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South by Southeast PhotoGallery, GA

Your Daily Photograph, April 21, 2024

Your Daily Photograph, July 30, 2023

Westward Magazine, Art Attack and Month of Photography



BFA Photography, 1976, San Francisco Art Institute, CA

BS Arts & Media, (video production), 1980, Grand Valley State University, MI



MIT Libraries/Collection on Islamic Architecture,

Asia Society Museum, NYC, print Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem

Boulder County Human Services, Lafayette, CO, 'Lafayette Family Portrait' documentary series

API ~ ArtPhotoIndex (under letter “R”)

LensCulture ~



2024 Color Awards, "Last Winter on Earth #2"

2023 Julia Margaret Cameron Award Winner for Wildlife Series (scroll down to W)

2023 Julia Margaret Cameron Award, Honorable Mention, Digital Manipulation series (scroll down to D)

2023 Named one of 2022s TOP HOT 100 PHOTOGRAPHERS on

2022 Julia Margaret Cameron Award for Women Photographers, Honorable Mention (digital manipulation) for"Evanescence"

2022 Top 25 Most Powerful Portraits, All-About-Photo #24, for Rebeccah

2022 Feature Shoot Winner, March, 2022, for Evanescence

2022 International Color Awards, Honorable Mention, Silhouette, for Evanescence 6

2021 Lenscratch, My favorite Photograph for Evanescence 10

2021 IPA Awards, Honorable Mention, Fine Art: Other, for Evanescence 1

2021 iPhone Photography Awards, Honorable Mention in Landscape for "Giants"

2021 14h Annual Color Awards, Nominated in Fine Art for "Pelican Landing"

2020 British Journal of Photography "Portrait of Humanity in Space" 

2020 15th Black and White Spider Awards, Honorable Mention, Children of the World for "Tween Angst"

2020 International Photo Awards, Honorable Mention, Fine Art Landscape, for "Pelican Landing"

2020 All-About-Photo Magazine, Shapes Contest, for "Allium Study 8"

2020 10th Mobile Photography Awards for Lake Solstice

2020 Mira Mobile Prize, Top 50 shortlist, B W Street Photography, "Havana Tourist"

2020 Paris Photo Prize, Honorable Mention, Fine Art Still Life for "Isolation Flora"

2020 Juror Selection, NY Center for Photographic Art, From a Seed, for "Genesis 1"

2019 Lucie Award (Int'l. Photo Awards), cell phone photography, One Shot Street Photography for Raven Hopes

2019 Your Daily Photograph, curator's choice, "Orbital Dream", 12/30/19

2019 Tokyo Foto Awards, Honorable Mention (fine art-special effects) "Spirit Rising:Tryptich"

2019 14th Edition Julia Margaret Cameron Award, Honorable Mention, Raven Stories #1, Juror: Elizabeth Avedon

2019 B & W Spider Awards, Honorable Mention, "Monocle: Summer 2"

2019 Prix de la Photographie Paris Winner, Kibera: A Slice of Heaven

2019 British Journal of Photography Winner, top 50, Portrait of Humanity, “Moving the 10,000 Litre Water Tank”

2019 Julia Margaret Cameron Award for Women, Honorable Mention, street photography 'Catrina Bride'

2019 Julia Margaret Cameron Award for Women, Honorable Mention, series: Cell Phone Category “Monocle” (

2018 Mira Mobile Prize, top 50 shortlist

2018 Picfair’s Best of 2018 (scroll to #29)

2018 13th Annual Black & White Spider Awards, Nature Nominee for Dunes #1 and Dunes #2 (Letter ‘M’)

