CV

Education

  • MDes in Digital Futures from OCADU
  • Undergrad in Graphic Design: Ontario College of Art and Design Associated Diploma
  • Completed one year of Public Relations at Centennial College
  • Foundation year at York/Sheridan Design Program
  • Various workshops and courses in art, farbication, craft, and electronics
  • Self education in technical based courses is ongoing

Awards

  • 2018 – Best Creative Project – Working With Useless Machines (DF Graduating Show)
  • 2018 – OCADU Gradlinks Scholarship (Contextual Environments Lab)
  • 2017 – CGS-M Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Working With Useless Machines)
  • 2016 – OCADU Dean's Scholarship

Work

Worked for many years as a freelance web designer for various clients large and small. Including BBDO, Treehouse, CMT, YTV, TCAF, Hand Eye Society, Urban Bard, BNMI, MacMillian Publishing, Scott Pilgrim, Bitcasters, CIUT, Love Conquers All Games.

Skills

Programming experience in Python, Arduino (C++), Processing, Node.js, and Unity (C#). Comfortable in Photoshop and Illustrator. Working basic knowledge of Rhino. Background in web design, graphic design, and 2D art using collage and encaustic techniques. Familiar with laser cutters, and various kinds of rough construction.

Exhibitions

  • Working With Useless Machines: Digital Futures Graduating Show – 2018
  • Fortune Tasker: Digital Futures Open Show – February 1st, 2018
  • Fascist Falldown: Digital Futures Open Show – Thursday March 2nd, 2017
  • PoopArray: INT VAR VOID – Monday Dec 12th, 2016
  • Punk Prism Power: IndieCade Official Selection – Culver City, LA, October 25 2015
  • Punk Prism Power: DMG X Vector Killer Interfaces Showcase – Saturday, Feb 21st, 2015
  • Sext Adventure: No Coins – Banff Centre Convergence – November 2014.
  • Sext Adventure: Vector: To Utility and Beyond, Interaccess, Toronto – Feb 2015
  • Adventurebox: Cordial Calliope – Tea House installation, Nuit Blanche, 2014
  • Sext Adventure: InideCade Official Selection – Culver City, LA, October 9-12th 2014
  • Sext Adventure: Boston Festival of Indie Games – MIT – September 13, 2014
  • ISS Love Booth: GDC/Wild Rumpus – That Party – 2014
  • ISS Love Booth: AGO / Hand Eye Society Fancy Video Game Party – Feb 21, 2014
  • Cat Quest: AGO DMG / Long Winter Takeover for First Thursday – January 2nd 2014
  • Cat Quest: Toronto Long Winter – 2013
  • Long Time Coming: Toronto Long Winter Showcase – March 2013
  • Long Time Coming: DMG Feb Fatale showcase – November 2013
  • Encaustic and Bone Work Rated R Gallery Show – 2009
  • Encaustic and digital work – QWAC 2007/08

Speaking Sessions

  • Maker Festival Toronto – “Too Dangerous For GDC”, July 2017
  • Different Games Toronto – “Too Dangerous For GDC”, June 2017
  • Networking Mixer for Makers at FITC Toronto – “Too Dangerous For GDC.” – April 2017
  • Toronto Public Library – “Technology: Successes and Failures” – June 12th, 2015
  • Hack-a-day Toronto – “Why I won’t use the Word Easy Anymore.” – April 2015
  • Vector: To Utility and Beyond Artist Panel, Interaccess – February 20th, 2015
  • Lessons learned from the ISS Love – FITC 2014
  • Recycled Sensors and Ongoing Game Projects – CreateTO 2013
  • Moderator: Freelancing in Comics and Illustration – 2010
  • Panelist: FITC Freelancer Panel – 2009

Workshops / Residencies / Jams