Entrepreneurs Forum, Brand Panelist: "How Your Brand Translates to Sales" Presented in collaboration with OEN Starve Ups and the Portland Ad Federation. 

Six Apart/Typepad: 5 Elements of Good Design for Blogs: Seminar expert: Niya C Sisk, moderated by Andy Wibbels. Compositing, Visual Anchoring, Context, Balance, Drama/staging.

Millimeter Magazine,Universal Studios: Conference Speaker, The Principles of Usability and UX Standards applied to browser interfaces.

North Bay Multimedia Talks Feature article and presenter: How deconstructing a VCR helped me design FinalCut Pro.

KQED, Tuesdays Coffee Talk: UX design talks. Topics included how to dismantle objects and use and promps for software design innovation.



Communication Arts Magazine. "Josef Albers, the Interaction of Color Interactive". The Design Annual.

Skinny Magazine: "Archeologist of Joy". Creative Practice article.

Mabel Magazine: "Wings Grown from Dirt". Print only.


Screenwriting. University of CA LA School of Theatre, Film, Television. 

MFA in Writing, Fiction. Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier Vermont. 

BA in Psychology. Emphasis, Creativity Psychology; Minor, Art. University of Ca. Santa Cruz.