Chronology

 
1985 Viewing Richard Avedon's portraits from "In the American West" series at the High Museum of Art changed my life forever. I immediately switched careers from a business major to fine art photography major.
   
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Awards

 
2010 2010 Sabbitical Award, Art Institute of Atlanta
   
2009 COLOR magazine-Portfolio Contest Winner, Novato, CA
   
2007 Georgia Author of the Year, Atlanta, GA
   
2006 National Geographic -Honorable Mention-All Roads Photography Project, Washington, DC
   
2004 Texas Photographic Society Fellowship, San Antonio, Texas
   
2003 Blue Earth Alliance Sponsorship, Seattle, WA
   
2003 Vision 2003 Award Winner, Assignment Earth, Santa Fe Center for Visual Arts, Santa Fe, NM
   
2002 Southern Style Exhibit Award Winner, Valdosta, GA
   
2002 2003 Sabbatical Award, Art Institute of Atlanta
   
1996 Malcolm Propes Graduate Fellowship, Savannah, GA
   
1995 First Place- Thomasville Arts Guild, Thomasville, GA
   
1994 Purchase Award, Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, Augusta, GA
   
1993 Best in Show - Providence Canyon State Park, Lumpkin, GA
   
1991 Best Portfolio Award - Art Institute of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA
   
1991 Best in Show - Creative Arts Guild, Dalton, GA
   
1990 First Place - Creative Arts Guild, Dalton, GA
   
1990 Best in Photography Dept.- Art Institute of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA
   
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Solo Exhibitions

 
2009 The Last Harvest, Perrel Gallery-Tucker Arts Center, Norfolk, VA
   
2009 The Last Harvest-Photography Invitational, Crealde School of Art, Winter Park, FL
   
2008 The Last Harvest, The Photography Center, Columbus, GA
   
2008 The Last Harvest, Arts Center Clayton, Jonesboro, GA
   
2008 The Last Harvest, Atrium Gallery-Atlanta Airport, Atlanta, GA
   
2006 Truck Farmers -The Last Harvest, Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, Atlanta, GA
   
2005 Truck Farmers - The Last Harvest, Photomedia Center, Erie, PA
   
2005 Truck Farmers-The Last Harvest, Options Gallery, Odessa, TX
   
2003 The Last Harvest, Silver Eye Center for Photography, Pittsburgh, PA
   
2002 The Last Harvest, Southern Light Gallery, Amarillo, TX
   
2001 The Last Harvest, University of Minnesota, St. Paul , MN
   
2000 The Last Harvest, William Woods University, Fulton, MO
   
1999 Truck Farmers - The Last Harvest, Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR
   
1998 The Last Harvest, Bergen Gallery, Savannah, GA
   
1993 Black & White Landscapes, Morrow Library Gallery, Morrow, GA
   
1993 Portraits from the South, Clayton County Headquarters Library, Jonesboro, GA
   
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Group Exhibitions

 
2010 PhotoSpiva 2010, Spiva Center for the Arts, Joplin, MO
   
2010 In the Mix, Abernathy Arts Center, Sandy Springs, GA
   
2008 Selections form Blue Earth, Seattle City Hall, Seattle, WA
   
2007 Photographs that Make a Difference, TCC Gallery, Longview, TX
   
2006 The Power of Plants, U.S. Botanic Garden, Washington, DC
   
2006 TPS Juried Exhibition, Calumet Photographic, San Francisco, CA
   
2005 Blue Earth Alliance Traveling Exhibition, Redmond Arts Community Center, Redmond, WA
   
2005 Blue Earth Alliance Traveling Exhibition, Chase Gallery, Spokane, WA
   
2005 One Foot After Another, Mark Woolley Gallery, Portland, OR
   
2004 Blue Earth Alliance Spring 2004 Exhibition, Washington State Trade Center, Seatte, WA
   
2004 Visual Proof, Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, WA
   
2003 8th Biennial Competition, Crealde School of Art, Winter Park, FL
   
2003 Southern Exposure, Pinnacle Gallery, Savannah, GA
   
2003 Texas Photographic Society 12th National Competition, Center for Contemporary Art, Abilene, TX
   
2003 Salon 25, Orleans Gallery, Savannah, GA
   
2002 Lagrange National XXII Biennial, Lamar Dodd Art Center, Lagrange, GA
   
2002 2002 Juried Membership Exhibit, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX
   
2002 Southern Style, Lowndes Valdosta Arts Commission, Valdosta, GA
   
2001 Seventh Annual Collector's Print Auction, Davis Gallery -Texas Photographic Society, Austin, TX
   
2001 Poetic Localities, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX
   
2001 Red Hot Art, Red Gallery, Savannah, GA
   
2001 Photo Americas 2001, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
   
2000 Silverworks 2000, Sante Fe Gallery, Gainesville, FL
   
2000 Visions 2000, Art Institute of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA
   
1997 New Works by Southern Photographers, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
   
1996 Coastweeks 1996, Armstrong State University, Savannah, GA
   
1996 9th National Juried Art Exhibition, South Cobb Arts Alliance, Mableton, GA
   
1996 1996 Visual Arts Exhibition, Decatur Arts Alliance, Decatur, GA
   
1996 Lagrange National XIX Biennal, Lamar Dodd Art Center, Lagrange, GA
   
1995 The Art of Photography, Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, FL
   
1995 2nd Annual Photography Exhibition, Thomasville Arts Guild, Thomasville, GA
   
1995 Art With a Southern Drawl, Mobile College, Mobile, AL
   
1995 Phototropolis 95, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA
   
1994 Photo Biennial 1994, Westport Arts Center, Westport, CT
   
1994 12th Juried Exhibition, Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, Augusta, GA
   
