From the most plebeian wall repair to accomplished architecture my work is best described as collaborative
and eclectic. Every image I make is partially the result of a collaboration with people I may never know.
1964 B.S., Biology, Art, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green KY
1964-1967 Captain, U. S. Army, Texas, New Jersey, Republic of Vietnam
1967-1970 University of Kentucky, Tobacco and Health Program, Laboratory Supervisor
1970-1975 Kentucky Educational Television, Lexington KY, Still Photographer, Production Technician
4 National Association of Educational Broadcasters Awards, "Photography in Support of Programming"
"Photography and Aesthetics" - Ralph Eugene Meatyard, Evening Courses (2), University of Kentucky
Lexington Camera Club Continuing Critique
1975-1977 Maisel Photochrome, Atlanta GA, Production Copy Camera, Special Services Supervisor
Member, Nexus Photography Center, Atlanta GA
1977-1983 Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta GA, Supervisor of Printing and Photographic Center, Photography Division
1977-1984 MFA, Georgia State University, Photography
Graduate Show, Welch Gallery “A Photographic Sojourn: The Interstate Highways”
The Atlanta Gallery of Photography. Owned by Jay Crouse. Worked directly with Ansel Adams, George Tice, Ruth Orkin, Yosuf Karsh,
Judy Dater, Arnold Newman, Andre Kértész and others in presenting their work.
1984-1987 Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta GA, Research Institute, Research Photographer
1987-2010 Co-owner Grafica, Inc., Atlanta GA, Computer Aided Graphic Design, Commercial Photography
2010-Present Concentration on Fine Art Photography
2016, 2018, 2019 Seminars: Urban Photography with Chip Simone, “South Street Photography Group”
Major Influences: Harry Callahan, Ralph Eugene Meatyard, André Kertész, My Parents and My Wife, Franca.