EXPERIENCE
Freelance Creative Direction, Brand Design & Illustration  |  present
Adjunct Professor at Owens Community College, Toledo  |  August – October 2020
Art Director at dbox, New York City  |  October 2008 – January 2010
Art Director at Korn Design, Boston  |  August 2005 – August 2008
Senior Graphic Designer at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston  |  June 2001 – August 2005
Design Intern at Neo-Design, Washington DC  |  January – March 2001
Design Intern at Libby Perszyk Kathman, Cincinnati  |  June – September 2000
Design Intern at Gensler, San Francisco  |  January – March 2000
Design Intern at Toth Brand Imaging, Boston  |  June 1998 – March 1999
Production Design at Urbana Daily Citizen, Urbana, Ohio  |  June 1994 – December 1996

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
Board Member of Bittersweet Farms  |  2013 – present   |  
Board Member of Toledo American Advertising Foundation  |  2020 – present
National Philanthropy Day Community Volunteer award in support of Bittersweet, Inc.  |  2018

EDUCATION
University of Cincinnati: School of Design, Art, Architecture + Planning  |  Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design  |  Additional focus in art history and photography 
Urbana High School, Ohio

AWARDS
Silver ADDY Award – Toledo AAF – Terra Tempe Menus  |  2022
Bronze ADDY Award – Toledo AAF – Golden Owl Tavern Brand Identity  |  2022
Logo Lounge Book 13 – 3 logos selected – Golden Owl Tavern  |  2022
Judge’s Choice ADDY Award – Toledo AAF – Sauce Restaurant Branding  |  2021
Gold ADDY Award – Toledo AAF – Sauce Restaurant Branding  |  2021
Silver ADDY Award – Toledo AAF – Toledo Opera Posters  |  2021
Silver ADDY Award – Toledo AAF – Atlanta Opera Logo  |  2021
Bronze ADDY Award – Toledo AAF – TSO Brahms v. Radiohead Advertisement  |  2021
Best Logo Design – The Greater Toledo Choice Awards - Sean Patrick Builders - 2020
Silver ADDY Award – Toledo AAF – Lola Denver Rebranding Campaign  |  2020
Silver ADDY Award – Toledo AAF – The Stubborn Brother Pizza Bar Signage  |  2020
Bronze ADDY Award – Toledo AAF – Toledo Opera 2019-2020 Season Poster Campaign  |  2020
Silver ADDY – AAF District 5 – Toledo Opera Poster Campaign  |  2019
Judge’s Choice ADDY Award – Toledo AAF – Toledo Opera Poster Campaign  |  2019
Gold ADDY Award – Toledo AAF – Toledo Opera Poster Campaign  |  2019
Silver ADDY Award – Toledo AAF – Clementina Pop-up Bar & Food Truck for Heirloom Hospitality  |  2019
Bronze ADDY Award – Toledo AAF – Toledo Opera Season Brochure  |  2019
Community Volunteer Award from The Association of Fundraising Professionals Northwest Ohio Chapter for outstanding support of Bittersweet Farms.  |  2018
Best in Show ADDY Award – Toledo AAF – Urban Farmer Philadelphia Branding Campaign  |  2016
Gold ADDY Award – Toledo AAF – Urban Farmer Philadelphia Branding Campaign  |  2016
Silver ADDY Award – Toledo AAF – Urban Farmer Cleveland – Branded Environment  |  2015
American Retail Environments Award – Gold Award – Urban Farmer Cleveland – Restaurant/Casual Dining  |  2015
Judge’s Choice ADDY Award – Toledo AAF – Toledo Opera 2013-2014 Advertising Campaign  |  2014
Gold ADDY Award – Toledo AAF – Toledo Opera 2013-2014 Advertising Campaign  |  2014
Nominated for Toledo’s 20 under 40 Award  |  2012
James Beard Foundation Award finalist for “Outstanding Restaurant Graphics” – Mercat a la Planxa  |  2010
HOW Design Promotional Annual Awards – Mercat a la Planxa stationery  |  2008
International Engraved Graphic Association award – The London NYC stationery  |  2007
AIGA Best of New England Award – The London NYC stationery  |  2007
New England Museum Association Publications Design Award, 1st Place – MFA Draped in Dragons brochure  | 2004
New England Museum Association Publications Design Award, 2nd Place – MFA Celebrity Lecture Series brochure  |  2004
New England Museum Association Publications Design Award, 2nd Place – Calderwood Challenge brochure
New England Museum Association Publications Design Award, 3rd Place – MFA Family Night Out brochure  |  2003

PUBLISHED + EXHIBITED
Jeff Kline/Accrinet’s Top 10 Nonprofit Web Designs – Toledo Opera  |  2013
Feature profile and project in the international publication [BranD] Magazine, Issue 007 – SLS Hotels  |  2013
Toledo Art Museum and Toledo AIGA’s “Half and Half” Summer Show – Householder Wedding Map  |  201
Rockport Publisher’s Letterhead and Logo Design 12 Book – Zwilling Needlepoint Designs logo  |  2011
Rockport Publisher’s Letterhead and Logo Design 11 Book – Mercat a la Planxa stationery  |  2009
Featured Insider Guide of Wallpaper* City Guide Boston book  |  2009
Featured case study on Mohawk.com – The London NYC luxe marketing brochure  |  2008
Rockport Publisher’s Best of Brochure Design 10 Book – The London NYC luxe marketing brochure  |  2008
Rockport Publisher’s Best of Brochure Design 10 Book – The London NYC meeting brochure  |  2008
Rockport Publisher’s Best of Brochure Design 8 Book – AIGA membership mailer  |  2005
Rockport Publisher’s Best of Brochure Design 8 Book – MFA Art of the Japanese Postcard brochure  |  2005
Thank You letter from legendary print artist Dorothea Rockburne in regards to the design of her exhibition brochure  |  2005

Full CV & references available on request.


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