Long ago in junior high: Started taking pictures with an Argus. Learned to process and print. Fell in love with the magic of the “silver” process. Saved for and bought a Minolta SRT 101.
High school: Took photography class. Received a B (which does not stand for “Bitter” about it to this day). Became “club photographer.”
College years: Became a wedding and Bar Mitzvah photographer.
For a long time: Did not pick up a camera. Direct result of years as a wedding and Bar Mitzvah photographer.
1990-present: On Motorcycle trips through North America: Rediscovered photography. Learned to see in black and white.
2003: Won Alma Ruiz Prize at Open Call LA for “Boys on the Malecon.”
2006: Participant, Review Santa Fe. 2006: Exhibited at Palos Verdes Art Center’s “Photography” exhibition. Group show.
2008: Exhibited at Two Roads Gallery’s “Shades of Grey” exhibition. One of two featured artists
2009: Exhibited at Sophia Louisa Projects “Emergency Exit Only” exhibition. Solo show.
2010: Exhibited at 2010 LA Architectural Photograph Show at the Factory Gallery, Los Angeles, Juried, group show.
Inspirations: Andre Kertesz; Henri Cartier-Bresson, Paul Strand, Harry Callahan, Lee Friedlander and many others.
Process and equipment:
35 mm and 120 mm Tri X and Plus X film.