I am primarily an editorial-documentary photographer with an interest in partnering with NGOs and non-profits to document social humanitarian issues. II have photographed in Africa, Asia, Central America, Latin America, and the rural U.S. for clients include Save the Children, the International Rescue Committee, Resurge International (formerly Interplast), the United Somali Women of Maine and most recently, For the Good Period, documenting children in rural poverty in Mississippi, the Navajo Nation and California’s Central Valley; Sierra Leonean refugees living in UNHCR camps in the aftermath of a traumatic civil war; children receiving life-changing reconstructive surgeries in Brazil, Ecuador, Honduras, Laos, and Peru; Somali immigrants adapting to new lives in Maine; Hopi and Navajo elders in Arizona; women living in a domestic violence shelter in Maine, immigrant families in mountain communities in Colorado and Kenyan girls receiving reproductive health education and menstrual hygiene kits which help them stay n school once they hit adolescence.
My work creating community photography projects for immigrant and Native American youth in the rural West has received two Individual Artist grants from the former Colorado Council on the Arts. I've been a National Press Photographers Association Women in Photojournalism National Juried Show finalist and, for three summers, a visiting instructor for Anderson Ranch Arts Center’s children’s workshops. Photos and multimedia work have been exhibited at Telluride Mountainfilm, the New Orleans Photo Alliance, the Rhode Island Humanitarian Film Festival, and the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies. I am a contributing writer and photographer for Breckenridge Magazine and work weekdays as the Marketing & Communications Editor at Colorado Mountain College.