Professional Illustrator (children's books and game artwork), award-winning cartoonist, and graphic artist with 14 years of industry experience creating eye-catching marketing materials (logos, brochures, catalogs and much more). I love what I do and am eager to help you bring your vision to life!

Work Samples

Work History

  • Cartoonist and Writer

    • Landmark Newspaper
    • 2009 - Present (8 years)

    Cartoonist and writer for Missouri Newspaper. Missouri Press Association 1st and 2nd place winner for illustration 2011-2012, Honorable Mention 2012-2013.

  • Corporate Graphic Artist

    14 years of professional graphic arts experience working for a variety of corporate employers (automotive industry, agri-business industry, insurance industry and children's retail/service industry). Have experience in the creation of logos, brochures, newsletters, publications, forms, legal documents, trade-show graphics, e-marketing materials (e-blasts, web design), custom artwork / illustration and more. For more information with work samples, please see my portfolio at http://www.ganarus.wordpress.com

  • Historical Illustrator

    Illustrator for a 70 page History Illustrated graphic novel. Also provided written content, designed cover and worked with printer and client to print and market book.

  • Game Graphic Artist / Illustrator

    Artist for "Opposing Forces" RPG Source Book. Developed cover, logo and character artwork.

  • Total Miner Logo Art (Xbox Live Indie Game)

    • Greenstone Games
    • 2012 - 2012

    Created Logo Artwork for Total Miner Xbox Live Indie Game. (May 2012: Total Miner became the best-selling game on XBLIG with over 800,000 paid downloads sold)

  • Game Graphic Artist / Illustrator

    Artist and illustrator for Clever Mojo Games (indie game developer). Responsible for creating all art assets (packaging, playing cards, tokens, etc) for "Ogre Castle" and "Oubliette". Also developed artwork for two ipod games developed by Clever Mojo, "Jin Li" and "Taiji".

Education

  • University of Central Missouri

    • Bachelor of Science Industrial Technology / Graphic Arts
    • 1995 - 1999

Specialties

Awards

2011-2012 First and Second Place Illustrator (Missouri Press Association)

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