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Professional Story

This world is full of whimsy and wonder. I take it upon myself to be a seeker of magic, wonder, and stories in every corner I can reach. Entrepreneurship has been a part of my life from an early age. I share with you some milestones of my professional journey. 

Click here for my full resume. 

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Education

I started with a Bachelor of Science in Media arts and Animation followed by an MFA in illustration from California State University. And I am currently holding a position as a PhD

Researcher in Storytelling at Loughborough University UK. 

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Book Illustration

My journey as a book illustrator started in 2011. With about 26 books under my belt, illustrated for a wide range of projects and publishers around the world. 

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Surface Design

Illustration is and will continue to be an incredible source of creative satisfaction for me. I am always eager to bring whimsy to surfaces and products. 

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Academia/Teaching 

I enjoy academia so much and love being in the classroom, both online and in person. I have been teaching art since 2014 in many institutions across Southern California and the Web. 

CSUF, Ai Orange County, SCC, CSSSA and The Rad Learning Platform.

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Art Direction

The joy of being in a creative and productive environment encourages 

me to put my skills and experience into helping creatives and clients.

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Art Consultations

Once I hit the 10 year mark with more than 50 products and books in the market, I found it was time to help others in search of a fulfilling creative life to reach their full potential. 

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