After 25+ years working as a planner, program evaluator, trainer, and consultant, I was able to return to photography as a student, and then as a teacher.  I aspire to make artful photographs, but also enjoy using photography as a tool for education, or in support of social justice projects. 

B.A. University of Michigan, Psychology and English, with distinction
M.H.A. University of Washington, School of Public Health, Health Policy and Planning
Doctoral    University of Washington: Social Marketing, Organizations (3 yrs.)
University of Michigan, University of Washington Extension, Photo Center Northwest 

Photography Awards and Grants
2011  - Jurors’ Pick, PhinneyWood Annual Artwalk, Seattle, WA
2011  - Represented PhinneyWood in City Arts spring competition 
2007-2011 - City Youth Arts Grants: Club Photo Founder and Lead Teaching Artist, Seattle            World School and Photo Center NW
2006  - Literacy and Photography Grant, Charlotte Martin Foundation, Seattle 
2005  - 3 Honorable Mentions, 33rd Nat'l Photo Competition, Larson Gallery, Yakima, WA
2004  - Jurors’ Purchase Award, Art About Agriculture, Oregon State University
2003  - Artist Trust GAP Grant, Visual Arts, Washington State Artist Trust 
        -  First Place: Photo Center NW Show, Juror: Elizabeth A. Brown, Henry Art Gallery
         - Jurors’ Purchase Award: Art about Agriculture, Oregon State University    

Solo and Group Exhibitions

2022    -  "Sustainability", Art About Agriculture (Oregon State University)  Traveling Exhibition, Oregon venues, May-Oct.

2020    -  Artist Trust Auction

               Fresh Flours, Phinney Ridge, Seattle, Jan. - Feb

2019    -  Phinney Center Gallery

               Belltown Art Walk, October, Endless Knot

2018    -  Artist Trust Auction

2017    - This Bountiful Lens, Gallery 440, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

2016    - Artist Trust 30th Anniversary Auction
2015    - This Bountiful Lens, Oregon State University Art About Agriculture Invitational, Chessman Gallery, Lincoln City, OR
2013    - Fresh Flours, Phinney, Seattle, Work from Mexico
           - West Seattle Art Walk, Seattle, Work from Mexico
           - Photo Place Gallery, Middlebury, VT, Photography and Environmental Concern
           - Youth in Focus Auction, Seattle
2012    - Artist Trust 25th Silver Anniversary Auction
           - Youth in Focus Auction, Seattle
2011    - Jurors' Picks Show, Phinney Center Gallery, Seattle
           - King County Metro Bus Shelter Project, 2 photo murals selected 
           - Photo Center Northwest, Push Pin Show
2010    - Greenwood Phinney Annual Artwalk, South by Southwest
2009    - Fresh Flours, Seattle, Color Fields II
           - Greenwood Phinney Annual Artwalk, Oaxacolor II 
           - Ballard Artwalk, Oaxacolor II
           - Phinney Center Gallery, Dia de los Muertos Show 
           - Oregon State University, Art about Agriculture Tour 2009
           - Phinney Center Gallery, Earth Day Show
2008    - Greenwood Phinney Artwalk, Oaxacolor
2007    - Edmonds Artwalk, Color Fields II  
2006    - Chase Gallery, Spokane, Washington State Artist Trust Invitational
           - Collins Gallery, Oregon Historical Society, Portland, This   Bountiful Place, Art about Agriculture: the First 25 Years
           - Cafe Flora, Field Work
2005    - Larson Gallery, 33rd Annual National Photo Competition, Yakima, WA
           - Henry Art Gallery, Bashville, Invitational, Seattle
2004    - Phinney Center Gallery, Day of the Dead Show
           - Lorinda Knight Gallery, Spokane, WA, The Spokane River and Great Gorge Park 
           - Oregon State University, Art About Agriculture Tour, Corvallis, OR
           - Photo Center NW Show, Juror: Dr. Patricia McDonald, Tacoma Art Museum
           - Globe Gallery, Seattle, On the Duwamish
           - Herkimer Coffee, Seattle, Mexican Imports
           - Herkimer Coffee, Seattle, Work from Eastern Washington
2003    - Texas National Exhibition, Stephen Austin State University,
             Jurors: Jerry Uelsmann and Maggie Taylor
           - Contemporary Northwest Women in Photography, Juried by Frye Art Museum,
             Washington State Convention Center       
           - Art About Agriculture 2003, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
           - Photo Center Northwest Members' Show, Seattle
           - Lorinda Knight Gallery, Spokane, WA, Work from Mexico 
2002    - Side Show Gallery, Four Eyes, Four Countries, Seattle
           - Cafe Besalu, Seattle, Color Fields
Lorinda Knight Gallery, Spokane, WA  (owner retired, 2008)
Media, Published Photographs, and Books
Featured on Seattle Channel Citystream, January 13, 2011
Seattle Times
Queen Anne News
Photography and Environmental Concern, Photo Place Gallery Exhibition Catalog, 2013
This Bountiful Earth, The Art in Agriculture Collection First 25 Years, Oregon State University
Pathways to Rural Health Practice, U. of Washington Dept. of Medicine
The State of Rural Health, U. of Washington Dept. of Medicine
The Roads of Our Lives: Stories of Coming to the U.S., Seattle Schools
Never Forget Who You Are:  Refugee and Immigrant Teens Writing about their Lives, Seattle Schools
Here My Dream is Coming True:  Refugee and Immigrant Teens Writing about their Lives
Always Remember Where You Came From: Stories of Coming to the U.S.,
Seattle Schools
Clients and Collections
Seattle Schools
Jack Straw Productions, Seattle
Medical Teams International, Portland, OR
Northwest Medical Teams, Oaxaca
Manos de Vida, Oaxaca
Sierra Club, Spokane, WA
University of Washington Dept. of Family Medicine
Planned Parenthood of Western Washington
PATH, Seattle
Oregon State University
Legacy House, International District, Seattle
LeMaster and Daniels, Spokane, WA
Rockwood Retirement Centers, Spokane, WA