Bachelor of Fine Arts in studio art/photography, Tufts University, 1989. Master of Fine Arts in visual design/photography, University Oregon, 1994.
Graduate teaching fellow University Oregon, 1993—1994. Adjunct professor Oregon College Art and Craft, 1995—1997, Linfield College, McMinnville, Oregon, 1995—1999, director Renshaw Gallery, 1997—1999. Assistant professor New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, 1999—2003, associate professor, since 2003.
Recipient Purchase award, Biennial Photography Exhibition, 1994, Merit award, 1998. Fellow John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, 2008. David McCosh memorial scholarship, University Oregon, 1993, Faculty Development grant, Linfield College, 1997, Faculty minigrant, New Mexico State University, 2000, 2002, 2004, Nexus Press project grant, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, 2001, private commission, Ryan & Sanders, LLP, 2003, public commission, United States General Services Administration, 2004, Horak Development/United States Border Patrol, 2006.