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The Most Costly Journey

This comic series documents the stories of migrant workers living in Vermont. Presented by Vermont Folk Life Center and the Open Door Clinic. This is the story of Juana.  Though her name has been changed to protect her identity this is her  story, as she told it.

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Return of the Ninja

“There is something terribly wrong at your friend Nada's magical dojo in Japan. Nada believes there is an ancient curse so powerful that it is killing her grandmother. YOU are a courageous and skilled ninja, but the threats to Nada's dojo will take all of your skills.” Purchase book here ︎︎︎ 

VPR Cafe: food ethics
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My corner over here

Work made for friends, family or myself


NNA Tapes

NNA is a progressive record label releasing high-quality contemporary music



These portraits of NNA artists were commissioned to be included in a box set retrospective of the label

seven days

Vermont’s primary source for news, art and entertainment


A small sample of the dozens of illustrations I have created for the paper over the last decade 


Kick-it 

Kick-it is a UK based anti-smoking organization


These large scale posters were commissioned to discourage smoking among teens 



The Design solution

The Design Solution is a UK based architecture and design firm focused on the airport and retail sector



These pieces were created as part of a promotional calendar given to clients to promote the companies work in international airports


kids vt

Vermont's magazine on parenting



A cover illustration for the Dad's issue and a spot illustration for a recent article on pregnancy in the time of quarantine


hartford children’s museum

The Children's Museum is the oldest and largest museum for children in Connecticut


These pieces were created for a display on prehistoric animals that have living relatives


salt lake magazine

A life style magazine in the Beehive State



Cover and spot illustrations to accompany an article entitled “Rouges Gallery” highlighting some of Utah’s most notorious criminal nutcases


one vessel

A drinkware company creating products that are designed to promote sustainability


Two vector designs created for a variety of reusable containers 


British asian trust

An international development organisation commited to drive positive change across the region



A visual representation of the trust’s mission to elevate people from poverty created as a pitch to Deutsche Bank


Chelsea green publishing

A leading book publisher covering, organic farming, homesteading, integrative health and sustainable living



Portriat of Sandor Katz, the crazy pickle guy