Michael Washburn’s professional career centered on nonprofit organizations first in the movements for peace, human rights, and the environment and then as an adviser and consultant to arts (including the Aperture Foundation in the late 1970’s), human services, and advocacy organizations, providing guidance and support in strategic planning, board development, and fundraising. He is now directing his artistic energies and social consciousness into photography. His images have been selected for a growing list of exhibitions, publications, and online galleries. Special awards include Best in Show, Print of the Year, Best Photograph, and Uniqueness of Concept and Originality. He serves on the Board of the Color Camera Club of Westchester.