I am an illustrator, wood worker, maker of things, and creative guy born and raised in the Mid-West that works in traditional and digital media. In 2005 I joined the United States Marine Corps where I was put to work as a Combat Photographer. In 2010 I was Honorably Discharged from military service and enrolled at Northern Illinois University. In 2013 I graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelors of Fine Art with an emphasis on Illustration. I live with my wife, Brittany, son, Aycen, and two dogs in Rochelle, IL. I am currently working as a freelance illustrator, pallet wood furniture maker, and painter.