b. Portland, Oregon 1980
M.A. Social Documentation, University of California Santa Cruz (2012)
B.F.A. Photography and Imaging, New York University Tisch School of the Arts (2003)
Proficient in Mandarin Chinese
Changsha. Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, Santa Cruz, CA. 2012
China, Personal. Division of Social Sciences, University of California, Santa Cruz. 2011
Behind The Scenes With Fan Bingbing. International Orange Photo Festival, Changsha, China. 2010
Chinese Youth: Between Love and Duty. Gulf and Western Gallery, New York University, NYC.
Photo Stories. Saatchi and Saatchi, London. 2011
Capricious: Being Fashion. Arnhem Mode Biennale, Netherlands. 2011
Unpublished-Unknown. Fotografia Festival, Rome. 2010
Caochangdi PhotoSpring, Beijing. 2010
Ian Parry Scholarship Exhibition. Getty Images Gallery, London. 2009
OK China. Camera Club of New York, New York. 2008
Tierney Fellowship Group Show. New York Photo Festival, Brooklyn. 2007
Transformations: Photography and Imaging at 25. New York University. 2007
Chinese Youth. Angkor Photography Festival, Siem Reap. 2007
T.P.W. Wine Photo Group Show. Treviso. 2006
Flash Forward: Emerging Photographers 2006. Magenta Foundation, Toronto.
Changsha. 2012. Dublin: Emphas.is Publishing.
Photographs Not Taken. 2012. New York: Daylight Books.
Flash Forward: Emerging Photographers 2006. Toronto: Magenta Foundation.
GRANTS / FELLOWSHIPS / AWARDS
Porter Graduate Arts Research Committee Grant 2012
Willis W. and Ethel M. Clark Foundation Fellowship 2011
University of California Santa Cruz, History Department Research Fellowship 2011
Photocrati Fund (finalist) 2011
Burn Magazine Emerging Photographers Fund (honorable mention) 2011
University of California Regents Fellowship 2010
Tierney Family Foundation Fellowship 2007
Magenta Foundation Flash Forward: Emerging Photographers 2006