about me

In Brief

About me: Digital marketing, communications and events professional. Health and wellness nerd. Crafting compelling images, telling great stories, always looking for adventures. I live for the moments when it all comes together.

Events & Activations

I've been a part of an experimental arts and media collective and charity, active in arts/culture festivals, parades, street theater and unique underground events, for over 10 years. Need to plan a uniquely themed event for 1000 of your closest friends? I can help.


FIGMENT is a not-for-profit arts organization. It's a forum for interactive creativity by emerging artists across disciplines. As Outreach director, I help forge relationships with arts & culture organizations to being new interactive works to FIGMENT Oakland. Want to get involved?
From The Blog

The Grateful Challenge

Gina Dietrich threw down the Thanksgiving gauntlet and I’m game for it. So here’s my answer to the Grateful Challenge. The challenge is this: Set a timer for 10 minutes and write down all of the things you’re grateful for—or things that you love—as fast as you can. Can you get to 99 things in […]

5 Resources for Artists in Oakland

I’m writing a series of posts over at the FIGMENT Oakland blog! See the original post over there. San Francisco is known around the world for its quirky, colorful aesthetic and rich history. Just across the East Bay, Oakland is also bursting with creativity, with one of the highest concentrations of artists in the United States! […]

A useful trick to save hours of time hunting for the right stock photo

Recently a friend asked in frustration: How and where can I search for good “background” stock photos – you know, stock photos that have a significant amount of space that is just “empty”? Whether you’re designing a presentation or print ad, this question comes up all the time. I’ve spent countless frustrated graphic design hours […]

How to Fail at Instagram: McDonald’s

McDonald’s recently attempted to appeal to millennials with a bunch of ads featuring some bacon covered sandwich. The ads clumsily attempted to use slangy phrases (“That glow tho”), other ads used soccer references to appear relevant and friendly. They were all roundly mocked, and they deserved it, but not for the reason that AdWeek suggests. […]