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School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago IL. — BFA

2019 - 2022

- SAIC graduate with a BFA in Fine Arts. Emphasis on sustainability within the arts and producing art for a purpose.

Ventura Community College, Ventura CA.— Associates in Arts

2017 - 2019

- I did two years of community college to save money/figure out what I wanted to Major in to transfer to a university.


For Art's Sake Studio, Westlake Village CA. — Part Time Artist Assistant

2018 - 2023

- Assisted part time off and on with art classes for kids, teens & adults, birthday parties, private events, and summer art camp as needed.

Gladstone Industries Corp., Las Vegas NV. — Intern

June 2020 - March 2021

- Assisted with all day to day operations, manufacturing functional works of art, foundry/metal processes, machinery, and learned TIG Welding basics.

Malibu Makos Surf Club, Malibu CA. — Surf Instructor

June 2016 - August 2021

- Teaching kids during summer about our oceans and waterways and to respect mother nature. I instructed on how to surf, boogie board, and body surf. I provided critical ocean knowledge in my instruction for kids on what to look for to be safe, and what to do if caught in a rip tide. Learned CPR and have conducted a rescue before.

Heal the Bay, Santa Monica CA. — Volunteer

2008 - PRESENT

- I’ve volunteered in various parts of Heal the Bay’s non profit organization since I was eight. I started in the offices helping with packaging and making buttons etc… In high school I started becoming a beach/creek captain, speaker, and aquarium volunteer. I’m still involved today helping teach the public about our oceans/watersheds and why it’s vital we care for them.


Guess McCall Gallery, New Orleans LA. — Group Exhibition

May 10, 2023 - PRESENT

- Two of my art pieces (SEA-stainable and Spirit of A Jelly) from my Spiritual Connection To Nature Series and Of My Heart Series are currently on display in Guess McCall Gallery. Along side of Fredrick Guess and Bliss McCall's works of art and several other artists in the Gallery.

Gary Spivey Spiritual Retreat and Gallery Showing, Star NC. — Solo Exhibition

May 4-7, 2023

- My Soul Connection Series part two and my Spiritual Connection To Nature Series was on display.

Gary Spivey Create Your Heaven On Earth Seminar and Gallery Showing, Las Vegas NV. — Solo Exhibition

January 28, 2023

- My Soul Connection Series part two was on display for the day.

Gary Spivey Spiritual Retreat and Gallery Showing, Star NC. — Solo Exhibition

September 15-18, 2022

- My Soul Connection Series part two was on display in September.

Gary Spivey Spiritual Retreat and Gallery Showing, Star NC. — Solo Exhibition

June 2-5, 2022

- My Universal Soul Connection Series was on display in June.

School of the Art Institute of Chicago Gallery, Chicago IL. — Spring Undergraduate Exhibition

April 9-16, 2022

- Graduating seniors group curated show called Lemon Gallery. My Universal Soul Connection Series was on display for a week.

Wedge Gallery, Chicago IL.— Student Group Exhibition

December 11-12, 2021

- The Advanced Sculpture Department at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago final critique student group show. My Infinity Energy sculpture was on display for the weekend.


- International Boynes Emerging Young Artist Award Finalist; Australia, 2023

- Merit Scholarship Award; SAIC, 2019

- Link Crew Peer Mentor Founders Circle Award; TOHS, 2017

- Sunshine of the Day Award; HTB Santa Monica Pier Aquarium, 2017

- Prudential Spirit of Community Award; President Obama, 2016

- Best of Class Awards; Ventura County Fair Art Competition

- Certificate of Recognition; The City of Los Angeles, City of Santa Monica, and City of Thousand Oaks, 2015 - environmental Initiatives

- Super Healer Award; Heal the Bay, 2014


PADI AWARE Shark Conservation Diver  2023

- Scuba diving certification. Bringing more awareness about sharks and 

their vital importance to our global ecosystems. As well as being a shark

steward helping to protect them. 

Design For Non-Human Kinds: Elephants 2022 — The

Elephant Sanctuary in Hohenwald, Tennessee

- During the spring semester of 2022 at The School of the Art Institute of

Chicago I participated in a design course to help retired elephants in

captivity with there rehabilitation process. My two woman team and I, and

with The elephant Sanctuary sta s scienti c knowledge, we came up with

an elephant speci c design of a foot peddle called “Drumbo” for Sissy the

elephant. Helping facilitate vibration through her foot to help soothe her.

This foot pedal prototype I helped fabricate with steel and wood, is being

used currently, and has been improved upon by The Elephant Sanctuary

staff in Tennessee.

Ice Challenge Fundraiser 2019 — To help save elephants in


- I partnered with Wim Hof the Iceman and Bring the Elephant Home in

Thailand to create a 5 day fundraiser and art installation to help save the

elephants. I created a life size elephant head with hemp and north american

sticks and brought it with me to Thailand to have the 30 participants from

17 different countries unite to help me build the rest of the body on site at

Sam Phraya Beach Thailand. Together we showed our love to help protect

elephants is a global concern and of worldwide importance. We raised

30,000 euros to help Bring the Elephant Home establish solutions to the

human and elephant conflict. I also created merchandise of my related

artworks with Jaimee Paul from Australia to donate the proceeds 100% to

Bring the Elephant Home.

La Tortuga Feliz Service Project 2017 — To help save the

sea turtles in Costa Rica

- In the summer of 2017 I traveled with Walking Tree Travel to La Tortuga

Feliz in Costa Rica to protect the green, leatherback, and hawksbill sea

turtles from poachers. I volunteered to help make sure the turtle eggs made

it to the hatchery and that the mother turtles made it safely back into the

ocean. I participated in beach cleanups, night/day patrols, and releasing the

hatched baby sea turtles to the ocean. This incredible experience showed

me that with education, collected and recorded data, awareness, and

compassion people can change the negative impacts on the Environment.

Yes on Prop 67 — 2016-2017

- Ban the Plastic Bag in California campaign.

Bring the Elephant Home Service Project 2016 — To help

save elephants in Thailand

- In the summer of 2016 I traveled with Walking Tree Travel to Thailand for a

community service project. We helped to protect the elephants and bring

awareness to the conservation efforts about the human and elephant

conflicts in this region. We also learned and helped out the locals with some

benefcial solutions for humans, elephants, and bees to co-exist with one

another in harmony.

No on O Campaign— 2015

- Communication/networking on stopping oil drilling in Hermosa Beach. I

helped Heal the Bay with the “No on O” campaign in 2015.


Ocean Pollution Poetry HTB Blog Page

- https://clubhealthebay.

HTB Art Contest



Fallon’s 16th Birthday Beach Cleanup and Fundraiser For HTB





Environmental Article Featuring My Activism at the Climate Strike March


Malibu News Article Featuring My Site On Coastal Cleanup Day


Activism Featured In Lancer News Paper











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