CV

2018-Present

Omnarchy.com

Contributing writer and illustrator for the satirical futurized news startup Omnarchy.com.

2002-2015

Northside College Preparatory High School

Visual Arts Teacher

Taught photography, graphic design, sculpture, painting, drawing, video, multimedia construction, animation, and theory.

In addition to teaching standard art courses he also created semester long thematic classes such as: using explosives as a means for creating drawings, scientific approaches to making art, teaching after the apocalypse, reclaiming lost childhoods, approaches to sewage management, video construction as a game of chance, and the intersection between dinosaurs and rock ā€˜nā€™ roll.

2000-Present

Freelance Photographer

Chicago Reader

Chicago Reporter

Catalyst

Pistil

Streetwise

Independent Filmmaker

2001-Present

Solo & Group Art Exhibitions

2019 Gallery 400 Chicago, IL

2018 Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, IL

2017 Intuit Chicago, IL

2017 Produce Model Chicago, IL

2017 Defibrillator Chicago, IL

2016 The Franklin Chicago, IL

2015 The Outhaus Urbana Champaign, IL

2012 Happy Dog Chicago, IL

2011 Co-Prosperity Sphere Chicago, IL

2011 Cobalt Studio Chicago, IL

2010 Ruth Page Center for the Arts Chicago, IL

2010 Catharine Clark Gallery San Francisco, CA

2009 Co-Prosperity Sphere Chicago, IL

2009 Harold Washington College Chicago, IL

2008 Roots and Culture Chicago, IL

2008 Deadtech Chicago, IL

2007 Roots and Culture Chicago,IL

2006 Gene Siskel Film Center Chicago, IL

2006 Butcher Shop/Deadtech Chicago, IL

2005 Acme Gallery Chicago, IL

2002 Cubicle Hammond, IN

2001-2002 High Risk Gallery Chicago, IL

2001 Pantaloon Saloon Westmont, IL

2000

Chicago Public Art Group (CPAG)

Assistant Sculptor/Installer/Painter

Standup Comedy

2019 Oak City Comedy Festival Raleigh, NC

2019 Produced 9 shows for the Apartment and House Comedy Tour Chicago, IL

2018 Cream City Festival Milwaukee, WI

2018 Thalia Hall

2018 Produced 6 shows for the Apartment and House Comedy Tour Chicago, IL

2018 Beat Kitchen, Chicago Underground Comedy, Chicago, IL

2017 Thalia Hall

EDUCATION:

University of Illinois at Chicago, BFA Art Education, 2000