I am work-for-hire.
2002-present: Freelance Illustrator/Cartoonist.  Various work on illustrations, comics, and stories.   Past clients include: Sunco Products, Epicentre Church
Artist/Writer of Doggy Stories, a 233 page full color comic book about dogs.  Release TBA
Artist/Writer of The Book on Comedy, a self published 338 page black and white comic book about comedy.  Released 2009
Artist/Writer of A Dreamin' Jennie Easter Special, a 24 page color graphic story.  Release TBA
Artist/Writer of A Dreamin' Jennie Holiday Special, a 36 page color graphic story for Parable; a comic anthology.  Released 2010
2006: Exhibition - Bamboo Lane Gallery, "Near Reality", April 22, LA Chinatown.
Artist/Writer of Golden Dreams; a self published book containing 260 comic strips.
Artist/Writer of Five Star Banquet; a self published book containing 288 comic strips.
Webmaster of James Mar Studio and Asian American Sequential Artists Resource Guide.
9/2002 - 12/2002:
Intern, Nelvana Communications Inc., Los Angeles, CA
General office duties including copying, faxing, mail distribution, filing, etc.
1/2000 - 12/2002:
Illustrator / Cartoonist, Daily Trojan, Los Angeles, CA
Provided weekly illustration and comic strip for university newspaper

Education and Training
B.A. Communication, USC Annenberg school for Communication (emphasis in entertainment)
Minor: Animation, USC School of Cinema-Television
1999 (summer):
Video Symphony, New Media Production Program

Honors and Awards
Graphics/Artwork Award Daily Trojan - Fall 2001
Participant - USC's Keyframe, 16 mm category: "One Heart's Desire" Sept 2001
Best Comic Strip (Tied) Daily Trojan - Spring 2001
James Bridges Animation Award, Pasadena City College - May 1999

Skills and Abilities
Windows / Internet / PC knowledge / Microsoft Word ; 50 WPM
Adobe Photoshop
Fundamental knowledge of Microsoft Excel

First Evangelical Church
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