Resume

Profile

30 years of experience as a professional illustrator, having worked primarily in the comic book industry. Ability to work with a variety of artists and styles, and maintain a consistent, and on model look for characters, and projects. Ability to meet deadlines, and manage multiple projects in a timely manner.

 

Experience

Illustrator, DC Comics; New York, NY – 1988 – present

Inking of comic book pencil drawings for reproduction. Titles include Y: The Last Man, House of Mystery, Jack of Fables, Adventures of Superman, Action Comics, The Flash, Justice League and other periodicals. Worked with a variety of artists, writers, editors, and art directors. Used differing stylistic approaches depending on final look of book/project.

Illustrator, Marvel Comics; New York, NY – 1986 – 2002, 2015 – present

Inked comic book pencil drawings for reproduction. Titles included: Red Wolf, Guardians of Infinity, Dr. Strange, The Silver Surfer, Marvel Comics Presents, Fantastic Four, Solo Avengers and other periodicals. Worked with a variety of artists, writers, editors, and art directors.
Illustrator, O’Rielly Media; Sebastopol, CA – 2015 – present

Illustrations for computer training books. Titles include UX for Beginners, Designing for Sustainability.

Illustrator, IDW Comics; San Diego, CA – 2013

Inking of comic book pencil drawings for reproduction. Worked with a variety of artists, writers, editors, and art directors. Titles include Star Trek, Danger Girl.

Illustrator, First Comics; Chicago, IL – 2012 – present

Inking of comic book pencil drawings for reproduction. Worked with a variety of artists, writers, editors, and art directors. Used differing stylistic approaches depending on final look of book/project.

Storyline Contributor, DC Comics; New York, NY – 1993 – 1998

Contribution of storyline plot ideas to Superman line of comics.

Illustrator, Disney Comics; Burbank, CA – 1989

Inked comic book pencil drawings for reproduction. Titles included:Disney’s Roger Rabbit andRoger Rabbit’s Toontown. Worked with a variety of artists, writers, editors, and art directors.

 

Art Assistant – “Romita Raider”, Marvel Comics; New York, NY – 1985-1988

Made corrections to artwork to be published, addition of art and layouts for printed comic books. Worked under the direct supervision of Art Director, John Romita, Sr.

Freelance Art Assistant; New York, NY, 1983 – 1988

Drew and inked backgrounds, and other assisting chores for freelance comic book artists Josef Rubenstein, Bob Wiacek, Bob Layton, Jim Starlin, and others.

 

Additional Clients

Dark Horse Comics, EA (Electronic Arts) Comics, Teshkeel Comics, IDW Comics, Valiant Comics, CrossGen Comics, Rittenhouse Publishing

Awards

Will Eisner Comic Industry Award – 2008. Best Continuing Series: Y: The Last Man

Will Eisner Comic Industry Award – 2008. Best Penciller/Inker Team: Y: The Last Man 

Exhibitions

Society of Illustrators Annual Exhibition – 1990

Society of Illustrators Annual Exhibition – 1991

Education

The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art; New York, NY – Bachelor of Fine Arts, June 1988

Additional Skills

Knowledge of traditional fine art techniques; watercolor, oil acrylic, pastel, pencil and ink. Knowledge of  Adobe Photoshop, and Corel Painter. Experience with  Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Fireworks, Adobe Dreamweaver ,Wordpress, and Microsoft Word.