About

Background

Born: Spartanburg, South Carolina June 16, 1981

Education:
Sierra Nevada College
Rockport College, Maine Photographic Workshops
Professional Certificate Program 2001-2002

Professional Assistance

Jack Welpott,  Assistant/Fine Print Making, Aug. 2002 to Nov. 2007

Photo Alliance, Serve on the Board, San Francisco, 2008 to 2013
Arno Rafael Minkkinen, Assistant, 2008 to Present
William Heick, Fine Print Making, Oct. 2008 to 2012
Art Rogers, Fine Print Making, Framing, Oct. 2002 to 2012
Arthur Tress, Fine Print Making, Sep. 2004 to 2006

One-Person Shows

2015  Mumm Napa, Aperture Gallery, July 2 – November 8

2014  Greenville County Museum of Art, July – August

2014  Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, CA, two-person exhibit

2013  Not Just Another Pretty Place, Smith Andersen North, April 6 – May 25

2011  Surface Tension, SFO Museum, SFO International Airport

2010  Surface Tension, Duncan Miller Gallery, LA, June 12 – Aug7
2010  Gallery 291, San Francisco, CA, May 14 – June 26
2009  Gallery 291, San Francisco, CA 11/12-12/20 (Two Person w/ Jock Sturges)
2008  Bolinas Museum, Drifters, Bolinas, CA – March 2008
2007  Stimulus, Piante Gallery, Eureka, CA May 07
2005  Point Reyes Community Center 11/01-12/01
2005  Rosetta’s Gallery, Asheville, NC – 05/28- 07/26
2003  The Vault Gallery, Point Reyes Station, CA

Group Shows

2016  The Poetry of Place, Greenville Museum of Art, Mar 19 – Sept 18

2015  Collectors Circle, Asheville Art Museum Dec 22 – April 22, 2016

2015  Regarding Trees, Joseph Bellows Gallery, CA Nov 8 – Dec 23

2015  Southeast Center for Photography, Greenville, SC Aug 7 – Sept 3

2015  Gallery Artists, Haen Gallery, Asheville & Brevard, NC

2014  Gallery Artists, Haen Gallery, Asheville & Brevard, NC

2014  INFOCUS, Phoenix Art Museum, Oct 4 – 17

2014  The Summer Show, Scott Nichols Gallery, SF July 2 – Aug 31

2013  Annual Mini Show, Bolinas Museum (1/5 featured artists), Nov 24 – Jan 2

2013  Way of Nature/Way of Grace, Asheville Area Arts Council, Nov 8 – Dec 20

2013  Tracing Light, Eugean Gallery, Seoul, South Korea June 7 – July 31

2013  The Summer Show, Scott Nichols Gallery, July 3 – August 31

2013  PhotoLA, Smith Andersen North, Jan 18 – Jan 22

2012  24th Annual Mini Show, Bolinas Museum, Nov 20 – Jan 1

2012  Bending the Light, Oakland Museum of Art, Oakland, CA, Nov 4 – Feb 3

2012  Siblings, Spartanburg Art Museum, three person exhibit w/ John Nixon & Page Davis Oct 5 – Nov 26

2012  The Summer Show, Scott Nichols Gallery, San Francisco

2012  Tracing Light, Asan Institute for Policy Studies, Seoul, South Korea

2012  An Unexpected Aesthetic, Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, CA, March 1 – May 5

2012  Tracing Light, Datz Museum of Art, South Korea

2011  23rd Annual Mini Show, Bolinas Museum, Nov 22 – Jan 2

2011  SF Fine Art Fair, Smith Anderson North

2011  PhotoLA + artLA projects, Smith Anderson North Gallery, Jan 13 – 17
2010  22nd Annual Mini Show, Bolinas Museum, Nov 20 – Jan 2 2011
2010  Yosemite: Then and Now, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Oct 2 – Jan 23 2011
2010  Exposed: Today’s Photography/Yesterday’s Technology, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, July 17 – Sept 19
2010  H2O – the Element of Water in Art, Bolinas Museum, May 1 – June 13
2009  Rayko Photo Center, San Francisco, CA 09/25-11/02 (Three Person)
2009  Northwest Eye, Morris Graves Museum, Eureka, CA 02/09
2008  Marin Community Foundation, Marin Civic Center, Recent Grant Recipients, 08/04-10/10
2008  Upstairs Artspace, Family Affair, Tryon, NC 06/07-07/12
2008  Grace Center, Three Family Artsits, Arden, NC 03/01-04/12
2008  Rayko Photo Center, Plastic Camera Show, San Francisco, CA 01/08-02/16
2007  Crescent Harbor Gallery, Crescent City, CA 07/31-08/26
2007  Images of Water, Morris Graves Museum of Art 07/07-08/07
2007  Photographers Show, Marin County Civic Center 03/17- 07/ 26
2007  Northwest Eye, Morris Graves Museum of Art, Eureka, CA 02/07
2006  Ongoing: Selections at the Saret Gallery, Sonoma, CA
2006, 2007, 2008  Auction, SF Camerawork Gallery, San Francisco
2006  18th Annual Mini Show, Bolinas Museum, CA 11/18-01/07/07
2006  The New Landscape, Piante Gallery, Eureka,CA 06/06
2006  Northwest Eye, Morris Graves Museum of Art, Eureka, CA 04/06
2005  SF Camerawork Auction, Left Space, San Francisco, CA
2005  Auction Exhibition, Center for Photographic Art Gallery, Carmel, CA
2005  Toby’s Gallery, Point Reyes Station Sept. w/ Jack Welpott
2004  The Upstairs Gallery, Curator’s Choice, Tryon, NC
2002  Union Gallery, Rockport College, Maine
2001  Union Gallery, Rockport College, Maine

Awards, Grants & Reviews

Carolina Home & Garden Magazine, Artist Feature, Summer 2015

Artist Project Grant, Asheville Area Arts Council, Dec 2014

Pirkle Jones Foundation Grant

Nominated for 2011-2013 Eureka Fellowship, Fleishhacker Foundation

Nominated for 2011 Baum Award, Baum Foundation: Serving the Arts Education and the Environment

‘The Moveable Landscape’ at Duncan Miller, A review by Los Angeles Times
Rebecca Horne Photography: Ben Nixon
Photolucida, Critical Mass 2010, Finalist
Palm Springs Photo Festival 2010 Winner slideshow contest
Northwest Eye 2009, Morris Graves Museum, Eureka, CA (Best in Show)
Career Grant, Marin Arts Council 2007
Northwest Eye 2007, Morris Graves Museum, Eureka, CA (Grand Prize)

Public and Private Collections

Datz Museum of Art, South Korea

Asheville Art Museum

Greenville County Museum of Art

Santa Barbara Museum of Art Permanent Collection
Bolinas Museum, Bolinas, CA

Boston Public Library

Clark Art Institute

Connecticut College
Numerous Private Collections throughout the United States

Publication

Carolina Home & Garden, Summer 2015 feature

MONOVISIONS interview, May 1, 2015

CPA, The Once and Future Landscape, soft cover catalog 2014

Photograph, May/June 2013, Smith Andersen North

21st Editions, The Wheatlight of June portfolio 2012

Datz Press, Seoul Korea, Magazine Gitz, Vol.4/Tracing Light/2012

Monthy Photo, Korea Volume.537, October 2012

SFCamerawork, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 Auction Catalog
Alligator Juniper 2007
Center for Photographic Art, 2004, 2005, 2006 Auction Catalog
Alligator Juniper 2004