Friday, May 17, 2024

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Thursday, May 16, 2024

Exhibition and News


My painting “Safe Space” will be on view in the Lyrical Lifelines Event. 
May 25th, 7pm -10:30pm. At Living Arts of Tulsa, 307 East Reconciliation Way Tulsa, OK 74120.


Pages from my sketchbook video (2022-2024). 


Articles on the L. Ron Hubbard Writers and Illustrators of the Future Event
Writers of The Future Podcast

Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Writers and Illustrators of the Future and other News

 “Magical Encounters” Oil, 11 x 17 inches

Illustration for “The Imagalisk” by Galen Westlake. Featured in L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future Volume 40. 

A magical panther stands against Dan’s last hope of reaching the source of imagination behind the door. In this senior home one is never too old to keep imagination alive.

Now available at and bookstores.

(Cover art by Dan dos Santos)

The week of workshops in Hollywood was incredible. 

I was gratified to be a part of this inspiring week of workshops from the contest judges and celebration. I benefited from all of the workshop instructors and gained many tools for creating, submitting, sharing, protecting and promoting my art.

Presentations from contest judges
Portfolio review with the contest judges

A summary of the week of workshops is at

Thank you to everyone for an unforgettable experience. I deeply appreciated the honor of being selected. Being part of this group has been the most valuable prize to me.

Congratulations to all the inspiring fellow illustrator winners, Tyler Vail, Steve Bentley, Ashley Cassaday, Connor Chamberlain, Gigi Hooper, Jennifer Mellen, Selena Meraki, Pedro N., Guelly Rivera

And inspiring writer winners, Stephannie Tallent, Galen Westlake , John Eric Schleicher , Rosalyn and Alice Robilliard , Sky McKinnon, James Davies , Lance Robinson ,Kal M , Lisa Silverthorne , Jack Nash , Tom Vandermolen , and Amir Agoora.

This volume also includes art by Lucas Durham and Chris Arias and writing by Stephen M. Sterling, Gregory Benford, Bob Eggleton and Nancy Kress.

Many thanks to everyone at Galaxy Press, Author Services, Writers and Illustrators of the Future, the judges, volunteers and my family and friends. Those who were able to attend the Award Ceremony included my Mom, Dad, Aunt Sonja, Cousins Brianne and Danielle, my friend Toni and mentor Daniel Hopkins aka Pose 2/Maxx Moses.

The Award Ceremony can be viewed at

Articles featuring the event and award

Writers of the Future 40: Meet the Illustrators and their award winning art (

2024 Writers & Illustrators of the Future – Locus Online (

Other Publications

“The Cure” Oil, 11 x 14 inches.

Featured in Space and Time Magazine #146 to illustrate a short story written by Samantha Crain.

Friday, March 22, 2024

Exhibition and News

My painting “Safe Space” will be included in The Crown Exhibition.

 Oil, 8 x 10 inches
In my space no hate shall penetrate.
The Crown Exhibition reflects on the CROWN Act, a California law that prohibits discrimination based on hair style or texture.
Friday, March 29th from 7pm - 10pm and Saturday, March 30th from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm at the Oklahoma Center for the Humanities, The University of Tulsa , 3rd floor (101 E Archer St. , Tulsa, Oklahoma 74103 )
More information at
"Starfall" Oil, 8 x 10 inches
My painting “Starfall” was used in a coloring sheet at The Philbrook Museum of Art.
The page can be found at the museum as part of artist coloring pages for visitors to color in, inspired by the museum’s collection. 2727 S. Rockford Road, Tulsa, OK 74114 
The dazzling cover illustration is by Dan dos Santos
Writers of the Future 40 is now available for pre-order.

The volume will include one of my illustrations along with stories and illustrations by other winners in the L. Ron Hubbard Writers and Illustrators of the Future Contest.

Monday, January 29, 2024

Open Studio and other news


My studio will be open during the Tulsa Artist Fellowship First Friday event on February 2nd from 6 -9pm.

 Displaying four mural paintings that were created for events at LycĂ©e Paul Lapie and Ecollectif in France in 2021. Each painting depicts students inside of fantasy stories to encourage students to dive into the world of reading. The first Friday event is the first chance to see the paintings in America. 

Studio #229 Tulsa Artist Fellowship Studios. 109 N MLK Jr. Boulevard, Tulsa, OK 74103

 I am fortunate to have received an Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition Community Artist Partnership grant to expand my murals for Central High School for 2024. More information about this project at the event. 

Other Open Studio events, March 1st, April 5th, May 3rd, June 7th, August 2nd, September 6th, October 4th, November 1st and December 6th.

Thank you to News on 6 for featuring my mural project in collaboration with students and the dance instructor, Mr. Thomas at Central High School.

My painting “Digital Heart” that was an illustration for short story “First Date” by Laura Duerrwaechter in Space and Time Magazine #145 will be on view at the open studio event. 

Recent publications 

Featured by Black Wall Street Times.

Monday, January 1, 2024