Yggdrasil Dying

An important aspect of art is establishing a purpose for your work. I have been reading "Norse Mythology" by Neil Gaiman recently and given our current political climate, knew I wanted to create something that comments on our difficulties with climate change and anti-science rhetoric and how it is effecting our planet. I thought the [...]

Hello Darkness

Back to familiar territory and my darker themes... Simon and Garfunkel's song "The Sounds of Silence" has been a favorite of mine since I first heard it as a kid. Recently, a hard rock band I really enjoy called "Disturbed" remade the song. Their version is now my favorite version and I wanted to do [...]

Spring Bling

I was feeling a bit of Spring fever as the weather is getting warmer, so I thought I would do something out of the ordinary for me - something warm and colorful. Also, my wife has been looking at macrame plant hangers and that took me back to when I was a kid in the [...]

Logic Model Infographic

I created this infographic as part of an assignment for a grant writing class. Logic models are used to illustrate how grant money will be used and how it will impact the overall project.  They are typically done on a spreadsheet or some other document form.  I decided I wanted to communicate the impact of [...]

HMS Terror

Inspiration is a funny thing - you never know when it will hit or what will spark it. I was reading a book about Sir John Franklin's attempt at finding the Northwest Passage which led me to learn more about these two ships. I found a lot interesting articles and pieces about the discovery of [...]

Technology Transfer Poster

For this exhibit I needed to create a poster to go along with an education product I am creating at work. The client is the Technology Transfer Program (TTP) at the VA. As a part of a multi-product approach to increase the number of invention disclosure forms that are submitted annually, we are creating an [...]

Technology Transfer Infographic

For this exhibit I decided to explore infographs and created a simple infographic for the Technology Transfer Program poster I had done previously. I used the same color palette as the poster and the same design elements of the triangular pointing arrows and the branding and logo from the program along with the VA logo [...]