DAVID OKUM - CURRICULUM VITAE

EDUCATION

University of Western Ontario (Senior English teachable) 1994

University of Windsor Bachelor of Education 1991
(Visual Art and History)

University of Waterloo Bachelor of Arts 1990
Honours Fine Arts (studio),
History Minor

EXHIBITED ARTWORK

“Waterloo Arts Festival”- Waterloo Park, Waterloo August 2007

"Miniature Art Show Annual Fundraiser" - University of Waterloo Fine Art Department,
Waterloo 2006

“Waterloo Arts Festival”- Waterloo Park, Waterloo August 2006

"Book Expo America 2005": New York City, June 2005

"San Diego Comic Con 2004": San Diego California, July 2004
Panelist with Will Eisner, Lea Hernandez, John Jackson Miller, Vincent Giaranno,
Heidi MacDonald and Maggie Thompson.

"Miniature Art Show Annual Fundraiser" - University of Waterloo Fine Art Department,
Waterloo 2000

"Art Show and Sale" - Eldon Gallery, Waterloo 1999

"Solo Art Show and Sale" - Grad House, University of Waterloo 1998

"The Electronic Eye" - Reflecting Pool Gallery, Kitchener City Hall 1998

"Artpo 97" - sponsored by Canada Post, Waterloo Region Arts Centre 1997

"Arts 96" - sponsored by Canada Post, Waterloo Region Arts Centre 1996

"Painters 13" - sponsored by Canada Post, Waterloo Region Arts Centre 1994

"Art Rental" - Kitchener/Waterloo Art Gallery Shop 1992

"Big Sister’s Art Show/ Fund-raiser" - Waterlot Restaurant, New Hamburg 1992

"Homage to Goya" - University of Waterloo Art Gallery 1991

"Fine Arts at Waterloo" - University of Waterloo Art Gallery 1990

"Third Year Student Art Show" - University of Waterloo Art Gallery 1989

"Expressions - Student Art Show" - Kitchener/Waterloo Art Gallery 1986

PUBLISHED ARTWORK

The Rebel Prince - Graphic Novel Illustrations, Scholastic/Rubicon 2006

Napoleon's Last Stand - Graphic Novel Illustrations, Scholastic/Rubicon 2006

Manga Fantasy Madness - Writing and Illustrations, Impact Books/F+W Publications 2006

Manga Monster Madness - Writing and Illustrations, Impact Books/F+W Publications 2005

Inside Track 1 (grade 9 textbook Ontario, edited by Robin Pearson and Debbie J. Chambers)
- Writing and Illustrations, Oxford University Press 2005

Superhero Madness - Writing and Illustrations, Impact Books/F+W Publications 2004

Manga Madness - Writing and Illustrations, Impact Books/F+W Publications 2004

Cold Hands, Dark Hearts - Writing and Illustrations, Guardians of Order 2003

Mini Meks Core Rulebook - Writing and Interior Illustrations, Penemue Press 2002

Mini Meks Mekbook 1: Top Aces, Cog - Writing and Interior Illustrations,
Penemue Press 2002

Mini Meks Mekbook 2: Block, Iron Star - Writing and Interior Illustrations,
Penemue Press 2002

Mini Meks Mekbook 3: Kappa, Kappa - Writing and Interior Illustrations,
Penemue Press 2002

Mini Meks Mekbook 4: The Sinister Claw, Strider - Writing and Interior Illustrations,
Penemue Press 2002

Contraption, The Avalon Shard - Writing and Interior Illustrations (comic book),
Penemue Press 2001

Heaven and Earth: Player's Guide - Interior Illustrations, Guardians of Order 2001

Heaven and Earth: GM's Guide - Interior Illustrations, Guardians of Order 2001

Big Eyes, Small Mouth: Second Edition - Interior Illustrations, Guardians of Order 2000

Hot Rods and Gun Bunnies - Interior Illustrations, Guardians of Order 2000

"Detente" story in "Ninja High School Yearbook, 1999 #3" by Antarctic Press 1999

Big Robots, Cool Starships - Interior Illustrations, Guardians of Order 1999

Racing Through the Times - Cover Illustration of novel by Ron DeBoer 1998
Windmill Press (including spot illustrations for Teacher’s Guide)

Murphy’s World - game supplement by Kevin Davies and Dave Brown 1995
Peregrine Games (additional illustrations, assistance and ideas)

"Contraption #2" by Pac Rat Graphics - self-published comic book 1994
(writing and illustration)

"Deliverance" story in "Girls of Ninja High School #3" by Antarctic Press 1993
comic book writing and illustration)

"La Roche" story in "Uncommon Works" by Pukka Comics 1993
(comic book writing and illustration)

"Contraption #1" by Pac Rat Graphics - self-published comic book 1993

"Ah Choo" story in "Girls of Ninja High School #2" by Antarctic Press 1992
(comic book writing and illustration)

"Tales of the Pac Rat Universe" - weekly comic strip for "Imprint, 1988
University of Waterloo Student Newspaper"

MURALS AND PUBLIC ARTWORK

"Hundred Acre Woods" - Private Residence Mural, 2004
Kitchener, Ontario

"Arts Package Tenth Anniversary" - Mural, Eastwood Collegiate Institute, 1998
Kitchener, Ontario

"Brighton Beach Memoirs" - Mural, Bluevale Collegiate Institute, 1994
Waterloo, Ontario

FREELANCE ARTWORK

Commissioned Artwork and Graphic Design for individuals, 1984- present
organizations and companies
logos, posters, illustrations, paintings, etc.

AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

Excellence in Third Year Work, University of Waterloo, 1989
Fine Arts Department

Visual Arts Scholarship Award, St. Jerome’s High School 1986

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