Born Toronto, Canada 
Mailing Addresses: Portland, Oregon and San Francisco,
California USA


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* 2003-present: Self-employed. Design Ink, Portland, OR. * 1996-2002: Prepress Specialist. Wired Magazine/Conde Nast, San Francisco, CA. (Introduced and produced in-house high-end CCD and PMT color scanning: Agfa SelectScanPlus, Agfa XY15, EuroCore Hi-Scan. Kodak Approval, Matchprint Digital Proofing, Press Checks, Color Management, Color Correction and Photo/Design issues. * 1993-94: Visiting Professor. University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia. (Initiated and taught the first course in Art & Technology at the University: Arts in the Age of Digital Dissemination. Instruction on Unix SunSparc station-networks, Macintosh and PC platforms; photo-manipulation, page layout, paint and music programs, and other software. Concentration on Internet and other networks; their implications. Discussions in contemporary culture and technology.) * 1992-93: Electronic Imaging Specialist. Daniel`s Printing, Everett, Massachusetts. (Operated Hell Chromacom, Scitex Prismax, Desktop, and Gateway systems for high-quality color-separation and printing company. Dolev and Selectset output devices.) * 1992: Systems Operator. ColorPrep, Cambridge, Massachusetts. (Operated R-based Hell Chromacom pagination and color retouch station. Desktop interface with high-end system.) * 1991-92: Computer Imaging Specialist. Graphic Color, Portland, Oregon. (Introduced and operated Agfa Catalyst/Pix (Sun/Unix) workstations, 2.0 beta site. Operated Selectset output devices, Crosfield scanners, Macintosh and PC programs/interface for high-end merged color separations.) * 1990-91: System Manager/Operator. Toucan Scan, Portland, Oregon. (Introduced, managed and operated high-end Hell Chromacom 2000-M pagination and retouch system. Integrated Scriptmaster desktop interface. 3000 Series scanner and recorder operation.) * 1989-90: Production Manager. Chinook Observer, Long Beach, Washington. (Implemented desktop system, typeset display ads and editorial copy, organized work flow, improved design of paper.) * 1988-89: Typesetter (Macintosh and Compugraphic), Mark-up, Assembly, Proof-checking. Metroland (TorStar) Ltd., Scarborough, Ontario. (Scarborough Mirror and Markham Economist & Sun newspapers, flyers, other tabloids, job work) * 1984-88: Proof-checking, Assembly, Mark-up, Stripping, Scanning. Maclean-Hunter Ltd., Toronto, Ontario. (Dozens of trade and consumer magazines) * 1979-84: Teaching Assistant (for graphic arts, photography, video, drawing and painting courses), Audio-Visual Assistant, College Press Assistant. Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax, Nova Scotia. * 1976-82: (part-time/occasional) Board of Directors, Publication Design/Assembly, Curatorial Staff, Funding Juries. University of Guelph Gallery, Eye Level Gallery (Halifax), Centre for Art Tapes (Halifax), Atlantic Centre for Photography (Halifax), Canada Council (Ottawa). * 1974-76: Founding Member. Ed Video Inc., Guelph, Ontario. (Taught every imaginable segment of society the creative use of small format television, editing, programming for cable T.V.) *earlier-still: EDUCATION: * Fiji National University, Tropical Meterology, (Nadi) 2012. * Okinawa Prefectural University of Arts; Ryukyu Islands ethnological fieldwork, (Japan) 2011. * Caribbean Ciboney & Kalinago anthropology course, U of the West Indies, (St Vincent, SVG) 2010. * 16mm Cinematography course, NW Film Center, (Portland, OR) 2009. * Miskito Cultural Studies, Bluefields Indian and Caribbean University, Nicaragua 2008. * Heed Language and Culture studies, EcoTourism advisory, Visiting-Artist presentation (Dhaka, Bangladesh) 2007. * Research Institute of Swahili Studies of Eastern Africa (Lamu, Kenya) 2006. * Tufte Analytical Design course (Portland, OR) 2005. * Thai Master Cooking classes, Film Production course (Chiang-Mai, Bangkok THA) 2005 * Digital DV Film Production (Belize City, BZ) 2004 * GATF courses in PDF and Press-checks (San Francisco, CA) 2002 * Digital Printing workshop, Urban Digital Color, (San Francisco, CA) 2000 * Heidelberg Sheetfed Press training, Graphic Arts Institute, (San Francisco, CA) 1999 * Digital (Film) Production, Silicon Graphics Studio, (Santa Monica, CA) 1998. * Advanced Imaging Techniques, Center for Creative Imaging, (Camden, ME) 1992. * Agfa Pix, Catalyst, Selectset training, (Portland, OR) 1992. * Hell Chromacom 2000 instruction, (Melville, NY); Scriptmaster instruction, (St. Louis, MO) 1990-91. * Macintosh (& PC) Desktop Publishing Courses. Protomedia, Press-Work and Public Access, (Toronto, Halifax). 1985-89. * Nexus Press Residency, (Atlanta, GA) 1988. * Graduate Studies (MFA) (graphic arts, fine arts, photography, theory), Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, (Halifax, Nova Scotia) 1979-82. * Ontario College of Art & Design, (Toronto, Ontario) 1977. * St. Michael`s Printshop, (Burnt Cove, Newfoundland) 1976. * Hons. B.A. Fine Arts, University of Guelph, (Ontario) 1973-76. * University of Western Ontario, (London) 1972-73. SOFTWARE/CODE: bash, perl, java, php, html, ruby, expect, mysql, css, xml,InDesign, InCopy, GoLive, PhotoShop, Gimp, ImageReady, (Creative Suite,) Acrobat, Illustrator, AfterEffects, QuarkXPress/QPS, Final Draft, Maya, LivePicture, Microsoft Office, Macromedia Dreamweaver, Flash, Fireworks, Freehand, Extensis Portfolio, Pitstop, Corel Painter, Ableton Live, Amadeus, Bias Peak, SoundEdit16, Logic, Soundtrack, Shake, Adobe Premiere, DP3, ProTools, DSound, Max/DSP, Combustion3, FinalCutPro, QTVR Studio, Cleaner, DVD Studio, LiveType, Keynote, Powerpoint, Sketch-up, et al. SPECIAL INTERESTS: * Desktop and Electronic Publishing * Graphic Arts (self-published works) * Fine Arts (exhibitions/installations) * Typography * Photography * Painting * Writing * Gallery Curating * Film * Audio/Soundworks * Offset and Letterpress Printing * Sailing * The Internet * Travel * Teaching Recent Film Study: ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 03/12