ABOUT

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Born and raised on Long Island, New York, I have been creating and studying art my entire life. Since graduating from Hofstra University, I have been pursuing my passion in as many various forms as I can, and I am very excited to launch this website and have a place for all of my work. My clients include Howard Johnson Hotels, Saf-T-Swim swim schools, Society Inc., Century 21 Real Estate, and various businesses and clients throughout Long Island and New York City. 
 
For any questions or requests regarding commissions please feel free to contact me

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NEWS

2021 Convention Schedule

2021 Convention Schedule

July 15th, 2021

Well it looks like the waters have receded, and a little bit of regular life has come back into view, because Comic Con is back! After a long year and a half stuck at home, I am very happy to share my convention schedule with everyone. First show back will be Terrificon in Mohegan Sun CT, and the rest can be viewed below. Obviously all of this is subject to the dynamics of the ever changing world we find ourselves in these days, but if the show is still on, you can count on me being there. Make sure to follow me on Instagram for the latest updates, looking forward to see you all again at the con!

Terrificon, CT

Jul 30 - Aug 1st

 

Eternal Con, NY

Aug 7 - 8

The Legendary Art Show

Aug 28

New York Comic Con, NY

Oct 7 - 10

Baltimore Comic Con, MD

Oct 22 - 24

Super Smash Bros. Melee

My Greatest Painting (so far)

February 3rd, 2021

It's finally ready. A fun, personal, side project that's around two years in the making is at long last, ready to show. I had the idea for this piece, a Rococo style conglomeration of all the characters from Super Smash Bros. Melee, a few years ago, and would work on it very slowly around and in between paid work. The idea was that it's the entire game, all in one image. You can stare at it for an hour and still find new little characters, items, easter eggs, and details. It's my biggest project to date, and I couldn't be more proud of it. Click on the image to the left to see how it was made, and also grab a print in my store.

Next up in this style, I have in mind something for Avatar, The Last Airbender. But, as the size and amount of detail would suggest, it'll take a little while.

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Dawning of Superheroes Trilogy

December, 29th 2020

Very happy to announce the latest trilogy of covers I completed with super star author Jeremy Flagg! I can confidently say that this is my best work to date, and the story that lies beyond these cover images rises, and in some cases even surpasses, that level of quality. This latest series in his 'Children of Nostradamus' universe is a prequel trilogy to 'The Night Quartet' Collection. Take a look at the description for book one below, and click the image to the left to get your copy now!

Awaken the Daughter:

What would you sacrifice to change a future soaked in blood?

Eleanor sees fragments of the future, but despite her efforts, she can’t alter destiny. Even as a young woman surviving in 1943, she believes the visions are a curse from the devil himself. But when she finds a grifter with the ability to read her mind, she realizes she is not alone.

A killer stalks those with gifts.

Eleanor tempts fate and sets out to stop the murders. But in her quest to protect those like her, Eleanor discovers something darker then murder living in the souls of men. To be victorious, she only needs to unwrite the future.

Fans of urban fantasy, superheroes, and bold kick-ass women will fall in love with Eleanor as she ushers in the rise of superheroes.

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2020 Convention Schedule

June, 1st 2020

Well this is usually around the time of year where I would happily announce my convention schedule here, but seems like the world had other plans. At this point it's pretty much safe to say that the entire year is a wash, no conventions anywhere. To any friends and fans who I have met throughout the years at previous cons, and to any new fans who I was looking forward to meeting, thanks so much for your continued support, and we'll just have to go even bigger and better when things open back up. Best of luck to everyone during these scary times, stay safe and healthy, and i'll see you all again!

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RAW Natural Born Artists, Live show

January 9th 2020

​Starting 2020 off with something new! End of the month I’ll be at the RAW Artists ‘Premier’ showcase! It’s a multimedia event that showcases independent talent in the arts, film, music, and tech. I’ll be live painting at the event, and everyone who get a ticket through my page gets a free print!

 

Click the image to the left to get your tickets, and find out more about the event!

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'Children of Nostradamus' Book Series

January 19th 2020

It's been a joy the past few months to work with acclaimed writer Jeremy Flagg on the covers of his book series 'Children of Nostradamus', and I am happy to say that the entire collection is out now! The series contains 5 books (so far), each cover containing a different character from the story showcasing their powers and attitude. Utilizing my trademark combination of black and grey tones with a splash of color, each image stands on it's own, but when all of the covers are lined up side by side, the backgrounds link together to form one cohesive piece! Having read the series myself, I can assure anyone who is a fan of the sci-fi or fantasy genre that it its a great time, and I am so happy and honored to be a part of it.

