New York Institute of Photography

Brooks Institute, Santa Barbara California

professional experience


 2008-Present                                                El Rito, New Mexico

n  Home again Working on the On The Road  images and my new Home.  Reconnecting with New Mexico. Teaching Workshops  


2008 (Spring Summer)                              Stanley, Idaho

n  Worked as a caretaker at The Salmon River Lodge.  Made beds, cleaned rooms and took care of all guests needs.  Major decompression from life and lots of great Salmon Fishing                        


2006 - 2008                                                  Wassaic, New York 

Living in an old barn in upstate New York while helping out my Parents and decompressing from  the Road Trip.  Also mounted first NYC show of the work from The Road.


2004- 2006                                                   Living in a 1960 Airstream Trailer on The Road                                                                 

n  Traveling the United States covering over 75,000 miles photographing the People and the Landscape of America.  Working with a 4x5 camera and positive-negative Polaroid film exclusively.  Producing 4X5 inch contact Palladium Prints as well as 30x40 and 48x60 inch mixed media  prints.


1987–2004                                                           Santa Fe, New Mexico

n  Extensive work with the Palladium Printing Process while concentrating on Landscapes and the Native American Culture as primary subject matter.



1975-1987                                                      New York City, New York

n  Owned and operated a freelance studio.

n  Work included editorial, album covers, fashion and advertising work as well as personal artistic pursuits.



1972-1974                                            New York City, New York

nPhotographer’s Assistant to still life photographer Rudy Legname.






  Clio Awards

 NY Art Director’s Club Annual Exhibition Awards

 Communication Arts Awards of Excellence

  Art Direction Magazine Awards of Distinction

  Platinum Records for album covers of Georgia Satellites, Julian Lennon, and Charles Daniels (among others)

  Certificate of Distinction Creativity

  The One Show Awards for Excellence in Advertising

  Advertising Club of NY Andy Awards

  Ceba Awards

  America Institute of Graphic Arts Certificate of Excellence Awards.

  Prix De La Photographie Paris 2009 (First, Second and Third Place)