Design/ Retouching/Production Experience


Freelance Graphic Designer/ Artist. Brooklyn NY

Create independent and commisioned works of textile and print art and design.


Digital Retoucher • Splashlight Studios. New York, NY.

• Digitally retouch on-figure fashion photography, product shots and skin, hair and make-up for online markets.


Digital Photo Retoucher. Production Artist • Ami Magazine. Brooklyn, NY.

• Digitally retouch images for orthodox Jewish magazine. Edit and retouch images from news and stock photography websites.


Studio Artist • Regan Campbel Ward. New York, NY.

• Generate templates, Quality-control documents, Edit Copy changes, traffic files for pharmaceutical marketing agency.


Digital Retoucher and Production Artist. Schawk Retail Marketing. New York, NY.

• Retouch on-figure fashion photography, product shots and skin, hair and make-up for print catalogs.

• Manufacture preliminary mechanicals for in-house and client meetings, Generate templates for books in Adobe InDesign.


Imaging Technician and Production Artist. The Village Voice. New York, NY.

• Retouch, scan and color balance digital images, Design and traffic advertisements, Quality-control and pre-flight the weekly edition.


Production Artist. The Tampa Tribune. Tampa, FL.

• Traffic Advertisements and design Classified Advertisements.

2000-01 Associate Art Director. CMJ Music Magazine. New York, NY.

• Design and layout weekly magazine, Import type with style sheets, Edit photographs.


Graphic Designer. KnitMedia, Knitting Factory Records. New York, NY.

• Design cd packaging and advertisements for record label artists.

Teaching Experience


Adjunct Professor: Graphic Design and Digital Tools.

Fordham University. New York, NY.

• Foundations of Graphic Design and Adobe Creative Suite Professor.

• Two 4 credit hour courses per week.


Adjunct Professor: Digital Imaging.

Borough of Manhattan Community College. CUNY. New York, NY.

• Foundations of Graphic Design and Adobe Creative Suite Professor.

• One 4 credit hour course per week.


Instructor: Graphic Design

Parsons/ The New School for Social Research.

• Foundations of Graphic Design and Adobe Creative Suite Instructor

• Two week summer intensive.


Digital Imaging Instructor.

Miami Ad School. Brooklyn, NY.

• Teach Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Camera Raw, Adobe Bridge workflow and basic photography to Art Director and Copywriter students.

• one 3 hour class per week, 10 week sessions


Instructor: Adobe Photosop and Adobe Illustrator.

Gowanus Print Lab. Brooklyn, NY.

• Teach Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop techniques to a small group of adults.

• Three 3 hour long sessions per class.


Adjunct Lecturer: The History of Graphic Design 

Borough of Manhattan Community College. CUNY. New York, NY.

• Create and present weekly lectures on the History of Western Graphic Design. 

• Assign and assess weekly class reading and writing assignments.

• One 4 credit hour class per week.


Fine Art Teacher.

Manhattan Art. New York, NY. Fort Lee, NJ.

• Teach Foundation Fine Art and Design to secondary-post college graduate level students.

• Help students develop portfolios for admission into leading NYC based art schools.

• One 6 hour class per week.


Advanced Adobe Illustrator Professor.

Borough of Manhattan Community College. CUNY. New York, NY.

• One 4 credit hour course per week.


Resident Artist/ Silk Screen Teacher/ Technician.

Camp Balibay. Camptown, PA.

• Individual and group silk screen instruction for students ages 7-18, Order supplies and manage classroom studio.

• Lead 2 week-long workshops where students made silk screened books and large soft sculptures.

• 30 hours class time per week.


1998 Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, New York, NY, BFA

Full Four-Year Tuition Scholarship

1996 Gerrit Rietveld Academie. Amsterdam, Holland. Spring. Spring Semester


2017 Master Composter: 6-Month Composting Apprenticeship, 500hrs. Earth Matter. Govenor’s Island, NY

2016 Bioswale Maintenance Training Course, 150hrs. Gowanus Canal Conservancy. Brooklyn, NY

Peramaculture Design Certificate, 72hrs. Andrew Faust, Center for Bio-Regional Living Brooklyn, NY

2014 Somatic Synthesis Teacher Training, The Breathing Project. New York, NY. Monthly 2.5 day Weekend Workshops

2010-2013 Embodied Anatomy and Kinesiology, The Breathing Project. New York, NY. Weekly 3 hour class. 3 trimesters per year


Graphic Design and Illustration, Adobe CC, Digital Photo Retouching for Print and Web, Knowledge of pre-press, offset and digital printing. Fine Art painting, drawing, photography and printmaking, Teaching Adobe CC to diverse populations, Composting, Gardening, Urban Farming