1962-1964         University of Colorado

1964-1966         University of Minnesota

1967-1970          San Francisco Art Institute (BFA)

Summer 1974    Apprentice to Berenice Abbott

Public & Private Collections

Agfa Corporation, New Jersey

Arnold and Porter, New York

Avon, New York

Bayer Corporation, Pittsburgh

Baltimore Museum of Art, Maryland

Bell and Company, New York

The Buhl Collection, New York

The Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, Arizona

Citibank, London

Charles Cowles Photographic Collection, New York

Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas

Fisher Landau Collection, New York

FNAC Photography Galleries, Paris

J. Paul Getty Museum, Santa Monica, California

Glassman & Lorenzo, Houston

Goldman Sachs, NewYork

Guggenheim Museum, New York

The Hallmark Photographic Collection, Kansas City, Missouri

Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts

International Center of Photography, New York

Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, Kansas

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art and Design of Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City

LaSalle National Bank, Chicago

Ralph Lauren Collection, New York

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles

The Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

The Museum of Modern Art, New York

New Orleans Museum of Art

Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia

Prudential-Bache Securities Progressive Corporation, New York

Reader's Digest Association, Pleasantville, New York

The Saint Louis Art Museum

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, New York

Weisman Art Museum, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

Awards & Commissions


2005 - Academy Award in Art from the American Academy of Arts and Letters

2003 - Richard Crowley Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation, Hudson River Heritage

1979 - Creative Artist Public Service Program Grant




Residency sponsored by the Lannan Foundation to work on American project.


“Indivisible” sponsored by The Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University. A photographic and oral history documentary about civic engagement in America. The project resulted in a book and several exhibitions.

A documention project on the production and installation of Martin Puryear’s sculpture on the plaza of the J. Paul Getty Museum. An exhibition of these photographs was held at the museum in November 1999.

“In Response to Place: Photographs from the Nature Conservancy’s Last Great Places” sponsored by the Nature Conservancy. A photographic survey of the High Plateau of Utah. The project resulted in a book and exhibition by the same name.


“Africa” sponsored by Knopf Publishing, New York. A photographic survey of African culture and monuments. Exhibitions of these photographs were held at Edwynn Houk Gallery and the Center for Creative Photography. The book, Wonders of the African World (with text by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.), was published by Knopf in 1999.