Queer Animation 3: From A to Z (curator)
June 20, 2019
Curated 3rd annual LGBT+ Animation screening, on behalf of ASIFA-East, at Metropolitan Bar in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, featuring international queer animation.
"Picture This! Pride 2019" Animator
June 15, 2019
participating animator in stand up comedy show with live drawing, partnered with comedian Alexis Guerreros
Club Cumming: Drink N Draw, Featured Artist
April 01, 2019
Featured sketch artist at Drink N Draw, with life drawing and model at Club Cumming in Manhattan.
Animations Nights NY - Best of Fest 2018
October 07, 2018
Moderated a panel discussion on "Puppetry & Animation in Traditional & Emerging Platforms."
"Doable Guys Vol. 2" Illustrator
August 18, 2018
Contributing illustrator to "Doable Guys Vol. 2" a "collection of homoerotic art & bang-worthy men." Book release party at Nowhere Bar in Manhattan.
"Serving Pride" Illustrator
August 01, 2018
Contributing Illustrator for "Serving Pride: The Queer History Dinner Party Handbook" presented by Geeks OUT. Book signing at Flame Con 2018.
Queer Animation 2: From A to Z (curator)
June 22, 2018
Curated 2nd annual LGBT+ Animation screening, on behalf of ASIFA-East, at Metropolitan Bar in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, featuring international queer animation.
Sunnyside Artists Fair 2018
June 10, 2018
Participating local artist at Sunnyside Artists' Fair at Queen of Angels.
ASIFA International - Published Article
June 01, 2018
Published article "Defiance in Animation" in the ASIFA International animation print magazine, 2018, Vol 29. Analysis of the themes of defiance in recent animated short films. Edited by Chris Robinson (Ottawa International Animation Film Festival).
"Handzor Troix" with the Flushing Remonstrance
February 08, 2018
"Handzor Troix" screening with new original musical score by The Flushing Remonstrance electronic music duo, at Maggie Mae's.
NewFest "Drawn This Way" Collaboration
October 21, 2017
Arranged Partnership with the first animated shorts program of NewFest, NY's longest running LGBT Film Festival, and ASIFA East.
New York Comic Con - Geeks Out Featured Artist
October 07, 2017
Featured artist selling print work at the Geeks Out table at New York Comic Con.
Animations Nights NY - Best of Fest 2017
September 30, 2017
Moderated a panel discussion on "Puppetry and Motion Capture in Animation."
Page Six TV - Graphic Artist
September 05, 2017
Started work on the New York Post's celebrity gossip TV show, PageSixTV, as a graphic artist and animator.
Bill Plympton "Your Face Global Jam" Animator
August 31, 2017
Participating animator in "Your Face Global Jam" directed by Ken Mora, inspired by Bill Plympton, screened at film festivals such as the Beverly Hills Film Festival.
Dumb Shit Show 2017
August 13, 2017
"Drink-N-Draw" and "Protect Lady Liberty" animation screened at "The Dumbest Shit I Ever Saw" at Nitehawk's Lo-Res Bar
Sunnyside Artists - Luke Adams Art Prize
August 08, 2017
Illustration "Dr. Cuttlefish" won the Luke Adams art prize at the juried Sunnyside Artists competition, on display at Claret.
"Fashion Cave!" Screening at Boulevard Film Festival II
July 23, 2017
"Fashion Cave!" screening at Boulevard Film Festival in Queens, 2017.
Queer Animation: From A to Z (curator)
June 29, 2017
Curated LGBT+ Animation screening, on behalf of ASIFA-East, at Metropolitan Bar in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, featuring international queer animation.
"Odd Is An Egg" - Norwegian Animation Spotlight
April 23, 2017
Organized animation industry reception for "Odd is An Egg," Tribeca Film Festival - Best Animated Short, with ASIFA-East and the Norwegian Consulate General, at the M1-5 Bar & Lounge.
New York Film Academy - Instructor
March 01, 2017
Part Time After Effects / Motion Graphics Instructor, for summer program and post-production film editing courses.
GIPHY Featured Artist
February 07, 2017
Became an official Featured Artist on GIPHY, spotlighted GIF on home page
"Fashion Cave!" Encore at "The Dumbest Shit I Ever Saw"
January 29, 2017
encore screening at Nitehawk's Lo-Res Bar
Art Donation to Bidwell House Museum
November 19, 2016
set of hand cut illustrated note cards sold at charity auction for museum
Animation Nights NY: Best of Fest
September 30, 2016
Joins Festival Committee at Animation Nights NY
Artist at Flame Con 2016
August 20, 2016
Illustration and print vendor at art hall.
