He loves using art to turn strangers into friends. His social engagement projects include Art in the Park, a public party/art therapy session, and Positive Words, a community-sourced installation of uplifting language.

His visual art has been shown at PDX Contemporary Art Window Project and the Portland Building, and he has collaborated with Portland Museum of Modern Art. In his nearly 30-year musical career, he has toured Europe, performed with Michael Hurley, Sonny and the Sunsets and Elliot Smith, He describes his current musical style as “positive cosmic folk.” A native Oregonian, he lives in Portland.

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