>ARTIST BIOGRAPHY<

1972, OCT. 23: ARTIST IS BORN

1977, SUMMER: THE FILM >STAR WARS< IS SEEN. NOTHING IS EVER THE SAME. MANY CRAYON DRAWINGS OF THAT UNIVERSE FOLLOW.

1982, SUMMER: THE FILM >TRON< IS SEEN. NOTHING IS EVER THE SAME, BUT NOW COMPUTERS ARE INVOLVED.

1982, FALL: LESSONS ON APPLE ][ ARE BEGUN.

1985, FALL: ARTIST FIRST DESIGNS GRAPHICS IN COLOR ON APPLE //C+. THE FIRST STATIC IMAGE DESIGNED IS A PORTRAIT OF >MAX HEADROOM<.

1988, FALL: ARTIST EXPERIENCES DESIGNING ON MACINTOSH SE. ALDUS PAGEMAKER IS THE FIRST APPLICATION LEARNED. A CAREER IN JOURNALISM IS PURSUED OVER THE NEXT SIX YEARS, COLLECTING DIGITAL DESIGN EXPERIENCE ALONG THE WAY. PERIPHERALLY, EXPERIENCE IN VIDEO AND RADIO IS ALSO ACCUMULATED.

1994, SUMMER: GRAPHIC DESIGN PROFESSION IS BEGUN. MUCH TOILING IN DESIGN MILLS, FREELANCING, AND ENTRY-LEVEL EMPLOYMENT IS ENDURED.

1998, SPRING: WHITE FLAG IS WAVED AS ARTIST GOES TO WORK FOR ADOBE SUPPORTING WEB AND DIGITAL IMAGING APPLICATIONS.

1999, FALL: SEEKING SENSE OF PURPOSE, ARTIST RETURNS TO ART SCHOOL.

2001, JANUARY: ARTIST TAKES BREAK FROM ART SCHOOL, SPENDS YEAR AND A HALF AS PRODUCTION ARTIST IN NEWSPAPER.

2004, MAY: EMPORIA STATE UNIVERSITY CONFERS ARTIST THE DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS.

2007, MAY: GRADUATE SCHOOL OF THE UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS CONFERS ARTIST THE DEGREE OF MASTER OF FINE ARTS.