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


Awards:
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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