collaboration photo credit with Cat Devereaux

collaboration photo credit with Cat Devereaux

I am a Michigan based artist/photographer specializing in storytelling and collaboration in the arts and philanthropy.

I very strongly believe that if you go back to your roots, if you mine that inner territory, you can bring out something that is indelibly you and authentic; like your thumbprint. It's going to have your style because there is no one like you. –Joyce Tennyson

I have yet to photographically understand the wrinkles and grooves, but I’m in process with the imprint. When I make my mark with a click, I’m thinking about my connection with the subject or the theme. I recall my own desires to hold on to moments and create memories. I appreciate a multi-perspective view and I want my audience to walk away feeling value and respect for that captured moment in time.

My experience in the arts varies from mixed media to the darkroom, work in the studio, alternative processes, and most recently a collaborative internship with the University of Michigan Cancer Center offering photography as an outlet to patients and their families. I aspire to share the beauty of image with others and in essence offer a space for newfound appreciation.

[A lot of the work you see here is thanks to the Great Lakes. I will continue with this work and apply what I have learned in the way of exploration to other projects/the greater good.]