1968 Born, Lima, Peru
1994 Pick up copy of Truth Needs no Ally by Black Star Agency founder Howard Chapnick. Drop out of grad school in English. Join the Peace Corps. Dispatched to Outer Mongolia.
1996 Stuffed with mutton-fat I return to the DC area to begin interning at various newspapers eventually winding up at the DC Bureau of the New York Times.
1998 Stumble on shooting in U.S. Capitol, nominated with colleague Paul Hosefros for Pulitzer prize by NYT.
2003 Return to grad school, this time in Visual Communications to take time to work on long term projects. Begin Consumed.
2005 Attend Review Santa Fe on scholarship and meet new community of friends like Rachel Papo, Amy Stein, Shen Wei, Vanessa & Louviere, who inspire and assist.
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2009 DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities Artist Fellowship, Washington, DC
2008 PhotoLucida's Critical Mass Top 50, Portland, OR
2008 PhotoNola Review Third Place, New Orleans, LA
2008 American Photography 24, New York, NY
2007 Small Projects Grant, DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities, Washington, DC
2007 Honorable Mention, Camera Club of New York, New York, NY
2006 Finalist Descubrimientos Award Photo Espana, Madrid, Spain
2006 Grand Prize, Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY
2006 Puffin Grant, Teaneck, NJ
2005 White House News Photographers' Association Project Grant, Washington, DC
2005 Ernst Haas/Golden Light Awards, Rockport, Maine
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Solo Exhibitions

2009 TBA, KunstLicht, Shanghai
2009 TBA, Dean Jensen Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
2009 Rank Strangers, Fotofestiwal, Lodz, Poland, Lodz, Poland
2008 A Sense of Place, Beverly Street Arts Studio, Staunton, VA
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Group Exhibitions

2008 Unlimited Edition, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA
2008 Tiny Vices, NY Photofestival, New York, NY
2008 Artist Fellowship Show, Kreeger Museum of Art, Washington, DC
2008 Big, Big Bang, Small, Small Bucks, Dean Jensen Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
2007 National Juried Show, Camera Club of New York, New York, NY
2007 Act of Faith, Noorderlicht Photofestival, Groningen, Netherlands
2007 Descubrimientos PHE07, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Madrid, Spain
2003 Eyes of History, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
2002 Eyes of HIstory, Corcoran Museum of Art, Washington, DC
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Washington, DC Public Art Bank, Washington, DC
PhotoMedia Center, Erie, PA
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Rank Strangers. Susana Raab. Susana Raab, 2009 (photo-eye Cat# ZD910)
Various Photographs. Tim Barber. TV Books, New York, NY, 2008
A Better Time. Anthology, Editor: Arianna Rinaldo. Cartiere del Garda, Milano, Italy, 2008
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1986 - 1990 James Madison University, English
2003 - 2005 Ohio University, MA Visual Communications

Favorite Photography Books

Zona, Karl De Keyzer
The Last Resort, Martin Parr
Anything by, Martin Chambi
Photobook Vol. 1 & 2, Jerry Badger Martin Parr
Observations in an Occupied Wildnerness, Terry Falke

Favorite Technical Photography Books

The Negative, Ansel Adams

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