Singular/Signature Opening, C4FAP, Ft. Collins CO

It was a pleasure to finally get to meet all the wonderful people who run the Center for Fine Art Photography in Ft. Collins, CO. Hamidah Glasgow, Sunshine Divis and Ren Burke. What a beautiful space and organization. They hosted an amazing weekend for the photographers of the Singular/Signature Exhibition and welcomed us with open arms to the Ft. Collins Photographic Community. The weekend was filled with artist talks, portfolio reviews, work shares, and community building. A huge thank you to juror Alyssa Coppelman who had the daunting task to narrow down the submissions to 50. It was great to make new friends and be in the company of so many gifted photographers. 

Providence Center for Photographic Arts - 3rd Open Call

Looking forward to having my image, Self Portrait - Confined as part of the upcoming 3rd Open Call exhibit at Providence Center for Photographic Arts. The opening reception will be Thursday, February 16, 5-9 pm and will run until March 9, 2017. Thank You to juror Paula Tognarelli, Ex. Director and Curator of the Griffin Museum of Photography for taking the time to look at so many images. I am honored that you have chosen my image out of the 1400 images submitted from over 420 artists. The image will be part of a group show featuring work from 60 photographers.

Beyond the Selfie Exhibition, South East Center for Photography, Greenville, SC

Excited to have two of my images selected from my current self portrait series for the Beyond the Selfie Exhibition at The SE Center for Photography in Greenville, SC. The exhibition opens March 3rd and will run until March 31, 2017. Thank you to Juror Miss Aniela and Michael Pannier for the opportunity to show my work. I share this honor with several photographers including Nicole Campanello, Ralph Hassenpflug, and Sharon Covert all of whose work I have admired along with several other talented photographers.

Self Portrait - Rest

Self Portrait - Rest

Self Portrait - Confined

Self Portrait - Confined

New Work

After a temporary set back in my image making due to personal issues, I am excited to be able to pick up my camera once again and share some new work that I created while visiting Iceland in December, some of which will be added to my current self portrait series. Enjoy.

Self Portrait - Crimson Perch

Self Portrait - Crimson Perch

Arnar, Madara, and Orion

Arnar, Madara, and Orion

Drekinn

Drekinn

Langaholt

Langaholt

Fire and Ice

Fire and Ice

Self Portrait - Reveal

Self Portrait - Reveal

Self Portrait - Untitled

Self Portrait - Untitled

Lagoons Edge

Lagoons Edge

Family Exhibition, Umbrella Arts Gallery, New York, NY

Happy Day from the series Mary, Queen of Peace will be part of the Family Exhibition at Umbrella Arts Gallery held in Manhattan on February 2nd. Thank You to juror Harvey Stein for selecting my image. I share this honor with 44 photographers including ICP friends Paul Kessel and Russ Rowland. 

Jurors Award, Center for Fine Art Photography – Fort Collins, CO

A very big Thank You to Juror Alyssa Coppleman who has chosen Self Portrait, Confined for the Jurors Award along with two additional images that will be on display for the Singular/Signature Exhibition March 3rd - April 1 2017 at the Center for Fine Art Photography in Fort Collins, CO. I share this honor with my friend Janet Holmes along with several other photographers who also will be exhibiting.

A very special Thank You to Liam Cunningham for pushing me out of my comfort zone to explore self portraiture and to Cig Harvey, for your guidance and mentorship in helping me hone my voice, without the both of you this award would not be possible. 

I look forward in attending the opening reception and finally getting to meet Hamidah Glasgow along with all the wonderful people who run the gallery. C4FAP does tremendous work for the photographic community and I look forward to be able to contribute and take part. See you in March! 

Photography Re-Imagined VI: Visual Storytelling, Tilt Gallery

Very excited to be one of 25 photographers selected for the group exhibition Photography Re-Imagined: Visual Storytelling. Self Portrait, Sailor will be on exhibit from January 5-28th 2017 at Tilt Gallery in Scottsdale AZ. A very big Thank You to juror Cig Harvey who has been very inspirational in helping me explore a new genre in portraiture. She has been a great friend, mentor and teacher.

I share this honor with my friend Kev Filmore and numerous talented photographers whose work I admire; Nicole Campanello, Emma Powell, Donna Pinckley, Tom Chambers among many others.

