RESUME

Education

2019 - 2021 Kang O' Higgins Atelier in Contemporary Painting, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle 
1995 - 1996 MPhil Computer Speech and Language processing, Cambridge University, UK
1989 - 1993 MA Linguistics and Artificial intelligence, University of Edinburgh, UK

Awards

2020 - Mary Gales Memorial Scholarship, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle
2020 - 1st Place Self Portrait, Spitting Image Juried Show, Gage Academy Of Art, Seattle 
2019 - 2nd Place Landscape, Best of Gage Juried Show, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle

Solo Shows

2016 - Cafe Vita, Phinney Ridge, Seattle
2016 - Herkimer, University District, Seattle
2015 - Fresh Flours Cafe, Phinney Ridge, Seattle

Group Shows

 

2022 - Made at Gage,  Gallery Mack, Seattle

2021 - The Nude, Figure Ground Gallery, Seattle
2021 – Portraits of the Pacific Northwest, Gage Academy, Seattle

2021 - Atelier Visions, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle
2021 - Best of Gage, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle
2020 - Atelier Visions, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle
2020 - Benefit Show for The Wave Foundation, Antonio Salon, Seattle 
2020 - Spitting Image, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle
2019 - Happy Hour For Good, Center for Wooden Boats, Seattle
2019 - Best of Gage, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle
2019 - KOH Atelier Collection, Axis Gallery, Seattle
2019 - KOH Atelier Show, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle
2018 - Small Works Show, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle
2017 - Center of The Universe Building, Fremont, Seattle
2016 - Microsoft Employee Group Show, Redmond WA
2015 - Mysteries of the Heart, A/NT Gallery, Seattle
2013 - The Carrot Revolution, Phinney Art Walk, Seattle
2013 - The Carrot Revolution, Patrick Howe Gallery, Seattle
2011 - Small Works Holiday Show, Patrick Howe Gallery, Seattle

Teaching and Community Projects

2019-2020 - Monitor for KOH Atelier. Gage Academy of Art

General day to day running of atelier with 20 artists ensuring a streamlined supportive welcoming environment. Responsible for model selection coordination and running of life-room. Setup online sharing and communications for remote atelier learning during covid. Organized and hung group benefit show for the Wave Foundation. Community outreach. 

2010-2015 - Auction Art Project Lead, University Cooperative School, Seattle
2016 - Set Painting, Shakespeare set, University Cooperative School, Seattle

2015 - Space Cadets, Group Piece, University Cooperative School, Seattle

2015 - Set Painting, Shakespeare set, University Cooperative School, Seattle
2014 - 8 Bit Superheroes, Group Piece, University Cooperative School, Seattle
2013 - A forest of 9 year-olds, Group Piece, University Cooperative School, Seattle
2012 - Abstract Felting Blankets, Group Piece, University Cooperative School, Seattle
2015 - Paint your own pet portrait, University Cooperative School, Seattle
2009 - Set Painting, Willy Wonker and the Chocolate Factory, Green Lake Elementary

Patent Inventions

2022 - US11223584 - Automatic action responses, Microsoft

2020 - US10873545 - Automatic action responses, Microsoft

2009 - US8990088B2 - Tool and framework for creating consistent normalization maps and grammars, Microsoft

2006 - US7949536B2 - Intelligent speech recognition of incomplete phrases, Microsoft

2004 - US7630892B2 Method and apparatus for transducer-based text normalization and inverse text normalization, Microsoft

2002 - US20040044528A1 Method and apparatus for generating decision tree questions for speech processing, Microsoft

Published Research

2008 - Ladd, D. Robert. Intonational phonology. Cambridge University Press

2002 - Mutual information phone clustering for decision tree induction. C Chelba, R Morton - INTERSPEECH

2000 - User-guided system development in interactive spoken language education. W Menzel, D Herron, R Morton… - Natural Language Engineering2000 - The ISLE corpus of non-native spoken English, D Herron, P Howarth, R Morton… LREC

2000 - Automatic detection and correction of non-native English pronunciations. W Menzel, D Herron, P Bonaventura, R Morton - Proceedings of INSTILL

2001 - Interactive pronunciation training. W Menzel, D Herron, R Morton, D Pezzotta… - ReCALL,

1999 - Automatic localization and diagnosis of pronunciation errors for second-language learners of English. R Bisiani, F Daneluzzi, R Morton,

1997 - The perception of intonational emphasis: continuous or categorical? DR Ladd, R Morton - Journal of phonetics