Complete Film Resume

    Ad Astra
    Antman & the Wasp
    Alice (Looking Glass):
    1 - 2 - 3 - 4
    The Aviator
    Behind the Candelabra
    The Black Dahlia
    Captain America
    Get On Up
    Goliath S4
    Guardians of the Galaxy 2
    Inherent Vice
    J. Edgar
    Jersey Boys
    Jungle Cruise
    Last Witch Hunter
    Lemony Snicket
    The Lone Ranger
    The Master
    Ma Rainey
    Nancy Drew
    1 - 2
    The Rings of Power
    Water for Elephants:
    1 - 2

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Art Directors Guild Magazine Articles (.pdf)
Ad Astra ::: Alice Through the Looking Glass ::: Lincoln ::: Jungle Cruise
Pinocchio ::: Suburbicon ::: Water for Elephants

Cell 323-377-9184 ::: IMDB

IATSE 800, Art Director's Guild
United Scenic Artists 829
Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, member

Graphic Design for Film (Jump down the page to section)
Period Films ::: Contemporary Films ::: Other Projects

Period Films

Director: Jerry Seinfeld, PD: Clayton Hartley
All about the development of the Pop-Tart.

"Pinocchio" 1 | 2
Director: Robert Zemeckis, PDs: Stefan Dechant & Doug Chiang, AD: Doug Meerdink
1900ish. Graphic concept illustrations for this Disney+ film inclduing Geppetto's town and Pleasure Island.
Article in ADG'S "PERSPECTIVE" magazine

"Killers of the Flower Moon"
Director: Martin Scorsese, PD: Jack Fisk
Set in 1919 Oklahoma, this film tells the story of the brutal murders of members of the Osage Nation to take over their oil rights.

Director: George C. Wolfe, PD: Mark Ricker
Bio-pic of Bernard Rustin, a gay civil rights leader who coordinated the plan for the "March on Washington" in 1963 where Martin Luther King Jr. gave his "I have a dream" speech.

"The Lord of the Rings: The Power of the Ring"
Amazon Prime, PD: Rick Heinrichs
Amazon's series from Tolkein's notes.

"Ad Astra"
Director: James Gray, PD: Kevin Thompson
Hi-tech movie about space travel in the future
Article in ADG'S "PERSPECTIVE" magazine

"Ma Rainey's Black Bottom"
Director: George C. Wolfe, PD: Mark Ricker
1927 Chicago Bronzeville music scene movie based on the play by August Wilson.
Production Design Oscar Nomination

Director: George Clooney, PD: Jim Bissell, AD: C. Munro
1959 movie about living in suburbia.
Article in ADG'S "PERSPECTIVE" magazine

"Jungle Cruise"
Director: Jaume Collet-Serra, PD: Jean Vincent Puzos
Based on the Disney ride and taking place on the Amazon in 1916.
Article in ADG'S "PERSPECTIVE" magazine

"Alice Through the Looking Glass" 1 | 2 | 3 | 4
Director: James Bobin, PD: Dan Hennah, AD: Todd Cherniawsky
1871 (not strict) All graphics for Wonderland (Underland)
Article in ADG'S "PERSPECTIVE" magazine

Director: Morten Tyldum, PD: Guy Dyas, AD: David Lazan
All graphics for the art deco bar set 800 years in the future
Production Design Oscar Nomination

"Twin Peaks"
Director: David Lynch, PD: Ruth De Jong, AD: Cara Brower
Graphics for the reboot of the cult classic

"Guardians of the Galaxy 2"
Director: James Gunn, Costume Designer: Judianna Makovsky
Costume and pattern graphics, Quill's t-shirt

Director: Jay Roach, PD: Mark Ricker, AD: Jesse Rosenthal
Early 1950s film about blacklisted screen writer, Dalton Trumbo

"Get on Up"
Director: Tate Taylor, PD: Mark Ricker, AD: Jesse Rosenthal
1940-2000. All graphics for James Brown biopic

"All the Way"
Director: Jay Roach, PD: Mark Ricker, AD: Jim Truesdale
1964 LBJ biopic for HBO

"The Lone Ranger"
Director: Gore Verbinski, PD: Crash McCreery, ADs: Brad Ricker, Jon Billington, Greg Papalia
1869. Hell on Wheels

Director: Steven Spielberg, PD: Rick Carter, ADs: Leslie McDonald, David Crank, Curt Beech
1865. Steven Spielberg bio-pic about Abraham Lincoln. All graphics and historical documents
Production Design Oscar Win
Article in ADG'S "PERSPECTIVE" magazine

"Jersey Boys"
Director: Clint Eastwood, PD: Jim Murakami, AD: Patrick Sullivan
1950-60. Based on the Broadway musical

