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biography

shows

  Jul 2010 Billy Shire Fine Arts 3 person show, Los Angeles, CA http://www.billyshirefinearts.com/
  Nov 2009 David B Smith Gallery 3 person show, Denver, CO http://www.davidbsmithgallery.com/
  Oct 2009 NATURAL BEAUTY Pop Surrealism from USA Group show, the MONDO BIZZARRO, Rome, Italy http://www.mondobizzarro.net/gallery/index.php
  Mar 2008 Billy Shire Fine Arts 3 person show, Los Angeles, CA http://www.billyshirefinearts.com/
  Feb 2008 Limited Addiction Gallery " Anniversary Group Show, Denver, CO http://www.limitedaddictiongallery.com
  Mar 2007 Hemphill Fine Arts “TUG OF WAR” group show Washington D.C. http://www.hemphillfinearts.com/
  Sep 2006 Billy Shire Fine Arts “Young Blood” group show Los Angeles, CA http://www.billyshirefinearts.com/
  Aug 2006 Renowned Gallery "New Expressions in Fine Art Printmaking" Portland, OR
  Jan 2006
"Drawn to Expression" Group Show
Alyce de Roulet Williamson Gallery, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA
Feb 12 ~ Apr 23 www.artcenter.edu/williamson
  Dec 2005 Ann Nathan Gallery "Thoughts" show Chicago, IL http://www.annnathangallery.com/
  Dec 2005  Santa Ana College Retrospective Show, Santa Ana, CA
Dec 8 - Feb 4
http://ext.sac.edu/academic_progs/art/events/#Santora
  Nov 2005 "Narration and Marketing: Contemporary Illustration National Group Exhibition" at Bradley University, Peoria, IL Nov 3 - Dec 3 http://slane.bradley.edu/art/exhibition_04-05.html
  Apr 2005  "SI - LA, Illustration West 43 Show" at Froden Gallery, Los Angeles, CA http://www.frodengallery.org/
  Mar 2005 "The Bird House Show" at The Drawing Club, Los Angeles, CA http://www.thedrawingclub.com/
  Mar 2005  SYM-BOOK-SIS Project Show Tokyo, Japan http://www.nadiff.com/
  Jan 2005 Ann Nathan Gallery group show Chicago, IL http://www.annnathangallery.com/
  May 2004 Art Chicago Chicago, IL
  Apr 2004 Bologna Book Fair Bologna, Italy
  Mar 2004 Motel Gallery group show Portland, OR
  Feb 2004 Society of Illustrators 46th Annual Exhibition New York, NY
  Dec 2003 Ann Nathan Gallery group show Chicago, IL
 

Jan 2003

GlobeART Gallery group show Rouen, France
 



publication

  Sep 2009 “The Magician’s Elephant” Book Illustration, Candlewick Press, Somerville, MA
  Sep 2009 “The Witch’s Guide to Cooking with Children” Book Illustration, Henry Holt and Company, NY
  Feb 2009 "Sparrow Girl" Book Illustration, Hyperion Books for Children, NY
  Aug 2008 "Theodosia and the Serpents of Chaos" #2 Houghton Mifflin Company Boston, MA
  Jul 2007  "dpi” magazine, interview Taipei, Taiwan
  Jun 2007 "Venus Magazine”, interview
  Mar 2007 "Theodosia and the Serpents of Chaos" Houghton Mifflin Company Boston, MA
  Mar 2007 "The Curvy Book" from "Yen" Magazine, interview Australia
  Jul 2006 Los Angeles Times Newspaper, editorial illustration
  Jun 2006 "Flight 3" Magazine, Random House, Inc.
  Sep 2005 "Neomu Magazine" Australia
  Aug 2005 Los Angeles Times Newspaper, editorial illustration
  Oct 2004 Wine & Spirits Magazine, editorial illustrations New York, NY
 



awards

  Apr 2009 3x3 Magazine annual
  Apr 2007 Bologna Book Fair, Italy
  Sep 2004  The Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles, Illustration West 43
  Gold Award in the Student Category
  Jul 2004 Communication Arts, Illustration Annual
  Jun 2004 Applied Arts Magazine, Canada
  Apr 2004 Bologna Book Fair, Italy
  Dec 2003 New York Society of Illustrators, Sequential Category
  Nov 2003 SCWBI Illustration Day, Book Cover Art Contest 1st Place
  2002-2004 Art Center College of Design Scholarship (Art Center 100)
  Apr 2001 Orange County Fine Arts Scholarship, CA
  Apr 2001 Fred and Barbara Meiers Memorial Award
 

education
  Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA: BFA in Illustration, with distinction
  Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan: BA in Law