Maurice Noble once said: "All art is so connected that I do not see why one cannot work in more than one line. Would it be selﬁsh for me to go ahead and develop this gift, a divine gift?. "I graduated Art Center College of Design LA/Pasadena in 1978 with a BFA in Illustration. Most inﬂuential instructors: Harry Carmean, Gregory Weir-Quiton, Vern Wilson, Kathy Wirch, Ward Kimball, Herb Ryman and John Asaro. Freelance illustration assignments include movie poster designs, book illustration, magazine illustration, live action storyboarding and production art, matte painting, advertising storyboards and comps, and fashion illustration.
Animation companies worked for: Ralph Bakshi Animation, Richard Williams Animation Los Angeles, DIC, Cartoon Network, Warner Bros. Television, Warner Bros. Feature, Walt Disney Television, Disney Toon Studios, Walt Disney Feature and Fox. Responsibilities at these companies include: character design, background design, background painting, storyboarding, visual development and art direction. Western themed ﬁne art gallery work represented by Trailside Galleries in Scottsdale, AZ and Jackson Hole, WY. Teaching experience: Art Center College of Design, Laguna College of Art and Design, Cal Arts, Woodbury University and The Fashion Institute of Los Angeles.