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I enjoy the processes of digital photography to create fine art.  I manipulate photographic images to discover the range of artistic possibilities that extends beyond documenting reality.  This process becomes the tool to express an idea, a message, an emotion, or abstract expressionism. 

Transforming a raw digital file is labor-intensive.  Manual manipulation of raw digital data requires the use of digital editing software where guided techniques convert raw data into an image as I envision it.  The method may produce a painterly effect, a soft and dreamy focus, or produce an idea that is pulled away as a vivid abstract.  I print my works individually on acid-free premium quality papers using dye-based inks and employ archival methods of preservation. 


After receiving formal training in the public schools of Northern Virginia, I studied black and white photography at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, and subsequently pursued a B.S. in Technology & Management from the University of Maryland.  My works have been juried into regional and national exhibits, to include the 2nd Biennial Maryland Regional Juried Art Exhibition and the inaugural exhibit of Less is More in the Mitchell Gallery at St. Johns College in Annapolis.  I am the recipient of the Juror’s Award from The Annemarie Sculpture Garden and Art Center. ​​ Since 2011, I have exhibited in the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, New Jersey, New York, West Virginia and in Pennsylvania.  My works continue to be acquired for private, charitable, and corporate collections.


Empowered and Divinely inspired fine art photography

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