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Address: 8327 N Fessenden St. 97203 Portland


Tel: 503.926.4430



To apply and expand my knowledge of visual arts through collaboration as well as individual practice. Armed with innovative ideas, a critical eye and rock-solid skill set, I aspire to create projects that will challenge current thought and surpass all expectations. 



Lead Editor / Cinematographer / Cameraman 2012-Current

Blactop Films / Wind Media Productions


My responsibilities at Blacktop films include: editing, storyboard development and delivery, concept development, animation, working closely with the director and first AD, camera operating (location shooting), handling digital data (footage logging, coversion and encoding), delivering completed products to clients.

TA Video Installation / Video Concepts Class 2009-2010

Pacific Northwest College of Art


As a TA to a PNCA instructor and senior thesis chair Linda Kliewer my responsibilities included: assistance with the introduction of the course, assisting students with techical equipment (DV cameras, projectors, sensors), developing and realizing projects, solving techical and conceptual problems.



Curator / Gallery Owner  2005-2007

Weapons Art Gallery


As an owner of Weapons art gallery my responsibilities included: curatorial duties, creating an environment for collaborative work and community oriented workshops, exhibition coordinator, networking and managing the exhibitions, developing clientele. 



BFA in Intermedia Arts, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR 2008

2010 - present



Large Scale Project Development : Conceptual Development : Storyboard Development : Creative Problem Solving : Idea Generation : 

Figure Drawing : Perspective Drawing : Animation : Cinematography : Editing : Public Speaking


Best Documentary Short Film : Portland Underground Film Festival 2017

Audience Choice Award : Portland Underground Film Festival 2017

Best Installation : PLATFORM International Animation Festival 2007

Dorothy Lemelson Scholarship for Fine Visual Arts : Pacific Northwest College of Art 2005

Slovene Heritage Scholarship : Ljubljana University International Studies 1998



Cycles : Repetition&Redirection : The PAH Homestead : Auckland NZ  2017

PaperPlaneProject : USA, UK, Croatia, Bosnia, Serbia, Israel, South Africa  2013

Authorized Personnel Only : Chambers Gallery : Portland, OR  2012

Pre-Nostalgic : Boundary Crossings : Portland, OR  2011

Authorized Personnel Only : PNCA  Senior Thesis  Exhibition : Portland, OR  2008

Reduced Conception : PLATFORM International Animation Festival : Portland, OR  2007

Once Upon A Time There Was A Country : Weapons Gallery : Portland, OR  2006

Possibility For Improvement : Squair Gallery : Portland, OR  2005

Group Exhibition : Five -A Gallery : Portland, OR  2004

Group Exhibition : Three Doors Red Gallery : Denver, CO  2003

Ljudi : Three Doors Red : Denver, CO  2002

Simbioza : Goulet 13 Gallery : Geneva, Switzerland1999








Adobe Premiere Pro

Adobe After Effects

Adobe InDesign

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Media Encoder

Final Cut Pro



2010 - present



Mnemonics : Portland Underground Film Festival : Portland OR 2017 : director/producer/writer/animator/editor

Bearing Witness : 48 Hour Film Festival : Portland OR 2017 : co-director/co-producer

Thank You For Supporting the Arts : feature documentary film : currently in production 2017 : lead editor/story editor/concept development/camera operator/prop design

Frozen Music III : Light & Music In Alvar Aalto’s Library : Bend Film Festival : Bend OR 2016 : lead editor/story editor/concept development

PNCA Scholarship Campaign : PNCA Gala : Portland OR 2016 : lead editor/story editor/camera operator

UBER + Special Olympics Campaign : Portland OR 2015 : lead editor/camera operator

State of Oregon Craft : Museum of Contemporary Craft : Portland OR 2015 editor/story editor/camera operator


Pacific Northwest College of Art : Lemelson Scholar Guest Speaker, Video Installation Guest Speaker, Professional Development Guest

Speaker  2006 through 2017  

The Art Institute of Portland : Theory and Practice Guest Speaker  2010

University of Oregon : Visual and  Animated Arts  Guest Speaker  2007

Portland Community College : Figure Drawing and Visual Arts Guest Speaker  2012


Visual Art Source : A Line in the Quicksand by Richard Speer : essay on Mnemonics  2017  

Willamette Week : Pick of the Week by Richard Speer : review of Authorized Personnel Only  2008

Renegade : Weapons by Ivana Repas : Review of Reduced Conception  2007

References Available Upon Request.

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