I grew up in the Midwest where water was plentiful and after moving to the desert southwest in 1980 I gained a new respect for the transcendent qualities of this life force. I am deeply connected with the desert landscape and arid life style and this connection to the land has informed my work for the past twenty years. I earned my BFA from the University of Wisconsin and MFA from Vermont College. As a process-driven artist, I utilize simplified techniques to maximize my interaction with the natural alchemy of light, chemistry, and space, using camera-less, pinhole and plastic camera techniques to capture my imagery.
My work has been shown in numerous galleries and museums nationally and internationally, including the Palace of the Governors Museum in Santa Fe, Tucson Museum of Art, Southeastern Museum of Photography, and The Center for Fine Art Photography. I am a Fulbright alumna and currently teach traditional and digital photography in Arizona.