Master of Humanities: Art & Visual Media.  Tiffin University. Tiffin, Ohio: 2015.
Master of Fine Art: Textile Art & Costume Design. University California Davis, CA. 2003.
Bachelor of Science: Design. University California Davis, CA. 2000


DESIGNER/OWNER: ANYMYSTIK, Art & Apparel, Maricopa, AZ. 2016- Current
Active artist involvement in fashion runways shows, festivals, fairs and exhibitions. Creating textile art and fashion collections with surface design, printmaking, pattern making and sewing construction. Illustrating on cloth with thread, paint, dyes, embroidery, quilting and embellishments to make textile stories of organic and geometric shape arrangements.  Utilizing digital design and photography to develop patterned motifs of art and custom fabric yardage that is sewn into fashion designs. In addition to developing print assemblages on multiple canvases displayed as polyptych narratives. In addition to social networking, marketing management, public relations and event promotions. 


Teach history of design concepts and ancient civilization visual media concepts  to educate students with an interdisciplinary assessment of art, design and communication. Instructing on the traditional and cultural formulation of  creative product development among the individual in society.  Educating with assignments, exams, exhibits, theatrical productions and portfolio concepts. PowerPoint presentations, demonstrative workshops, assignments, exams and exhibits were used to teach media, style and culture.

PROGRAM COORDINATOR: FASHION DEPARTMENT, Art Institute, Sacramento, CA. 2012-2015.
Manage faculty and students to develop course curriculum in Digital Design, Marketing and Retail Management degree programs. Teach courses in art, fashion, design, visual merchandising, manufacturing, sales promotion and public relations.  Formulate quarterly and annual reports for student retention statistics, budget expenditures, staff management and program expenses for classrooms, laboratories and events. Also served as campus Curator of student gallery exhibitions, window displays, portfolio projects and job fairs.

FACULTY: FASHION DEPARTMENT: Art Institute, Austin & San Antonio, TX. 2010-2012
Teach courses in Marketing Management and Fashion Design bachelor’s degree programs including curriculum in digital design, art marketing, construction, costume, illustration and visual merchandising. Utilizing Adobe Creative Cloud and Microsoft Office Suite software for the creation of lectures, events and portfolio projects.  Oversee computer and garment design laboratories including machinery equipment for productions and manufacturing. In addition to curating campus art cases and display windows to promote curriculum.  

FACULTY ART & HUMANITIES: Northeast Lakeview College, San Antonio, TX. 2007-2010.
Teach Fine Art and Humanities to educate students with an interdisciplinary assessment of art, design and theater to understand the traditional and historical formulation of visual communication among the individual in society.  Educating with assignments, exams, exhibits, theatrical productions and portfolio concepts. PowerPoint presentations, demonstrative workshops, assignments, exams and exhibits were used to teach media, style and culture.

 FINE ARTS DIRECTOR: Colusa Unified School District: Colusa, CA. 2005-2007
Administrative director of After Art Education Program for grades fourth to eighth. Creating curriculum enrichment projects that emphasized education in theater, dance, music and design. In addition to producing events for students to showcase their performances and art work to family, friends and staff. Other supervisory job requirements included managing a large staff of teachers, tutors and high school student aides.  Also, responsible for scheduling employee hours and budgeting monetary distribution of funds to purchase art supplies and textbooks assigned to classes, laboratories and events.


ART TASK FORCE MEMBER: Art Advisor. City of Maricopa. Maricopa, AZ. 2016- Current
Maricopa Leadership Academy Certificate Training Program for local city government. Member duties of Arts Task Force Committee include biweekly meetings to understand city budget, laws, civil service duties, historical preservation, community programs, geographical expansion and cultural arts.

SACRAMENTO FASHION WEEK: Producer. Sacramento, CA. Feb. 2014, 2015.
Organize seminars, parties and runway shows for Sacramento Fashion Week community events. Manage designers, models, vendors, photographer’s and interns for production involvement with venues and subcontractors. Create marketing materials including press releases, itineraries and press kits to achieve overall goals of events. 


POP OF COLOR: Textile Artist. Tempe Public Library. Tempe, AZ. 2018

  • Textile Art  prints exhibit on display made from emroidery, painting, quilting and applique of cloth layers. 

LABELHORDE FASHION SHOW: Fashion Designer. Tempe, AZ. December 2017.

  • Runway Show participant to showcase fashion collection at Tempe Festival of Arts.

BLUE GUITAR MAGAZINE: Fashion Designer. Phoenix, AZ. October, 2017

  • Blue Guitar Fashion Collection featured in the fall issue of the magazine release.

​​PHOENIX FASHION WEEK: Fashion Designer. Phoenix, AZ. October 2017.

  • Runway Show participant to showcase fashion collection at Talking Stick Resort Casino.

SACRAMENTO FASHION WEEK: Fashion Designer. Sacramento, CA. February 2016.

  • Runway Show participant to showcase custom fabric prints and fashion collection at Federico Ballroom.

ARIZONA STATE FAIR: Fashion Designer. Phoenix, AZ. October 2016.

  • Award Winner in Design including three first place ribbons and two second place ribbons.

COSTUME SOCIETY OF AMERICA. Artist-Presenter. Annual Symposium. Cleveland, Ohio. February 2016.​

  • Personal exhibit of research, fashion designs and textile art based on Mayan Costume from 600-900 AD.

AMERICAN POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION: Speaker-Presenter. Annual Conference. Seattle, WA. 2016.​

  • Present paper titled “Fashion Photoshoot and Consumer Voyeurism” about branding and objects of desire.

TEXAS ARTS EDUCATION ASSOCIATION. Speaker- Presenter. Galveston, TX. November 2011.​

  • Lecturer at teaching conference explaining how to make a Fashion History Magazine.

TEXAS BIG FIBER & FASHION: Fashion Designer & Textile Artist.  Austin, TX. 2009​

  • Runway show participant and art gallery exhibitor at Bob Bullock Museum fundraising event.

THE SCHOOL OF THE SOUTH. Artist - Curator. Weston Centre Art Gallery. San Antonio, TX. 2009.​

  • Luminaria Arts Festival participant and curator of annual art exhibit.

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE: CULTURAL FINE ART. Textile Artist. California State Fair, Sac., CA: June 2007.​

  • Recognition of contemporary textile artwork using Aztec bark cloth and leatherwork textile techniques.

ARTIST ALIVE ARTIST OF THE MONTH.  Artist-Presenter. Comcast Cable, Marysville, CA: June 2005 & July 2006​

  • Televised demonstration and exhibit of textile art processes for education on surface design of the cloth.

LAYERS, RYTHMS, FIXATION. Artist -Curator: Natomas Magazine, Sacramento, CA: July 2003.​

  • The Center for Contemporary Art magazine publication gallery review and featured photos of textile art.



  • Winner of stipend to create custom fabric yardage with digital printmaking and textile art surface design.

SURFACE DESIGN GRANT. University of California Davis, Davis, CA. 2001-2002

  • Redesign elements of Mayan Priestesses costumes from 200- 900 AD including symbolism, medium and function.

ARTSBRIDGE SCHOLARSHIP. University of California Davis, Davis, CA. 2001.

  • Grant funding to implement textile art curriculum at Caroline Wenzel Elementary to teach storytelling and design.

PRESIDENTS UNDERGRADUATE FELLOWSHIP.  University of California Davis, Davis, CA.2000.

  • Federal research grant textile art exhibition of anthropomorphic costumes by Aztec Women 1200-1500 AD.