1987-1993 Studied at the University of MN, Minneapolis. Fine Arts. Cast iron and bronze sculpture and photography. Exhibited locally in various shows including trade show on cast iron with Smith Foundry.
1990-1993 Undergraduate teaching assistant. University of MN, Foundry, Minneapolis, MN
1991-1993 Co-chair. "Women Fire and Iron" conference. Minneapolis, U of MN Art Dept, Minneapolis, MN. 3-day conference featuring Judith Shea and Phoebe Adams as guest speakers.
1991 Artist Assistant. Mel Chin. Revival Field, St. Paul, MN
1992 St. Paul Iron Pour. Lead crew to pour variety of art objects installed as public art. St. Paul, MN.
1992 Visiting Artist. Iron Pour, St. Paul College, St. Paul MN
1992 Visiting Artist. Foundry. Oxbow, Chicago Art Institute, Saginaw, MI.
1992 Visiting Artist. Foundry. Chicago Art Institute, Chicago, IL
1993 Visiting Artist. Foundry. Chicago Art Institute, Chicago, IL
2012 Going Postal Exhibition, Photography, Superior, WI
2012 Grace Exhibition, Iron World, Chisholm, MN
2013 Saatchi Online Black and White Collection curated by Rebecca Wilson
2013 Saatchi Online Black and White Collection curated by Rebecca Wilson
2015 Private Exhibition, Los Angeles, CA
2015 Publication. Freshwater Review, College of St. Scholastica
2015 Minnesota State Fair Fine Arts Exhibit, St. Paul, MN
2015 Finalist in Fine Art Photography, Julia M. Cameron Award/Pollux Awards. Analy Werbin, juror.
2016 Small Solo Exhibit, Lyric Gallery, Virginia, MN
2016 Finalist, Fine Art Category. 11th Annual Julia M. Cameron Awards. Analy Werbin, juror.
2016 Honorable Mention, Nature Category. 11th Annual Julia M. Cameron Awards. Analy Werbin, juror.
2016 Berlin Biennial, Julia M. Cameron Award exhibit, Berlin, Germany
2016 Ely Echo published winning photograph from the Cameron Award
2016 Mesabi Daily News published interview and image regarding the Cameron Awards
2017 “LOVE” Group exhibit. Icebox Gallery, Minneapolis, MN. Curator Howard Christopherson
2022 Lensculture “Art Photography Competition Gallery.” Chosen for inclusion in Art Photography Online Gallery.
2022 Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR. “Color Space: 2022” exhibit.
2022 Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR. “Landscape and Architecture: 2022” exhibit.
2022 IPA (International Photography Awards) “One Shot: Color/Nature” Honorable Mention
2022 Julia Cameron Awards, Fotonostrum Gallery, Barcelona, Spain. Honorable Mention for a series in Landscape.
2022 Pollux Awards, Fotonostrum Gallery, Barcelona, Spain. Honorable Mention for a series in the Landscape.
2022 All About Photo Magazine “Color” awards for a series. Merit Award.
2023 Julia Cameron Awards, Fotonostrum Gallery, Barcelona, Spain. Honorable Mention for Singles Category in Fine Art.
2023 19th Annual Julia Cameron Awards, Fotonostrum Gallery, Barcelona, Spain. Winner in the Singles category of Landscapes & Seascapes. Barbara Davidson, juror.
2023 19th Annual Julia Cameron Awards, Fotonostrum Gallery, Barcelona, Spain. Honorable Mention in the Singles category of Landscapes & Seascapes. Barbara Davidson, juror.
19th Annual Julia Cameron Awards, Foton0strum Gallery, Barcelona, Spain. Honorable Mention for Singles in the category of Fine Art.
2023 19th Annual Pollux Awards, Fotonostrum Gallery, Barcelona, Spain. Honorable Mention for a Series in Fine Art.
2023 Praxis Gallery, Minneapolis, MN. "The Shadow Aspect". Sarah Weis, jurist.
Jimmy Wilson Gallery, Minnesota
NINE dot ARTS, Colorado
Artlink, Inc: We Art the World. London, Tel Aviv, New York
2022 “Racing to the County Line.” Art photography & prose. On going project with Dale Kakkak of the Menomonie Tribe, Menomonie, WI.
