1995 Master of Fine Arts, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
1991 Bachelor of Arts, University of California Los Angeles
1987 Associate of Arts, Santa Monica City College
1999-present Professor, California State University Northridge
“Sentience: Edward Alfano & Lesley Krane.” Nan Rae Gallery, Woodbury University, Burbank, California.
“wallowing.” The Soraya Gallery, Valley Performing Arts Center, California State University, Northridge. Curator: Jim Sweeters, Director, CSUN Art Galleries.
“Personal Stories, Shared Narratives.” John Spoor Broome Library Art Gallery, California State University, Channel Islands. Curator: Irina Costache, art historian, educator.
“ND Awards: Neutral Density Photography Awards.” Honorable mention: Architecture Interiors, Professional category; https://ndawards.net/winners-gallery/nd-awards-2016/professional/interior/hm/2758; https://ndawards.net/page/about-competition/the-judges/.
“Somerville Toy Camera Festival.” Washington Street Art Center, Somerville, Massachusetts. Juror: Christopher James, artist, author, educator.
“Soho Photo 2015 Alternative Processes Competition.” Soho Photo Gallery, New York City, New York. Juror: Joni Sternbach, artist and educator, International Center for Photography and Center for Alternative Photography, New York City, New York.
“Size Matters.” Low Gallery. San Diego, California. Juror: Gordon Stettinius, Candela Books Gallery, Richmond, Virginia.
“Mental Landscapes.” Annenberg Community Beach House. City of Santa Monica.
“Under Construction.” Antelope Valley College Art Gallery. Invitational.
“Best in Show.” Gallery 1401, University of the Arts, Philadelphia. Juror: Peter Barberie, Curator of Photographs, Philadelphia Museum of Art. Best in Show.
“Photo Review Competition 2012.” Photoreview.org. Juror: Peter Barberie, Curator of Photographs, Philadelphia Museum of Art. First Place.
“Mentor’s Hand.” The Creative Center for Photography, Freestyle Photographic Supplies, Hollywood, California.
“Faculty Exhibition: In Two Parts.” CSUN Art Gallery, Northridge, California.
“Chain Letter.” Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, California. Curators: Christian Cummings and Doug Harvey.
“Chain Letter London.” http://www.swarm-of-consciousness.com/.
“Freestyle Advisory Board of Photographic Professionals Exhibition.” The Creative Center for Photography, Freestyle Photographic Supplies, Hollywood, California.
“13th International Krappy Kamera Competition. Soho Photo Gallery, New York City, New York. Jurors: Phillip S. Block and Steve Rooney, Deputy Directors, International Center of Photography.
“PhotoPlace Open 2010.” PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, Vermont. Juror: Keith Carter, artist.
“Professor Dialogues.” I-5 Gallery, Los Angeles California. Juror: Marla Koosed, Independent Curator.
“International Juried Show.” Rogue Space/Chelsea, New York City, New York. Juror: David Cohen, Art Critic, www.artcritical.com and Gallery Director, New York Studio School.
“The Ten Best of Hidden Treasures.” Phantom Galleries, Long Beach, California.
“Hidden Treasures.” www.larkgalleryonline.com. Jurors: Peter Frank, Editor, THE Magazine; Liza Simone, Curator, Phantom Galleries. Honorable Mention.
“Shelter.” SCA Project Gallery, Pomona, California. Juror: Stacy Davies, Art Critic, Inland Empire Weekly and www.ARTslant.com.
“1212 Gallery Manchester National Juried Fine Art Exhibition.” 1212 Gallery, Richmond, Virginia. Juror: N. Elizabeth Schlatter, Deputy Director and Curator, University of Richmond Museums. Honorable Mention.
“Journeys Through Cancer: Art of Healing and Hope.” The Cancer Institute at St. Joseph Medical Center and The American Cancer Society, Towson, Maryland. Juror: Susan Perrin, Art Consultant.
“21st Annual Mcneese National Works on Paper Exhibition.” McNeese State University, Lake Charles, Louisiana. Juror: Elizabeth Dunbar, Curator, Arthouse at the Jones Center, Austin Texas. Purchase Award.
“Photo 612 2nd Annual Juried Show.” Photo 612 Gallery, Haddon Heights, New Jersey. Juror: Edna Cardinale, Director, Julie Saul Gallery, Chelsea, New York.
“Edge: CSUN Faculty/Emeriti Art Exhibition.” CSUN Art Gallery, Northridge, California.
“Travel and Trivial.” Orlando Gallery, Tarzana, California.
“Alternative Processes Exhibition.” The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, Colorado. Juror: Elizabeth Spungen, Executive Director, The Print Center in Philadelphia. Director’s Selection.
“Undressed: Looking at Nudes.” Umbrella Arts, New York City, New York. Juror: Harvey Stein, Photographer and Curator.
“Am I a Prisoner?” Wiseman Gallery, Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, Oregon.
“Photo-Chimera: Ten California Photographers.” Brand Library Art Galleries, Glendale, California. Juror: Gloria Williams Sander, Curator, Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California.
“Visual Edge 3: Handcrafted.” Viewpoint Photographic Art Center, Sacramento, California.
“Chain Mail.” High Energy Constructs, Los Angeles, California. Curators: Christian Cummings; Doug Harvey, writer.
“Photodisruption.” Kristi Engle Gallery, Los Angeles, California. Curators: Kristi Engle, gallerist; Meg Madison, artist.
