March 2013: I am honored to have been selected for a summer artist residency at the Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts. I will be spending one month in Ithaca, NY making new work!
March 2013: I'm happy to announce that I have been selected as an A.I.R. Gallery Fellow for 2013-2014.
February 2013: Finnish & Jewish opens at The Garner Center at NESOP in Boston, MA. The exhibition is on view from February 25-April 12, 2013. Please join me for the opening reception on Thursday, March 7th.
August 2012: Pick up a copy of the September issue of Popular Photography to read the article Film Lives: The Enduring Allure of Analog Photography, by Debbie Grossman. The story highlights photographers who are continuing to use film, and features one of my photographs from Treece.
July 2012: I was interviewed by Claire O'Neill for NPR's The Picture Show. See the story here: How to Make a Ghost Town.
June 2012: I am incredibly honored to be one of the 2012 recipients of the Aaron Siskind Foundation Individual Photographer's Fellowship Grant. Thank you to the Aaron Siskind Foundation, and to the judges, Phong Bui, Katherine Bussard and Marvin Heiferman.
June 2012: My project in Treece is being featured on The New Yorker Photo Booth today. Please click here to see the work.
June 2012: A selection of my photographs from Treece are currently on view online through the Photographic Resource Center in Boston. Click here to see the feature.
May 2012: My photograph of Ryan, Lane & Lance from Treece is featured on Flak Photo today. Click here to see it.
March 2012: I just returned from another trip to Kansas, where I am continuing my project in Treece. Click here to read about my experience photographing the city hall being demolished and the water tower coming down on Blue Earth Alliance's blog.
January 2012: I've been selected as a runner up for the Camera Club of New York's Darkroom Residency Program, which allows me to use CCNY's facilities for one month. I plan to use this time to continue developing my project in Treece, Kansas.
December 2011: Two of my photographs are on view at the Finlandia University Gallery through January 14, 2012. They are included in the Contemporary Finnish-American Artist Series 20th Year Retrospective Exhibition, along with work by Arno Rafael Minkkinen, Bruce A. Niemi and more.
November 2011: I photographed Jeff Koons for The Financial Times. It ran in the Collecting supplement of the Life and Arts section on Saturday, November 26, 2011. Click here to see the article by Susan Moore.
August 2011: In partnership with the Baxter Springs Heritage Center and Museum, I've received a grant from the Kansas Humanities Council to continue my photographic project in Treece. More information about the KHC is available here. Thank you!
July 2011: 100 Portraits is on view at the Australian Centre for Photography from July 29th - August 27th.
July 2011: Finnish & Jewish opens at the Tychman Shapiro Gallery in Minneapolis. The exhibition is on view through September 22, 2011.
May 2011: 100 Portraits is screening at the New York Photo Festival in DUMBO this weekend.
May 2011: 100 Portraits is traveling to the Head On Festival in Sydney, Australia this week.
April 2011: My photograph of Savarra is now available for purchase through Life Support Japan. Run by Wall Space Gallery, all the photographs for sale are donated by the artists to help raise funds for Habitat for Humanity Japan and Direct Relief International. Click here to learn more!
April 2011: I have been selected as one of four new artists sponsored by Blue Earth Alliance, a non-profit 501(c)3 organization. Any donations to help me continue photographing in Treece, Kansas will be tax-deductible when made through Blue Earth. To make a contribution, please click here.
February 2011: My work was featured on Flak Photo again today. Click here to see my photograph of Savarra.
January 2011: Moment of Recognition opens at ICP. The exhibition is on view through March 20th. I have three photos in this exhibition, two from Finnish and Jewish, and a third from my new project in Treece, Kansas.
January 2011: I'm so thrilled to announce that I reached my goal on Kickstarter to continue photographing in Treece, Kansas and the tri-state mining area. My endless gratitude to all of those who have supported me, including:
To the 118 generous donors who contributed to my work through Kickstarter:
Laura Accomando • Katherine Ainsworth • Camille Alexander • Scott Alexander • Hannah Allen • Anonymous • Mark Armstrong • Steve & Lindsay Asp • Marla H. Bane & Michael L. Benson • Lee Barken • Kit Barker • Rosalie Bartlett • Lindsey Bathke • Alan Barnett • Matthew Baum • Eve Bennett • Amos Bergner • Sallye & Peter Bleiberg • Justin Brennan • Madelyn Bronitsky • Dana Byerly • Alejandro Cartagena • Wati Chaeron & Saleh Safiruddin • Jo Ann Chaus • Meagan Cignoli • Kathy & Dave Clemmons • Celine Cohen • Phillip Compton • Jennifer Coplan & Bob Frank • Kate Cunningham • Gregory Dalesandre • Bonnie Daniels • Sarah Daniels • Ben Davidson • Michael Davidson & Edie Bishop • Tom & Barbara Davidson • A. Jesse Jiryu Davis • Shawn Davis • John Deosaran • Lauren DeSteno • Andrea Dunlap • Tamesin Dyas • Judd Engelbrecht • Kate Engelbrecht • Verla Engelbrecht • Laura Feldman • Kyle Fisher • Krista Foerster • Ed Forti • Martin Fuchs • Erin Gleeson & Jack Prosnit • Jacqueline Goldner • Elizabeth Gordon • Julia Graeper • Stephen Hall • Michael Hawke • Joris Hol • Romke Hoogwaerts • Geri Kantor • Sherman & Liz Kantor • Shira Kantor • Allison Kaufman & Diego Sanchez • Alden King • Daniel King • Scott Krycia • Magnus Krysto • Susan Lambert • Pat Liiste • Cathy Ma • Meagan Manning • Xavi Marrades • Suzanne F. Miazga • Lisa Marie & Liron Meller • Catherine Mencher • Mrogove • J. Muller • Brandon Nightingale • Colleen Noonan • Jane Okrasinski • Elizabeth Orr • Rich Palermo • Donna Rae Pearson • Ryan Pfluger • Cara Phillips • Suzanne Revy • Susan Rosenberg Jones • Michael Rudy • Helen Saari • Juan A. Saucedo • Kate Schirg • Schroeder Family of NJ • Pamela Selwyn • Sandra Shaner • Suzanne Stolz • Tema Stauffer • Susan • Bill Tegtmeyer • Thunder Theft • Beth Thompson • Viviane Topp • Amy Touchette • Sonya Travanty • James Turnbull • Roger Varland • Adam Von Kreuzhof • Kate Walton • Van Webb • Arthur White • Elizabeth White • Lewis Winter • Ofer Wolberger • Max Worrell • Eric Yang • Barak Zahavy • Jeramy Zimmerman
December 2010: My work was featured on Flak Photo today. Click here to see Trenton & Madison, Treece, 2010.
December 2010: You can read a short interview about my project in Treece on Mossless Magazine's website by clicking here.
December 2010: Finnish & Jewish opens at Finlandia University Gallery. The exhibition is on view through January 14th.
November 2010: I'm pleased to be included in 100 Portraits at the Corcoran Gallery of Art as part of FotoWeek DC (curated by Larissa Leclair and Andy Adams).
October 2009: Finnish & Jewish opens at Blue Sky Gallery in Portland, OR. The exhibition is on view through November 1st. Please join me for an artist talk at the gallery on October 3rd at 3pm.
September 2009: Anthology opens at the Southeast Museum of Photography, and will be on view through February 12, 2010. I'm happy to have my work included in the museum's permanent collection.