1989 Master of Social Work, San Francisco State University, CA
1978-80 Museum Studies Graduate Program, John F. Kennedy University , San Francisco
1977 Master of Arts in Visual Design, University of California, Berkeley CA
1975 Bachelor of Arts, San Francisco State University, CA
1974 Photography, City College of San Francisco, CA
Speak, read and write Spanish fluently.
“Roma in Kiskoros” Petofi Sandor Cultural Center, Kiskoros, Hungary
Selected group Exhibitions
“Portraits” SE Center for Photography, Greenville, SC
“Framed: Portrait Photography”Black Box Gallery, Portland OR
“Portrait of America” Fabrik Project Gallery, Los Angeles , CA
“Contemporary Portrait Photography” LH Horton Gallery, San Joaquin Delta College, Stockton CA
“Red” A Smith Gallery, Johnson City, TX
“Art Through the Lens” Yeiser Art Gallery, Paducah, KY
“Self and Family” Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO
“Cars and Dogs” Black Box gallery, Portland OR
“Portraits” South x Southeast Gallery, Molena GA
“Portraiture: Through the Lens” Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR.
“Monochrome” Blank Wall gallery, Athens, Greece.
Spiva”43rd Annual National Photography Competition and exhibition”
Spiva center for the Arts ,Joplin,MO, Merit Award for Body of work.
“Black and White” Blank Wall gallery, Athens, Greece.
“Memories”exhibition by Loosen Art in Millepinani Center, Rome.
“Chania International Photo Festival” Exhibit Chania, Crete, Greece
“Travelers” Blank Wall Gallery,Athens, Greece.
“Seeing Red” Gray Loft Gallery, Oakland, CA.
“Motherhood Unveiled” Stitches andPics: Art Gallery & Studio, Sackets Harbor, NY
“The Portrait”Praxis Gallery & Photographic Art Center, Minneapolis, MN. .
“Black & White” Blank Wall Gallery, Athens, Greece.
“16th Annual Northwest Eye Regional Photography Competition & Exhibit” Morris Graves Museum of Art, Eureka, CA.
“Portals”PhotoPlace Gallery” Middlebury,VT.
“Animalia ” A Smith Gallery, Johnson City,TX.
“Portraits in B&W” Blank Gallery, Athen, Greece
“Portraiture: Looking at Photography” Black Box Gallery, Portland,OR.
“The fine Art of Photography 2017” Plymouth center for the Arts, Plymouth,MA.
“Portraiture: Mirror Mirror” Black Box Gallery, Portland Oregon.
“Analogue Portrait Project” juried exhibition, Aesthesia Studios, part of Month of Photography Los Angeles, CA.
“Nocturnes & Noir,” juried exhibit, Harvey Milk Photo Center, San Francisco, CA .
“Earth,” juried exhibit, A Smith Gallery Photographic Arts, Johnson City, TX.
“Into the Light,” juried exhibit, Gray Loft Gallery, Oakland, CA.
CPA International Juried Exhibition, Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, CA.
“Portraiture” PH21 Gallery , a juried international photography exhibition, Budapest, Hungary.
Berlin Foto Biennale, 4th Biennale of Fine Art and Documentary Photography, Palazzo Italia, Berlin, Germany.
CPA Member’s Juried Exhibition, Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, CA.
“Alphabet” A Smith Gallery Photographic Arts, Johnson City, TX .
“old” A Smith Gallery Photographic Arts, Johnson City, TX.
“Family Portraits” Richmond Art Center, Richmond ,CA
“Nature (re) Defined: Gray Loft Gallery, Oakland. CA.
“Fremantle International Portrait Prize 2015″ Western Australia.
Annual Juried International Exhibition of Contemporary Islamic Art” Dallas, TX .
“Juried Latin Art Show” Tacoma, WA
“Focus Iran, Contemporary Photography and Video,” juried exhibit, Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA.
Documentary Photography “LH Horton Jr Gallery, Stockton CA.
“Portrait: A Picture Show” Black Box Gallery, Portland, Oregon.
“Home” a juried photography exhibit at Gray Loft Gallery, Oakland.
“Portraiture: Through the Lens” Black Box Gallery, Portland Oregon.
Professional Women Photographer’s 38th Annual Competition, New York City, NY
2013 San Francisco Camerawork “Cover to Cover” a survey of artist members books.
Her book “Bay Area families” was one of the 10 jury selection choices.
Farhang Foundation, Los Angeles CA
Kaiser Foundation Hospital, San Francisco
2016 Remembering Michael, Blurb Books
2015 Arg-e-Bam, Blurb Books