2018 Overall Winner, Picfair Women Behind the Lens

2018  11th The Color Awards Nominee in People category, Alicante Evening

2018 The Gala Awards, “Women Seen By Women”, finalist for Mom and Me (scroll to letter ‘M’)

2017 The Guardian News and Picfair’s W0MEN BEHIND THE LENS, shortlist, Rebeccah and Engine Trouble

2017 Black & White Spider Awards, Nominee in Photojournalism for Baotou and Meeting Our Needs (M)

2017 Black & White Spider Awards, Nominee in Nature category for Gobi Desert Detail

2017, 10 Amazing Autumnal Photos  taken with an iPhone

2017, 10 Amazing People Portraits taken with an iPhone

2016 The DARKROOM Gallery, “Winter Light” Show, 2nd place for Lone Pine

2016 Black and White Spider Awards, Nominee in People category for ‘Homeward’

2015 Mobile Photography AwardsHonorable Mention, category Nature/Wildlife, for Autumnal Equinox

2015 8th Edition, Julia Margaret Cameron Award, Finalist, Cell Phone Photography, from the series Detritus

2015 7th Edition, Julia Margaret Cameron Award, Finalist, for Rebeccah and Soap Wars

2015 Black & White Spider AwardsFinalist, People category for Laundry Day (under letter ‘M’)

2015 Black & White Spider Awards, Finalist, Children of the World, for Rebeccah (under letter ‘M’)

2015 Siena International Photo Awards Finalist for Kibera: A Slice of Heaven, StoryBoard Category

2015 International Color Awards, Nominee in Professional: People, for Twins on Parade

2015 Top 50 Shortlist, MIRA Mobile Prize, for The Bride!

2015 New York Center for Photography, Honorable Mention, Black & White Call, for The Bride!; Juror: Dan Burkholder.

2014 Adore Noire Magazine, 2nd place, 2014 Portfolio Contest, for Kibera: A Slice of Heaven

2014 Moscow International Foto Awards, Honorable Mention, Photo Essay, for Kibera: A Slice of Heaven

2014 9th Black and White Spider Awards, 2 X Nominee, Professional, People, for Balancing Act and Clean Hands (alpha listing “M”)

2014 Lucies (, Honorable Mention, Professional, Deeper Perspective,  Kibera: A Slice of Heaven

2014 Dotphotozine Award Finalist, Excellence in Photography, for Kibera: A Slice of Heaven

2014 Critical Mass Finalist

2014 7th Annual International Color AwardsHonorable Mention, Professional, for Flower GirlNominee for Evinta Jumping (letter  M)

2014 7th Annual International Color AwardsHonorable MentionProfessional: Nature, for First Day (letter M)

2014 6th Edition Julia Margaret Cameron Awards Finalist, Documentary & Editorial, Balancing Act (p. 34)

2013 Paris Photo Competition, px3.frHonorable MentionFirst Day Series (iPhone), fine art landscape category, professional

2013 8th Annual Black & White Spider Awards, Nominee in Nature Category for Glacier 1 (alpha listing “M”)

2013 IPA Lucies3rd place, ProfessionalPeople: Family for “Balancing Act

2013 IPA Lucies, Honorable Mention, Professional, Landscape series “Into the Woods” (iPhone)

2013 IPA One Shot/One World, Honorable Mention, Professional: People, Neighborhood Watch

2013 Artist Member of the Year, Firehouse Art Center, Longmont, Colorado

2013 Honorable Mention, Texas Photographic Society Annual Members Only Exhibition, for Meeting Our Needs, Inner Mongolia; juror: Elizabeth Krist, senior photo editor, National Geographic Magazine.

2013 Honorable Mention, IPA, Professional, Landscape, for Power in the Gobi, from Inner Mongolia, China

2011 First Place, Earth Through a Lens, for “Meeting Our Needs”



2023 Denver Night Lights! March 1, through March 31, 2023, at night

Sponsored by and MOP Denver

2023 Photography by Alternative MeansPACE Center, 20000 Pikes Peak Avenue, Parker CO 80138, celebrating MONTH OF PHOTOGRAPHY, runs 3/24/23 thru 5/14/23

2022-2023 Coors Western Art Exhibition and Sale, Denver, CO. Watch the video interview here.  See the work here.