2022 “Tales of the Garden.” Photographic series based on the life of local garden, Minneapolis, MN
2022-2023 “Between What Surrounds Us” series and book of art photography of the St. Croix Watershed. Work explores the landscapes in the watershed and with the help of scientists at the St. Croix Watershed Research Center depicts the history and consequences of human impact on the area beginning with the first sawmill in Minnesota.
2018 Tofte Lake Arts Center, Ely, MN. 1 week residency funded by the Jerome Foundation to photograph women in the Ely area who are artists, businesswomen, environmental mining managers and directors, wolf researchers, sled dog guides and Girl Scout Guides who take folks into the BWCA for week to 2 week canoeing adventures.
2021 Sept-Oct 3 week Artist in Residence, St. Croix Watershed Research Center, Marine-on-the-St. Croix, MN. The Center has six scientists researching and working on water issues in the St. Croix Watershed, other lakes and rivers in Minnesota and the US and internationally. They are part of The Science Museum of Minnesota, St. Paul. My focus was beauty, art and science and where they intersect. I was given a remote cabin on the St. Croix River to live in for 3 weeks. Sony Electronics loaned me their 62 mp A7R4, three lenses and an adapter for my Canon lenses.
2014 Post-processing for Landscape and Outdoor Photographers with Ben Willmore
2014 Nature and Landscape Photography with John Greenbro
2014 Creative Wow Series with Jack Davis
2014 Master the Business of Photography with Sal Cincotta
2014 How to Use a Wacom Tablet with Dave Cross
2014 The Art of Seeing with Frans Lanting
2014 Photoshop Compositing: Essential Techniques with Aaron Nace
2014 Real World Lighting Advanced Techniques with Scott Robert Limm
2014 Photoshop Advanced Masking with Ben Willmore
2014 Fine Art Compositing with Brooke Shaden
2014 Advanced Photoshop Techniques with Dave Cross
2015 Fulfill Your Creative Purpose with Ann Rea
2015 Landscape Photography with Art Wolfe
2015 Street Photography: The Art of Photographing Strangers with Ashley Gilbertson
2015 Highway 12 Road Trip/Photography Workshop with Howard Christopherson, Will Agar, Sid Kaplan and Toby Olds
2015 Photography Mentorship with Howard Christopher – Photographer, Minneapolis
2015 Internship at Icebox Gallery (framing, exhibition set-ups and take-downs, organization and publicity) with Howard Christopherson – Owner, Minneapolis, MN
2016 Highway 12 Road Trip/Photography Workshop with Howard Christopherson, Toby Old, Tom Kumpf and Sid Kaplan
2016 to present Mentorship with Joseph Giannetti-Artist, Minneapolis
Workshops Springboard for the Arts
2014 Simple Business Plans for Artists
2014 Finances for Artists
2020 -2023 Represented by Burnett Gallery, Wayzata, MN.
2014 to present Represented by Artlinks:we art the world, New York, London and Tel Aviv. Maya Benson-Art Representative
2014 Represented by 5 Pieces Gallery, Berne, Switzerland
2015 Prints included in a collection in Dubai for a 5-star hotel. Organized by Artlinks:we art the world. Designer: Tihany Design
2015 Photography Mentorship with Howard Christopherson, photographer and owner of Icebox Gallery.
2015 Intern. Icebox Gallery and Framing, Minneapolis, MN
2023 “Northern Minnesota Native wins global photography award”. Article by John Myers featuring the Julia Cameron Award for Single Image in Landscapes curated by Barbara Davidson.
2023 AAP Color Issue. Sandrine Hermand – Grisel, editor.
2021 “Coming Home” Agate Magazine. Laurie Allman, editor and author
2020 “Pretty as A Picture” Edina Magazine and The St. Croix Valley Magazine. Katelynn Storch
2020 April Weekender Portfolio. Musee Magazine
2020 Photographer Finds Inspiration in Arboretum Gardens
2016 "Above Superior". Agate Magazine. Laurie Allman, editor and author.