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Born: July 28, 1971, Santa Monica, CA.

Education: Castle Heights Elementary, Santa Monica Montessori School, Palms Junior High, Hamilton Humanities Magnet, Windward, UCLA, Cal State Los Angeles

Degree: Bachelor of Fine Art, UCLA
• Studied under Chris Burden, Paul McCarthy, Richard Jackson, Charlie Ray & Nancy Rubin.
• Attended the California State Summer School For The Arts the first two years of its inception (In 1987 for Visual Art and 1988 for Drama)
• Worked for Dr. Timothy Leary from 1992 until his death in 1996 as his assistant and collaborator.
• Began working on "The Picture of Everything" in 1997. It is still in progress.
• Has been making 3D lenticular art since 2002.
• Is thought to be in possession of the largest collection of Doctor Strange comics and memorabilia in the world.
• Hosts karaoke weekly in Bellflower and Fullerton.
• Married to Dr. Samantha Abraham Hallis.
• Lives in Anaheim.

Publications:
• Ben Is Dead Fanzine (1990 - 1996) - various articles
Surfing The Conscious Nets by Timothy Leary (Last Gasp 1993) - artwork
Chaos and Cyber Culture by Timothy Leary - artwork
High Priest by Timothy Leary (Ronin Press 1995) - artwork
• Ben Is Dead presents Retro Hell book (Little Brown & Co 1997) - various articles
Burning Man by Plunkett & Wieners (Hardwired Books 1997) - photograph
• San Francisco Herald newspaper (1998-2000) - various articles
• Juxtapoz Magazine Vol 13 #2, Mar/Apr 2004 - advertisement
This Is Burning Man by Brian Doherty (Little Brown & Co 2004) - mentioned in story
• Alien Man #1(2005) - self published comic book
• Solo #12 (DC Comics 2006) - color work for Brendan McCarthy issue
• Alter Ego Magazine #71 (Twomorrows Publishing 2007) - article
• Captain America: Who Will Not Wield The Shield? #1 (Marvel Comics, 2010) - color work
• Hi Fructose Magazine Volume 18 Jan 2011 - advertisement
• Page Magazine - April 2011 - article in Dutch magazine
La Luz De Jesus - The Little Gallery That Could - (Last Gasp Pub. 2011) - artwork
Who Killed Mister Moonlight? by David J Haskins (Jaw Bone Press 2014) - mentioned in story
Dotty - co-written with Rebecca Roka (self published, 2015)
Oy Oy Oy Gevalt! Jews & Punk by Michael Croland (ABC Publ. 2016) - mentioned in story

Art Shows:
• Windward School 1988
• Mad Hatter's Espresso Bar, Los Angeles, CA 1989 - 1991
• UCLA Undergraduate Exhibition 1993
• Dr. Timothy Leary's House - private exhibition - 1993
• Highland Grounds Restaurant - West Hollywood - 1993
• Purple Art Gallery - West Los Angeles - 1997
• Lumpy Gravy Gallery - West Hollywood - 1997
• Nova Express Cafe and Gallery, West Hollywood, CA - 1998-2009
• Coachella Festival 1998 & 1999
• Klasky Csupo Gallery, West Hollywood, CA - 2003
• Backstreet Gallery, West Los Angeles, CA - 2004
• Meltdown Comics, West Hollywood, CA - 2006
• California Science Center - Los Angeles, CA - 2006
• Irisphere Gallery, Los Angeles, CA - 2013 - present
• La Luz De Jesus Gallery - 2010 - present
• Various shows in Austin, TX & San Francisco, CA


Group Affiliations:
• Ionic Composite Lodge #520, Master Mason
• Los Angeles Cacophony Society
• Gefilte Fuck (punk band 1992-1993)
• Don Knotts Overdrive (space punk band 1993-1995)
• Wrong Dimension Band (space punk band 2000)
• Ground Control Karaoke

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