2021-2022 D'Art Gallery, Denver, "D'Art and Friends" Invitational

2021-22 South x Southeast Photo Gallery, "Flora and Fauna", with Evanescence 4

2021 Photoville and MY PARK MOMENT Exhibition, S. F. Presidio, CA, Crissy Fields East and Main Post West

2021 Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, Arvada, CO, "Viral Influence: Art in the Time of Coronavirus"

2021 Annual Members' Show, "Aging 102", Colorado Photographic Arts Center, Denver.

2021 June, Staged Exhibit, Southeast Center for Photography"Emerging From Lockdown",  juror: Richard Tuschman

2020 British Journal of Photography "Portrait of Humanity in Space"(18:54)

2020-21 A Smith Gallery, Johnson City, TX, Trees Exhibit "Scent of Summer's End"

2020 South by Southeast Gallery, Molina, GA, "Election 2020: What Matters" for "Food for Thought", curated by Billy Howard

2020 November, South by Southeast Gallery, Molina, GA, "Love, Loss, Resilience", "Allium Study 4"

2020 October, F-Stop Magazine, Documentary issue, "Kibera: A Slice of Heaven"

2020 April NYCenter for Photography, From a Seed, juror: Aline Smithson

2020 April 22 ~ end-of-year, Earth in Focus Exhibition, Bethel Woods Center for the Arts and Photoville NY

2019 11/22/19~1/5/2020, Louisiana State Museum, New Orleans "Portrait of Humanity" (pg. 13), British Journal of Photography

2019 September Portrait of Humanity, Organ Vida International Photography Festival, Zagreb, Croatia

2019 July 9- 14, Paris Photo Prize Annual Exhibition, Kibera: A Slice of Heaven, Curator’s Choice

2019 A Smith Gallery, Texas, “Unconstrained” exhibition featuring Monocle: Spring, Untitled 4

2018 Mira Mobile Prize Exhibit, Porto, Portugal

2018 The Guardian News, London

2018 Jan-Feb  South x Southeast GalleryStill LifesUntitled 2, juried by Aline Smithson, of Lenscratch

2017~2018 The Guardian News & Media Gallery, London Women Behind the Lens Shortlist Exhibit

2017 PhotoPlace Gallery, Vermont, iPhone Imagery, 10/11~11/4, also on Facebook, click here

2017 Month of Photography, Denver, The Big Picture & Spark Gallery iPhoneography Show

2016 Berlin Foto Biennale, 10/6~10/30, 4th Biennial of Fine Art & Documentary Photography

2016 May, The DARKROOM Longmont, CO, Humanity Exhibition, featuring Kibera: A Slice of Heaven

2015 LA Photo Curator "In the City"curated by Juliet Haas, Capricho Espańol, iPhone street photography

2015 Center for Fine Art Photography, Ft. Collins, CO, Illuminate Exhibition, curated by Elizabeth Avedon.

2015 Lishui International Photography Festival (China), November 6~10, with Photolucida’s Critical Mass; curator: Laura Valenti

2015 FstopMagazine‘s Group Exhibition Where We Live, October, 4 images from My Suburbia

2015 FRESH Art + Farm Exhibition, Firehouse Art Center and Muse Gallery, Longmont, Colorado (7/24~8/30)

2015 LightBox Photographic GalleryMobile Magic XX,  juror Aline Smithson, for Orbital Dream.

2015 MIRA Mobile Exhibition, Porto, Portugal, top 50 shortlist for The Bride!

2015  Center for Fine Art Photography, Ft. Collins, CO, (6/5~7/18) Landscapes with juror Chantal Paul, image: Suburbia #1

2014 New York Center for Photographic Art2014 Black & White Call, juror: Dan Burkholder, image: The Bride!

2014 Colorado Photographic Art Center, Denver, Colorado, One by One Exhibition, Special Mention for “Balancing Act”. Juror: Eric Paddock, curator of photography, Denver Art Museum.

2013 Islander Art Gallery, Corpus Christi, TX, Texas Photographic Society’s Members’ Only Exhibition, thru October 13; juror: Elizabeth Krist, senior photo editor, National Geographic Magazine

2013 A. Smith GalleryTexas Photographic Society’s International Competition, juror: Blue Mitchell, image: Orbital Dream 1

2013  (March 8-April 20), Dairy Center for the Arts, Boulder, CO, Sand and Snow: Inner Mongolia

2013 (Feb. 4- March 15), Notre Dame of Maryland University, Gormley GalleryWomen’s Photography Exhibition, Baltimore, MD, Dream to Nightmare, an iPhone composite from series First Day.

