list

Education

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

Teaching

1999-present       Professor, California State University Northridge

Exhibitions

2019

Sentience. Nan Rae Gallery, Woodbury University, Burbank, California.

2018

wallowing. The Soraya Gallery, Valley Performing Arts Center, California State University, Northridge. Curator: Jim Sweeters, Director, CSUN Art Galleries.

2017

Personal Stories, Shared Narratives. John Spoor Broome Library Art Gallery, California State University, Channel Islands. Curator: Irina Costache, art historian, educator.

2016

ND Awards: Neutral Density Photography Awards. Honorable mention. 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.

2015

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.

2014

Mental Landscapes. Annenberg Community Beach House. Santa Monica, California.

2013

Under Construction. Antelope Valley College Art Gallery. Invitational.

2012

Best in Show. Gallery 1401, University of the Arts, Philadelphia. Juror: Peter Barberie, Curator of Photographs, Philadelphia Museum of Art.

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 Galleries, Northridge, California.

2011

Chain Letter. Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, California. Curators: Christian Cummings, artist; Doug Harvey, artist, writer.

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.

2010

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 and Gallery Director, New York Studio School.

2009

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 ARTslant.com.

2008

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.

2007

Edge: CSUN Faculty Exhibition. CSUN Art Galleries, 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, 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.

2006

Chain Mail. High Energy Constructs, Los Angeles, California. Curators: Christian Cummings; Doug Harvey, artist, 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, educator.

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, UCI Department of Art; Dave Moon, Chair, 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, 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, Otis College of Art + Design.

2005

International Photography Awards: 2005 Competition. Photoawards.com. Honorable mention.

New Photography: 2005 Photography Competition. Millard Sheets Gallery, Pomona, California. Jurors Award.

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.

2004

Mysterious Light. Orlando Gallery, Tarzana, California.

Photo 2004. Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, California. Juror: Todd Gray, artist and educator. Second Place.

Wallworks: L.A. Artcore’s 21st Annual Juried Competition. Brewery Annex, Los Angeles. Juror: Alma Ruiz, Associate Curator, MOCA.

2003

Free Range. CSUN Art Galleries, Northridge, California.

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.

2001

Sun Works: Contemporary Alternative Photography. The Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University, Boston, Massachusetts.

1996

Salon. Site 2121. Albuquerque, New Mexico.

1995

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.

Publications

2011

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.

2010

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.

2009

Exhibitions, “On the Verge: Contemporary Ceramics,” Ceramics Monthly 57 June/July/August 2009: 21.

2008

Freestyle Photographic Supplies, Holga Manual, Third Edition.

2007

Brice, Don, “Me: Photographer and Subject,” Lightleaks: Low Fidelity Photography (Ottawa, Ontario; Canada), issue 6.

2006

Ohara, Ken, with. Santa Fe: Twin Palms Publishers, 2006.

2004

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.

2003

“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.

2002

James, Christopher, The Book of Alternative Photographic Processes. Boston: Delmar Press, 2002.

2000

Cohen, Allison, “Making Memories,” Los Angeles Times, Valley Edition, Thursday, May 11, 2000, B4.

1995

Inocencio, Fil Jr., “Safety is Only Skin Deep: Lest by Lesley Krane,” NuCity (Albuquerque, New Mexico), IV, no.14 (April 12-18,1995),9.

1993

Westwind 1993: UCLA’s Journal of the Arts (volume 35, 1993).