Tod F. Parker
has been a professional artist, musician, and craftsman for over 20 years.
On the musical
side, he performs live, five nights a week in downtown Indianapolis, IN,
as well as composing
custom music in his studio for several
different mediums including dance companies, video games,
and video production. He has self-produced two full-length CD's and is currently working on
woodworking side, Tod
has a large workshop where he builds custom furniture, shelves,
toys, and anything else that he's asked to
Unique designs usually with kids in mind, the
more-creative and fun, the better.
On the artistic
side, Tod has been a cartoonist/illustrator for over two decades.
His work has been seen in multiple outlets, most notably his comic
strip "Species" which
ran in the Muncie Evening Press newspaper
for almost three years.
Currently, he is often commissioned to create everything from cartoons, to
to large murals, specializing in childrens environment
such as schools, daycares, and bedrooms.
Occasionally, when he has
time, he enjoys traveling the state of Indiana visiting elementary schools
and teaching cartooning to kids.
Tod lives in Indianapolis with
his family where he also works as a freelance photographer and a member
of the Pike Township Fire Department, Indiana Task Force 1, and a media
volunteer for several other
fire departments and public safety
organizations. You can find his photography work