About

About

I love to explore the world with my camera. Initially most of my work happened in the urban environment. I still consider myself a “street photographer”, though now I find photographs anywhere. It is always a process of discovery, graced by possibility and good fortune.  My way of seeing sometimes tends towards the unexpected and the surreal in the ordinary, and relies strongly on composition and enigmatic juxtaposition. Often my pictures play with illusion, deception and imagination. I would like the viewer to see and experience the surprise and ambiguity of everyday life.

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PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITIONS

2018  Group shows: Gamut Gallery, Minneapolis MN;  Minneapolis Photo Center,”Eyes of a Stranger”; Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights;  “Light”,  A Smith Gallery,  Johnson City, TX

2017  INPHA 5  Manifest International Photography Annual, publication, (3 photographs) Cincinnati OH. 

2016  Group shows: Altered Aesthetics, Minneapolis MN;  PhotoMidwest, Madison WI;  Center for Photographic Art, Carmel CA;  Gallery 360, Minneapolis MN.                                    

2015   Group shows: Made Here Minnesota: ‘Intersections”; PHOTO Gallery, Oakland CA;  IFP Gallery, St. Paul MN.

2012  Solo show: “From the Fire”, IFP Gallery, St. Paul MN.

1987  Film in the Cities, St. Paul MN, “Frozen Moments - A Collaboration in Photography and Music”, with composer Homer Lambrecht.

1980  Intermedia Arts, Minneapolis MN, “Minding Music”, Photography for performance with composer Homer Lambrecht.

1980  Solo show:  “City Work”, Film in the Cities, St. Paul MN.

1979  Macalister College Gallery, St. Paul MN, “6 Photographers”.

 1979  University Gallery, University of MN. “Young Minnesota Artists”.

FILM  WORK   Collaborations with writer/director Shelli Ainsworth

2013  Art Director, “Stay Then Go”, Feature film.

2004  Production Design, “Film Fatale”, pilot for TV, Created still projected images to define the set and the world of this series.   

2000  Production Design, “Spa”, 30 minute digi-beta.

1995  Executive Producer/Set photographer, “This is Destiny”, 20 minute film,16 mm.

1993  Media Design, “A Psychic Mom”, 90 minute experimental theatre production. The actors in this production interacted with a series of still and moving images that I created.

TEACHING/WORK EXPERIENCE

1980-88  Film in the Cites, Photography instructor.

1985  Minnesota Historical Society, Photographic survey of St. Paul, MN

1985-87  Walker Art Center, Photography Department, Minneapolis, MN

1985-87  St. Paul Academy, St. Paul, MN, photography instructor, Summer art program.