Otis Teaching Experience: 

  • Senior Lecturer, Communication Arts, and MFA Graphic Design
  • Lead Instructor, On Screen Production and Concepts, 2021-2022
  • Lead Instructor, Summer of Art: Printmaking /Urban Art, 2022
  • Advisor, Tennis Club, 2020- 2022
  • Workshop Instructor, Foundation Department: Intro to Video, 2019
  • Mentor, Fine Arts: Sculpture Students, 2018-2020
  • Mentor, CAIL class: Made for Kids /Westside Global Awareness2018
  • Mentor, YouTube Video production class, 2015
  • Mentor and Lead Instructor, CAIL Radio, varied upon semester 2012-2021
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  • Studio of Recognition Otis MFA graduate
  • Cite Des Art Paris France post-graduate residency


LA Weekly, Coagula Art Journal, Rock n Roll Confidential, Spin Magazine, Artillery Magazine

Clients/Employment History:  

Current Employment:

  • KXLU 88.9FM / Loyola Marymount University 
  • Wildwood High School - Internship/Mentor Program
  • Brentwood Art Center - Children's through Teen Art instructor

Volunteer for Charity Organizations: 

  • KTPC FM/ Reach for the Top Housing
  • Venice Family Clinic Surf & Skate Art Show Fundraiser Annual benefit 

Previous involvement: 

  • Fox Television Network, Vail Associates Ski Corp., Sylvia White Gallery Los Angeles
  • Volunteer: Venice Family Clinic Art Advisory, High Desert Test Sites, UNICEF NextGen, Desert X, Sea Shepard