“Watermark.” Arena One, Santa Monica, California. Curator: Angela Diamos, artist.
“Public/Private: Los Angeles.” Tom Bradley International Terminal, LAX. Curator: Kyungmi Shin, artist.
“Surface Tension.” Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles, California. Jurors: Howard Fox, Curator, Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Yong Soon Min, Chair of UCI Department of Art; Dave Moon, Chair of CSUN Department of Art.
“Fifth Annual Women’s Music, Art and Dance Festival: Visual Art Exhibit.” 2nd City Council Art + Performance Space, Long Beach, California. Juror: Barbara Drucker, Chair of UCLA Department of Art.
“Women’s Things: Reassessing Everyday Objects.” Wiseman Gallery, Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, Oregon. Jurors: Tommi Drake and Pat Enos, Art Faculty at Rogue Community College.
“Expo 25.” b.j. spoke gallery, Huntington, New York. Juror: Adrian Sudhalter, Curatorial Assistant, Museum of Modern Art, New York.
“Made in California.” City of Brea Art Gallery, Brea, California. Juror: Michelle Deziel, Associate Curator of Contemporary Art, Norton Simon Museum.
“Primarily Red.” I-5 Gallery at the Brewery, Los Angeles, California. Juror: Meg Linton, Director, Ben Maltz Gallery and Public Programs, Otis College of Art + Design.
“International Photography Awards: 2005 Competition.” Photoawards.com. Honorable mention, Professional category, Still Life.
“New Photography: 2005 Photography Competition.” Millard Sheets Gallery, Pomona, California. Jurors Award, Fine Art, Non-Objective category.
“Create:Fixate: Photography.” Spring Arts Tower, Los Angeles, California.
“Los Angeles Juried Exhibition.” Eagle Rock Community Cultural Center and William Grant Still Art Center, Los Angeles, California.
“Mysterious Light.” Orlando Gallery, Tarzana, California.
“Photo 2004.” Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA. Second Place. Juror:Todd Gray, Professor of Photography, California State University Long Beach.
“Wallworks: L.A. Artcore’s 21st Annual Juried Competition.” Brewery Annex, Los Angeles. Juror: Alma Ruiz, Associate Curator of MOCA.
“Free Range.” Art Gallery, California State University, Northridge.
“Notebook.” Artscape 2003, Baltimore, Maryland.
“Mind Trips: Explorations of Inner Space by Southern California Artists.” Forfest Festival, Czechoslovakia.
“Metamorphosis.” Gallery Figueroa, Highland Park, California.
“Available Light.” Orlando Gallery, Tarzana, California.
“L.A. Stories: The Power of One.” Los Angeles Richard J. Riordan Central Library, Getty Gallery.
“20 Eyes/10 Cameras.” Gallery Figueroa, Highland Park, California.
“Sun Works: Contemporary Alternative Photography.” The Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University. Boston, Massachusetts.
“Salon.” Site 2121. Albuquerque, New Mexico.
“Lest.” MFA thesis exhibition. 501 Walter Gallery. Albuquerque, New Mexico.
“The Anatomy of Solitude Volume III, Space and Place: Home.” China Phoenix Gallery. Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Freestyle Photographic Supplies, Holga Manual, Fourth Edition.
Freestyle Photographic Supplies, “Unique Processes in Traditional Photography: Liquid Emulsion.” Spring Catalog 2011 and http://freestylephoto.biz/traditional-processes-liquid-emulsion.
Freestyle Photographic Supplies, “Unique Processes Featuring the Holga Camera: My Relationship with the Holga.” Fall Catalog, 2010 and http://www.freestylephoto.biz/traditional-processes-relationship-with-the-holga.
PhotoPlace Open 2010: An Exhibition at PhotoPlace Gallery. PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, Vermont (blurb.com).
Exhibitions, “On the Verge: Contemporary Ceramics,” Ceramics Monthly 57 June/July/August 2009: 21.
Freestyle Photographic Supplies, Holga Manual, Third Edition.
Brice, Don, “Me: Photographer and Subject,” Lightleaks: Low Fidelity Photography (Ottawa, Ontario; Canada), issue 6.
Ohara, Ken, with. Santa Fe: Twin Palms Publishers, 2006.
Freestyle Photographic Supplies, “Let Us Know What You Think,” Freestylin’, IV, no. 2 (Fall 2004).
Allen, Desiree, “Local Art Gallery Displays CSUN Professors’ Work,” Daily Sundial (California State University Northridge), XLVII, no. 30 (Wednesday, October 13, 2004), 1.
“CSUN Photographers Help Tell L.A. Stories,” Northridge Magazine, Summer, 2003.
Ortiz, Walter, “Photo Display Showcases Community Leaders,” Daily Sundial (California State University Northridge), XLV, no. 67 (Thursday, February 6, 2003), 5.
James, Christopher, The Book of Alternative Photographic Processes. Boston: Delmar Press, 2002.
Cohen, Allison, “Making Memories,” Los Angeles Times, Valley Edition, Thursday, May 11, 2000, B4.
Inocencio, Fil Jr., “Safety is Only Skin Deep: Lest by Lesley Krane,” NuCity (Albuquerque, New Mexico), IV, no.14 (April 12-18,1995),9.
Westwind 1993: UCLA’s Journal of the Arts (volume 35, 1993).