What did you want to be when you grew up?
I spent every possible moment outside as a kid. I was always rescuing injured critters and exploring a little farther from home than I was supposed to. I just knew National Geographic was waiting for me to pick up a camera and travel the wilderness’ of the world for them. I of course ended up taking a different route after digging in to art history in college and developing a slight obsession with design.
If you had an hour to kill at lunch time where would you go?
Now that we are just a few blocks away, I love going down to Burnside skatepark. If the session isn’t too intense, I’ll push around a bit. Either way, it is always fun to watch.
What was your first paying job?
I used to help out at Durant Lumber Company in the small town of Durant, Oklahoma when I spent summers there with my grandparents. It has been the family business for three generations. I sorted nails and bolts and washers, lined up paint cans, swept. You know, general child labor stuff…haha When I was about sixteen I designed the logo they are still using. I think it is probably time to revisit that.