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May 29th, 1978 - Born. Salt Lake City, UT

1996-1998 - Studied Graphic Design at Salt Lake Community College. Salt Lake City, UT

1998-2017 - 16 year career in Web Design & Development. Teacher. Art Director. Web Designer. Business Owner. Began in Salt Lake City. Ended in San Diego, CA.

2015 - Left the corporate world. Traveled to Europe on creative journey. Met Stratos at Glyfada Marina, Greece. Met Henrik Schutze at Freetown Christiania, Copenhagen, Denmark. Both had a tremendous impact.

2016 - Started attending weekly life drawing sessions with the North Park Drawing Group, San Diego, CA (Photos ################).

2018 - Moved to Las Vegas, NV.

2019 - Moved to Newberry, SC. Established Friend St. Studios at 1100 Caldwell St, Newberry, SC.
October 2nd, 2019 - Experimenting with Gifts Exhibition Artist Reception at Wessels Library, Newberry College, South Carolina (photos | poster). ↓
June, 2019 - Established the Newberry Photo Group in partnership with the Newberry Arts Center.

August 31, 2019 - First exhibition of the Newberry Photo Group, hosted by the Newberry Arts Center.

December, 2019 - Established Newberry Made, a registry of artists and makers in Newberry County (website: www.newberrymade.com).

January, 2020 - Joined the South Carolina Arts Commission Art of Community: Rural SC Program as a Community Connector.

January 6, 2020 - Second Exhibition of the Newberry Photo Group, hosted by the Newberry Arts Center.

October, 2020 - Established the Newberry Made Artist Showcase program, partnering local artists with local businesses to exhibit artwork every month throughout Newberry, SC. View the map of current exhibitions.

May, 2020 - Established and published the first issue of the Newberry Made Zine (. A mini-magazine showcasing local art & culture in Newberry, South Carolina.

April 10, 2021 - Newberry Made partners with the Newberry County Chamber of Commerce and Earth Safe Finishes to paint murals with the community at the Grow Newberry Farmers Market [photo].

April 21, 2021 - Established the Newberry Made Art & Coffee gathering of local artists and supporters at 1213 Main St. Every Wednesday at 9am. All are welcome!

April 15th, 2021 - Newberry Made Artist Pop-up Exhibition [photo | video] in collaboration with local musicians and performers at Bar Figaro Open Mic Night.

First Fridays / Wine Walk Wessels Experimenting w/ Gifts Exhibition (poster and photos/video) Newberry Made Virtual Exhibition Daisies Covid-19 memorial series (photo & video) List all exhibtion venues for Artist Showcase Live painting at South Carolina Clay Conference Poetree Mask Series DC Pop-up Exhibition w/ Henrik Shutze Vegas Pop-up Exhibtion w/ Henrik Shutze Masquerade Wet Plate Project Plein Air California - Libraries, Carillo, North Park Drawing Group San Diego Photo Group March 2020 Newberry Magazine Cover Newberry Magazine Feature NOH Catalog Cover NOH Painting on permanent display at Opera House Newberry Observer articles - Harper Street Hydrant, Art, Artisan and Artists insert, Newberry Made Article, Whitmire Article, Poetree Newberry Magazine Cover (coloring page hometown heroes)