1999 to Present         Maine Media Workshops + College, Santa Fe Workshops, Santa Monica
 College, Los Angeles Center of Photography
 Continuing education workshops with Brenton Hamilton, Andrea Modica, Debbie Fleming Caffery,
 Aline Smithson,   Steve Moulton, John Sexton.          


1982                            Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California

                                    Master of Arts in Clinical Art Therapy.


1978                            San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California

                                    Bachelor of Arts in Art (emphasis in photography).





2010 to 2020               Alliance Community Mental Health Agency, Los Angeles, California

                                    Designed and facilitated From Latent to Visible: A Photography and Writing

                                    Program for Adults Living with Severe and Persistent Mental Illness.






2020 to Present          Gateway Neighborhood, Culver City, California

 Designed and facilitated an ongoing community-based collaborative image and text
 portrait project providing  neighborhood residents with opportunities to reflect on and to
 speak about their experiences living in the  challenging period of the global pandemic
 and to engage collaboratively in creating photographic images to make visible their experience.


2015 to 2020               Various Psychiatric Programs and Residences, Los Angeles, California

                                    Designed and facilitated a collaborative image and text portrait project providing
                                    adults living with severe and persistent mental illness with opportunities to
                                    reflect on and to speak about their experiences and to engage collaboratively in
                                    creating photographic images to make visible their experience.
                                    (This project was interrupted by the onset ofthe pandemic but will resume in 2023.)





2015                            Dualities: 34th Annual Juried Photography Exhibition, Mills Pond House,

                                     St. James, New York

                                     Jurors: Michelle and Melanie Craven


2014                              Visual Mixtape/New Photography, Los Angeles Center of Photography,

                                      Los Angeles, California


                                      Dreams, Fantasies and Illusions, Photo Place Gallery, Middlebury,

                                      Jurors: Nicholas Kahn and Richard Selesnick


                                       20th Juried Exhibition, Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester,


                                     Juror: Aline Smithson


                                       The Visual Narrative, MPLS Photo Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota

                                       Juror: Susan Burnstine


2013                                Imagined Realities, Photo Place Gallery, Middlebury, Vermont,

    Jurors: Robert and Shana ParkeHarrison

                                        Photo L.A., Santa Monica, California

                                        Santa Monica College Invitational Exhibition  


2012                                Perceptions: New Work from Ten Southern California Photographers,

                                        The Julia Dean Center for Photography




2014                              Lenscratch

                                       Family Inheritances I: Arising and Family Inheritances II: Parting