About


  • MA in Comparative Literature from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich, Germany

  • Fellow of the German Academic Scholarship Foundation

  • Photography Certificate, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

  • Bailey Opportunity Grant Recipient 2020, 2021

  • Residency at Makers Circle 2021

  • Juror: Camera Club of Oak Ridge, Tennessee Valley Fair Photo Competition, Dogwood Arts Chalkwalk, East Tennessee Regional Student Art Exhibition

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  • Exhibitions - Publications


  • 2022

  • Tuŝis II Vision and Craft, Dek Unu Magazine, August 2022 - Overall Winner

  • "Knoxville Photo Juried Exhibition" (Juror: Baldwin Lee) https://www.knoxalliance.com/knoxville-photo-2022/

  • "Wild Life" A1 LabArts (Jurors: Lauren Strohacker & Jason Brown) - 3.Place

  • Lenscratch - The Where Are We Now Exhibition (Curator: Aline Smithson) http://lenscratch.com/2022/04/the-where-are-we-now-exhibition/

  • "Through the Clouds" Better Together online exhibition (Curators: Catalina Aranguren, Mary Waltham, Sonya Lee) https://www.bettertogetherartists.net/on-view

  • “30 over 50: In Context 2022” The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collings, CO (Juror: Gordon Stettinius)

  • "National Juried Exhibition" Arts & Culture Alliance Knoxville (Juror: Tommie Rush) https://www.knoxalliance.com/national-juried-exhibition-of-2022/

  • "Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Commission Gallery of Arts Tribute" Knoxville https://www.knoxalliance.com/mlk-tribute/

  • https://www.wate.com/living-east-tennessee/honoring-martin-luther-king-jr-through-artwork/

  • 2021

  • "Merry Happy Joy" WalkBye Jersey City Free Public Library Jersey City, NJ outdoor public art exhibition (Curator: Catalina Aranguren)

  • "Photo for Non-Majors" group show 69 Humble Arts Foundation (Jurors: Roula Seikaly, Jon Feinstein)

  • "Ingress - Egress" A1 Ijams Nature Center Knoxville - Best of Show

  • "Arts in the Airport" TYS Fall 2021 - Winter 2022 (Juror: Mary Laube)

  • "Pieces of Light" Six - Feet Photography Project (Curators: Susan Patrice, Tom Rankin) Durham Arts Council https://durhamarts.org/2021/10/01/pieces-of-light-2021/

  • "Persevere: An Outdoor Exhibition and Projection Event" NCMA Raleigh (Curators: Jennifer Dasal, de'Angelo Dia) https://clickphotofest.org/2021-events-and-exhibitions/exhibit-details/persevere/

  • "Juried Open Show" Oak Ridge Art Center (Juror: Andrew Glasgow)

  • Shots Issue No.152 Summer 2021 Secret Worlds

  • "Knoxville Photo Juried Exhibition" (Juror: Joe Longobardi) https://www.knoxalliance.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/Photo21-catalog.pdf

  • The Racket 50 https://theracketsf.com/home/theracketjournal50

  • "Winning Images of the 74th Camera Club of Oak Ridge Salon", American Museum of Science & Energy Oak Ridge, TN

  • "Six Feet: Boundaries, Belonging, Becoming" (Curator) Revolve Gallery, Asheville, NC https://www.revolveavl.org/six-feet-boundaries-belonging-becoming-exhibition

  • "Letters, Numbers, Symbols" Praxis Photo Arts Center Minneapolis, MN (Juror: Dallas Crow) https://www.praxisphotocenter.org/post/letters-numbers-symbols-documentation

  • "Different Together" Professional Photographers of East Tennessee Knoxville

  • "No Bigger Than a Breadbox: Biennial Small Works Show" Knoxville (Juror: Joan Bontempo)

  • "Grit" A1Labarts Exhibition, Knoxville

  • "National Juried Exhibition" Arts & Culture Alliance Knoxville (Juror: Addison Karl) https://www.knoxalliance.com/national-juried-exhibition-of-2021/ Juror's Citation

  • "The Enveloping Landscape: A Contemplative Photographic Journey" The Baker Exhibit Center at The North Carolina Arboretum https://www.ncarboretum.org/event/the-enveloping-landscape-a-contemplative-photographic-journey/2021-01-17/

  • "Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Commission Gallery of Arts Tribute" Knoxville

  • 2020

  • "Arts in the Airport" TYS Fall 2020 – Winter 2021 exhibition (Juror: John Powers)

