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© All work is copyright and protected. Unauthorized usage, duplication, download, production or reproduction without prior written consent is strictly prohibited. All rights reserved 2007 – 2014.
All images in this folio do not belong to or in the public domain.

I create my photographs with the following tools of the trade:

  • Canon EOS 60D
  • Canon EOS 6D
  • Canon Battery Grip
  • Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM Lens
  • Canon EF 85mm f/1.2 USM Medium Telephoto Lens
  • Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L IS USM Macro Lens
  • Canon EF 24-105mm f/4 L IS USM Lens
  • Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM UD Telephoto Zoom Lens
  • Canon 430EX Speedlite Flash, softbox and diffuser
  • Lensbaby Composer Tilt & Focus Ball & Socket type Selective Focus Lens kit
  • Lensbaby Optic Box Set Bundle for Composer, Muse, & Control Freak
  • Lensbaby Accessory Kit Bundle with 0.6X Wide Angle/1.6X Telephoto Macro kit
  • Creative Aperture Kit
  • Lens filters and hoods – UV, PL, F-DL & B&W
  • Vanguard Alta Pro 263AT Aluminum Tripod with SBH-100 Ball Head
  • Opteka Remote Control Cord

JURIED GALLERY EXHIBITS/AWARDS/PUBLICATION:

  • 2014 – Published book cover “Winter’s Silence” photograph for crime novel “Night Before the Party” by Sasa Stanisic
  • 2014 – Published book cover “Winter’s Silence” photograph for romance novel “Once Upon a Tower (Fairy Tales, #5)” by Eloisa James
  • 2014 – Published book cover of “In the Field” photograph for crime novel “This Dark Road to Mercy” by Wiley Cash
  • 2013 – Published book cover of “We Stand Alone” photograph for crime novel “Backlash” by Lynda LaPlante
  • 2013 – Published book cover of “Skydiver’s Moon” photograph for poetry chapbook “You Won’t Need That” by Robert Gregory
  • 2012 – 3nd Place in the Amateur Category ($100 Prize) – Photography – 10th Annual National Arts Program Exhibition, Mexican American Cultural Center, Austin, Texas (Jurors: Jake Bryer/Margie Crisp/Marolyn Zoey Upshaw)
  • 2012 – Solo Exhibit – Six photographs placed in Mayor Pro Tem Sheryl Cole’s Office – Austin, Texas
  • 2011 – Two photographs entered in the Amateur category – Mixed Media Photography – 8th Annual National Arts Program Exhibition, Mexican American Cultural Center, Austin, Texas (Jurors: Debra Broz/Alan Pogue/Christopher Adejumo)
  • 2011 – Two mixed media photographs selected for the 2011 People’s Gallery Exhibition in Austin City Hall (Jurors: Jean Graham/Kevin Shaw)
  • 2010 – Honorable Mention in the Amateur Category – Photography – 8th Annual National Arts Program Exhibition, Mexican American Cultural Center, Austin, Texas (Jurors: Katie Geha/Adria McCuaig/Nilea Rohrer-Parvin)
  • 2009 – 2nd Place in the Amateur Category ($200 Prize) – Photography – 7th Annual National Arts Program Exhibition, Mexican American Cultural Center, Austin, Texas (Jurors: Tina Weitz/Augusto Brocca/Chris Pescayune)
  • 2008 – 1st Place in the Amateur Category ($300 Prize) – Photography – 6th Annual National Arts Program Exhibition, Mexican American Cultural Center, Austin, Texas (Jurors: Andie Jew/Richard Cutler/Stephen Martin)
  • 2008 – Austin Museum of Art Family Membership Award – “All People Dream”, Quattro Gallery, Austin, Texas (Jurors: Angel Quesada/April Sullivan)

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Journal

10th Annual VSA National Arts Program Exhibit (Austin,Texas)

My photos are being exhibited from December 7, 2012 – December 29, 2012 at The Emma S. Barrientos Mexican-American Cultural Center. A total of 174 pieces of artwork were submitted of all mediums from 103 artists, including myself. I entered two photos, “Skydiver’s Moon” and “Smile Like You Mean It”. / “Smile Like You Mean It” received 3rd place in the amateur category. I r…
Posted about 2 years – 4 comments

First Solo Exhibit at Mayor Pro Tem Sheryl Cole's Office

I have been selected to hang a solo exhibit at the Office of Mayor Pro Tem Sheryl Cole at the City of Austin. I am very honored that six of my photos were selected to hang in her office. / Mystique / Nest of Three / All that’s Left Behind / Lonesome Dove / If These Flowers Could Speak / Impossible Dream / :D / I would like to thank Sheryl Cole and her staff for this wonderful opportunity.
Posted over 2 years – 4 comments

2011 People’s Gallery Exhibition at Austin City Hall

What an honor! I’ve had two photographs accepted into the 2011 People’s Gallery Exhibition at Austin City Hall. These works are now being developed into a cohesive exhibition, which will remain on view throughout the next year ( February 18, 2011-January 13, 2012). The call for entries yielded more than 1,400 entries from 325 artists and art organizations. Out of those entries only 150 artists…
Posted almost 4 years – 8 comments

8th Annual VSA National Arts Program Exhibit (Austin,Texas)

I entered this exhibit, which exhibited from December 20, 2010 – January 15, 2011 at The Emma S. Barrientos Mexican-American Cultural Center. There were a total of 135 pieces of artwork submitted of all mediums from 79 artists, including myself. I entered two photos, which were “Living in Ghost Town” and “Into the Light” received honorable mention in the amateur category. I received a purple ribb…
Posted almost 4 years – 6 comments