A bright young talent from Hartford, CT, Hales moved to Chicago, IL to continue his schooling.
Hales would later on would add graphic design as a minor and became lead designer for several design studios including Graphenheit and Anti-Matter Media. This lead to him being a candidate and joining the then forming CHICAGO ART DEPARTMENT.
Currently Hales is freelancing for Anti-Matter's graphic art section "GTG" (Get the Girl) and residing in Chicago's Pilsen area.
-Black Student Union's director of publications (4 yrs)
-Gallery show @ Trans Amoeba "Sittin Pretty"
-Lead designer at Get the Girl
-Featured work at VersionFest 04
-Resident Artist at The Chicago Art Department
Chicago Art Department, Trans Amoeba, Anti-Matter Media, Get the Girl