Read the description for book 1, 'Nighthawks', below, and click the picture to the left to check out Jeremy Flagg and get your copy!

Nighthawks:

Conthan's only talents are sarcasm and art. Until he kills a Marine with powers he didn't know he had.  Now, Conthan has to adapt, and fast, because he's not the only one in danger.
Children of Nostradamus are being imprisoned and corrupted by The Warden. And it's only a matter of time before he uses them to unleash his vicious plans.
To stop him, Conthan must risk his humanity to become the hero he never wanted to be. ​
Fans of X-Men & X-Force will love this fast-paced introduction to the Children of Nostradamus Universe. 

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NYCC '19 Wrap up

October 9th 2019

​What an incredible weekend. Foremost I have to thank everyone who came out and stopped by my booth. From selling a few 5ft originals, to hundreds of prints, to anyone who just stopped by and had some kind words about my work, I was overwhelmed by the love and support. I had a fan get Sean Schemmel and Christopher Sabat sign my Goku and Vegeta prints, and thanks to the great Bill Higa over at Marvel, The God of Mischief, Tom Hiddleston himself owns my artwork. New York Comic Con was the first convention I ever went to, and to now be a part of it is a dream come true. To everyone reaching out for commissions and orders, I’m getting through everything as fast as I can, and the new prints I had at the show will be available on my Etsy shop soon. Thanks again, and keep an eye out, there’s still more to come!

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W42ST October Cover

September 26th 2019

​I am honored and excited, to announce my cover for West 42st October Heroes Issue! W42ST is an independent lifestyle magazine for, and about, real New Yorkers. They celebrate the lives and experiences of everyday people who are making stuff happen in the inspiring, overwhelming and incredible city of NYC. Created and conceived of in Hell’s Kitchen, they are read in homes and businesses all over New York by an authentic, colorful, curious family of readers, contributors, and partners. Copies will be available throughout the upper west side, Hell's Kitchen neighborhood all October.

 

Click the link to the left to get your copy now!

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New York Comic Con

September 16th 2019

​What an incredible weekend. Foremost I have to thank everyone who came out and stopped by my booth. From selling a few 5ft originals, to hundreds of prints, to anyone who just stopped by and had some kind words about my work, I was overwhelmed by the love and support. I had a fan get Sean Schemmel and Christopher Sabat sign my Goku and Vegeta prints, and thanks to the great Bill Higa over at Marvel, The God of Mischief, Tom Hiddleston himself owns my artwork. New York Comic Con was the first convention I ever went to, and to now be a part of it is a dream come true. To everyone reaching out for commissions and orders, I’m getting through everything as fast as I can, and the new prints I had at the show will be available on my Etsy shop soon. Thanks again, and keep an eye out, there’s still more to come!

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I Started a YouTube Channel!

June 17th 2019

With my growing list of time lapse videos, I thought it'd be best to finally collect them all together and publish them on YouTube. Just about every new piece I create is getting a time lapse these days, and you can now watch the entire process from blank canvas, to finished art! As the page builds an audience, i'll be introducing demos, insights into my creative process, and more behind the scenes content, so make sure to subscribe!

Click on the image to the left to go to my YouTube channel 

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Art Battle

May 30th 2019

This Friday, June 7th, i'll be competing for the first time in Art Battle, at Le Poisson Rouge! Art Battle is a live painting competition, where the audience votes on the winner. I have 20 minutes to take a blank canvas and make something amazing out of it. I'll be on the clock, competing against some of the most incredible artists in New York, so I hope to see you all therefor support! 

Click the image to the left to see more of Art Battle and to get your tickets.

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D-Day and the Campaign Across France 

May 26th 2019

​Just in time for the 75th anniversary of the Normandy landings, 'D-Day and the Campaign Across France' is now available! My second book through Monroe Publications takes you through every aspect of Operation Overlord, from the cliffs of Pointe Du Hoc, to the battle at Omaha, and the landing of the Screaming Eagles. This book goes in depth to every aspect of America's entrance into World War 2, including first hand accounts from veterans who were on the ground. 

Written by award winning author Jay Wertz, and illustrated by me, the issue also contains the continuation of the serialized  'Seperated by War' story. Click the image to the left to get your copy now!