630.464.4316
murderous_automaton@yahoo.com
http://MurderousAutomaton.com
523 N. Neva Ave, Apt. 6
Addison, IL 60101
To be a storyteller through
art and/or writing; to tell
stories that appeal to all
ages and inspire others.
Northern Illinois University
Bachelor of Fine Arts, May, 2004
Time Arts major
Adobe Photoshop 7.0
Director 8.5
3D Studio Max 6.0
Adobe Premiere 6.5
Sound Forge 6.0
Adobe GoLive 5.0
Contract Work:
  • Currently creating concept art for stage adaptation of Alastair Reynolds’ novella Diamond Dogs with Shanghai Low Theatricals of Chicago, IL, 2011
  • Currently illustrating webcomic Gearless for Wandering Men Studios, 2011
  • Currently acting as a cast member and artist for podcast Sega Addicts, 2011
  • Created character illustrations as promotional art for the production Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure for Idle Muse Theater in Chicago, IL, 2010
  • Illustrated children’s books The Noah Wild Adventures: Friend or Foe? and Hare We Go Again, 2010
  • Provided animation for online ads for Glass, Forum Network, Noah Wild and Bestiapeluda Studios, 2010-2011
  • Animated short Xavier Meets Sai featured on Adult Swim's Xavier: Renegade Angel Season 1& 2 DVD set, 2009
  • Created two 7-minute animated shorts, Noah, for marketing firm MMB 580 in Boston, MA, 2008-2009; creatively led projects from concept art to storyboards to completion.
  • Created dot matrix display animations for Stern Pinball, Inc., Melrose Park, IL; worked on animation for pinball games Shrek, Indiana Jones, Dark Knight and 24, 2007-2009
  • Created six illustrations for Channel Frederator’s 2007 and 2008 awards show book
  • Presented work at and helped organize art exhibit RVVA Exhibition in Sterling, IL, Winter 2006
  • Fan art for cartoon Aqua Teen Hunger Force aired on Adult Swim’s programming block and featured in the Fan Art section of the season four DVD set, 2005

Animation Festivals/Honors:
Animated short Greek Mythology
  • Featured on the MHz Worldview network, Washington, DC, 2010
  • Featured in the Animation Block Party festival in Brooklyn, NY, 2008

Animated short Prey
  • Featured in the Animation Block Party festival in Manhatten, NY, 2007
  • Placed third in the Audience Choice Award for Rio de Janeiro in the Anima Mundi International Animation Festival in Brazil, 2007
  • Featured in the “New Media Competition” in the Ottawa International Animation Festival in Ottawa, Ontario, 2006
  • Featured in an article about the Nicktoons Festival in Stash Magazine, 2005
  • Featured in Nextoons: The Nicktoons Animation Festival 2005, and placed in the top ten for the grand prize
Freelance Artist, Addison, IL
Illustration, Animation, Graphic Design
May 2004-present