I'm an art director at Amplify – an education tech company, holistically reimagining the classroom experience and k-12 learning. My work there is of the full-time nature, though I still tinker with art and design problems at home as time allows.
For about twelve years (or so) I've worked as a branding, print, environmental, packaging and interactive designer, and art director. Generally speaking, my design pursuits have been to work with enthusiastic individuals and groups involved in the arts, environmental promotion, social enrichment, food systems, equitable economic innovations, renewable energy, and education.
I grew up in downeast Maine and currently live in Brooklyn, New York.
From 2009 to 2010, I attended the graduate human ecology program at College of the Atlantic in Maine. While there, I studied subjects close to my heart, namely: economic development, environmental law and policy, fisheries management, food systems, consumer behavior & marketing, and sustainable business practice. Additionally while at COA, I helped to organize and participate in a Project M workshop – facilitated by design pioneer John Bielenberg.
From May of 2005 to October of 2008 I was privileged to serve in Peace Corps Bolivia. During my time there I worked on on health and environmental programs as a consultant, coordinator and educator for governmental and NGO institutions in the agricultural hub town of Monteagudo, Chuquisaca. Here is one of the rainwater collection projects I worked on outside of Cochabamba. Interested in a visual portrait of my time there? Please purchase a copy of 'Bolivia Querida' here.