I am a children's book illustrator, surface designer and fine artist currently based in Toronto, Canada.
My career journey has taken me on an exciting, winding path studying nature through scientific means and currently, through the lens of visual art. I grew up in the Ontario countryside and credit my countless adventures in wild places for inspiring my deep fondness for and strong sense of place within nature. This passion ultimately lead me to train as a biologist, obtaining an honours degree in biology from the University of Guelph in 2011.
Following my training, I worked as a wildlife biologist for a decade. I traveled throughout North America to study in a diverse range of creatures including sea turtles, a whale, pikas, and caribou just to name a few!
As exhilarating and rewarding as these experiences were, I yearned to share my passion for and understanding of nature and wildlife with others. This has lead me to the visual storytelling career that I pursue today.
It is my hope that through my fine art and illustrative practice I am able to highlight the infinite wonders of our natural world. There are endless natural mysteries to discover and explore, and each unique creature has its own story to tell.
Rock? Plant? Animal? (OwlKids Books, 2022)
Paper Hearts Post Office
Red Canoe Gallery (2019 - Present)