It's like a catalog of my
"free time" activities
Peonie 2018, 12x12 acrylic
Randomly generated band and album name. Practicing my punk aesthetic.
Ever wonder what a chicken that ate hot sauce probably looks like? Well ponder no further…
A series of posters and Tshirts on the theme of artistic insecurities. This is cut paper folded into sharp irregular points.
The following prints and shirts were produced as a part of the CMYK show, a collective of artists working exclusively in black and white.
Can you make the Logo bigger?
Packaging design. Corrugated black plastic and vellum with leather tie.
No matter what level, this idea plagues every maker at some point.
Art critique form, useful for any art student who needs to sound like they fit in art school.
A collection of 25 artists each produced 5 unique prints and 5 tshirts for a pop-up gallery ironically titled CMYK. The show nearly sold out in 30 minutes.
Preview of a set of typographical posters designed exclusively for Marcantile Home Goods.
Peep the full alphabet of posters
Erry body knows
and I feel
I'm sure that most parents get their 20-somethings a set of dining room chairs that need to be refinished for Christmas. Mine do anyway...
I have always wanted to design a beer coaster; they're just little slices of design in a context that doesn't make sense, but for some reason you want to hold them and keep them. I still can't really tell if its okay to take it out of the restaurant...
Combination of two dissimilar artist's styles. Digital illustration and cut paper collage
Scanners are underrated image making devices
If you draw the same object 100 times in a term, you will get noticeably better at drawing. Still one of my favorite assignments in art school to date.
My ‘97 Wrangler has a personality of its own, so naturally it needed its own branded experience. Sweaters for the late summer drives, stickers for souvenirs, a brush in the center compartment for the Jeep hair.
If you were to combine the design styles of the 1850s pre-Arts and Crafts Father of Design with the notoriously minimalist thick-lines Field Notes junkie you might get something like this...
Cheetos inspired Flamin' Hot Postcards from the most average cities. Because maybe there is nothing interesting about Lubbock, Texas, but Flamin' Hot Cheetos makes it interesting
My dear friend Kari Karr commissioned me to paint a colorful elephant to go above her couch for the apartment she was hoping to move into. She loved all things bright, and said elephants were just such happy animals and she always wanted to be surrounded by happy things. Then she got engaged, so I made it as a surprise and gave it as an early wedding present. Kari passed away from cystic fibrosis on August 28, 2015. She and Brad were married a few hours before. They did not get to experience the joys of a first apartment, but I am so glad I got to give this painting to them.
A tiny book of phrases from my iPhone notes. Hand letterpressed with gold ink on vellum. All of the patterns and illustrations designed by me.
The laser cutter is free to Art majors (shout out to the U of O)
48x36 inches, Acrylic on canvas. Painted from still-life observation. It took me 52+ hours to complete