Gigography

Gigography

Presenter/Children’s Entertainer:

  • Library presentations include the following Library Systems: KingCounty, Sno-Isle, Fairfax Regional, Seattle Public, Bluebonnet Regional, PierceCounty and many others across the country and in Australia.
  • Book store and museum presentations include: Third Place Books, Village Books, Whatcom Children’s Museum, Museum of History and Industry and others.
  • Conferences include: Michigan Library Association, Pacific Northwest Writer’s Association, Washington Association of Library Employees (WALE), Young Authors, Oregon Library Association (OLA) and Washington Library Association (WLA) – 2008 joint conference and more.
  • Schools and other venues include: SeattleCenter, Puyallup Fair, Stanwood-Camano Fair, Family Fun Nights, Elementary, Middle and High School audiences and the list goes on.

Author and Illustrator:

  • KCLS Summer Reading promotional videos – wrote and produced storyboards and video, 2004-present.
  • Animated movie, “The Adventures of Super Toilet” for WaterAid America, 2008.
  • Published Pbbfflliitt! in Storytelling magazine, Sep/Oct 2007.
  • Published ‘Flush! An Ode to Toilets’ – written and illustrated, 2006.
  • Wrote and illustrated “Lewis and Clark, Up a Creek”.
  • Self published 2 books of political cartoons based on the strip, “Don’t Feed the Vultures” and “No Services”.
  • Cartoonist and creator of daily comic strip, Big Butte Junction for Star Tribune Daily Times WY, 1995-1999.
  • Fish Out of Water (created for St. LouisSchool District unit on conservation).
  • Jen Shipman Productions, ‘Inbetweener Animations’ for St Louis Cardinals and Kansas City Royals, 1985.

Comedian/Sound specialist:

  • CDs: ‘Noisy Tales’, ‘Seasoned Greetings’, ‘Sugar Frosted Noisy Tales’.
  • Sound effects on award-winning Zucker Brothers, webtoon series, “It’s JerryTime”, episode – The Gobbler.
  • KHTR Radio morning show sound segments.
  • Weekly Saturday Story Show – KIQZ, WY.
  • Half Wits Comedy Revue (Channel 44), St. Petersburg.
  • NPR story show “Pelican Shack”, Pensacola, FL.
  • Florida State Theater.
  • Various comedy clubs in MO, KS, KY, IL, GA, FL, AL.
  • Various sound effects for radio ads Olympia Broadcast Company, MO.
  • AtchafalayaSwampMuseumWelcomeCenter (voice and sounds of animatronics stork and Gator).
  • Vocal Foley for cartoon short “Shutterbug”.
  • Sound effects for Sound Dunes Studio (AZ) video game sound catalog.
  • Eglin AFB (Jet sounds for demo presentation).
  • New Orleans Home and Garden show, 2004-2005.
  • Coconuts Comedy Club (Florida), 1990-91.
  • Funnybone Comedy Club and Funnybone on Tour (Missouri), 1988-1991.
  • Amoco Commercial car sounds, 1988.

Other significant work:

  • Kids’ Performer, 1997-present.
  • Featured quotes in article, Comic Relief, Parents Magazine, October 2009.
  • Guest reader on the Dewey and Sketch (Snapdragon Puppets) dvd series, 2008.
  • Wyoming Public Libraries Children’s librarian, 1995-1999.
  • Sound Safari Theater, founded 1995.
  • Touch Tone Tales, Dial-in Story Program, used by library systems and schools.
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