Photo Booth - Schonhauser Alee, Berlin - July 2013

 

Artist’s Statement

I hope to lend a documentarian eye to art, fashion and sexuality.

Curriculum Vitae

Monterey Bay, California – b. 1983

Educated at the University of California from 2001-2005 obtaining a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science with an Emphasis in International Relations and Italian Language (via studying abroad in Siena, Italy).

Attended the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in Los Angeles from 2005-2006 for accelerated Associate’s program for Merchandise Marketing. Moved to New York in 2006 working for Saks Fifth Avenue, David Yurman, & Gilt Groupe as Associate Buyer and original team member helping grow the men’s business from $10 million to $120 million in two years.

After over 2 years at Gilt departed amicably in order to pursue more creative endeavors and afford the free time to work more closely with brands and designers on special projects.  After about 9 months of self-taught photography on 35mm film enrolled in the New York Film Academy for one-year photography program in July 2011. Worked as a Teaching Assistant in the NYFA Photo Department for 2 years.

Contributor to August Man, GQ China & Taiwan, Vanity Teen, Lash, BLU, Jon Magaine and other international publications. Exclusive editorial and videography content with David Gandy, Noah Mills, Kevin Bacon, Chris Colfer, Parke & Ronen and top names & brands in fashion.

Curated group exhibitions in New York (Robert Goff Gallery) and Ottawa (La Petite Mort Gallery). Have also been included in group shows in Washington D.C. (Lamont Bishop Gallery), the New Orleans Photo Alliance and Buenos Aires (Juanele). 

Currently residing in Monterey Bay frequently traveling to New York, Thailand and Berlin.