Illustration / Design

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A funny (I think) product shot of another tote bag for Strand Book Store, probably the most detailed and labor intensive design thus far, and also the most fun to make - all those books! And cats! Art direction by Lisa Jee.
You can buy it here.

A funny (I think) product shot of another tote bag for Strand Book Store, probably the most detailed and labor intensive design thus far, and also the most fun to make - all those books! And cats! Art direction by Lisa Jee.

You can buy it here.

I probably had too much fun illustrating the most popular dog breeds of New York City for Strand Book Store. The final screen printed tote bag turned our very well! It’s available for purchase with navy or yellow straps! Thanks always to AD Lisa Jee.

I’ve made a lot of drawings of Colin over the 3 years of our relationship. We’ve decided to go our separate ways, but I’m forever thankful for our time together. Here’s one of my favorite scribbles at one of our many brunches. 

I’ve made a lot of drawings of Colin over the 3 years of our relationship. We’ve decided to go our separate ways, but I’m forever thankful for our time together. Here’s one of my favorite scribbles at one of our many brunches. 

A series of experimental pieces about ceremonies inspired by textiles at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Fish pattern

Fish pattern

I’m excited to share a new screen printed tote bag designed for Strand Book Store! I had a lot of fun drawing the facade of the iconic flagship location at 12th and Broadway. Art direction by Lisa Jee.

Buy it here.

I’m pleased to be the featured visual artist this month for The Secret City, an amazing “part ceremony, part salon, part tent revival” gathering which takes place ever month in New York City. I’ll be exhibiting and speaking about my sketchbook work as part of the service this Sunday, April 27th, along with many other creatives!

I’m pleased to be the featured visual artist this month for The Secret City, an amazing “part ceremony, part salon, part tent revival” gathering which takes place ever month in New York City. I’ll be exhibiting and speaking about my sketchbook work as part of the service this Sunday, April 27th, along with many other creatives!

Check out the latest issue of UK wine magazine Noble Rot - I made a gastronomy themed pattern for the inside cover! Thanks to Dan Keeling for the assignment.

Check out the latest issue of UK wine magazine Noble Rot - I made a gastronomy themed pattern for the inside cover! Thanks to Dan Keeling for the assignment.

I’ve recently created a new portfolio website! Included are some of my favorite sketches from 2013 - above is one inspired by my recent trip to Los Angeles!

I’ve recently created a new portfolio website! Included are some of my favorite sketches from 2013 - above is one inspired by my recent trip to Los Angeles!