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2002 – 2016   Co-Founded the media company, Edible Communities and created a 60,000 image database for use in all one-hundred Edible Communities publications. (Commercial)
2003 “Moonlight and Sacred Spaces”, Garden Terrace, Ojai, California
  “After Dark”, Azu, Ojai, California
2002 “A Life in Photography”, Pratt House, Ojai, California
2001 “Light Years”, Logan House Gallery Inaugural Exhibit, at the Beatrice Wood Studio, Ojai, California
1997 City Hall Exhibition, Ojai, California
1996 “Black and Light”, Gayel Childress Gallery, Ojai, California
1994 Eula Mae Edwards Memorial Museum and Gallery, Clovis, New Mexico
1993 University of California at Berkeley, Downstairs Gallery, San Francisco, California
  “Stay This Moment”, Clack Art Center, Alma College, Alma, Michigan
1992 “Avatars and Messengers”, Helen Head Johnston Memorial Gallery, San Francisco, California
  Shepherd State College, Shepherdstown, West Virginia
1991 Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, New York
  “Unguarded Tour”, Entry Gallery, Park School of Communications, Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York
  A Different Light, Los Angeles, California
1990 Wild Blue Gallery, Los Angeles, California


2016 “Transitions,” Edition One Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2003 Ojai Studio Artists, Ojai Valley Museum
  “Faces”, Ojai Art Center
2001 “Angels in Paradise and Out”, The Gayel Childress Gallery, Ojai, California
1998 “Color, Fire & Light”, The Cate School Gallery, Santa Barbara, California
1997 “Photo LA”, Los Angeles, California
1996 “Present Art IV”, Couturier Gallery, Los Angeles, California
  Ojai Studio Artists Tour. Ojai, “California
  Beauty and the . . . “, Gallery 111, Ventura, California
  Third Floor Gallery, City Hall. Ventura, California
  “Assembly of the Arts Invitational Exhibition”, Hoffman Gallery, Ventura County Museum of History and Art. Ventura, California. Curated by Tim Schiffer, Karen Sinsheimer, and Margaret Phelps.
  “Magic Silver Show”, Murray State University, Murray, Kentucky
  “Familiar Relations”, Center for Photography at Woodstock. Woodstock, New York. Juried by Larry Fink.
  Gallery House, Palo Alto, California. Juried by Pegan Brooke.
1995 “The Female Figure”, Los Angeles Art Association. Los Angeles, California
  “Erotica: On and Off the Wall”, Los Angeles Art Association. Los Angeles, California
  Center for Visual Arts. Oakland, California. Juried by Jo Leggett.
  “Fifth Annual Center Awards”, Center for Photographic Art. Carmel, California. Curated by Robert A. Sobieszek.
  “Contemporary Photography: The California Focus”, Armand Hammer Museum. Los Angeles, California
  “Whispers of the Black Triangle”, The Center. Los Angeles, California
1994 “Underexposed”, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery. Los Angeles, California. Curated by Scott Canty.
  Media Coalition, Director’s Guild. Los Angeles, California. Curated by Jeff Phillips.
  “New Art”, Clay Doyle Gallery. West Hollywood, California
1993 “Under My Skin”, 6 Gallery. West Hollywood, California. Curated by Daniel Ursino.
  “This Can’t Be Love”, Clay Doyle Gallery. West Hollywood, California
  Paul Monette Collection, Jan Kesner Gallery. Los Angeles, California
1992 “Journey to the Floating World, Works by Two Artists” Satellite Gallery. Los Angeles, California. Curated by Scott Canty
  “Two Photographers”, 6 West Gallery, West Hollywood, California
  “Annual Group Show”, Cleveland Photographic Workshop Gallery. Cleveland Heights, Ohio
1991 “Visual Perceptions: Works by Five Photographers”, Upstairs Gallery, Community College of Southern Nevada. Las Vegas, Nevada. Curated by Kim Fink.
  “Of Times and Places”, Montana Institute of the Arts and Western Montana College Gallery and Museum. Dillon, Montana
  “Catch a Rising Star”, Los Angeles Arts Council Auction. Butterfield and Butterfield. Los Angeles, California
  “New American Talent, The Seventh Exhibition”, Laguna Gloria Art Museum. Austin, Texas. Juried by Richard Marshall.
  “Urban Landscapes, Works by Four Artists”, Grants Pass Museum of Art. Grants Pass, Oregon
  “Los Angeles in Hong Kong”, Works by Four Los Angeles Artists. Hong Kong
  “Public Discretion, Works by Five Photographers”, The Gallery at 817. Los Angeles, California. Curated by Catherine Whyte Rhodes.
  “Images and Origins: Reflections of Women Photographers”, Los Angeles City Hall Bridge Gallery and Rotunda. Los Angeles, California
  “Fourteenth Annual North Dakota National Juried Exhibition”, Minot Art Gallery. Minot, North Dakota. Juried by John Frisenda.
  “Photo-Nominal ’91”, The Forum Gallery. Jamestown, New York. Juried by Sandy Skoglund. Catalogue.
  “6th Annual Greater Midwest International”, Central Missouri State Univeristy. Warrensburg, Missouri. Juried by Dr. Harold Gregor. Catalogue.
  “About Face”, Art Gallery, Lower Columbia College. Longview, Washington. Juried by Carolyn Brookhart.
  “The Documentary: Social Commentary in Black and White”, Alligator Gallery/The Bay Front Gallery, Fort Mason Center. San Francisco, California. Juried by Morrie Camhi.
1990 “Seven Western States”, Long Beach Art Association. Long Beach, California. Juried by Suzanne Muchnic.
  “From Fine Art to Commerce: The Photographic Spectrum”, Otis/Parsons, The Art Store Gallery. Los Angeles, California. Juried by Howard Edelman.
  “National Exposures 90”, Sawtooth Building Galleries. Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Juried by Ken White. Catalogue.
  “New Photography”, Los Angeles County Fair. Pamona, California. Juried by Arthur Ollman.
  “Counterpoint”, Hill Country Arts Foundation Gallery. Ingram, Texas. Juried by Lynne Lokensgard.
  “California Works 1990”, California State Fair. Sacramento, California. Juried by Susan Felter. Catalogue.
  “Exhibition 1990”, Berkeley Art Center Association. Berkeley, California. Juried by David Featherstone.
  “The Real Thing”, Brea Civic and Cultural Center Gallery. Brea, California. Juried by Louis Newman.
awards & publications


