Education

Master of Design (MDes)
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
Visual Communication Design
Musashino Art University Tokyo
and Sessions College
Completed 2006

Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Physical Geography
University of Calgary
Completed 2001
     

        Academic Positions

Graphic + Digital Design
University of the Fraser Valley
Assistant Professor, 2022—present

Graphic + Digital Design
University of the Fraser Valley
LTA Faculty, 2020—2022

Graphic Design
OCAD University
Instructor, 2012—2013/2021

School of Design
University of Illinois at Chicago 
Instructor, 2019—2020

School of Visual Arts
Alberta University of the Arts
Instructor, 2013—2017
             

        Teaching Experience

University of the Fraser Valley
Design Systems I: Experiential
    2022
Interactive Design I
    2021/2022
Interactive Design for Portfolio
    2021/2022
Design Systems II: Transmedia
    2021
Fundamentals of Design
    2021/2022
Digital Project Management 
    2021
Design Thinking as Methodology
    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
  



        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
       

        Affiliations/Memberships

The Digital Humanities Initiative
University of Illinois at Chicago
Institute for the Humanities and University Library
Since 2019

Graphic Designers of Canada
Since 2009

Communication Designers Association
Since 2009

        Select Clients
School of Architecture     University of Illinois at
    Chicago Esker Foundation
University of Toronto
Museum of Contemporary Art
    Toronto
HEAD – Genève
LCI Arts Academy Dance