photo: J. Michael Tucker

photo: J. Michael Tucker


Instructor, CreativeLive online course Publishing For Creatives, 2018

Workshop Instructor, Handcraft Studio School, 2018

Workshop Instructor, Little Paper Planes, 2018

Instructor, Sketchbook Skool online course How Art Can Make You Happy, 2017

Workshop Instructor, ICON Illustration Conference, 2016

Workshop Instructor, Makeshift Society, 2015

Workshop Instructor, ICON Illustration Conference, 2014



Guest Speaker, Art Center College of Design, Illustration for Publishing class, 2018

Speaker, Litquake, in conversation with author Bridget Quinn, 2018

Conversation Engager, SPHERE inaugural dinner “Does Art Matter?”, 2018

Panelist, Young to Publishing, Bay Area Chapter, art and illustrated book publishing panel, 2018

Mentor, Oasis for Girls Career Night, 2018

Panelist, San Francisco Writers Conference, nonfiction panel, 2018    

Speaker, Book Manufacturer’s Institute Annual Conference, 2017

Panelist, California Library Association Annual Conference, 2016

Guest Speaker, Roosevelt Elementary School, 2016

Guest Speaker, RayKo Photo Center, 2016

Remarks, Susan O’Malley book party, San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, 2016

Remarks, Jeremy Fish art opening, San Francisco City Hall, 2015

Panelist, American Society of Media Photographers Northern California, book publishing panel, 2015

Panelist, Chronicle Books Behind the Scenes, 2015

Speaker, Photo Alliance, Photo Books Today Symposium, 2015

Guest Speaker, Art Libraries Society of North America, Northern California Chapter, 2014

Panelist, California Collage of the Arts, Building an Artist’s Life Symposium, 2014

Guest Speaker, California Writer’s Club, Mt. Diablo Branch, 2014


Portfolio reviewing

Review Santa Fe, 2017

Photolucida, Portland, 2017

PhotoNOLA, 2016

American Photographic Artists, San Francisco Portfolio Review, 2016

California College of the Arts, Portfolio Review Lab, 2015

Photo Alliance Annual Portfolio Review, 2009, 2010



Sole Juror, CENTER for Photography Editor’s Choice Award, 2018

Juror, Society of Illustrators Annual Exhibition, 2017

Juror, Photolucida Critical Mass competition, 2017

Juror, American Photographic Artists, San Francisco Something Personal show, 2015

Juror, International Photo Awards (Lucie Awards), 2008