  • The Racket 34 https://theracketsf.com/the-racket-journal-archive/2020/33-ma479

  • "Portals: Windows, Mirrors, and Doors" (Juror: Elizabeth Avedon) https://photoplacegallery.com/online-juried-shows/windows-mirrors-and-doors-2020/

  • "Abstract '20" Southeast Center for Photography Greenville SC (Juror: Blue Mitchell) https://www.sec4p.com/abstract-20-ss?mc_cid=d6e5302f1d&mc_eid=780fd0108e#

  • "Arts in the Airport" TYS Spring-Summer 2020 exhibition (Juror: Jim Scarsella)

  • The Racket 21 https://theracketsf.com/the-racket-journal-archive/2020/8/17/the-racket-journal-issue-twenty-bfrcn

  • "Six Feet Photography Project" Juried Group Show - Click! Photography Festival https://clickphotofest.org/galleries/six-feet-photography-project/

  • "Juried Open Show" Oak Ridge Art Center (Juror: Kim Winkle) Bill Wheat Memorial Award for Excellence in the Photographic Arts

  • "Work by Recipients of Bailey Opportunity Grants" https://www.knoxalliance.com/bailey-exhibition-fy21/

  • "Knoxville Photo" Juried Exhibition (Juror: Rocky Kenworthy) - Best Entry of ACA Member, Best Digital Imagination https://www.knoxalliance.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/KnoxvillePhoto2020-catalog.pdf

  • "Obscura II - Alternative Photography and Time-based Media" Big Camera & A1 Knoxville

  • "Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Commission Gallery of Arts Tribute" Knoxville

  • 2019

  • "Who Are You?" Colorado Photographic Arts Center Denver (Juror: Roula Seikaly) https://cpacphoto.org/who-are-you/

  • "Juried Open Show" Oak Ridge Art Center (Juror: Victoria Boone)

  • "Impressionism" Broadway Studios Knoxville - Juror's Choice Award

  • "Arts in the Airport" TYS Spring-Summer 2019 exhibition (Juror: Jered Sprecher)

  • "Knoxville Photo" Juried Exhibition (Juror: Lynette Miller) https://www.knoxalliance.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/KnoxPhoto2019_compressed.pdf

  • "National Juried Exhibition" Arts & Culture Alliance Knoxville (Juror:Raymond Padron) - Best Entry of ACA Member https://www.knoxalliance.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Catalog2019.pdf

  • "Women's Work: Parity" Oak Ridge Art Center

  • "Connections" A1 Annual Juried Exhibition Knoxville

  • "The Naked Print" Rhode Island Center for Photographic Arts (Juror: Stephen Fisher) https://www.riphotocenter.org/the-naked-print-a-juried-exhibition/

  • "Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Commission Gallery of Arts Tribute" Knoxville

  • 2018

  • "Juried Open Show" Oak Ridge Art Center - Bill Wheaton Memorial Award

  • "Arts in the Airport" TYS Fall 2018 – Winter 2019 exhibition (Juror: Jordan Ahlers)

  • "Knoxville Photo" Juried Exhibition (Juror: Leigh Mitchell) https://www.knoxalliance.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Photo-2018-catalog-compressed.pdf

  • "Regional Art Exhibition" Dogwood Arts

  • "Arts in the Airport" TYS Spring-Summer 2018 exhibition (Juror: Jessica Wohl)

  • "Best of Camera Club of Oak Ridge Salon" Dogwood Arts Gallery Knoxville

  • "Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Commission Gallery of Arts Tribute" Knoxville

  • 2017

  • "National Juried Exhibition" Arts & Culture Alliance Knoxville (Juror: Dorothy Habel) - Best Entry of ACA Member https://www.knoxalliance.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/2017-nje-catalog.pdf

  • "Arts in the Airport" TYS Fall 2017 – Winter 2018 exhibition (Juror: John Douglas Powers)

  • 2016

  • "Knoxville Photo" (Juror: Susan Stanton) https://www.knoxalliance.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Photo-2016-Catalog.pdf

  • "Through the Lens V" Oak Ridge Art Center - Black & White Award

  • "Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Commission Gallery of Arts Tribute" Knoxville

  • 2015

  • "Arts in the Airport" TYS Fall 2015 – Winter 2016 exhibition (Juror: Stephen Wicks)

  • "Arts in the Airport" TYS Spring – Summer 2015 exhibition (Juror: Dorothy Habel)