Born 1971, Daly City, California, USA 
Lives and works in San Francisco, CA since 1994

Education
1995    BFA, photography, Academy of Art, San Francisco, CA.
1990    De Anza College, Cupertino, CA.  Studies-photographic arts, film production

Selected Exhibitions- both group/solo and national/international
2011        Heavens: Photographs of the Sky & CosmosNelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Mo
2011        Seeing is Knowing: The Universe, Perlman Teaching Museum, Carleton College, Northfield, MN
2011        Out of the Dark Room Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
2011        Pure Photography, Post Production and Mixed Media Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
2010        California Continued, Smith Anderson North, San Anselmo, CA
2010        EcoArchive, Intersection for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
2010        Edges of Light, ArtsBenecia, Bencia, CA
2010        Past Forward, Honor Fraser Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2010        Exposed, Institute of Contemporary art, San Jose, CA
2010        Elemental, Photo-Eye Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2010        Burning Desire, Michael Mazzeo Gallery, New York, NY
2010        Sunburned, Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2010        State of Mind, Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA        
2010        35th Anniversary Exhibition Part 2, SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA
2009        New Works, Duncan Miller Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2009        Surface Tension, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
2009        10x10x10, San Francisco Arts Commission /PhotoAlliance, San Francisco
2009        The Edge of Vision, Aperture Gallery, NY
2009        Transmutations, Michael Mazzeo Gallery, NY
2009        Landmark, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2009        Keeping Time, Photographic Resource Center, Boston, MA
2008        New work from the Sunburn Project, Michael Mazzeo Gallery, NY
2008        Landscape/Other,Rayko Photo Center, San Francisco
2008        Sunburn, SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA
2008        Sunburns, Duncan Miller Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 
2008        People & Places, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC
2008        Each Sun, Togonon Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2008        Grace, PEER Gallery, New York, NY
2008        Mineral, Hous Projects, New York, NY
2008        Sunburn, The Center for Contemporary Arts, Abilene, TX
2007        Time Tracers, Center of Photography @ Woodstock, Woodstock, NY
2007        Sunburn, Houston Center of Photography, Houston, TX
2007        Strange Weather, David Cunningham Projects, San Francisco, CA
2007        Sunburn, Burien Art Gallery , Burien , WA 
2007        Sunburns and Platinum work, Moab Art works, Utah
2007        Lucky Day, San Francisco Arts Commission, San Francisco, CA
2006        Sunburned & Waterlogged, Gallery of Urban Art, Oakland, CA
2006        Eyewitness II, UC Berkeley School of Journalism, Berkeley, CA
2006        Platinum places, Watermark Fine Art, Houston, TX
2006        Outmoded, San Francisco State University, CA
2006        Lost Out West, 19th & Union Gallery, Oakland, CA
2006        Contemporary Landscape, Baxter/Chang/Patri Fine Art, San Francisco
2006        The Family Farm, San Francisco International Airport Museum, CA
2005        Romancing the Shadows, Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto, CA
2005        Contemporary American Photography, International Fototage, Mannheim, Germany
2005        Vital Signs, George Eastman House, Rochester, NY
2005        The Family Farm, Watermark Fine Art, Houston, TX
2005        Travelogue, Fusion Artspace, San Francisco, CA
2004        Live Free or Die, Freewheel, San Francisco, CA
2003        Chris McCaw-American photographs, Image/Imatge Gallery, Orthez, France
2002        Identity, San Francisco Main library, San Francisco, CA
2001        SF Camerawork, Fine Print Collection
2001        Vivid, SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA
2000        Timeless Light, Contemporary Crafts Gallery, Portland, OR
1999        Portraits, Bloom Studio, Oakland, CA
1998        Road Trip Documents, Spindler, San Francisco, CA
1995        Graduate show, Academy of Art, San Francisco, CA
1993        Friends of the South Bay punk scene, the Other Gallery, De Anza College, Cupertino, CA
1991        Infrared views, the Other Gallery, De Anza College, Cupertino, CA

Awards
2008        New Works Grant, Andy Warhol Foundation / SF Camerawork, SF, CA
2007        Alternative Exposure Grant, Andy Warhol Foundation / Southern Exposure, SF, CA
1996        Honorable mention, Photo Metro
1992        John Long Memorial photography scholarship, De Anza College, Cupertino, CA

Publications
2011        Photo District News, June 2011
2010        British Journal of Photography, December 2010
2010        B&W Magazine, October 2010 issue
2010        View Camera Magazine, July/August 2010 issue
2010        PQ, A Journal For Contemporary Photography,Number 99/ Volume 25/ Number 1
2009        B&W magazine, October 2009 issue
2009        Art On Paper, May/June 2009 issue
2009        Artkopel online French publication
2009        SeeSaw online magazine, issue #11 Winter 2009
2007        Daylight magazine, fall issue
2007        View Camera Magazine, July/August 2007 issue
2005        7. International Fototage Mannheim/Ludwigshafen, Das Bild Forum, Germany
2004        Lens Culture.com
2003        Recontres Photographiques Image/Imatge, Annexe H, 2003, France
2002        View Camera, Volume XV, Number 4, July/August
2001        SF Camerawork Journal of Photographic Art, Vol.28, No.2
2000        Raygun Magazine, September/October issue
1998        Photo Metro, issue 151, October
1996        Photo Metro, contest issue, honorable mention
1994        Thrasher magazine, August issue
1992        Maximum Rock & Roll, March issue

Collections
Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive
Crocker Art Museum Sacramento
George Eastman House International Museum of Photography 
Harry Ransom Center of Humanities @ University of Texas
Museum of Fine Arts Houston
Museum of Photographic Arts of San Diego 
Nelson Atkins Museum, Kansas City, Missouri
The New York Metropolitan Museum of Art
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon
Princeton University Art Museum
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England
and many private collections

Download full biography