"Fashion Cave!" Screening at "The Dumbest Shit I Ever Saw"
August 18, 2016
"Handzor Troix" Screening at Boulevard Film Festival
July 15, 2016
Sunnyside Artists Fair 2016
June 12, 2016
"Picture This! Brooklyn Pride!" Animator
June 11, 2016
participating animator in stand up comedy show with live drawing, partnered with comedian Claudia Cogan
"Suffering Is the Easy Part" Wins at ASIFA East
May 15, 2016
Animator on "Suffering Is the Easy Part," which wins at the 2016 ASIFA East animation festival for Excellence in Writing"
47th ASIFA East Animation Festival - Signal Film
directed and animated intro film for festival
"Handzor Troix" Screening at 1st annual TROMAnimation Festival
April 30, 2016
Joins Festival Screening Committee of NYICFF
March 01, 2016
New York International Children's Film Festival
"Animation After Dark" Screening at Metropolitan
February 01, 2016
Organized late-night-themed animation short screening, presented by DrinkNDrawBK and ASIFA East.
"Throwing Shade!" Screening at Cartoon Monsoon
January 30, 2016
"Throwing Shade!" Screening at Festival Of Colors
October 28, 2015
"Throwing Shade!" screened at Festival Of Colors 2015 Art and Film Festival at Art Cafe Bar in Brooklyn, New York.
"Throwing Shade!" Screening at Crazy 8 Cartoon Festival
October 10, 2015
Organized "Crazy 8 Cartoon" Animation screening with Village Alliance and ASIFA-East
"Strong Turnout for Sunnyside’s Annual Art Fair!"
June 08, 2015
Another successful year at the neighborhood fine arts fair, as reported by The Sunnyside Post.
The 46th ASIFA East Animation Festival
May 24, 2015
Changed roles on the ASIFA East board to become the new social media coordinator.
Wall Street Week with Anthony Scaramucci
Completed editing the premiere episode of "Wall Street Week, with Anthony Scaramucci" in production with Reuters.
"Throwing Shade!" Premiere
March 24, 2015
"Throwing Shade!" premieres at the 46th ASIFA East animation festival.
Reuters Content Solutions
January 12, 2015
Profiled on first version of Reuters Content Solutions
Etiuda & Anima Film Festival
November 22, 2014
Special-Guest/Reporter for ASIFA-East for the Etiuda & Anima Krakow Film Festival.
Crazy 8 Cartoon Screening
October 18, 2014
Polish School of Animation
October 10, 2014
Organized "Polish School of Animation" (weekend of animation screenings in NYC) with Etiuda & Anima Krakow Film Festival
Coney Island Film Festival
September 21, 2014
Speaking about my work on "A Life With Asperger's" (dir. Jaime Ekkens) at the Coney Island Film Festival
School of Visual Arts After School Special
September 19, 2014
Introducing "Beavis & Butthead" screening with Yvette Kaplan Q&A on behalf of ASIFA-East for School of Visual Arts After School Festival
Bidwell House Museum
August 12, 2014
Invited Sketch Artist at the Bidwell House Museum's Fundraiser
June 17, 2014
My print "Dzai-Dzai Grins" on display at juried Sunnyside Artists show
"Spanish Chocolate: Remastered" Premieres at ASIFA-East Festival
March 18, 2014
National Film Board of Canada
September 25, 2013
Organized ASIFA-East's "An Evening with the National Film Board of Canada" with directors Chris Landreth and Theodore Ushev.
NY International Children's Film Festival
July 16, 2013
Invited to start participating in 2nd-Cut Screenings of the NY Int'l Children's Film Fest (to discuss programming).
June 09, 2013
My print "F.A.O. Schwartz" on display at juried Sunnyside Artists show
"A Life with Asperger's"
April 24, 2013
Completed work on "A Life With Asperger's" (directed by Jaime Ekkens) which won Best Animation: LA Cinema Festival of Hollywood Best Documentary Sacramento Music & Arts Festival, 2013
"Eccentric Berkshires" Premieres at ASIFA-East Festival
March 18, 2013