Cornish College of the Arts
Seattle, WA September, 2006 – May, 2010
Double major in painting and print making
Panther Creek Cellars
Mural Artist for a large scale map of Washington and Oregon on the wall.
Mural Artist and painter for large scale logo on the wall
Label Artist and Designer
Artist and designed for the "Idilico" wines.
Betz Family Winery
Position: Artistic consultant, Label Artist, and Hospitality
Label artist for the "Possibility" red blend
Label artist for the Destin Wine Auction (private collection)
Label Artist for the "Poppi" vermouth
Now available; the Poppi vermouth, sweet vermouth, and dry vermouth made and produced by Distefano, featuring
three of my prints.
Position: Artistic Instructor
The Antipodes Collective
Position: Illustrator for the page "Fire" in the children's book "In My Village"
Mark Ryan Winery
Position: Artistic consultant and Hospitality
Label artist for the "NumbSkull" wines.
Winner of Seattle Magazines "Coolest Wine Labe 2016"
Now available; the NumbSkull GSM and BDX, wines made and produced by Mark Ryan Winery, featuring my flame art work entitled "Skull".
June 20, 2014
Mary Alice Cooley Print Collection:
Several of my prints have been contributed to the Mary Alice Cooley Print Collection which showcases work done by Cornish Students for the last fifteen years.
The Peep Show:
Position: Co curator
Presentations at the Seattle Art Museum:
Art History II 2008
Modern Art History 2009
History of Design 2009
Contemporary Art History 2010
Public student presentations on works shown at the Seattle Art Museum.
Color Theory class at the Fry Art Museum:
Position: Assistant to artist Betty Merken
Assisting Mrs. Merken while she taught a color theory class to a group at the Fry Art Museum. My duties where to set up stations, answer questions, clean, and help tutor those in need of assistance.
Oct, 2005 – December, 2005
The Nutcracker March was a public art project which show 60 large nutcracker sculptures each painted and decorated individually by a local artist in the Seattle area. I was chosen and sponsored by the Seattle Seahawks to paint a nutcracker for the project.
The Parliament Tavern
West Seattle Art Walk month of Feb, 2016
"Up In Smoke"
Mind Unwind in West Seattle, month of Oct, 2013
The Sweet Spot in Freemont, month of Jan, 2014
Locol Bar & Wine, month of Feb
Coworking in West Seattle, Mar-May, 2014
Pepper Bridge and Amavi Tasting Room
July – September, 2012
Locol Barley &Wine
Feb, 2012 West Seattle, WA
Vin Ella wine shop
Woodinville, WA 2007
Lion’s Den Coffee shop
Bothell, WA 2006
“The Peep Show” Nov 12th, 2011
A show dedicated to the burlesque and perverse.
“Hot One Inch Action” Nov, 5th, 2011
A traveling show of buttons designed by 50 different artists
“The Piranha Shop Parlor Show” Sept 23rd, 2011
A show commemorating the opening of the Piranha Shop. All work was piranha themed.
“It’s Just Pretty” May 5th 2011
A show dedicated to artwork that stems from the artist initial inspirations’ while being unclouded by heavy concept.
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center May, 2010 – May, 2011
A yearlong exhibition showing certain works created by the graduation class of the Cornish art department.
Café Ladro Art fair Nov, 2009
A group show for Cornish art and design students in each grade level.