Photo by  Jared Elizares


My fine art photography is about solitude and the dark. It’s long exposures in the Sonoran Desert in and around Phoenix, Arizona. It’s color, light and the disregarded settings that get overlooked. It’s conceptual, performative and cinematic.

Please inquire if you would like to purchase.


b. 1966, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, currently resides in Phoenix, Arizona

Fine art photographer producing contemporary, conceptual and cinematic fine art series.

Education: BA, Liberal Arts, Metropolitan State University, St. Paul, MN 1994

Boards, Groups, Associations

INFOCUS Board Member / Phoenix Art Museum 2017-18

Phoenix Women’s Photographers Group

City of Tempe, Arts Council Grant Panelist, June 2018

Los Angeles Center for Photography Member, current

ASU : Industrial Design Graduate Presentation Panelist Reviewer


Water in the Desert, Phoenix Airport Museum, February - July, 2019

The Creative Portrait, The Los Angeles Center of Photography, December 2018 - February 2019

Sense of Place, Wobneb Magazine, October 2018

Peep Show, Studio Gallery, PHX,  April 2017

Night Water, Found:RE, PHX, October 2016 - November 2017

Land, Sea & Sky, ASU College of Public Service, PHX, August - December, 2016

Framed: Land and Architecture, Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR, June 1 - 20, 2016

MOD AZ, Chartreuse Gallery, PHX, April 1 - 30, 2016

15th Annual Joyce Elaine Grant Photography Exhibition, Denton, TX, February 15 - March 9, 2016

House, Habitat, Home, ASU :College of Public Service, PHX, January - May, 2016

Feast Your Eyes, ASU : College of Public Service, PHX, August - December 2015

GRID : 10th Annual Art Show, PHX, September - October, 2015

HOT SUMMER NIGHTS, Chartreuse Gallery, PHX, September 2015

This is Home (preview), Hazel & Violet PHX, March 2015

What's Grand About Grand Avenue, Frontal Lobe Gallery PHX, December 2014

DRY, R. Pela Contemporary Art, PHX, July, 2014

Our Town, Frontal Lobe Gallery, PHX, January 2014

Cementing the End, Paraguas Gallery, PHX, December 2012

My Beautiful City, Practical Art, PHX, January 2010

Select photographs in private collections.


Lunar Landscapes, New Landscape Photography, June 2018

Featured Photographer, F-Stop Magazine, August 2017

Weaving the Threads, anthology, selected, This is Home, March 2017

ART BREAK, Phoenix Magazine, February 2017

Night Water, Arizona Contractor & Community, December 2016

What Food Looks Like: Recycled City, Mother Earth News, Dec/Jan 2016

Night Water, New Landscape Photography, September 2016

Femme Fotale, Photography Book, Volume 1, February 2016

L'Oeil de la Photographie - The Eye of Photography, Reader Portfolio, July, 2015

Concrete History: Valley Sidewalk Stamps, Arizona Contractor & Community, December 2014

Nightlight Kickstarter campaign, 100% successfully funded, October 2017