Education


Masters of Fine Art – Writing
California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA [2015]

Certificate, The Writer’s Studio
Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC [2009]

Bachelor of Fine Arts – Writing
University of Victoria, Victoria, BC [1995]


Also attended:

SCREENWRITING:

Robert McKee’s Story Screenwriting Seminar, Edmonton and Calgary, AB  [1998]

Screenplay Workshops with Gordy Hoffman, Kansas City, MO  [2012]

Michael Hauge’s Story Mastery Seminar, Richmond, BC  [2011]

Vancouver Film Forum and VIFF Film Festival, Vancouver, BC  [2011]

Screenwriting Expo, Los Angeles, CA  [2011]

FICTION:

Vancouver International Writer’s Festival, Vancouver, BC  [2009]

Surrey International Writer’s Conference, Surrey, BC  [2003]

DESIGN:

Secret Project Design Sprint, San Francisco, CA  [2014]

Techraking Design Sprint, San Francisco, CA  [2014]

AIGA Design Conference, Boston, MS  [2006]

HOW Design Conference, Chicago, IL  [2005]

VISUAL ART:

Academy of Realist Art: painting [2019]

Studio West: Painting [2018]

OCAD University: Drawing & Portraiture [2016, 2017]

CCA: Intro to Painting [2014]

HOLISTIC HEALING:

Esalen Institute: Storytelling, Shiatsu, Qigong, Big Sur, CA  [2010, 2011, 2012]

Raw vegan cooking: Radha Yoga & Eatery, Vancouver, BC, and Raw Soul, Harlem, NY  [2010]