1. Client Work: New Haven, Top 52 Places to Go 2023

    24 Mar 2023
    I was hired by the New Haven Department of Arts, Culture & Tourism to create graphic recordings for their celebration at the Shubert Theater. The New York Times has included New Haven in their list of “Top 52 Places to Go 2023.” How these assignments work is I have a…

  2. Feature: NFT NYC 2023

    20 Mar 2023
    My digital painting of Solange (“Don’t Touch My Soul) will be featured as a part of the NFT NYC’s Times Square Roadblock. It will be seen on billboards at 1 Times Square, NYC between 8:30pm and 9:30pm on April 11th along with many other featured artists from the event. The…

  3. Press: The Falling Up Podcast

    04 Jan 2023
    The Falling Up Podcast “Turning life’s obstacles into opportunities.” I was honored to appear on The Falling Up Podcast with Kevin Paulin and Ben Backes to talk about my artistry, being married and dressing well. Check it out here..

  4. Client Work: Hey, Brother

    04 Jan 2023
    I was commissioned by my friend and author, Jake Goldberg to illustrate the cover for his novel, “Hey, Brother” The story is loosely based on him and his brother Jake. The older brothers featured at the top of the image are wrestlers while the younger brothers are the viewers watching…

  5. Illustrations for My Wedding

    04 Jan 2023
    As an artist I put a lot of pressure on myself to create illustrations for my wedding that were unique and spoke to the story of how my wife and I came together. We’re both creative people so she had a lot of input into how the final products turned…

  6. Client Work: Arts and Ideas X Black Hog Beer

    06 Jun 2022
    Hi, everyone! I haven’t blogged in a very long time. I wanted to put together this post to talk about my commission from The International Festival of Arts and Ideas X Black Hog Beer. The theme was CONNECT and i was one of three artists that were hired to create…

  7. Client Work: Arts for Labor

    10 Aug 2021
    I’m excited to share my new collaboration with The International Festival of Arts & ideas! I was commissioned by them to illustrate essential workers. (including myself since my day job is as a paraprofessional for New Haven Public Schools.) I wanted to create these portraits in a vibrant pop art…

  8. Client Work: AP Femininity

    09 Aug 2021
    As a champion for young girls and a new stepfather I’m excited to talk about my newest partnership with AP Femininity. I created these illustrations for their workbook for young girls. Here are a few words from the founder, Alisha Stevens.  “Lady in Development is a curriculum designed to provide…

  9. Portrait Art: Yuzo Potts

    10 May 2021
     This was a portrait that I created for myself and others. We all have our own ways of processing grief. When my friend (and extended family) Yuzo passed away I went through a cocktail of intense sadness and rage. It was a low point that impacted not just my work…

  10. ArtRage Vitae Mobile: Green Apple Study

    10 May 2021
    In this video I show you how to create a realistic still life painting of a Green Apple using the app ArtRage Vitae. ArtRage Vitae Mobile is available now on iOS and Google Play.

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