I am a self-taught photographer. I began working with film during college, but switching to digital after my dream trip on safari in Africa in 2001 freed me up to be more adventurous in following my inspirations.
My first exhibit was in 2011, as part of a group show at the Museum of Neon and Kinetic Art, in Los Angeles. That recognition encouraged me to deepen my commitment to photography and to begin showing my work.
In 2014 I was accepted into membership in the Los Angeles Art Association (LAAA), and I am also a member of the Los Angeles Center of Photography (LACP). Since that time, my work has been held in private collections and I have exhibited nationally and internationally. I have been in many juried exhibitions (including over 20 in 2016 and also in 2017, with several already scheduled for 2018) and some of my acclaimed jurors have included Andi Campognone, Peter Frank, Herair & Lori Garboushian, Elizabeth Avedon, Greg Gorman, Jim Morphesis, Shana Nys Dambrot, Mark Steven Greenfield, and Richard Vogel.
I have won awards and honors and had my work published in such prestigious publications as Lenscratch, F-Stop Magazine, and the Photographer's Forum hardcover book Best of Photography 2015. I am also proud to have curated a combination solo exhibit and group show that included seventeen amazing artists who work in a variety of media.