Credentials

I have worked as a creative artist for over 45 years. Spanning many disciplines and mediums along the way including writing & illustrating children’s books, comic strips, short films, animation, music, and 3D virtual design. I currently own & operate a multimedia studio in Northern California.

In 2002 I graduated from the University of California at Santa Cruz’s program for Interactive Media Design and went on to become an instructor at the University’s Adult Learning Campus in Cupertino, California for 2 years, teaching Digital Film Editing and Special Effects.

In 2004 I graduated from the New York Alternative Film School.

I received my accredited certification as a Therapeutic Art Life Coach from Udemy through training provided by the Transformation Academy.

I have a strong background in peer counseling and was trained as a Suicide Prevention Hot Line Counselor in 1985 by the Orange County, California LGBT Community Center.

My personal philosophy:

The Evolution of Human Kindness is Being the Change You Wish to See in the World.