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Art Highlights

  • 2013 Featured member of f8 Salon Photography Group
  • 2011 Futuristic space images published in The Beauty of Space, with forward by Alan Bean
  • 2011 Photographic images featured in "2011 folios", the special edition of the Silvershotz International Journal of Contemporary Photography
  • 2009 Future space scene chosen for cover of Artillery Magazine May/June 2009 issue
  • 2008 Winner in 18th annual Los Angeles area Sierra Club photo competition and auction
  • 2007 Large panorama of grizzlies at the Brooks Falls in Alaska was presented to grizzly expert Charlie Russell at the inauguration of the World Wild Peace Award.
  • 2007 Created large panorama of century-old Glenarm Power Plant for permanent display in newly modeled Pasadena City Hall
  • 2006 Digital space art pieces chosen for display at International Space Development Conference in Los Angeles
  • 2005-06 Rotating exhibit of natural photography at Eaton Canyon Nature Center
  • 2005 Image chosen from over 21,000 entries for publication in 2005 Best of Photography Annual
  • 2005 Disney Concert Hall photo used on cover of April issue of Accounts of Chemical Research journal
  • 2005 Artwork featured in January 2005 McCallie Online Museum of Alumni Art (MOMAA)
  • 2004 One of several winners in America 24/7 Digital Imaging Competition involving over one million submitted entries
  • 2004 Selected as member artist in International Association of Astronomical Artists
  • 2003 First place winner in annual Pasadena Sierra Club photo competition
  • 2003 Member of Art Center College Campus Development Program Advisory Board
  • 2003 Advisor to Pasadena Art Center College of Design for technological advances that may change the future landscape of design
  • 2002 Major show of Eaton Canyon nature photography (31 pieces) at Pasadena’s new Lee-Mac camera store
  • 2002 Photographic images published in Sierra Club Magazine
  • 2001 Cover design for December issue of Creation Engine Magazine
  • 2001 Chosen to judge over 300 international drawings and paintings as part of Planetary Society art contest
  • 2001 Created 3D model of future city on Mars, set in the early 22nd century
  • 2000 Presented short course on secrets of image lighting, color, and composition at Pacific Design Center West Week event where several of my pieces were on display
  • 1999-00 Cover design for Creation Engine magazine and year 2000 poster
  • 1999-01 Special installation of large urban scapes and digital sculpture artworks (selected by Joe Ruggiero of HGTV fame) at Pacific Design Center contemporary showcase house
  • 1999-00 Digital sculpture "Fugue" chosen from 850 entries in Gallery 825 Southern California open art competition
  • 1999 Urban scape photography on display in PCC faculty art show
  • 1999 Appointed by The Planetary Society as Director of PlanetTrek, a million-dollar project to design and install a solar system scale model for the city of Pasadena
  • 1998 Selected by California Arts Council to attend the 1998 Digital Arts Workshop at the American Film Institute (AFI)
  • 1998-99 Public shows of Eaton Canyon nature photography at Pasadena Public Library and new $2.5-million Eaton Canyon Nature Center
  • 1998 Winner of Pasadena Sierra Club photo contest in "wildlife" category with piece entitled "Siblings" depicting two young barn owls shortly before flight
  • 1997-99 NOVA award for large body of public outreach work that includes slide sets, Educators Guide, videos, NASA special publications, Cassini website ( http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/cassini ), and (under production) interactive CD-ROMs and the computer animation story "2004 - A Light Knight's Odyssey", the latter with voices by John Travolta, James Earl Jones, Ann Archer, Samuel Jackson, and Michael York, to name a few.
  • 1994-99 Numerous photographs, polaroid transfers, and IRIS injet prints displayed in southern California area, including the world famous Pacific Design Center
  • 1997 Graphic art design for cover of DVD (attached to Cassini spacecraft) carrying 615,000 signatures from 81 different countries to Saturn
  • 1997 New York Times Art section special mention
  • 1995 Designed and guided eight muralists in production of 12 X 20 ft Cassini/Saturn space mural for public display in selected national museums, including an early exhibit at the Kennedy Space Visitor Center
  • 1995 Commissioned to create Mars scape for 60th birthday celebration of Carl Sagan
  • 1994 Images selected from 23,000 entries for publication in Best of Photography Annual
  • 1979-98 Have appeared on all major TV and radio networks, once speaking live to 4,500 Star Trek fans
  • 1979-89 Teamed with Dr. James Blinn to create space flyby animations and selected PBS COSMOS special effect sequences seen by nearly a billion people
  • 1970-2005 Author of nearly 500 technical and popular articles and presentations, many published throughout the world