Chronology

 
1977 Born, Norwalk, Ct.
   
1994 Mentored by photographer and teacher, Joseph DeRuvo in Bridgeport, CT.
   
1995 The Art Institute of Boston
   
1996 Documentary workshop taught by Eugene Richards at the Art Institute of Boston.
   
1998 Internship with Magnum Photos, NYC
   
2001 Volunteered for Seven weeks in Uganda, documenting and working with children of the Lost Generation of orphans.
   
2008 Traveled to the Philippines to work on two stories; Reproductive health rights and the Charcoal kids of Ulingan.
   
2009 Six weeks documenting terminally ill children at Double H summer camp.
   
2009 Pour L'Instant workshop in Niort, France.
   
2009 Visited the isolated community of Mennonites in Manitoba, Bolivia.
   
2011 Returned to the Philippines to continue documenting two stories; Reproductive health rights and the Charcoal kids of Ulingan.
   
2011 Traveled to Bangladesh to document underage sex workers in the small village of Daulatdia.
   
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Awards

 
2011 First Place, Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar, Charcoal Kids of Ulingan, Atlanta, Georgia
   
2011 PDN Photo Annual, Personal Work, Potosi, Bolivia
   
2011 Honorable Mention, Magenta Flash Forward Foundation Emerging Photographer Award, Chaqui Baths, Bolivia
   
2010 3rd place, NPPA, Enterprise picture story, The Mennonites of Manitoba, Bolivia, USA
   
2010 Magenta Flash Forward Foundation Emerging Photographer Award, The Mennonites of Manitoba, Bolivia, USA
   
2010 Finalist, POYI, Community Awareness Award, Mennonites of Manitoba, Bolivia, Missouri, USA
   
2010 Voies - Off - Photographie Arles, Mennonites of Manitoba, Bolivia, France
   
2010 Grand Prize, One Life Photo Award, Mennonites of Manitoba, Bolivia, New York, USA
   
2010 Finalist, Berenice Abbott Prize for an Emerging Photographer
   
2010 Honorable Mention - Project Competition Award, CENTER, Santa Fe, New Mexico
   
2010 Finalist, Julia Margaret Cameron Award
   
2010 PDN Emerging Photographer
   
2010 Finalist, Wine Photo, Italy
   
2008 Critical Mass - 1 of 50 Finalists, Portland, OR
   
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Solo Exhibitions

 
2007 Little Voice, Dhaka, Bangladesh, Blender Gallery, Sydney, Australia
   
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Group Exhibitions

 
2011 Documentary Award, Centre for Contemporary Arts Melbourne, Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
   
2011 Art of Photography Show, The Lyceum Theatre Gallery, La Mesa, California, USA
   
2010 The Lumix Festival for Young Photojournalists, University of Applied Science, Hannover, Germany
   
2009 Foto 8 Summer Show, Host Gallery, London, UK
   
2009 “Le Moulin du Roc”la galerie, Scène nationale, Niort, France
   
2007 Visa d’ Or Daily Press, Visa Pour L' image, Perpignan, France
   
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Education

 
1995 - 1999 The Art Institute of Boston, BFA in Photography
 
2009 MICA Artist Residency Program in Rochefort-en-Terre, France
 
2009 Pour l'instant, Photography workshop
  Studied with Arno Rafael Minkkinen




Favorite Photography Books

Amazon, Alex Webb
 
An Uncertain Grace, Sebastiao Salgadoo
 
STREETWISE, Mary Ellen Mark
 
Americans We, Eugene Richards
 
Exiles, Joseph Koudelka
 



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