I’ve always thought a Top 20 List of accomplishments would be a good thing for my site, so here we go!
1) Bankers Hill Business Group’s Arts & Craft Beer Festival
Worked on an advertising campaign that attracted over 500 guests and generated $11,000.
2) Dharma Bum Temple “A New Home” Campaign
Created an outreach campaign to successfully help raise over $500,000 to open a new temple.
3) Darryl Issa Town Hall Ad
Designed a community-generated newspaper advertisment that was reviewed on MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow
and GQ Magazine.
4) Fight For $15 California
Worked on a multi-city visual campaign to raise the minimum wage; bill passed in California, April 2016.
5) WorldBeat Center’s Haiti Refugee Support
Created an online fundraising drive with the WBC to collect clothing, supplies, and over $1,300 to aid Haitian refugees in Tijuana.
6) WorldBeat Center’s Children’s Summer Camp Fundraiser
Created a fundraising campaign to supplement the Children’s EthnoBotany Summer Camp at the WBC; raised over $1,500, paying for 15 campers.
7) “The Scoop on Breasts” Book
Winner of a variety of awards for design and illustration: Indie Book Awards – Best Overall Design, International Book Awards Winner – Best Interior Design (Finalist), Beverly Hills Books Awards – Interior Design: Non-Fiction.
8) Center for Policy Initiative’s “Driven to Despair” Report
Worked on a report that initiated a city review and a task force by San Diego’s Mayor.
9) Digital Gym Digital Bootcamp Educational Series
Taught a series of 8 classes entailing Digital Design for Small Business & Non Profits, Intro to WordPress, WordPress 101, Google Analytics, Email Marketing, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Photoshop 101 & 102.
Created and ran a craft-based charity drive for 3 years out of a local Buddhist temple, raising over $9,000 for over 40 different nonprofits and charities around the globe.
11) “The New Graphic Design School: A Foundation Course in Principles and Practice” Book
Co-edited a 190-page textbook with my previous University professor Sheena Calvert. The book is being sold in a variety of different languages to Universities and Colleges around the globe and is available on Amazon.
12) The Campaign to Expand Delaware Hospice
Worked on a multi-stage Capital Campaign raising over $4 million to expand the hospice.
13) The Campaign for the Delaware Veterans Home
Designed for a fundraising drive generating over $1 million dollars to build the veterans of Delaware a hospice.
14) Delaware Children’s Museum
Worked on a Captial Campaign that won a $2 million dollar development grant to build the Museum.
15) University of the Arts
Winner of the Admissions Marketing Association Awards for education marketing campaigns in print and advertising.
16) University of the Arts
Bronze Winner of the Philadelphia Addy’s 2004 for education marketing campaigns in Direct Markteting.
17) University of the Arts
Winner of the Philly Gold 2003 Award in the “Best Educational/Non-Profit Website” category.
From 2003 to 2006 I ran a small clothing and craft company in Philly called “NoGoodDesigns” selling customized apparel and assorted housewares online, as well as at art expos, tattoo conventions, and other festivals around the Northeast. Some of the designs live on at RedBubble.
19) Bryn Mawr Rehab’s Art Ability Exhibition
For the past 10 years I have worked on the exhibition’s advertising and outreach materials, totalling over $250,000 in donations for the hospital.
20) Over the last 15 years
I have created and launched over 50 sites and blogs, have worked with well over 75 different businesses, organizations, startups, nonprofits, creatives, and artists.