American (USA) and Dutch (NL) nationalities
Born Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (USA)

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island, USA (Bachelor of Fine Arts)

Hochschule für Gestaltung und Kunst, Basel, Switzerland

Jan van Eyck Akademie, Maastricht, Netherlands (Master of Fine Arts)

Studio Luis Camnitzer, Lucca, Italy

Rijksakademie, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Guest professor of Photography
Modern International Art and Design Academy, Chongqing Technology and Business University, China

Honors and Prizes

Prix de Rome for Photography (1991), Amsterdam, Netherlands, first round finalist
Basis-stipend, 2-year honorarium for photography, Mondriaan Foundation Amsterdam, division of the Ministry of Culture (The Netherlands) Awarded: 1995-1996, 1997-1998, 2002-2003