A chronological listing of my exhibitions, publications and awards; most recent first.
My image "Wall of Buildings, Beijing" (bottom right) on display in Krakow, Poland as part of the 2019 Urban Photography awards.
Honored to have four works (the most of any artist) in the 100 pieces accepted to the Stockton Art League's annual juried exhibition, taking place from September 5 - October 3 at the Goodwin Gallery in Stockton. Check it out! (And if you are wondering why I'm a Stockton artist, you have to live within 85 miles of the gallery, and Google maps puts me at 80 miles...).
My photograph "Wall of Buildings, Beijing" is being exhibited from August 14 - August 26, 2019 at Po Drozde in Krakow, Poland, as part of the Urban 2019 Photo Awards Contest, celebrating the best of urban and street photography.
My photo "Beijing Apartment Buildings" is being displayed in the Trieste airport in Italy from July 25 - August 7, 2019, displayed as part of the dotart "Urban 2019" photo awards, showcasing the best of urban and street photography.
My image of Laura Kimpton's "EGO" from Burning Man 2012 was featured in the June 21, 2019 issue of The Jack Rabbit Speaks.
My image of two juvenile elephants at Amboseli was used by the World Wildlife Fund in their 2019 Endangered Species Day Campaign.
My photo of the Jemaa El-Fnaa market in Marrakesh was recently published in an article about the world's most famous markets in Far and Wide.
Agora Gallery in New York is showcasing three of my Beijing architectural images at ArtExpo New York, taking place April 4 - 7, 2019 on Pier 90. The three images are all from the "Out my hotel window" series.
My photo of the Hotel Ranga observatory and the Northern Lights was selected for the PhotoPlace Gallery 'A Color Moment' juried show.
Images from my series "Out my hotel room window, Beijing" were included in the See.Me group exhibition at "Art Takes Miami", shown at the grand opening of Art Basel Miami from December 6-8, 2018.
I was named a Selected Artist for the Chelsea 2018 International Photography Competition, for a set of images taken out my hotel window in Beijing.
My photo of a couple pushing their bikes out of a dust storm was used in the September 13, 2018 issue of The Jackrabbit Speaks, the Burning Man journal.
My photo of the "Catacomb of Veils" from Burning Man 2016 was used in a July 2018 article in Gentlemen/El Confidencial.
My photo of bikes on the playa was used for the cover of "The Jackrabbit Speaks," the official Burning Man newsletter, for the August 6, 2018 edition on bicycles.
My work is being shown at the FCDI "Moments in Architecture" show in Mumbai, India, from July 13 - August 13, 2018.
My image "Beijing Office Building" has been selected for the Center for Photographic Arts "Members' Juried Exhibition". The show takes place at their gallery in Carmel from July 7 - August 12, 2018. For the show, 45 artists were invited out of 1,100 submissions nationwide.
Link to the American Photographic Association gallery for the 2018 "Off the Clock" exhibit in Los Angeles. Two of my images were selected for the 100 image show, from among thousands of entries. Images are in alphabetical order by first name, mine are images 91 and 92.
My work is being shown in the India Arch Dialog (IAD) 2018 show in Delhi, India from February 9 - 25, 2018.
Press coverage of my Runner Up in the 2017 Travel Photographer of the Year (TPOTY) contest:
Six for six! All six of my entries into the 2017 Chromatic Awards International Color Photography Contest won Honorable Mention in the Amateur competition. All the images are shown below.
Two of my images made the Top 50 in the 2017 Proify Awards. The Proify Awards are "dedicated to shining a spotlight on up and coming and undiscovered talent."
Travel Photographer of the Year 2017 (TPOTY)
The TPOTY (Travel Photographer of the Year) is one of the world's biggest and most prestigious travel photo contests. In 2017, 20,000 images were submitted in 9 categories from 126 countries, including only one category (New Talent - Destination) for non-professionals. Very honored that I was named Runner Up in that category, for my portfolio of six images from Burning Man in 2016.
Very honored that I received eight Honorable Mentions in the Neutral Density 2017 Photography Awards. The ND Awards is an international competition that in 2017 received 6,849 entries from 89 countries.
I received Honorable Mentions in the following categories:
People: Travel/Culture - set of five portraits from Burning Man
People: Travel/Culture - set of five landscapes from Burning Man
Nature: Trees - single image of an acacia tree in the Masai Mara
Nature: Wildlife - single image of baby elephants holding trunks
Nature: Seascapes - single image of a sandbar in The Maldives
Architecture: Buildings - single image of a Beijing office building
Architecture: Other - single image of Maldives stilt houses
Special: Night Photography - single image of cheetahs by moonlight in Kenya
Links to all of the images are above.
