I have over thirty years experience as a professional exhibiting photographer, teacher of photography, Abobe PhotoShop, and Adobe LightRoom.in high school and colleges in the NYC area, including, Parsons-The New School for Design, NYC, Bergen Community College and Essex County College both in NJ. Currently, I am an “artist-in-residence” working at the Montclair Art Museum in Montclair, NJ. I am on the faculty of The International Center of Photography (ICP) in NYC. In addition to teaching, I am sponsored by Canson-Infinity digital papers as a Canson Artist and Digital Printmaking expert. I am the principal photographer at DigitalEgde Photography Studios in Montclair, NJ and also owns and operates CPE Photo Workshops LLC, an international photography workshop company
Awards and honors include Canson Infinity Artist International program, 2010-Present Artist-in-Residence at the Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ, 2009-2012 Artist-in-Residence at the Newark Art Museum, Newark, NJ 2006-2011, Fellowship award from the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, 2000-2006, Adobe PhotoShop Photo Competition, Winner 2007, Summer Artist Residence Fellowship Grant, Provincetown Fine Arts Center- 2001.
Distinguished Educators Award from Rochester Institute of Technology 2003.