Exhibition, Awards

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBTITIONS

2010

The Pico House Gallery, “Sacred Memories”  – Los Angeles, CA

2009

The Pico House Gallery, “Sacred Memories” – Los Angeles, CA

2007

 2nd City Council Gallery “Journey to the Underworld” – Long Beach, CA

2006

2006 The Center for Fine Art Photography, “On The Road” piece title “Immigrant” – Forth Collins, CO

2004

Eagle Rock Cultural Center  –  Los Angeles, CA

2003

Icaro Gallery “The Male Nude” – Long Beach, CA

2000

Self Help Graphics, January, “View from my Car” supported by the Arco Foundation and The Getty – Los Angeles, CA

1999

Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall Art Center July, “View from my Car” Group exhibition with The City of Los Angeles:  Moving Towards the Millennium – Los Angeles, CA

1995

Santa Monica College – Los Angeles, CA

1994

Ken Edwards Center, Changing Faces of Santa Monica,  – Los Angeles, CA

AWARDS

2016

Moscow International FotoAwards, Honorable Mention “The Acrobat” – Moscow, Russia

2013

Lucie Foundation Shcolarship shortlist – Los Angeles, CA

Lucie Foundation, Honarable Mention, “The Guradian Soul” – Los Angeles, CA

2012

Lucie Foundation Scholarship shortlist – Los Angeles, CA

2011

Book Design of the month by A&I – Los Angeles, CA

2009

Photography Masters Cup, Honor of Distinction, “Madeline.”

2008

International Photography Awards, Honors, Professional Category:Advertising-SelfPromotion, “The Nun, The Prisoner and the Fisherwoman.” Portraiture and Children, – Beverly Hills and New York

2007

2nd City Council Gallery”Eye Opener” Award, work, “Joruney to the Underworld” – Long Beach, CA

2006

Women In Photography “Turning Silver” “JaguarWarrior” – Los Angeles, CA

2005

Women In Photography, “Beauty” Photojournalism, “My Special Day” – Los Angeles, CA

2003

International Photography Awards, Fine Art-Portrait “Portraits of the Ancient Mexicans” – Beverly Hills, CA

1995

CANON SHOOT OUT, Honorable Mention by National Association of Hispanic Journalist. – El Paso, TX

Academic Accomplishment in Honor of Outstanding Excellence in Liberal Arts, Santa Monica College – Santa Monica, CA

1993

JACC Southern Section Conference, Honorable Mention for Photo Story-Essay – Long Beach, CA

EDUCATION

2007

Art Center College of Design, Photography & Imaging – Los Angeles, CA

1996

UCLA Extension, Computer Imaging – Los Angeles, CA

1995

Associate of Arts in Photography and Liberal Arts, Santa Monica College – Los Angeles, CA

1986

Eurocentro Italian language and Art History – Florence, Italy

1985

Bachelor of Communications, Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara – Mexico

Eurocentro, French language and Art History – Lausanne, Switzerland