Irene Imfeld was awarded residencies at Bernheim Arboretum, 2017, and at Joshua Tree Highlands Artist Residencies, 2015. Solo exhibitions: Peninsula Museum of Art, Bolinas Museum, Fresno Art Museum. Winner of the portfolio competition at Soho Photo Gallery, NY, 2016. Grand Prize Winner, Photoalliance Fauna competition, San Francisco, 2014.
Active in Bay Area photo community: Co-owner, PHOTO, a regional gallery in Oakland, 2010-15; PhotoAlliance Board of Directors, 2015-18; Bay Area Photographers Collective, 2009-13; SFMOMA Foto Forum, 2008-15; Berkeley Bridge Artists (exchange w/Japanese artists), 2005-15.