2011 James Beard Foundation Award for Publication of the Year, Edible Communities
2008 International Association of Culinary Professionals – Gold Award for Magazine Photography
2006 Marcom Award for Excellence in Magazine Photography
2005 International Association of Culinary Professionals – Silver Award for Magazine Photography
1992 National Endowment for the Arts Grant, provided by the West Virginia Arts and Humanities.
1990 Silver Award, San Mateo County Expo Center, San Mateo, California. Juried by Ruth Bernhard
  Award of Merit, “California Works 1990”, California State Fair, Sacramento, California.
  Merit Scholarship, “Portfolio Review: Photography, Photojournalism and Documentary Photography”, Friends of Photography, San Francisco, California.


2013    Edible Twin Cities, The Cookbook, Sterling Epicure Publishers
2012 Edible Dallas & Fort Worth, The Cookbook, Sterling Epicure Publishers
  Edible Seattle, The Cookbook, Sterling Epicure Publishers
2011 Edible Brooklyn, The Cookbook, Sterling Epicure Publishers
2010 Edible: A Celebrations of Local Foods, John Wiley & Sons Publishers
1996 PhotoMetro magazine, San Francisco, California
  Shots magazine, Dallas, Texas
  Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles, California
1994 Long Road to Freedom, St. Martin’s Press.
1993 The Lover of the Image, Humanist Issue.
1989 Phoenix, Windsor Publications.


ASMP New Mexico

Center Advancing the Photographic Arts

International Association of Culinary Professionals/Food Photographers