Columbia College Chicago, 2013, MFA Photography

California College of the Arts, 2006, BFA Photography

Seattle Central Community College, 2003, Associates Degree Commercial Photography



SPACE PLACE, Nizhny Tagil, Russia, Phantom Power


Lawton Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Green Bay, WI, Phantom Power


Regional Gallery, The Trout Museum of Art, Appleton, WI, Sehnsucht

Alibi Fine Art, Chicago, IL, Phantom Power


Artrium Exhibition, Moraine Valley Community College, IL, Sehnsucht

LivingRoom Realty Gallery, Chicago, IL, In the Valley


North Gallery, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA, BFA show, Untitled



Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL, Go Down Moses

Filter Space, Chicago, IL, The Universal


Gallery KIN, Chicago, IL, Distances Measured from Home

Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, IL, The Chicago Project VII

New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM, Shifting Light: Photographic Perspectives

The Griffin at Lafayette City Center Passageway, Boston, MA, Tree Talk

The Arts Club of Chicago, 88th Artist Member Exhibition


Koehnline Museum of Art, Des Plaines, IL, ID Faculty Exhibition

Midwest Center for Photography, Wichita, KS, Hot New Pics 2017

Filter Space, Chicago, IL, Context 2017

Vermont Center for Photography, Brattleboro, VT, 2017 Open Juried Exhibition

Chicago Artist Coalition, Chicago, IL, Fiction Within


Koehnline Museum of Art, Des Plaines, IL, ID Faculty Exhibition

Hyde Park Art Center, Hyde Park, IL, Not Just A Pretty Face

Chicago Artist Coalition, Chicago, IL, for no space

Silver Eye Center for Photography, Pittsburgh, PA, The Auction Preview Exhibition

Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center of Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, Art in Motion (juried by James Rondeau)

Perspective Gallery, Evanston, IL, Re-Place


David Weinberg Gallery, Chicago, IL, Field Study

The ARTGarage, Green Bay, WI, Here and Away

LOMO Gallery Store, New York, NY, Fotofilmic 2014

Alibi Fine Art, Chicago, IL, All that is Solid

Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL, What Remains

DNJ Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, Fotofilmic 2014


Hyde Park Art Center, Hyde Park, IL, Ground Floor 2014

New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM, Hunting and Gathering

Back Project Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, Fotofilmic 2014

Harrington College of Design, Chicago, IL and Madison Public Library, Madison, WI, Photo Book Exhibition

Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ, Infocus/Photobooks

Schneider Gallery, Chicago, IL, Summer Home

Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR, Portrait: A Picture Show


Darkroom Gallery, Essex Junction, VT, Real Life

Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA, 19th Juried Exhibition

Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, IL, Midwest Contemporary

The Arcade, Chicago, IL, 2013 Albert P. Weisman Award Exhibition

Invisible Dog Art Center, Brooklyn, NY, Fact and Fiction

Glass Curtain Gallery, Chicago, IL, Photography MFA Thesis Exhibition

Riverside Art Center, Riverside, IL, Stitched and Glued

SOArt Gallery, Ruston, LA, Louisiana Purchase Exhibition


Pingyao Photo Festival, China, International Student Exhibition

The Arcade, Chicago, IL, 2012 Albert P. Weisman Award Exhibition

Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, Philadelphia, PA, 3rd Annual Contemporary Competition and Exhibition

Darkroom Gallery, Essex Junction, VT, Among Trees

Project Basho, Philadelphia, PA, Onward Compé 2012


Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL, Mothers

RayKo Photo Center, San Francisco, CA, (Por)trait Revealed

Zane Bennett Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM, Photography 2010

Tecoah Bruce Gallery, CCA, Oakland, CA, Larry Sultan Memorial Show


Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL, Family Album

Emerson Gallery, Palo Alto, CA, Myartspace Emerson Gallery Preview

photo-eye Bookstore, Santa Fe, NM, Empty Spaces


Slash, Oakland, CA, Common Pressures


Edward Hopper House Art Center, Nyack, NY, Photography 2006

Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA, Geographic Premonitions

Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA, photo sf

Lobot Gallery, Oakland, CA, Community Virology

San Francisco campus, CCA, San Francisco, Baccalaureate Exhibition

Tecoah Bruce Gallery, CCA, Oakland, CA, Baccalaureate Exhibition

Palazzetto Tito, Venice, Italy, City of Walls, City of People

Crafts & Cultural Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA, City of Walls, City of People


ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO, Chicago, IL, Collection Manager, Department of Photography, 2016-Present

SCHOOL OF THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO, Photography Adjunct Faculty, 2016-Present

ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO, Chicago, IL, Photography Collection Assistant, 2013-2016

OAKTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Skokie and Des Plaines, IL, Photography Adjunct Faculty, 2014-2018

LILLSTREET ART CENTER, Chicago, IL, Photography Instructor, 2014-2015

COLUMBIA COLLEGE CHICAGO, Chicago, IL, Teaching Assistant to Myra Greene, Foundations of Photography, Teaching Assistant to Jason Lazarus, Photo II, Teaching Assistant to Gregory Foster-Rice, Photo History II, 2011-2013

MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY, Chicago, IL Curatorial Assistant, 2010-2013

ZANE BENNETT CONTEMPORARY ART, Santa Fe, NM Staff Photographer, Graphic Designer, Administrative Assistant, 2008-2010

SITE SANTA FE, Santa Fe, NM, SITE Guide, 2007-2008

NEW MEXICO MAGAZINE , Santa Fe, NM, Photography Intern, 2007-2009

DOUGLAS MERRIAM PHOTOGRAPHY, Santa Fe, NM, Assistant and Studio Manager, 2007-2009

SAN FRANCISCO CAMERAWORK, San Francisco, CA, Intern, 2007

ATHENA PROJECT, Oakland, CA, Instructor for after school art program, 2007

CALIFORNIA COLLEGE OF THE ART, Oakland, CA, Teaching Assistant for the Young Artists Summer Program, Lab Technician in the Photography and Film/Video Department, 2004-2006


Phantom Power, 2018, Daylight Books

Fair Day in an Ancient Tower, Greg Allendorf, Brain Mill Press, 2016 (Fire used as cover art)

Ground Floor 2014, Exhibition Catalog, Hyde Park Art Center

Art-Schneider Gallery-Summer Home; New City; August 14 and 21, 2014

Best of Photography 2010; Photographer’s Forum; Serbin Communication’s, Inc., 2010

Visual Arts, Playing House; Santa Fe Reporter; September 9th-September 15th, 2009

Exhibitionism; Pasatiempo; August 28th-September 3rd, 2009

SFR Picks; Santa Fe Reporter; August 26th-September 1st, 2009

New Mexico Magazine; February 2008-March 2010 issue

Baker’s Dozen-13 Santa Fe Photographers, THE Magazine; September 2008

Lucky Number 7, 7th International Biennial Catalog Vol. 1 (pages 90, 91) and 2 (pages 44-47); SITE Santa Fe, 2008

Fritz Scholder-An Intimate Look (pages 7, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14-19, 40-43, 45-47, 55, 56, 61); Institute of American Indian Arts Museum-Contemporary Indian Art, 2008

Richmond: Past, present and future; Oakland Tribune-Bay Area Living; September 17, 2006

‘Geographic Premonitions’ at the Richmond Art Center; Artweek, Reviews, Northern California; October 2006

San Francisco Magazine, July and October 2005



YIELD Magazine Issue No. 8, interview with Nathan Pearce about Phantom Power

Review of Phantom Power Fraction Magazine


Review of Phantom Power Musée Magazine

Review of Phantom Power Float Magazine

Review of Phantom Power aPhotoEditor

Review of Phantom Power Aint Bad-What We’ve Read


Interview with Jon Feinstein about Phantom Power for Humble Arts Foundation

Phantom Power on Photo-Emphasis

Phantom Power on LENSCRATCH

Phantom Power featured on Streit House Space, Spring Quarter 2017


Interview with Barbara Diener, Aint Bad Magazine (Phantom Power)

Brief interview with Barbara Diener, Strant Magazine (Sehnsucht)


Sehnsucht featured on Float Photo Magazine

Barbara Diener, Streit House Space, Fall Quarter 2015

Fables from Home, Review of What Remains at the Museum of Conetmporary Photography by Gregory Maher, The Seen, Chicago’s International Online Journal of Contemporary and Modern Art

What Remains, Review, Louise and Maurice


Barbara Diener, Interview for The Raw Book

Interview with Susan Worsham, Feature Shoot Blog


Selected images from Sehnsucht on Image 37, Filter Photo Blog

Sehnsucht on Dodho Magazine Blog

Sehnsucht on F-Stop Magazine, Issue #60, Portfolio Issue

Sehnsucht on LENSCRATCH

Interview with Allison Sexton, Feature Shoot Blog

Interview with Garrett Baumer, Feature Shoot Blog

Interview with Odette England, Feature Shoot Blog


Third Annual Photography Competition at PPAC – surrealism is alive and well, The Art Blog

PPAC’s 3rd Annual Photography Exhibition, Knight Arts



Individual Artist Grant 2018, Chicago Department of Special Affairs and Events

Individual Artist Grant 2015, Chicago Department of Special Affairs and Events

Fotofilmic 2014, 3rd Place

Stella Scholarship, ACRE, 2013

Flash Forward 2013 Winner

2013 Albert P. Weisman, Award, Columbia College Chicago, 2013

2012 Albert P. Weisman Award, Columbia College Chicago, 2012

Juror's Choice Award, Onward Compé 2012, Project Basho, Philadelphia, PA, 2012

Follett Fellowship, Columbia College Chicago, 2010-2013

Honorable Mention, International Photography Awards, 2009

Honorable Mention, All College Honors Award at the California College of the Arts

Honorable Mention, Student Honors at Seattle Central Community College, 2002



HATCH Projects, Chicago Artist Coalition


Fields Project, Oregon, IL

ACRE, Steuben Wisconsin




Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL

New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM


Marc Bushala

Simon Courchel

Julia Antonatos

Michael Fassnacht

Gwyneth Troyer

James Silvestro and Sarah Walter