- B.F.A., communication arts, School of Visual Arts
- M.F.A., Savannah College of Art and Design
"Receiving a Master of Fine Arts degree from SCAD. Maintaining a high visibility in the illustration marketplace, and the continued respect from my peers as an artist, illustrator and educator."
Awards, recognitions and honors
Who's Who Among America's Teachers, U.S. Commerce Association Website Marketing Award, Platinum Video Award, Entertainment Weekly Magazine, "The Tiger and the Brahmin"
Lifetime member, Graphic Artists Guild; Founding member of The Illustrators Partnership of America