Assistant Professor of Art (Graphic Design), University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD  •  2020–present

  • Motivate a diverse population of students through lectures, discussions, and studio work critiques.
  • Develop and deliver special topics courses when appropriate.
  • Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
  • Plan, evaluate, and revise course content, course materials, and methods of instruction.
  • Compile, administer, and grade examinations.

Adjunct Professor of Graphic Design, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA  •  2016–2020

  • Motivated a diverse population of students through lectures, discussions, and studio work critiques.
  • Developed and delivered special topics courses when appropriate.
  • Prepared course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
  • Planned, evaluated, and revised course content, course materials, and methods of instruction.
  • Compiled, administered, and graded examinations.

Owner/Founder, Model Citizen Press, Bethesda, MD/Vermillion, SD  •  2013–present

  • Design, produce, and print letterpress greeting cards and small posters for a sophisticated and somewhat subversive audience.
  • Sell handcrafted work to customers worldwide via Etsy store online ( and at juried craft shows in the Mid-Atlantic region (including Crafty Bastards, Corcoran Community Days, and URBNMarket Bethesda).
  • Collaborate with local and international artists to create pieces for exhibition and sale.
  • Create custom letterpress work and commissioned pieces for both domestic and international clients.
  • Proficient with Vandercook 4T and Universal I proof presses, along with motorized C&P 8×12 jobbing press and C&P Pilot 7×10 presses.

Letterpress Associate/Instructor, Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Hyattsville, MD    2013–2020

  • Co-manage letterpress studio.
  • Teach letterpress printing to groups and individuals.
  • Maintain two Vandercook cylinder presses, three C&P platen presses, and one Line-O-Scribe showcard press. Monitor studio equipment and supply inventory.
  • Provide support for visiting scholars, artists, and community events.
  • Conduct extensive research into letterpress printing history and techniques.

Art Director/Graphic Designer, WBIEL/OP, World Bank Institute  •  2009–2015

Key Responsibilities

  • Provided in-house art direction and graphic design for a wide range of WBI capacity development projects.
  • Worked with WBI Communications group to contribute to WBI’s communication strategy/approach.
  • Acted as “Keeper of the Brand” for WBI and ensure adherence to and compliance with WBI branding standards.
  • Led on vendor procurement and provide leadership to selected project vendors.

Notable Accomplishments

  • Art directed and designed “The Science of Delivery Demystified” installation for Forum 2014
  • Conceptualized, wrote, and designed inaugural branding and corporate identity guidelines for the World Bank Institute.
  • In collaboration with the WBI Communications group, developed series of nine brochures outlining WBI’s primary focus areas, along with a 24-page overview of WBI.
  • Art directed and designed WBI Onboarding package, including presentation folder and all enclosed materials.

Publications Analyst/Graphic Designer, WBIFP, World Bank Institute  •  1999–2009

  • Provided art direction and graphic design for Finance and Private Sector Development division.
  • Designed and built individual, distinctive HTML-based websites for all WBIFP sub-groups and division events
  • Prepared divisional communications/publications strategy.
  • Advised and led on publications issues; developed divisional and public awareness materials and initiatives.

Consultant, World Bank Institute  •  1996–1999

  • Managed preparation of divisional publications, including design, layout, and final production.
  • Participated in on-site mission activities in Tanzania, Macedonia, and El Salvador. Led mission to El Salvador to conduct interviews for WBI documentary film.

Research/Editorial Assistant, World Bank Institute  •  1993–1996

  • Revised, edited, and laid out manuscripts for World Bank publications.
  • Prepared publications and course materials for global dissemination.