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I'm a Chicago based photographer and artist who studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. My photography has been published nationally and internationally and I have shown projects at the Chicago Cultural Center, the Mint Museum Uptown in Charlotte, NC, Filter Photo Festival, and several Chicago area venues. I strive to capture my clients needs with honesty and clarity to make memorable images that tell compelling stories. Please get in touch to work with me for your photography needs.

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Upcoming Events and Exhibitions

American Legion
Chicago Public Library, Austin-Irving Branch
6100 W. Irving Park Road, Chicago, IL 60634
July 2 - September 29, 2018

Discussion Panel - Patriotism, Community, and Social Action
Discussion lead by Michael Elsey, Senior Instructor & Dir of Digital Media for the Great Books Foundation
Panelists include Dale Tippett Sr, Past Commander of Billy Caldwell Post 806, 9th District Sr. Vice Commander; Brent M. Webb, Commander of Tattler Post 973, 9th District Jr. Vice Commander; Moki Tantoco, Education and Programs Manager, National Veterans Art Museum.

Monday, July 23, 2018
6:00 - 7:45pm

 

 

 

During events, American Legion Auxiliary poppies will be available, with donations benefiting Unit 319 in Cody, NE.

More info HERE

Order AMERICAN LEGION

The AMERICAN LEGION project has been compiled into a 252 page hardcover book. Available now.

$35 + $6 shipping and handling.

(10.25% sales tax for Illinois residents)