"Inherent Vice"
Director: Paul Thomas Anderson, PD: David Crank, AD: Ruth deJong
1969. Based on the noir novel by Thomas Pinchon

Director: Neil Burger, PD: Andy Nicholson, AD: Patrick Sullivan
2050. Based on the novels by Victoria Roth

"The Master"
Director: Paul Thomas Anderson, PD: Jack Fisk, AD: David Crank
1949. Writing and design for all "Master" materials: books, flyers, newsletters plus misc. signage

"Water for Elephants" 1 | 2
Director: Francis Lawrence, PD: Jack Fisk, AD: David Crank
1931. All graphics. Custom period typefonts, portrait of Reese Witherspoon, other illustrations included in the posters with the exception
of the illustrations in the side show banners
Article in ADG'S "PERSPECTIVE" magazine

"Behind the Candelabra"
Director: Steven Soderbergh, PD: Howard Cummings, AD: Patrick Sullivan
1978-86. Bio-pic about Liberace and his relationship with Scott Thorson

"Captain America"
Director: Joe Johnston, PD: Rick Heinrichs/Sean Haworth, AD: A. Todd Holland
1940s. Reshoots. 35 stores/hotels/businesses on the Universal backlot in 2 1/2 weeks

"J. Edgar"
Director: Clint Eastwood, PD: James J. Murakami, AD: Patrick Sullivan
1919-1971. All period graphics for this J. Edgar Hoover biopic

"The Black Dahlia"
Director: Brian DePalma, PD: Dante Ferretti, ADs: Pier Luigi Basile & Dan Ross
1940s. 30+ exterior neon signs (some in Spanish & Chinese), 50 boxing posters, photo compositing actors in location photos including the murder
victim, newspapers, Hollywood Reporter ad, Mexican posters, street signage, police station and gas chamber signage, etc. Worked in Bulgaria

Director: David Fincher, PD: Don Burt, AD: Keith Cunningham
1960s. All graphics for this serial killer film

"The Aviator"
Director: Martin Scorsese, PD: Dante Ferretti, AD: Bob Guerra
1927-1950. 40 period industrial picture cars; jazz club graphics, Cocoanut Grove graphics; WWI bi-planes; MGM Studios; Hell's Angels Basecamp
Production Design Oscar Win

"Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events"
Director: Brad Silberling, PD: Rick Heinrichs, Set Dec: Cheryl Carasik
1900-30 fantasy. Bookcovers, postcards, faux embroidery, theatre posters of Count Olaf, certificates, tabloid covers, business licenses,
travel posters, brochures

"Pirates of the Carribean 3"
Director: Gore Verbinski, Set Dec: Cheryl Carasik
1731, maps.

"Nancy Drew: Adventure in the Hollywood Hills"
Director: Andrew Fleming, PD: Tony Fanning, AD: Todd Cherniawsky
1960-70s (memorabilia). Signage, period magazines & books, websites

"Fly By (Superman)"
PD: Arthur Max, AD: Mark Zuelzke, Bruce Hill
Futuristic language & font development; radio/TV/corporate logos, newspaper design, building signage

"Starsky & Hutch"
Director: Todd Phillips, PD: Ed Verreaux, AD: Greg Papalia
1974. Location composites, sports and club logos, restaurant graphics, building signage

Contemporary Films

"Bombshell" PD: Mark Ricker, AD: Chris Brown

"Snatched" PD: Mark Ricker, AD: Kevin Constant

"Keeping Up with the Joneses" PD: Mark Ricker, AD: Jeremy Woolsey

"The Last Witch Hunter" PD: Julie Berghoff, AD: Tom Reta

"Antman & the Wasp" Costumes: Louise Frogley

"Transcendence" Director: Wally Pfister, PD: Chris Seagers, AD: Troy Sizemore
Concept work for Johnny Depp's character and other digital graphics

"Invertigo" PD: Nigel Phelps, AD: John Dexter
Shut down for rewrites

"The Guilt Trip"
Director: Anne Fletcher, PD: Nelson Coates, AD: David Lazan
Contemporary graphics for this road trip film

Director: Steven Soderbergh, PD: Howard Cummings, AD: David Lazan
Over 150 locations: Chicago, Atlanta, Washington, San Francisco, Geneva, Morocco, Hong Kong. World-wide pandemic drama

Director: Tony Scott, PD: Chris Seagers, ADs: Drew Boughton, Julian Ashby, Dawn Swiderski
Modern day train graphics and logos, compositing, location mapping and organization

"Edge of Darkness"
Director: Martin Campbell, PD: Tom Sanders, AD: Greg Berry
All graphics for this contemporary thriller set in Boston

