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1958  Born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

         Grows up in Arkansas, Texas, & Florida to retired US Army parents: father is Caucasian, mother is of           Chinese & Japanese descent.

 

1977-1980 Attends University of South Florida, Tampa studying Fine Art and English Literature

 

1987 Moves to Boston, Massachusetts.  Works as a freelance video producer

 

1993-1994  Attends School of the Museum of Fine Arts (Now Tufts University) Graduates 1994 with Fifth                        Year Certificate

 

1994  Moves to New York City

1994  - Present: Divides time between NYC, Shelter Island, NY and Savannah, GA

 

STATEMENT:  

 

This artist has a responsibility to work as an agent of social change. Art, and particularly photography

with its inherent duality of “truth” vs. interpretation, must be rooted in the context of contemporary

and historical events, and experience as lived.

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:

 

October – November 2020  Friends of African American Art group show, The Jepson Center, Savannah, GA

 

August 2020 – January 2021  last meal… The Parrish Museum, Water Mill, NY  SEE EXHIBIT HERE

 

August 2016 – January 2017  Artists Choose Artists, The Parrish Museum, NY Selected by Tony Oursler

 

June 15, 2018  Featured speaker at PechaKucha Night, The Parrish Museum SEE VIDEO HERE

 

April 28 – May 16, 2018  Altered Egos, Crush Curatorial, Amagansett, NY

 

May 2015  The Gun Show, Senaspace, New York, NY

 

2013  Guild Hall Members Show, East Hampton, NY Selected Best New Artist by Whitney Museum Curator            Elisabeth Sussman
 

2011  Appetite, The Mary Brogan Museum of Art & Science, Tallahassee, FL

         Dinner, Umbrella Arts, New York, NY

         Small Works, The Boltax Gallery, Shelter Island, NY

          

2010 Black Monday, The Boltax Gallery, Shelter Island, NY

 

2009 Lots for Sale, Greenport Harbor Gallery, Greenport, NY

 

2007 Tragedy & Transformation, Lana Santorelli Gallery, Southampton, NY

        Artists for Peace, Surface Library, East Hampton, NY

 

2005 – 2010  Small Works juried exhibitions, The Boltax Gallery, Shelter Island, NY

 

2003  last meal… book published by Common Courage Press, Monroe, Maine

         Covivant Gallery, Tampa, FL

 

1994  New Works, The Alternative Museum New York, NY Curated by Andrew Perchuk

 

1993  The Gallery at SMFA, Boston, MA

          The Piano Factory Gallery, Boston, MA

 

1980  The UC Gallery, University of South Florida, Tampa 

          Portraits The Ybor City Gallery

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS + INTERVIEWS:

Conversation with Associate Curator Savannah Petrick, Parrish Museum, November 27, 2020  WATCH HERE

Jyllands-Posten Denmark, article by Uffe Christensen, November 14, 2020

BBC World Service, August 16, 2020  READ HERE 

Interview with Sara-Jayne King on Cape Radio, South Africa, August 12, 2020

Aesthetica Magazine, Issue 97, October/November 2020

Wall Street Journal International, August 31, 2020, by Daniel Gauss  READ HERE

 

2015  these chickens, self-published

 

2010  The Cigar Box Project, self-published

 

2005  Contemporary Justice Review, Volume 8 Number 3

2004  Quo Magazine, Spain

          Max Magazine, Germany

2003  November 27, The East Hampton Star, Review of last meal… by Robert Long

         Neon Magazine, Germany

1995  Asian American Journal, New York, NY

1988  Soujourner Magazine, Cambridge, MA

 

COLLECTIONS:

The Parrish Museum, Water Mill, NY

The Schlesinger Library, Harvard University, Cambridge MA

and many private collections.

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