Education

 

M.A. - Photography and Graphic Design, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, 1979 B.A. - Communication Arts, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, 1976

 

Recent Selected Exhibitions

 

The Eclipse Show, Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, Oregon, August, 2017 (Curated by Christopher Rauschenberg)

Recent Photography Acquisitions
, Portland Art Museum, March - July, 2017

Embodied
, University of Kentucky Art Museum, January - April, 2017

The Photo Review Best of Show, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2016

The Kansas City Collection, Rotating Exhibition throughout Kansas City, 2016 - 2017


Unbound 5!
Candela Books and Gallery, Richmond, Virginia, June, 2016


The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, Leedy-Voulkos Art Center, Kansas City, Missouri, December 2015 – February, 2016 (One woman show)

 

Photography as Life, Lishui International Photography Festival (China), November, 2015 (curated by Laura Valenti)

 

Looking At Appalachia, Traveling Exhibtion, opening June, 2015 (Curated by Roger May)

 

Seen/Unseen, Snapshot Gallery, Kansas City, MIssouri, May, 2015 (Two person show)

 

Eccentric Visions, Strecker-Nelson Gallery, Manhattan, Kansas, April, 2015

 

Conversation on Troost, EthnicArt Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri, June, 2014 (Two person show)

 

The Middle, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, January, 2014 (Curated by Daniel Coburn)

 

Currents 2013, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, Louisiana, December, 2013 (Gordon Stettinius, juror)

 

About Face: Contemporary Portraiture, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri, August, 2013 (Curated by Jane Aspinwall and April Watson)

 

Can You See Me Now? A Mid-Career Retrospective. The Bohemian Gallery, Overland Park, Kansas, June, 2013 (one woman show)

 

Early Works, Newspace Gallery, Portland, Oregon and Rayko Photography Center, San Francisco, California (curated by Laura Moya and Laura Valenti Jelen) 2013

 

Looking at Ourselves: Portraits featured on Lenscratch, Guate Photo Festival, Guatamala City, Guatamala. November, 2012 (curated by Aline Smithson)

 

Uganda: New Color Work, Mayson Gallery, New York, NY, May, 2012 (One woman show)

 

4xAfrica, Rayko Center for Photography, San Francisco, California, February, 2011

 

Uganda, Newspace Gallery, Portland, Oregon, January, 2011 (Two person show)

 

100 Portraits/100 Photographers, FotoWeek DC 2010 Festival, Washington DC, November, 2010 (Curated by Andy Adams and Larissa Leclair) 

 

Familiar: Portraits of Proximity, The Kansas City Jewish Museum of Contemporary, Overland Park, Kansas, November, 2010 

 

Director’s Choice, Newspace Gallery, Portland, Oregon, September, 2010

 

River Market Regional Exhibition, Kansas City Artists Coalition Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri, July, 2010 (Curated by Barbara O’Brien)

 

The Sea Series, Leopold Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri, April, 2010 (One woman show)

 

PhotoSpiva, Spiva Center for the Arts, Joplin, Missouri, March, 2010 (Deborah Klochko, juror)

 

Hide and Seek: Picturing Childhood, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri, September, 2009 (Curated by Jane Aspinwall and April Watson)

 

Small Works Portfolio Exhibition, Susan Maasch Gallery, Portland, Maine, April, 2009

 

Uganda, White Sturgeon Art Gallery, Water Resources Education Center, Vancouver, Washington, March, 2009 (One woman show)

 

Collectible, Wallspace Gallery, Seattle, Washington, December, 2008 Texas Photographic Society 17: The National Competition, to travel throughout 2008 (Lisa Sutcliffe, juror)

 

PhotoSpiva, Spiva Center for the Arts, Joplin, Missouri, May, 2008 (Rod Slemmons, Juror)

 

Uganda, Leopold Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri, April, 2007 (One woman show)

 

Portrait 2000, Truman Presidential Library, Independence, Missouri, February, 2008 (Two person show)

 

Convergence, Open Shutter Gallery, Durango, Colorado, February, 2008 (One woman show)

 

Group Photography Show, Dolphin Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri, April, 2007

 

The Art of Photography, Lyceum Theatre Gallery, San Diego, California, April, 2007 (Tim Wride, Juror)

 

PhotoSpiva, Spiva Center for the Arts, Joplin, Missouri, April, 2007 (John Paul Caponigro, Juror)

 

100 Women in Photography, Women in Photography International, 2006 (Online exhibition)

 

Selections from the Contemporary’s Flat Files, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, July, 2006

 

Summer Show, Dolphin Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri, July, 2006

 

PhotoSpiva, Spiva Center for the Arts, Joplin, Missouri, May, 2006 (Keith Carter, Juror)

 

Women Artists: Selections from the A.G. Edwards Corporate Collection, University of Louisiana, Lafayette, Louisiana, May, 2006

 

The Space Between, Studio 2131, Kansas City, Missouri, October, 2005 (One woman show)

 

Among the Ashes, Silver Eye Center for Photography Member’s Gallery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, August, 2005

 

Urban/Suburban, Epsten Gallery at Village Shalom, Overland Park, Kansas, August, 2005

 

