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EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science, Horticulture, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois (1992)
Bachelor of Arts, Landscape Architecture, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, Illinois (1999)

PUBLISHED

2016 Black + White Magazine (UK), Cover, January
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2015 Featureshoot, Oct
2015 Float Magazine, Sept
2015 Streit House Space, Only Human, Sept-Oct
2015 The Sun, Cover, September
2015 The Long Way Home, Volume 1
2015 Shots, Issue #129, Autumn
2015 Fraction Magazine, 7th Anniversary Edition. Issue 74, May
2015 Feature Shoot, Nostalgia-Inducing Photos, April 30
2015 Getting Your Shot, National Geographic, May
2015 Orion Magazine, May/June Issue
2015 Shots, Issue #127, Spring
2015 Ticka Arts, March
2015 F-Stop Magazine, Issue #69, March
2015 Phosmag, February
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2014 2014 FLAKPhoto, Books of the Year 2014
2014 National Geographic, On Photographing Your Child, October 20
2014 Muybridge's Horse, October 9
2014 Feature Shoot, October 3
2014 Lenscratch, October 1
2014 Dodho Magazine, September
2014 Shots, Issue #125, Autumn
2014 National Geographic, How Close Can You Get, July
2014 National Geographic, The Un-Selfie: Taking Back The Self-Portrait, June
2014 Shots, Issue #124, Summer
2014 F-Stop Magazine, Issue #65, July, Featured Artist + Interview
2014 Blur Magazine, Issue #37, June/July
2014 National Geographic, Self-Portrait Story, May
2014 F-Stoppers, April
2014 Artist a Day, March 25
2014 The Swap, March
2014 Vieworld Photo Magazine #7, January
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2013 F-Stop Magazine Issue #62, December
2013 Rfotofolio, November
2013 Tonelit, Issue #5, November
2013 Shots Magazine, Issue #121, Autumn
2013 Shots Magazine, Issue #120, Summer
2013 Lenscratch, February
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2012 F-Stop Magazine, Issue #52, April

GROUP SHOWS

2016 Ticka Arts 3rd Exhibition, Gray Matters, Dallas, Texas, Curator: Sonserre Gibson
2016 Time In:Refocusing on Motherhood, Elder Gallery, Lincoln, Nebraska, Curator: Larry Gawel
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2015 28th Annual Member's Only Show, Texas Photographic Society, Juror: Keith Carter
2015 Shrode Photograph Exhibition, Cedarhurst Center for the Arts, Juror: David R. Hanlon
2015 Field Study, David Weinberg Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, Juror: Katherine Ware and Meg T. Noe
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2014 Critters, A Smith Gallery, Johnson City, Texas, Juror: Anne Berry
2014 Black and White, Photoplace Gallery, Middlebury, Vermont, Juror: Karen Haas
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2013 Backyard, Santa Fe Photographic Workshops, Santa Fe, New Mexico
2013 PhotoNOLA Finale Slideshow, New Orleans, Louisiana
2013 Rural Impressions, New York Center for Photographic Art, New York, New York, Juror: Aline Smithson
2013 July (2 selected), A Smith Gallery, Johnson City, Texas, Juror: Christy Karpinski
2013 We Are Family (3 selected), Darkroom Gallery, Essex Junction, Vermont, Juror: Chris Verene
2013 Open Water, Kiernan Gallery, Lexington, Virginia, Juror: Jennifer Schwartz
2013 The Magic of Light, Photoplace Gallery, Middlebury, Vermont, Juror: Aline Smithson
2013 The Family, Detroit Center for Contemporary Photography, Detroit, Michigan, Juror: Aline Smithson
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2012 The Unreal, The Kiernan Gallery, Lexington, Virginia, Juror: Ken Rosenthal
2012 Alternate Realities, Photoplace Gallery, Middlebury, Vermont, Juror: Laura Moya
2012 Secrets and Mysteries (2 selected), Darkroom Gallery, Essex Junction, Vermont, Juror: Catherine Edelman
2012 Spontaneous (3 selected), Darkroom Gallery, Essex Junction, Vermont, Juror: Nikos Economopoulos
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2005 Emergence, National Gallery, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
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2004 Visions Caribbean, Dominican Republic, Bodytalk, National Gallery, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
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2003 Forces of Nature, National Gallery, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands


SOLO SHOWS

2016 Effingham Public Library, Dec 14 - Jan 21, Effingham, Illinois
2016 USF Gallery, Mid-Oct - Early-Jan [upcoming]
2015 Kirkwood Community College, Iowa, Nov. 9- Dec 11
2015 Joe Sippers, Effingham, Illinois
2011 Joe Sippers, Effingham, Illinois

BOOKS

The Sixth Sense, Collaborative project with Kristianne Koch Riddle


ACCOLADES

2015 Shortlisted for Black and White Photographer of the Year, BPOTY
2015 Top 200, Critical Mass
2015 Best in Show, Shrode Photography Competition, Cedarhurst Art Center, Mt Vernon, Illinois
2015 100 Photographers to Watch in 2015, Clickin Moms
2014 2014 FLAKPhoto, Books of the Year 2014
2013 Images of Illinois (Best in Show and 2nd in Places), Prairie Art Alliance, Springfield, Illinois


MEMBERSHIPS AND AFFILIATIONS

Society for Photographic Education
Filter Photo
Griffin Museum of Photography
Texas Photographic Society
Houston Center for Photography
Center for Fine Art Photography
Plainpicture
Offset


OTHER NOTABLE PERSONAL (NOT PHOTOGRAPHY RELATED)ACCOMPLISHMENTS

2007 Gave birth to a healthy baby boy, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (by far my greatest accomplishment to date)
2008 Silver Flora Medal, The Heritage Garden, Chelsea Flower Show, Chelsea, London
2009 Escaped a Burning Apartment Building and Saved my Family by Tying Bedsheets Together. Yes, it actually works!
2012 Half Marathon, Land Between the Lakes Trail Run, Grand Rivers, Kentucky