Placing Memory | A Photographic Exploration of Japanese American Internment
was published by the University of Oklahoma Press in the fall of 2008. The book includes contributions by Natasha Egan, Associate Director, Museum of Contemporary Photography; Karen Leong, Director, Asian Pacific American Studies, Associate Professor, Women and Gender Studies, Arizona State University; and John Tateishi, former National Executive Director, Japanese American Citizens League.

Spring and Summer/2009
The Garden, Solo Exhibition, Photographs Do Not Bend Gallery, Dallas, Texas
Core Evidence, Invitational Exhibition, Mainsite Contemporary Art, Norman, Oklahoma
GrOUp, Group Exhibition, Tarleton State University, Stephenville, Texas
The 50 States Project,
Interviewed on OETA public television's OKC Metro about the book Placing Memory
The Garden featured in the June 2009 issue of Vision Magazine, Beijing, China

Placing Memory A Photographic Exploration of Japanese American Internment
, Author, Published by University of Oklahoma Press
TPS 17: The National Competition, Texas Photographic Society, Dougherty Art Center in Austin, TX and Center for Contemporary Art, Abilene, Texas
High and Dry, Eighth Annual Juried Exhibition, International Center for Arid and Semiarid Land Studies, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Fall/2007 Winter/2008
Todd Stewart, Paul Yurkovich, Rishi Singhal, Newspace Center for Photography, Portland, Oregon
Spectra 07: National Photography Triennial, Silvermine Guild Arts Center
Aura: Photography/Memory/Place, The Allen R. Hite Art Institute Galleries, The University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky
Photographic Possibilities in the Face of an Expanding Digital Technology: Selections from Several American Artists, essay by Andrew Strout, The International Journal of Arts Education

Summer 2007
Thirteenth Annual Project Competition, Center (Formerly Santa Fe Center for Photography), Santa Fe, New Mexico


Since the birth of my twins, Ethan and Lily, in 2002, they have been the focus of much of my creative activity. The Garden is an ongoing project exploring their developing relationship with the world around them. To see a collection of images from the project see the portfolio at

Current Projects

An ongoing body of work examining the death of Picher, Oklahoma - A national superfund site and the location in 2008 of a devasting tornado.

Yet Untitled
A ongoing project examining sustainability in arid lands of the American Southwest.