Born Wisconsin, USA 1958
Earned two Applied Arts Associates Degrees from Milwaukee Area Technical School. Photography and Graphic Design/Technical Illustration
Participated in creative field workshops under Jean Paul Caponigro in 2003 and Rocky Mountain School of Photography in 2000
Employed or self employed as professional advertising photographer for over 30 years, producing images in a wide range of venues for a large variety of clients.
Juried Competitions and Exhibitions
2023 Juried into Wisconsin Visual Artists, SE Chapter, Biennial Artist Showcase exhibition. Anderson Art Center Kenosha Wisconsin.
2023 Juried into LENS 2023. Annual Photographic Exhibition. Perspective Gallery, Evanston, IL. Juror Crista Dix.
2022 Juried into Objects of Desire Cedarburg Art Museum, Cedarburg, WI
2022 Juried into Wisconsin Photography 2022, Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI
2020 Awarded Honorable Mention, League of Milwaukee Artists, Kenosha Anderson Arts Center Exhibition
2019 Participated in Images9. An Invitational exhibition of nine Wisconsin based photographers.
2018 Invited to group exhibition, Wisconsin Photography 2018, biennial photography exhibition, Racine Art Museum
2018 Invited to group exhibition, PhotoMidwest, regional biennial photography exhibition.
2018 Awarded Gold Award, San Francisco International Photo Show, Jurors, David Garnick, Debra Klomp-Ching and Aline Smithson
2018 Invited to group exhibition, Contemporary Photography, Site:Brooklyn Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2018 Awarded Gold/First Place, Fine Art/Abstract, Tokyo International Foto Awards
2018 Awarded Bronze/Third Place, Fine Art/Still Life, Tokyo International Foto Awards
2018 Awarded First Place, Fine Art/Abstract, The GALA Awards, Pollux 11, International
2018 Emerging Artist Exhibition, Midwest Center for Photography, Wichita, KS
2018 Awarded, Third Place, The Chromatic Awards, Color Photography, International
2017 Top 200, Critical Mass, Photolucida
2017 Second Place, Miami Open International Art Competition, Photography Division
2017 Second Place, Water, Small Works arts exhibition Alex Ferone Gallery, Cutchogue, NY
2017 Jurors Choice, Other Worlds, SE Center for Photography, Jurist, Tom Chambers
2017 Honorable Mention, International Photography Awards, Fine Art/Other,
2017 Third Place, "Alive in the Arts,” Plymouth Center for the Arts, Plymouth, WI,
2017 The Second Annual Fine Art Exhibition, Los Angeles Center of Photography, Juror Christa Dix
2017 Honorable Mention, Neutral Density Photography Awards.
2017 Honorable Mention, “Singular/Singnature” The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins Co. Director, Hamidah Glasgow
2017 Honorable Mention, New York Center for Photographic Art, "Liquid" Juror Debra Klomp-Ching
2017 Juried Exhibition, Las Laguna Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
2017 Juried Exhibition, Fotofoto Gallery, Huntington, NY 12th Annual Photography Competition
2016 Honorable Mention, “Abstraction”, Minneapolis Center for Photography
2016 Juried Art Exhibition, Wisconsin Visual Artists Biennial, Museum of Wisconsin Art
2015 Juried Exhibition, The National, Best Contemporary Photography 2015, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN
2015 Solo Exhibition, Inspiration Studios, West Allis, WI
2015 Juried Exhibition and Artist talk, Cedarburg Artist’s Guild, MOWA, West Bend, WI
2014 Solo Exhibition, Langdon on Lakefront Gallery, UW Madison WI
2013 Jurors Choice “Trick of the Eye” The Dark Room Gallery, Essex Junction, VT
Published in numerous European web publications for liquid art photography.
Published on the American ABC News Blog for Vessels and Blooms series.
Published (web) Huffington Post, Daily Mail, Telegraph
Picked up by many web art and photography sites, including Colossal, WebOddyseum,
HyperAllergic, thisismarvelous and many others