"The Soloist"
Director: Joe Wright, PD: Sarah Greenwood, AD: Greg Berry
All graphics for this modern-day skid row drama

Director: Michael Bay, PD: Jeff Mann, ADs: Geoff Hubbard, Sean Haworth, Beat Frutiger
Alien language and font development, composites, logos, Sector 7 badges, The Cube, show logo

"Role Models"
Director: David Wain, PD: Stephen Lineweaver, AD: Kevin Constant

Director: David Mamet, PD: David Wasco, AD: Mark Zuelzke
Contemporary martial arts drama

"Ocean's 12"
Director: Steven Soderbergh, PD: Philip Messina, US AD: Tony Fanning
Composites, wallpaper design, signage, tile design, vehicles

"Ocean's 13"
Director: Steven Soderbergh, Set Dec: Kristin Messina, ADs: Tony Fanning, Doug Meerdink
Worked for Set Decoration on patterns for wallpaper, lighting, furniture design, etc.

"Shaggy Dog"
Directors: Brian Robbins, PD: Leslie McDonald, AD: Dan Dorrance
Advertising, composites, signage, logo designs for medical products

Director: Florent-Emilio Siri, PD: Larry Fulton, AD: Keith Cunningham

"Swing Vote"
Director: Joshua Michael Stern, PD: Steve Saklad, AD: Mark Zuelzke

"Intolerable Cruelty"
Directors: Joel & Ethan Cohen, PD: Leslie McDonald, AD: Tony Fanning
Game show opening video design storyboard & finished art; Location composites; Fabric design; Vehicle logos and
signage; Fake film poster; Period motel signage; Restaurant signage and menus; Period train tickets, Court of California seal; Package design;
Furniture composites; Legal documents

"Anger Management"
Director: Peter Segal, PD: Alan Au, ADs: Tony Fanning, Domenic Silvestri, Jeff McDonald
Location composite illustrations; Conceptualization, design, photography and finished art of an entire advertising campaign for the major
company in the film; Restaurant signage and menus; Book cover design; Airbrush illustration and composite; Period restaurant signage;
Logos, signage and identification for an airline and hospital; All signage for an airplane interior; Variety Magazine full page ad

"The Italian Job"
Director: F. Gary Grey, PD: Charlie Wood, ADs: Doug Meerdink, Mark Zuelzke
Company logos, vehicle composites & graphics, street signage


"Twin Peaks"
PD: Ruth deJong

"Lovecraft Country"
PD: Howard Cummings

"Goliath S4"
PD: Julie Ziah

PD: Ray Yamagata

"Curb Your Enthusiasm"
PD: Michael Whetstone, AD: Patrick Parkhurst

PD: Richard Toyon, AD: Sharon Busse

Theatre Production Design
Scenery design for over 60 theatre & opera productions across the United States. Design, drafting, paint elevations, material specs, model making and production.

Theatre Portfolio 1 | 2

Theatre Section Website

Awards: American Theatre Wing Award for the projection design of An Epidog for Mabou Mines; Garland Award, Julius Caesar at City Hall, Shakespeare Festival/LA; Drama-Logue Awards for Pygmalion & Triumph of Love at South Coast Repertory Theatre

Feature Articles: American Theatre Magazine, "Women in Theatre" issue; Theatre Crafts Magazine, "The Illusion" for Classic Stage Company (New York); Los Angeles Times

Business Graphic Design & Advertising
23 years as an art director for advertising and graphic design.

Work produced: Web design, package design, special invitations, brochures, sales training games and manuals, corporate advertising, billboards, magazine and newspaper ads, top-level management gifts, newsletters, symposium materials, point-of-purchase displays, logos, letterheads, promotional giveaways, corporate financial reports, tv commercials, posters, etc.

Clients include: Johnson & Johnson, Janssen Pharmaceutica, Janssen Research Foundation, IBM, SmithKline Beecham, Rosenbluth Travel, TV Guide, Atlantic City Magazine, WIOQ Radio, "The Hub" men's stores, "Bookbinders" restaurant, Jonn's Contemporary Furniture, "La Camargue" restaurant, Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, American Osteopathic Association, Colonial Penn Insurance, Albert Einstein Medical Hospital, "Help" (car aftermarket).


MFA, Yale School of Drama, Scenic & Lighting Design
BFA, Kutztown University, Communication Design & Advertising

United Scenic Artists 829
IATSE 800, Art Directors Guild (Occ Code: 7501)

Travels: England, Scotland, France, Luxembourg, Belgium, Netherlands, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Norway, Denmark, Germany, Poland, Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Russia, China, Japan, Bulgaria, India (2018)

Eight year resident of New York City, currently living in Los Angeles.

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