerve
Oct 2015 – “Animal Yoga” illustration for Swerve
Sept 2015 – “Wolf in the Night” and “Counterplot” cards, Game of Thrones LCG, Fantasy Flight Games
Feb 2015 – “The Proprietor” illustration for Swerve
Dec 2014 – FFWD Weekly cover, “Missing and Murdered”
Dec 2014 – interior illustration for Swerve, “Six Holiday Classics”
Nov 2014 – created 480′ mural for the Calgary Public Library construction site, CMLC
Oct 2014 – cover for Button Hill by Michael Bradford, Orca Book Publishers
Oct 2014 – “Bear and the Maiden Fair” card, Game of Thrones LCG, Fantasy Flight Games
Sept 2014 – FFWD Weekly online astrological illustrations
June 2014 – interior illustration for Swerve, “Sharknado”
June 2014 – FFWD Weekly cover, “The Bike Issue”
Mar 2014 – interior illustration for Swerve “Summer Camp Registration”
Feb 2014 – cover and spot illustration for End of the Line by Sharon E. McKay, Annick Press