My series "Biking Across Burning Man" received third place in the 2017 International Photography Awards (ipa), in the "Amateur: Events - Other" category. IPA is one of the world’s largest and most prestigious photo competitions. This year the competition received almost 15,000 entries from 103 countries. A third place finish is in the top 3% of all entries received.
A set of five of images of Kenya wildlife was given Honorable Mention in the 2017 International Photography Awards (ipa). IPA is one of the world’s largest and most prestigious photo competitions. This year the competition received almost 15,000 entries from 103 countries.
Four of my images were given Honorable Mention in the 2017 International Photography Awards (ipa). IPA is one of the world’s largest and most prestigious photo competitions. This year the competition received almost 15,000 entries from 103 countries.
Press coverage of the Arcaid Architectural Photography Awards:
In The Guardian.
In Lonely Planet, the world's premier travel guide/website.
In ArchDaily, "the world's most visited architectural website."
In Dezeen, the online architecture magazine.
In New Atlas, an online publication read by 5 million people per month.
In Fubiz, one of the largest online magazines in France.
In the Hindustan Times of New Delhi, India.
Two of my Burning Man images, of OINK and the Icarus art car, were featured in an article in the Korean Magazine Public Art:
My image of "Black Rock Lighthouse Service, 2016" was named a Finalist in the 2017 Siena International Photography Awards.
Another cover of The Jackrabbit Speaks! The February 28, 2017 issue of the Burning Man newsletter featured my image of Sil-vi at the Sonic Runway.
My image of Robot Heart at sunset was used as the cover image for the February 14, 2017 issue of The Jackrabbit Speaks, the official newsletter of Burning Man.
My photo of the northern lights over the Hotel Ranga observatory, along with some night photography tips, was published in the Shutterstock article "10 Unconventional Tips for Photographing After Dark."
Two of my images were published in the 2016 Elephant Crisis Fund Annual Report. I'm proud to support their work in saving elephants from extinction.
My photo "Hotel Ranga Observatory and the Aurora Borealis" was chosen as an Editors' Pick for the LensCulture Exposure Awards 2017.
Neutral Density Photography Awards 2016
The Neutral Density (ND) Photography Awards is an international competition dedicated to promoting photography and photographers. Judging is performed by a panel of international judges, including gallery owners, publishers, editors and renowned photographers.
In 2016 the competition received 6,422 entries from 85 countries. One of my images, "El Rcif, Fes, Morocco, 2015", received 3rd place in the People: Travel/Culture Category, putting it in the top 3% of entries. Another image won honorable mention.
"El Rcif, Fes, Morocco, 2015" received a Bronze star award in the People: Travel/Cultures category.
"Sunrise, Dolomites, Italy, 2015" won honorable mention in the Nature: Trees category.
International Photography Awards (ipa) 2016
The International Photography Awards is one of the largest and most prestigious photo competitions in the world. In 2016, the competition received 17,037 entries from 162 countries. The competition is juried by a board of professionals including curators, photo editors, gallery owners, art directors, and others from the international photography community.
I am honored to have received honorable mention for entries in four categories in the competition this year: Travel/Tourism (The Walls of Morocco), Nature/Landscapes, Nature/Trees, and Special Events (Colors of the Playa).
The winning images and links to the entries are below.
My photo "Tribute to Joan Miro," taken in El Raval, Barcelona, made the Editor's Choice gallery in the 2016 LensCulture Street Photography competition.
Another Photo Friday win! This time, the challenge was "Mountainous" and I entered this photo of Montserrat, near our home in Barcelona. (Incidentally, the only photo on my website taken with my iphone.)
Two weeks in a row on Photo Friday! This image, of El Pulpo Mechanico at Burning Man in 2011, was the top vote-getter in the "Heat" challenge in May 2016.
This image of the Hotel Ranga observatory, northern lights, and night sky won the 2016 Hotel Ranga photo contest.
In April 2015 my image of the Kasbah de Telouet was used in a Trover article on "17 Reasons You Need to Visit Magical Morocco."
Playing mah-jong, Dali, Yunnan, China, 1992.
This image won honorable mention in the Islands magazine national photography competition of 1997.
Rowing to temple, Dai Lake, Yunnan Province, China, 1992.
This image won second prize in the Islands magazine national photography competition of 1996.
It was also selected for a 2010 juried show at Mountain Light, Galen Rowell's photo gallery in Bishop, CA, and was used for the promotional poster for the show.