Night Photography: Dusk to Dawn

Looking forward to being part of the juried exhibition, Night Photography: Dusk to Dawn, November 30 - December 29th 2016 at Photo Place Gallery in Middlebury VT. Thank You Juror Lance Keimig for selecting Self Portrait - The Cove from my ongoing series Raven's Point, I share this honor with many other talented photographers. check it out here.http://photoplacegallery.com/night-photography-dusk-dawn/

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PH21 Gallery Contrast Exhibition, Budapest, Hungary

Installations from PH21 Gallery Contrast Exhibition (July 28 - August 23rd 2016), where Pink Slippers from the series Mother was chosen as Juror Award and Self-Portrait, Rhododendron were featured. Many thanks to the all the people from PH21 Gallery for their tireless efforts in putting together an amazing show.

Photolucida Critical Mass 2016 Finalist

Words can not express how very honored and humbled I am to have been selected as a 2016 Critical Mass finalist for my series “Mother”. Thank You to all the jurors at Photolucida for your hard work, time, and dedication. I share this honor with 200 amazing and talented photographers. Congratulations. Check out the finalists here.

http://photolucidapdx.blogspot.com/2016/08/critical-mass-finalists-are-announced.html

Masks Exhibition, Southeast Center for Photography

Thank You to the Southeast Center of Photography and juror Aline Smithson for selecting Self Portrait, Sailor in the Masks Exhibition. The exhibition will be held October 7-29 2016 in Greenville, SC. Looking forward to being part of this show and sharing this honor with several other photographers. A special thank you to Cig Harvey for her guidance and mentorship and providing me the framework to explore self-portraiture, a genre that is out of my comfort zone.

Portfolio Showcase IX - Center for Fine Art Photography

So excited to receive my copy of Portfolio Showcase IX from The Center of Fine Art Photography. What an amazing looking book! Each year, the annual publication features a new juror and diverse range of images from exceptional artists. I am honored to have been 1 of 15 artists selected by Juror Maggie Blanchard from Twin Palms Publishers for inclusion in the exhibition and the book. The book features 10 of my images from the series, Hunter's Calling. Thank You to C4FAP for giving emerging photographers the platform to tell our stories and putting together an amazing exhibit and Portfolio Showcase Publication.

So excited to receive my copy of Portfolio Showcase IX from The Center of Fine Art Photography. What an amazing looking book! Each year, the annual publication features a new juror and diverse range of images from exceptional artists. I am honored to have been 1 of 15 artists selected by Juror Maggie Blanchard from Twin Palms Publishers for inclusion in the exhibition and the book. The book features 10 of my images from the series, Hunter's Calling.

Thank You to C4FAP for giving emerging photographers the platform to tell our stories and putting together an amazing exhibit and Portfolio Showcase Publication.

Installations from Night Exhibit C4FAP

Installations from Night Exhibit C4FAP

Installations from the Night Exhibit at The Center for Fine Art Photography in Fort Collins, Colorado. The exhibit which ran from June 17th - July 22nd 2016 featured Figure in Window, from the series Raven's Point Jurored by Sean Corcoran. Thank You all at C4FAP for all your effort in making this exhibit a success.

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Contrast Exhibition PH21 Gallery

Contrast Exhibition PH21 Gallery

Two of my images have been selected for the International Group Exhibit at PH21 Gallery in Budapest Hungary from July 28 - August 23rd. I share this honor with several talented photographers from around the world. I am humbled to have Pink Slippers from the series Mother chosen as the Jurors Award. Thank You Zsolt Batori and PH21 Gallery for putting together an exceptional show. 

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SohoPhoto Gallery National Competition and Exhibition

SohoPhoto Gallery National Competition and Exhibition

Thank You to the SohoPhoto Gallery and juror Elisabeth Biondi for selecting Perch, from the series Hunter’s Calling for inclusion in the 2016 Photo Gallery National Competition and Exhibition. The exhibition will be held from July 6-23rd at the SohoPhoto Gallery in Tribeca. Opening reception will be Tuesday, July 5th from 6-8pm. Looking forward to being a part of this wonderful show and sharing this recognition with forty other talented photographers from across the US. Hope to see you there.

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Old Exhibition, A Smith Gallery

Old Exhibition, A Smith Gallery

Two of my images were selected by Juror, Ann Jastrab in the group exhibition for the theme “Old”. Pink Slippers from my current project about loss and relationships earned Honorable Mention and Happy Day from the series Mary, Queen of Peace will be on display at A Smith Gallery, Johnson City, Texas from May 20-June 26th. 

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