2013 (January 10 opening), Darkroom Gallery, Rare Earth, Essex Junction, VT, for iPhone image First Day, juror: William Neill

2013 (January 12- March 1) Center for Photographic Art Juried Exhibition, Carmel, CA, for Midnight at Devils Tower & Last Indian Battle, curated by Dean Brierly and Chris Johnson.

2007 Asia Society Museum, NY, "Glass, Gilding, and Grand Design: Art of Sassanian Iran (224-642)", image: Dome of the Rock



2016 3/11-4/30, The DARKROOM Longmont, Downtown Longmont, CO,  Aspen Moon Farm: A Biodynamic Love Story

2014 December,, feature on Indecisive Moments, an iPhone Hipstamatic publication

2013 Nov-Dec, Firehouse Art Center, Longmont, CO, Kibera: a Slice of Heaven

2011 Sept-Oct, Firehouse Art Center, Longmont, CO, Dunes & Dwellings

2011 Jan-April, XiangShaWan Art Palace, Inner Mongolia, China, Diptychs of Nature

2008 Aug-Sept, Dairy Center for the Arts, Boulder, CO, Sugar Mill Row

2006 June-July, Dairy Center for the Arts, Boulder, CO, Neon Memories



2023 Your Daily Photograph February 14, with "Isolation Flora: Spring!"

2022 Edge of Humanity, My Suburbia

2022 All About Photo Magazine, Portraits

2022 Your Daily Photograph, June 15

2022 Feature Shoot Magazine 

2021 Denver Life Magazine, May Issue, Arts 

2020 F-Stop Magazine, October Documentary issue, for "Kibera: A Slice of Heaven"

2020 South x Southeast Photo Magazine, "Food for Thought"

2020 Your Daily Photograph, Nazaré Kiosk

2020 Magazine, "Garden of Delights" feature

2019 Your Daily Photograph, "Orbital Dream"

2018 Gazette Karinka, a Turkish Arts Publication

2018 The Guardian, Picfair’s Women Behind the Lens 2018 Winners

2018 The Imaging Alliance, Picfair Announcement on first place winner

2018 The Orms Photographic Blog, press release ‘Picfair Announces Women Behind the Lens Winners’

2018 All About Photography Magazine, an in-depth interview about my life’s work as a photographer

2018 British Art Studies {plate 22}

2018 Lenscratch: My Favorite Photograph of 2017

2017 Lenscratch: The Snow Exhibition

2017 The Guardian 

2017 Les Inrockuptibles

2016 Sharefang – Yesterday’s Kids, the Most Famous Persians, photo of musician Ardeshir Farah, 1971 (Strunz and Farah)

2015  F-Stop Magazine, Where We Live, group exhibition

2014 Adore Noire, Black & White Fine Art Photography Magazine, December, 2014, photo feature and interview, Kibera: A Slice of Heaven

2014 Ink 361 Kibera: A Slice of Heaven

2014  The Click, best links, coolest stories…Kibera:  A Slice of Heaven

2013  Slate.comKenya’s Slum Looks Different Than You Think, November 20, 2013

2013 China Daily, 12-2-13,  Kibera: a Slice of Heaven

2013 Daily MailAmerican Photographer’s Touching Photos of the World’s Largest Slum, November 27, 2013

2013 Photographer’s Forum Magazine, Best of Photography 2013

2013 UOL News, Brazil, on Kibera: A Slice of Heaven

2012 The Photo Review, 2012 Town, Future Park

2012 Xiang Sha Wan Life, included in book trilogy outlining contemporary happenings in the area

2012 Lenscratch, 2012 Lenscratch Mother’s Day Exhibition, 62 years.

2011 Chinese Photographer Magazine feature, April

2011 LensWork Extended, March/April issue

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