Alt Press Fest Today!


“The City Library’s seventh annual Alt Press Fest celebrates zines, all forms of alternative press, and the awesome people who create it in Salt Lake City. Visit with dozens of local artists and writers as they exhibit their wares, take part in our Sumi Ink workshop, and see steamroller printmaking in action. An exhibition featuring … Continue reading

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Sketchbook Exhibition Tonight


I post a lot of photos from my sketchbooks, but I rarely get the chance to sit down with someone and go through what’s happening on the pages. I’m happy to announce that I am part of the “Sketchbook Exhibition & Under-$200 Show” at the Writ & Vision​ gallery and bookstore (Provo, UT), opening Friday, … Continue reading

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Free Children’s Book Giveaway!


Did you know that this is Children’s Book Week? It’s happening right now! I’ve enjoyed far too many children’s books to list them all here, but I want to hear about your favorites. Comment with your favorite children’s book at Jess Smart Smiley for a chance to win a signed copy of “Rumpus on the Run”!

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Get Free Comics – This Saturday!


The first Saturday in May is upon us, which means…FREE COMIC BOOK DAY! Swing by Dragons Keep this Saturday for free comics. I will be drawing pictures and selling books at the Provo location from 10am-Noon. See you there! Click for a complete list of Free Comic Book Titles.

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Portrait Exchange–TONIGHT!


I’m trying something new tonight. I call it a “Portrait Exchange”. I’ll be sitting at a table, inviting one person at a time to sit across from me. We’ll each have a couple of minutes to draw a portrait of each other, and then we’ll trade! Come find me outside the Black Sheep Cafe​ TONIGHT, … Continue reading

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2014 has been my busiest year yet, and there’s still plenty to be done over the next week! Thanks for sticking with me and for supporting me and my work. It means so much to me to know that all the hours I’ve spent in my sketchbook and on the computer mean something to someone … Continue reading

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$5 off plus FREE SHIPPING, today only!  Tote Bags, T-Shirts, Shower Curtains, Framed Prints, Phone Cases & more!

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Tonight I’ll be signing books and teaching a mini drawing workshop at Barnes & Noble in Orem, Utah (330 E University Pkwy). Come party on paper and pick up some fun books! See you TONIGHT at 6PM! Upside Down: A Vampire Tale Rumpus on the Run: A Monster Look-n-Find Book 10 Little Monsters Visit Oregon

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ATTENTION UTAH SPOOKSTERS: Come celebrate the release of SPOOKY SLEEPOVER by making comics, playing games, and meeting The Rumpus! TONIGHT from 6-8pm at Dragons Keep in Provo, UT. See you tonight! (Click for more info)

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HAPPY OCTOBER! Halloween is in the air and I’m happy to celebrate with my 4 Halloween-themed books: “Rumpus on the Run“, “10 Little Monsters Visit Oregon“, “Spooky Sleepover” and “Upside Down: A Vampire Tale“. I’m involved in a few October events, where I’ll have books and drawings available for purchase. Come say hi and pick … Continue reading

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