The Children’s Hour, Museum of New Art, Pontiac, Michigan, May, 2005

 

PhotoSpiva, Spiva Center for the Arts, Joplin, Missouri, April, 2005 (Robert ParkeHarrison, Juror)

 

ID = ♀, The Photography Room, Grand Rapids, Michigan, March, 2005

 

 

Recent Selected Awards/Honors

 

First Place Award, PhotoSpiva, Spiva Center for the Arts, Joplin, Missouri, 2016 (Sean Kernan, Juror)

 

Selected as Fellow, Midwest Jewish Artist Lab, 2015

 

First Place Award, PhotoSpiva, Spiva Center for the Arts, Joplin, Missouri, 2013 (Natasha Egan, Juror)

 

Honorable Mention, The Julia Margaret Cameron Award, 2010

 

Director’s Choice Award, Center, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 2010 (Christ Bennett and Laura Valenti, Jurors)

 

2nd Place Award, PhotoSpiva, Spiva Center for the Arts, Joplin, Missouri, 2010 (Deborah Klochko, Juror)

 

Juror’s First Prize Award, State of the Arts Exhibition, Prairie Village, Kansas, 2009 (Mark English, Juror)

 

Dr. Phyliss and Robert A. Bernstein Humanitarian Award, Jewish Family Services, Overland Park, Kansas,2009

 

Bodhisattva Award, Rime Buddhist Center/ Tibetan Institute of Studies, Kansas City, Missouri, 2008

 

Nominated for UNICEF Photographer of the Year Award, 2007

 

3rd Place Award, PhotoSpiva, Spiva Center for the Arts, Joplin, Missouri, 2007 (John Paul Caponigro, Juror)

 

Juror’s Award, Art at the Center 2007, Overland Park, Kansas (Dean Mitchell, Juror)

 

Honorable Mention, PhotoSpiva, Spiva Center for the Arts, Joplin, Missouri, 2006 (Keith Carter, Juror)

 

Juror’s Choice Award, Art at the Center 2006, Overland Park, Kansas (Sangram Majumdar, Juror)

 

 

Recent Publications

 

Shots Magazine, Issue #135, 2017

Shots Magazine, Issue #131, 2016

The Sun Magazine, October, 2015 (cover)

 

Zeitjung Online Magazine, December, 2014

 

Feature Shoot Online Magazine, December, 2014

 

Missouri Arts Council, “A Passion for Photos in Black and White,” November, 2014

 

The Kansas City Star Magazine, “Number 11 and Me,” March 16, 2014

 

The Sun Magazine, July, 2014 (cover)

 

Harper’s Magazine, February, 2014

 

Lenscratch Online Magazine, May, 2013

 

Black + White Photography (“60 Second Exposure” feature), Issue 144, December, 2012

 

New Letters Magazine (cover included), Volume 78 Nos. 3 & 4, 2012

 

Photo District News Online Magazine, July 12, 2012

 

New York Times Lens Blog, June 29, 2012

 

Ode Magazine (The Online Community for Intelligent Optimists) September, 2010

 

Fraction Magazine, Issue 18, 2010

 

New Letters Magazine (cover), Volume 76 No. 3, 2010

 

Kutuuka, Yellow Bird Press, June, 2009

 

The Sun Magazine, February, 2009 (cover)

 

New Letters Magazine, Volume 74, Number 4, 2008

 

Shots Magazine, Summer, 2008

 

Talking With The Wheel: The Ceramics of Ken Ferguson, contributing photographer, Silver Gate Publications, 2007

 

The Sun Magazine, May, 2007

 

Present Magazine, (online magazine) Spring, 2007

 

Ensemble Jourine, (online magazine) March, 2007

 

New Letters Magazine (cover and portfolio), Volume 73, Number 1, December, 2006

 

F-Stop Magazine, (online magazine) September, 2006

 

Present Magazine, (online magazine) Spring, 2006

 

The Sun Magazine, (cover), October, 2005

 

The Studio Potter, (“Remembering Ken Ferguson”) Volume 33, Number 2, June, 2005

 

The Sun Magazine, April, 2005

 

Ceramics Monthly, (“Ken Ferguson: A Remembrance”) March, 2005

 

 

Selected Collections

 

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri

 

The Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon

 

Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, University of Texas at Austin

 

The Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, Arizona

 

The University of Kentucky Art Museum, Lexington, Kentucky

 

High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia

 

Nerman Contemporary Gallery of Art, Overland Park, Kansas

 

Sprint Corporation, Kansas City, Missouri

 

Devos Children’s Hospital, Grand Rapids, Michigan

Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas

 

American Century Investments, Kansas City, Missouri

 

University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas

 

H & R Block World Headquarters, Kansas City, Missouri

Spiva Center for the Arts, Joplin, Missouri

The Cassilhaus Collection

 

 

Permanent Installations

 

The Pembroke Hill School, Kansas City, Missouri

 

Shawnee Mission Medical Center, Overland Park, Kansas

 

Village Shalom, Overland Park, Kansas

 

Operation Breakthrough, Kansas City, Missouri

 

The Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy, Overland Park, Kansas



 Gallery Representation

 

Tilt Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona