CONSTELLATIONS GEODES SHARDS COCOONS QUAVERS SKIES APPARITIONS SPIRES WISHES MIRACLE GROWTHS ICE BOWS RANDOM ACTS FINDS PHENOMENA BUBBLES

 

B. 1963, MONTREAL

 

University of Western Ontario, BA

Live and work in Soho, New York

Work spans painting, sculpture, constructions, film, video, photography, literature, and music

Largely self-taught

Kept work hidden or unattributed for the most part until today, July 1st, 2020

 

ALTERNATIVE SPACE EXHIBITIONS

 

Els Quatre Gats, Barcelona, solo exhibtion, 1 month, 1993

"Night Drawings and Small Constructions" solo exhibtion, curated by Lili-Mari Andresen, Hotel Chateaux Verseilles, Montreal, 1996 

"Cocoons" (unattributed) Bibliothec National De France, Paris, September 2006

"Cocoons" (unattributed) Bois de Boulogne, Paris, July 2005

"Cocoons" (unattributed) Pont Des Arts, Paris, June 2005

"Cocoons" (unattributed) Jardin De Luxumberg, Paris, September 2006

"Cocoons" (unattributed) Parc Monceaux, Paris, May 2005

"Cocoons" (unattributed) Pont Neuf, Paris, October 2005

"Cocoons" (unattributed) Musee D'Art Modern, Site De Creation Contemporaine, Paris, September 2006

"Cocoons" (unattributed) Chantilli, France, July 2005

"Cocoons" (unattributed) Chateaux De Sceaux, Seaux, France, June 2005

"Cocoons" (unattributed) Cathedral Sacre Coeur, Paris, July 2005

"Cocoons" (unattributed) Musee Du Louvre, Paris, June 2005

"Cocoons" (unattributed) Le Pantheon, Paris, July 2005

"Cocoons" (unattributed) Hotel De Ville, Paris, October 2005

"Eye Candy" (unattributed) Argentier, France, January 2007

 

 COLLECTIONS

 

Steelcase Canada Ltd

Canadian Pacific/Fairmont | Le Chateaux Frontenac

 

APPOINTMENTS

 

Senior Vice President, New York Group Creative Director, Edelman, 2013 thru 2015

Creative Director, Freelance, Amsterdam Worldwide, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, & Africa Propaganda, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2007 thru 2013

Regional Crteative Director, Europe, Young & Rubicam, based in Paris, 2003 thru 2007

Creative Director, DDB New York, 1999 thru 2003

Co-founder | Co-chair, YouthAIDS.org, 2000 thru 2003

Creative Director, Saatchi & Saatchi New York, 1994 thru 1998

Senior Writer, McCabe & Company, 1991 thru 1992

Writer thru Creative Director, J. Walter Thompsom Toronto, Hong Kong and New York, 1985 thru 1991

Speechwriter, freelance by invatation, The White House, 1989 thru 1991

 

AWARDS

 

The American Academy of Arts and Letters | Award Nominee, 2013

EACA Euro Effies: Silver | 360-degree Integration. The Legend of Ahktamar Ararat/Pernod Ricard, 2010

M&M Awards: Highly Commended | International Targeting. The Legend of Ahktamar Ararat/Pernod Ricard, 2010

M&M Awards: Shortlist | The International Targeting Award. The Legend of Ahktamar Ararat/Pernod Ricard, 2010

M&M Awards: Shortlist | Best Use of Digital. The Legend of Ahktamar Ararat/Pernod Ricard, 2010

The New York HD Film Festival: Grand Jury Award. Soul Searcher Spencer/director, Chadwick/Score, 2010

The D.C Independent Film Festival: Best Screenplay. Soul Searcher Spencer/writer/director, Chadwick/Score, 2010

Lurzers Archive: Top Advertising Photographs of 2008. Sphinx Panasonic, 2008

Lurzers Archive: Top Advertising Photographs of 2008. Golden Gate Panasonic, 2008

London Intl Advertsing Awards: Finalist | Best Radio. Fired Dodger Productions, 1996

The New York Festivals: Finalist | Best Radio.Fired Dodger Productions, 1996

The Telly Awards: Winner | Best Television Writing. Piranhas Dodger productions, 1996

The Houston Intl Film Festival: Silver | Best Ad/Comedy Piranhas Dodger productions, 1996

The Ace Awards: Gold | Best In Category. Robot Daewoo, 1991

Media/AsiaSpike Awards: Gold | Best Public Service Advertising. Sign Language HK Gov, 1989 

Media/AsiaSpike Awards: Gold | Best Direct Marketing. Dear John The International Herald Tribune, 1989

Media/AsiaSpike Awards: Finalist | Best Public Service Advertising. Fish HK Govenment, 1989

Media/AsiaSpike Awards: Finalist | Best Television Campaign. Sign Language, Fish, Help HK Govenment, 1989

Media/AsiaSpike Awards: Finalist | Best Radio Ad. Hold Your Breath HK Govenment, 1989

Media/AsiaSpike Awards: Finalist | Best Public Service Advertising. Heart The Red Cross, 1987

The Lausanne Intl Advertising Festival: Gold | Best Overall Radio Campaign. Air, water, noise HK Government, 1990

The Clio Awards: Finalist | Best Trade/Retail Advertising. Oats Lufthansa, 1988

The Clio Awards: Finalist | Best International Print. The Average... Intl Herald Tribune, 1989

The Clio Awards: Finalist | Best International Print. Peanut. Intl Herald Tribune, 1989

The Intl Advertising Festival of New York: Silver | Best Corporate Advertising. Tissue Pearl & Dean, 1989

The Intl Advertising Festival of New York: Finalist | Best Corporate Advertising. Hourglass Standard Chartered, 1989

The Intl Advertising Festival of New York: Finalist | Best Corporate Advertising. Dear John Intl Herald Tribune, 1989

The Intl Advertising Festival of New York: Finalist | Best Corporate Advertising. Ear Intl Herald Tribune, 1989

The Intl Advertising Festival of New York: Finalist | Best Corporate Advertising. Plunger Pearl & Dean, 1989

The Intl Film & Television Festival of New York: Silver | Best Public Service Campaign. Fish HK Gov, 1991

The Intl Film & Television Festival of New York: Finalist | Best Ad / Public Service. Heart The Red Cross, 1989

The Intl Radio Festival of New York: Gold | Best Overall / Public Service. Stopwatch HK Gov, 1990

Cannes Intl Film & Television Festival: Shortlist | Best Ad / Public Service. Fish HK Gov, 1990

Cannes Intl Film & Television Festival: Shortlist | Best Ad / Public Service. Sign Language HK Gov, 1990

Hong Kong 4As Creative Awards: Ad of the Decade" | 1980-1990. Sign Language HK Gov, 1990

Hong Kong 4As Creative Awards: Kam Fan (Ad of the Year) | 1990. Sign Language HK Gov, 1990

Hong Kong 4As Creative Awards: Kam Fan (Ad of the Year) | 1991. Perastroica Citibank, 1991

Hong Kong 4As Creative Awards: Kam Fan (Ad of the Year) | 1989. Dancer Reebok, 1989

Hong Kong 4As Creative Awards: Gold | Best Television Commercial. Sign Language HK Gov, 1990

Hong Kong 4As Creative Awards: Silver | Best Television Commercial. Fish HK Gov, 1990

Hong Kong 4As Creative Awards: Gold | Best Low Budget TV Commercial. Sign Language HK Gov, 1990

Hong Kong 4As Creative Awards: Gold | Best Public Service Commercial. Sign Language HK Gov, 1990

Hong Kong 4As Creative Awards: Silver | Best Cinema Commercial. Sign Language HK Gov, 1990

Hong Kong 4As Creative Awards: Silver | Best Multi-media Campaign. Anit-pollution HK Gov, 1990

Hong Kong 4As Creative Awards: Silver | Best Television Campaign. Anit-pollution HK Gov, 1990

Hong Kong 4As Creative Awards: Silver | Best Writing / Broadcast Countdown HK Gov, 1990

Hong Kong 4As Creative Awards: Silver | Best Radio Commercial. Countdown HK Gov, 1990

Hong Kong 4As Creative Awards: Silver | Best Radio Campaign. Anti-polution HK Gov, 1990

Hong Kong 4As Creative Awards: Silver | Best Overall Print. Bitter Nestle, 1990

Hong Kong 4As Creative Awards: Bronze | Best Broadcast Editing. Sign Language HK Gov 1990

Hong Kong 4As Creative Awards: Silver | Best Public Service TV Ad  Excuses The Red Cross 1989

Hong Kong 4As Creative Awards: Silver | Best Direct Mail. Dear John Intl Herald Tribune 1989

Hong Kong 4As Creative Awards: Finalist | Best Corporate Print. Peanut Intl Herald Tribune 1989

Hong Kong 4As Creative Awards: Finalist | Best Financial Print. Waterfall Standard Chartered 1989

Hong Kong 4As Creative Awards: Finalist | Best Illustration. Pritchard Jade Animation 1988

Hong Kong 4As Creative Awards: Finalist | Best Corporate Advertising. Fill This Space Pearl & Dean 1988

Hong Kong 4As Creative Awards: Finalist | Best Low Budget TV Commercial. Heart The Red Cross 1988

Studio Magazine Awards: Merit | Best Print. Plunger Pearl & Dean 1989

Studio Magazine Awards: Merit | Best Print. Ants Pearl & Dean 1989

Studio Magazine Awards: Merit | Best Print. Ransom Intl Herald Tribune 1989

Studio Magazine Awards: Merit | Best Print. Ear Intl Herald Tribune 1989

The Quazar Awards: Grand Winner  Fish HK Gov 1990

The Quazar Awards: Grand Winner Sign Language HK Gov 1990

The Quazar Awards: Grand Winner  Air HK Gov 1990

The Quazar Awards: Gold | Best Television Commercial Fish HK Gov 1990

The Quazar Awards: Gold | Best Television Commercial Sign Language HK Gov 1990

The Quazar Awards: Gold | Best Television Commercial Air HK Gov 1990

The Marketing Awards: Finalist | Best Radio. All Weather Goodyear 1986

The One Show: Finalist | Direct Mail. Chain Letter Intl Herald Tribune 1989

The World Trade Center Memorial Design Competition: Certificate, 2002

The Max Lewis Memorial Award for Praiseworthy Achievement in Public Service, 1989

United Nations UNDP Gold Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Interest of Public Service, 1990