About

Photography has been an integral part of my daily life. I picked up my first camera, a Polaroid, at the age of 12 and have been taking photos ever since. I am interested in capturing and recording the lives and conditions of others, the beauty in the mundane and the soul beneath a face.

Some recent exhibitions include:

2013
What Remains, Soapbox, NY

2010
Governor’s Island Art Fair, NY
Carmel Art and Film Festival, California
GLAAD OUTauction, NY

2009
The Artist’s Room, NY

2008     
The Audacity of Desperation, P.S.122, NY
Enfoco New Works #11 Exhibition, Taller Boricua Galleries, NY

2007
Chashama Visual Arts, Open Studio Exhibition, NY

2006
Diversity and Solidarity”, I-Gallery, NY
Soapbox Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Queer Eye”, Harbor Gallery, University of Massachusetts/Boston
GLAAD Out Auction, NY
“Wish You Were Here 5”, A.I.R. Gallery, NY

2005
“Ninth Annual DUMBO Art Festival”, d.u.m.b.o. arts center, Brooklyn, NY
“Projects ‘05”, Carriage House at the Islip Art Museum, Islip, NY

2004
Night of a Thousand Drawings”, Artists Space, NY
Generation.04”, A.I.R. Gallery, NY
Starlight Lounge, NY

2003 
“World”, Visionaire Exhibition at Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum, NY
515 Greenwich Street Open Studios, NY

AWARDS

2007-2008
En Foco New Works Award

2006-2007
Chashama Visual Arts – Studio Grant

BIBLIOGRAPHY

GLAAD, Top 100 Artists, November 2010
Indochine, Shaken and Stirred, Rizzoli, October 2009
Harris, Melissa, Nueva Luz Photographic Journal, Volume 12-No.3, 2008
Areford, David, Queer Eye, Harbor Gallery, University of Massachusetts/Boston, January 2006
World, Visionaire Issue No. 41, Visionaire Publishing, September 2003
Street Style: Emerging Photographers (sponsored in part by Lomographic Society USA),
Tulip Magazine, March 2002

EDUCATION

International Center of Photography: Digital Photography
School of Visual Arts: Photography