2003 - 2004 The International Center of Photography Certificate
New York City
2000 - 2006 Cuyahoga Community College Visual Communication and Design
Cleveland, Ohio

2021 American Photography 37
2020 International Photography Awards, Honorable Mention
2018 Santa Fe DIVERSITY Honorable Mention
2016 American Photography 32
2013 Ohio Excellence in Journalism: Cleveland Press Club COVER Sunday Magazines
2013 Santa Fe Workshops: Outdoors winner Honorable Mention
2013 Press Club of Cleveland: First Place Photography and all Others
2011 Press Club of Cleveland: First Place Photography and all Others
2010 PDN Great Outdoors award: Outdoor sports and activities
2010 Jewish Family Services: Outstanding community service and Support
2009 Press Club of Cleveland: Second Place Portraiture
2009 Press Club of Cleveland: All others/personality Photography
2007 Photographers Forum Finalist Annual Spring Photography contest
2005 Photographer’s Forum Best of College Photography Annual
2005 Nikons emerging Photographers Hall of Fame

Permanent Collections:
2020 Cleveland Public Library Archives: Cleveland 20/20
2018 The Quarter: Environmental Landscapes
2018 Van Aken: Environmental Landscapes
2014 Mitchell's Ice Cream: Harvest, from the source
2013 Cleveland Clinic Hospital: Landscapes
2011 Cleveland Clinic Foundation: in Conjunction with Catherine Opie

Solo Exhibits:
2018 Cleveland Foundation: in conjunction with keynote speaker Sir David Adjaye, Playhouse Square
2015 The Refugee Response - Night at the Farm: in conjunction with keynote speaker Arun Gandhi - Cleveland
2011 Surfers Series, Gypsy Bean Cafe and Bakery - Cleveland
2011 Surfers series, Greenhouse Tavern - Cleveland
2010 Surfer series, the root cafe - Cleveland

Group Exhibits:
2021 A few extra miles: with Adrian Eisenhower - The Quarter Gallery
2021 PhotoCentric Invitational - Cleveland
2018 Adrift, A Dream, 78th st. Studios. - Cleveland
2017 Cuba now, Cleveland Print Room
2016 Off the clock, APA/La, Santa Monica, Ca
2007 Convergence, with John G - Cleveland, Ohio
2007 Mandel center, curated by Abe Frajndlich - Cleveland
2006 Society of publication designers, Harry’s Loft - NYC
2005 Power of Women, Planned Parenthood of Greater Cleveland

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