Academic Background
Master of Design in Graphic Design
School of Design
University of Illinois at Chicago 
with
The Basel School of Design 

Completed 2020

MDes Workshops
The Visual Communication Institute,
The Basel School of Design
2018/2019

Advanced Diploma in Visual Communication Design
Musashino Art University Tokyo
and Sessions College
Completed 2006

Screen Printing Workshop
Gerrit Rietveld Academie
2002 

Bachelor of Science in Physical Geography
University of Calgary
Completed 2001

        Teaching Experience
University of the Fraser Valley
*Design Systems: Experiential
2022
*Interactive Design I
2021/2022
*Design Systems II: Transmedia
2021
*Design Fundamentals
2021
*Digital Project Management for
Creative Practitioners
2021
*Design Thinking for Creative Leadership
2021/2022

OCAD University
*Design Process 2
2021
*Surface, Object, Space
2013
*Typography 1: Letters and Words
2012
*Typography 2: Structures
2012

School of Design
University of Illinois at Chicago
*Color Theory Foundation
2019/2020

Alberta University of the Arts
*Web Design
2015/2016/2017
*Typography 1 
2014
*Motion Graphics 
2014

        Faculty Service
Design Showcase Exhibition
University of the Fraser Valley
2021

        Affiliations / Memberships
The Digital Humanities Initiative
University of Illinois at Chicago
Institute for the Humanities and University Library

Graphic Designers of Canada
Since 2009

Communication Designers Association
Since 2009

         Talks / Lectures
Digital Humanities Initiative
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, USA 
2020

Department of Architecture
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago, USA
2019

American University of Sharjah
Sharjah, UAE
2017

Design Days Dubai
Dubai, UAE
2017

Tashkeel 
Dubai, UAE
2017

Architecture Now
University of Lethbridge
Lethbridge, CA
2015

Art Now
University of Lethbridge
Lethbridge, CA
2015/2016

Design Talks
Toronto Design Offsite Festival
Toronto, CA
2015

Why Design?
OCAD University
Toronto, CA
2012

RGD DesignThinkers
Toronto, CA
2012

        Conducted Workshops
Storefront
Chicago, USA
2019

Design Days Dubai
Dubai, UAE
2017
 
Tashkeel 
Dubai, UAE
2017
 
Sikka Art Fair
Dubai, UAE
2017

OCAD University
Toronto, CA
2017
 
Toronto Design Offsite Festival
Toronto, CA
2017 

Esker Foundation
Calgary, CA
2016 

OCAD University
Toronto, CA
2015


        Exhibitions / Installations
Chicago Art Book Fair
Chicago, USA
2019

December Show
Chicago, USA
2018/2019

The Basel School of Design
International Poster Design
Basel, CH
2019 

Tashkeel International Poster Design
Dubai, UAE
2017

Outside the Box
Toronto, CA
2016

Designers in the Classroom
Toronto, CA
2011/2013 

Redux Toronto
Toronto, CA
2010 

Iki
Tokyo, JP
2005 

Absence of Time
Tokyo, JP  
2004


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