1993 First Annual Photo Exhibition, The Arts Connection, Atlanta, GA
   
1993 A Midsummer's Caprice, The Puchong Gallery, New York, NY
   
1992 Annual Member's Show, The Atlanta Photography Gallery, Atlanta, GA
   
1992 Neikrug Photographica Gallery, New York, NY
   
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Collections

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Houston, TX
Savannah College of Art & Design, Savannah, GA
Kennesaw State College, Kennesaw, GA
Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, Augusta, GA
Harry Ransom Center, Austin, TX
Glassel School of Art, Houston, TX
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Bibliography

COLOR magazine Issue # 4. Color Magazine, Novato, CA, 2009
 
H magazine-January. Doug Oates, Stockbridge, GA, 2008
 
Light Leaks - Issue #10. Light Leaks Magazine, Ontario, CANADA, 2008
 
E-Environmental magazine - Jan. XVIII. Doug Moss, Norwalk, CT, 2007
 
Black and White- June #51. Henry Rasmussen, Novato, CA, 2007
 
Popular Photography- September. Jeffrey Roberts, New York, NY, 2007
 
Photographer's Forum-November. Serbin Communications, Santa Barbara, CA, 2007
 
Flavors. Yolanda Jones, Roswell, GA, 2006
 
BookForum. ArtForum, New York, NY, 2006
 
Plastic Cameras:Toying With Creativity. Michelle Bates. Focal Press, Burlington, MA, 2006 (photo-eye Cat# FO189S)
 
Ag- Autumn #45. Picture-box media, East Molesey, England, 2006
 
Lens Work - Sept./Oct. #66. Brooks Jensen, Anacortes, 2006 (photo-eye Cat# LQ041S)
 
The Sun -May #365. Sun Publishing, Chapel Hill, NC, 2006
 
The Sun -October #370. Sun Publishing, Chapel Hill, NC, 2006
 
The Last Harvest. Perry Dilbeck. Center for American Places, Santa Fe, NM, 2006 (photo-eye Cat# ZC873H)
 
Deep - May. Kelly Degnan, Savannah, GA, 2005
 
The Sun - June # 330. Sun Publishing, Chapel Hill, NC, 2003
 
Georgia State Magazine. Kari Croop, Atlanta, GA, 2003
 
Photo Art International #31. Creative Monochrome, Surrey, England, 2003
 
The Black & White Enthusiast. Fotospeed Australia, Brisbane, Australia, 2003
 
British Journal of Photography February 28-March 6. Timothy Benn Publishing Inc, London, England, 2003
 
Photovision: Art & Technique May/June. Michael St. Peter, Crestone, CO, 2003
 
Photographer's Forum-Spring 2002. Serbin Communications, Santa Barbara, CA, 2002
 
Black & White Photography -August (Issue 12). Ailsa McWhinnie. Guild of Master Craftsman Publications, East Sussex, England, 2002
 
Black & White Magazine - Issue 6. Henry Rasmussen, Arroyo Grande, CA, 2000
 
Photo District News- August (Vol XX ;issue 8). Jeffrey Roberts, New York, NY, 2000
 
Blue Sky # 27. Blue Sky Photography Gallery, Portland, Oregon, 1999
 
Silverworks 1998. Savannah College of Art & Design, Savannah, GA, 1998
 
LensWork # 21. Brooks Jensen, Anacortes, WA, 1998
 
Graphis Photo AMA 1. Graphis - B. Martin Pedersen, New York, New York, 1997
 
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Education

 
1989 - 1991 Art Institute of Atlanta, A.A. in Commercial Photography
  Studied with Phillip Bekker
1993 - 1994 Georgia State University, BFA in Photography
  Studied with John McWilliams
1996 - 1998 Savannah College of Art & Design, MFA in Photography
  Studied with Craig Stevens and Steve Bliss




Favorite Photography Books

Daybooks of Edward Weston, Edward Weston, (photo-eye Cat# AP216S)
 
Mojo, Keith Carter, (photo-eye Cat# RI009S)
 
I Want to take Picture, Bill Burke
 
Immediate Family, Sally Mann, (photo-eye Cat# AP270S)
 
In the American West, Richard Avedon
 

Favorite Technical Photography Books

The Keepers of Light, William Crawford, (photo-eye Cat# MG004S)
 
Photographic Possibilites, Robert Hirsch, (photo-eye Cat# FO048S)
 
Black & White Photography: A Basic Manual, Henry Horenstein, (photo-eye Cat# LB001S)
 



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