January 2021: Self-Reflection

As a follow-up to my October check-in, and in an ongoing effort to be more open with my creative development, I’m sharing my recent studio self-reflection. Unlike the last check-in, which was constructed as a tweet storm, this one uses a more conventional paragraph-oriented format. And a note of clarification: I’ve been following a termContinue reading “January 2021: Self-Reflection”

October 2020: Check-in

In the spirit of being more open with my creative efforts (even / especially the messy process stuff), I offer my recent studio self check-in. This will be a lengthy read! ★ The pandemic has made everything harder, and it has made the good things feel less good. I spent most of March through AugustContinue reading “October 2020: Check-in”

Ongoing Creative Growth: Goddard’s Interdisciplinary Degree Criteria

When I was in graduate school for Interdisciplinary Arts at Goddard College, the close of each semester required a reflection on the program’s five degree criteria. We were to use the criteria as lenses through which to see and discuss our semester activity. When considered with adequate understanding, the criteria helped foster creative work thatContinue reading “Ongoing Creative Growth: Goddard’s Interdisciplinary Degree Criteria”

Limited Print Run: A Link to the Past, Ishinomori-Style

One thing that helps inspire me in the studio is going back to my favorite media from childhood. I’m a big fan of the Legend of Zelda series and can’t remember how many times I read through the graphic novel adaptation of A Link to the Past by Shotaro Ishinomori when I was young. ForContinue reading “Limited Print Run: A Link to the Past, Ishinomori-Style”

Opening reception for Infinite Canvas: Comics & Fantasy Illustration

I’ll be kicking off my weekend with a comics and fantasy art opening reception in Lewiston. Come say hello! Fri, Sep 27, 5-8PMKimball Street Studios191 Lisbon Street, Lewiston, MEMore info Infinite Canvas is a comics and fantasy illustration exhibit featuring primarily Maine artists. I organized and participated in the first one in 2017 and amContinue reading “Opening reception for Infinite Canvas: Comics & Fantasy Illustration”

Variations 2019: Outdoor / Indoor Group Series + Artist Reception

For this year’s Artdogs Variations project, we chose to respond to the extensive bridge work taking place in our backyard of downtown Gardiner, Maine. My piece depicts a modern troll. OUTDOOR SERIES Find the artwork on the back of the Artdogs building (Arcade St public lot) and under the Bridge St / A1 Diner bridge.Continue reading “Variations 2019: Outdoor / Indoor Group Series + Artist Reception”

Illustration Series & Limited Print Run

For my first Inktober, I created 31 digital ink drawings of my top character picks for the upcoming video game Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. View the series» Limited Print Run A limited run of these illustrations will be available as 8″x10″ art prints by pre-order only. Contact me by December 2 to order a print.

New work on display at Variations 11 exhibit

As part of my connection with Gardiner arts group The Artdogs, I’m displaying a collection of new in-process illustrative pieces at the ground-floor gallery / print studio. Come check it out, and if you’re in the area for the July 15 reception and artist talk, stop by to say hello! Location: Circling the Square FineContinue reading “New work on display at Variations 11 exhibit”

Featured items from MeCAF available online

Did you know I have an online store with my comics and prints? That way even if you miss me at shows like Maine Comic Arts Festival you can still peruse and maybe pick up something fun. 😉 Here’s a rundown of the items I featured at this year’s MeCAF in June.

MeCAF 2018, here I come!

I’m prepping comics and prints for MeCAF, the Maine Comic Arts Festival! It’ll be one week from today on Saturday, June 2 from 10am-5pm at the Portland Public Library. Come by to say hello and grab my poetry comics collection or some new prints from the book! Oh, and here’s the event on The Facebook.Continue reading “MeCAF 2018, here I come!”