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

2010 RYT 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training, Alison West, Yoga Union. New York, NY

2012 Children’s Teacher Training Program, Bija Kids, Brooklyn New York.


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, Yoga and Mindfulness practice and teaching