A W A R D S

AWARDS & PUBLICATIONS

"BlueSphereFlow" - winner 'Blue' Photo Contest, Duncan Miller Gallery, Los Angeles, 2015
Nature Flow artworks - featured story published in the Samui Journal, January, 2009
Selected works
"Downtown Beach" chosen as one of 27 works out of 2600 entries selected for the International Center for Fine Arts Photography, Ft. Collins, CO, 2005
"Downtown Beach" selected for publication in CameraArts Magazine (2006)
"We Would" selected for publication in VESAGE (2005), Published by Ballistic Media, Australia
"We Would" – Second Place Winner Jury Award, AHA Call to the Arts / Summit V, 2005
"Candy Flip" – Third Place Winner Jury Award, AHA Call to the Arts / Summit V, 2005
"Freedom & Safety" – Honorable Mention Jury Award, AHA Call to the Arts / Summit V, 2005
"Downtown Beach" – First Prize in the Los Angeles Reader News Magazine Surreal Photo Contest, Cover Page, 1992


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

Commissioned series for The Ridge Estate, Koh Samui Thailand, 2015
Solo Show, Carpe Diem Gallery, Koh Samui, Thailand, April, 2009 & 2010
Juried, Center for Fine Art Photography: “Our Environment”, Colorado, USA, November 2008
Solo Permanent Installation, Trend Fashion Lounge, Koh Samui Thailand, 2008
Group Installation, Kush, Koh Samui Thailand, 2008
Invitational, Bandara Art Exhibition, Koh Samui, Thailand, 2007-2008
Invitational, Eclectica, Ocean Gallery, Venice, CA, 2006
Juried, Projekt30 International Exhibition, 2005
Juried, International Fine Art Photography Exhibition, Museum Of Contemporary Art, Ft. Collins, CO, USA 2005
Juried, AHA Call to the Arts / Summit V, Pomona, CA, 2005
Invited, Abbott Kinney Festival, Los Angeles, CA, 2004
Juried, SKGallery, Venice, CA, 2003
Curated, Crazy Space Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 2003
SIGGRAPH @ EZTV CyberSpace Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 2003


SELECTED FILM MAKING CREDITS

"Damned If You Do" (Producer & Visual Effects Supervisor) Staring David Alan Grier, 2000
"My Brother the Pig" (Visual Effects Supervisor / VFX Producer) Staring Scarlet Johansen, 1999
"Race for Atlantis" (Visual Effects Supervisor / VFX Producer)Installation at Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas, USA
"Long Kiss Goodnight" (Effects Sequences Supervisor) Staring Samuel L. Jackson & Geena Davis, 1996
"Rainbow" (Visual Effects Supervisor / VFX Producer) Directed by Bob Hoskins; Staring Dan Akroyd, 1994
"Recon" (Visual Effects Producer and Designer ) Starring Peter Gabriel; Directed by Breck Eisner, 1993
"Silver Surfer" (Producer & Visual Effects Supervisor / VFX Producer) Produced for Marvel, 1991


HONORS, AWARDS & DEGREES

Winner, Hollywood Film Festival, Cleveland Film Festival, and Marco Island Film Festivals Best Short Film Award for “Damned If You Do,” 2000
Lead Subject of Discovery Channel’s "Movie Magic" interview on Digital Compositing for Film
Invited Lecturer at USC School of Cinema, Visual Effects Supervising courses, beginning 1997
Founding Member, Visual Effects Society, 1997
Appointed Lead Instructor for courses in Visual Effects Supervising at Silicon Studio, 1996
Winner, ADDY Directing Award for “Nevada Bell,” 1996
Awarded CINE Eagle and the WorldFest Prize for Visual Effects Supervision on "Silver Surfer"; also accepted for screening at Siggraph , 1992
Master of Fine Arts Degree from the University of Southern California, 1991
Winner CINE Golden Eagle for directing “Hello and Goodbye”, 1990
Director of Photography & Editor for “Public Enemy,” winner of the Black Filmmaker's Hall of Fame award, Sinking Creek Film Festival Judges’ Award, and A&E Channel’s Short Subject award, 1989

Bachelor’s Degree in Cognitive Science from the University of Rochester, 1986
Bachelor’s Degree in Film Studies from the University of Rochester, 1985

Accepted as a member of Mensa, 1979