RECOGNITION - PHOTOGRAPHS

COMPETITIONS

2017


"Photography Show" - Fremont Art Association Gallery, Niles California

"Parking", "Bus", "1619". Exhibit runs through September 23rd


"The Curated Fridge" - 2017 Summer Show

one of my photographs - "Waiting for the Bread" - curated onto the Fridge



* "Gutter" - above - was selected by Blue Mitchell to be part of "Abstraction". Exhibition opens on June 22nd and runs through July 16th. Artists' reception on July 8th @ 8:00 pm at the Darkroom Gallery, 12 Main Street, Essex Jct., Vermont 05452

  • Five of my photographs - above - have been juried into “Fremont, California's 23rd Annual Juried Photography Exhibit”, by judges Alison Brooks, Greg Edwards, and Stephen Busch. The exhibit runs from April 29th through June 3rd, 2017 at the Fremont main library.

  • Two of my untitled photographs - above - have been juried onto “The Curated Fridge - 2017 Spring Show”, by Jessica Roscio of Danforth Art, Farmington, MA.
  • "2 plus 2" - above - awarded an Honorable Mention-Abstract, 10th Year Anniversary Edition - International Color Awards, London, England & Los Angeles, CA. 6,178 entries from 75 countries.

  • "Sign Language" & "Curb @ 10:30 am" - above - have been juried into "“Salon at the Triton”, the 2017 Statewide 2D Art , Competition and Exhibition. "Curb @ 10:30 am" was judged 3rd Place in the Photography Division. Curated by Bob Nugent, the exhibition ran from March 11th to April 23, 2017, at the Triton Museum of Art in Santa Clara, CA.

2016

  • "2+2", Abstract, Best of Division; "Pentroom", Urban Buildings, 1st Place; "1619", Urban Buildings, 3rd Place, California State Fair Photography Competition

2015

  • “Waiting for the Bread”, accepted by Duncan Miller Gallery, in the First Place category, for their “Your Daily Photograph” offerings.

2010

  • "Gold Honorable Mention-Dominant Color", The Worldwide Photography Gala Awards, November 2010, WPGA, York, United Kingdom.

2009

  • "Honorable Mention-Fine Art", The Worldwide Photography Gala Awards, November '09, WPGA, York, United Kingdom.

2008

  • "2nd Prize", Photo of the Month, February '08, Imaging Resources, Woodstock, Georgia

  • "3rd Prize", 2007 National Juried Photo Competition - Through A Lens - Life in Motion, The Coastal Arts League, Half Moon Bay, California - juror: Michael Collopy

2006

  • "1st Place/Amateur, Outstanding Achievement-People" International Color Awards, London, England & Los Angeles, California - jurors: 23 member panel

2005

  • "1st Place/Professional", "Best of Show", First Annual Visual Arts Exhibit and Awards, Reno, Nevada - jurors: Rachel Hartsough, Dean Burton

  • "3rd Prize", 2005 National Juried Photo Competition - Through A Lens - The Human Element, The Coastal Arts League, Half Moon Bay, California - juror: Michael Collopy

2004

  • "1st Place, Posed", 2004 New Photography. Winning photo and one additional image on display. Millard Sheets Gallery, Pomona, California - jurors: Sant Khalsa, Robert Ketchum, Nelson Trombley, Robert Ketchum, Meg Linton

  • "Best of Show", Exposure 2004 - Sixth Annual Photography Exhibition, East Village Arts District, Long Beach, California. Winning photo and four additional images on exhibit at the Hellada Gallery and Utopia

  • "2nd Prize", 2004 National Juried Photo Competition - Through A Lens - Urban Landscapes, The Coastal Arts League, Half Moon Bay, California - juror: Richard Newman

2003

  • "2nd Place, Non-Professional, Fine-Art Portraits", "Honorable Mention", "Peoples' Choice Nominee", 1st Annual International Photography Awards, Los Angeles, California - jurors: 28 member panel

  • "2nd Place, People", 12th Annual Fall American Photography Competition, Hubbard Museum of the American West, Ruidoso, New Mexico - juror: Don Strel

  • "Accepted for Catalogue", 19th Annual International Photography Competition 2003, The Photo Review, Longhorne, Pennsylvania - juror: Bill Hunt

  • "Finalist", 23rd Annual Spring Photography Contest, Photographers' Forum, Santa Barbara, California - jurors: Paul Liebhardt, Paul Ottengheime, Amy Kawadler

1973

  • "First Place, Amateur Category", Examiner Photo Contest, San Francisco, California

EXHIBITIONS - GROUP

2010

  • MOPLA Group Show LA, selected photographers of Los Angeles. Co-curated by Hossein Farmani of the Lucie Foundation and Dee DeLara of Smashbox Studios

2008

  • 4th Annual Exhibit of The National Arts Program in The City of Reno, McKinley Arts and Culture Center, Reno, Nevada

  • Emerging Artists, The Source on Lake, Pasadena, California

2007

  • National Juried Photo Competition - Through A Lens - Life in Motion, The Coastal Arts League Museum, Half Moon Bay, California - juror: Michael Collopy

2006

  • Nights At The Art Gallery, UCLA Cultural Affairs, Kerckhoff Art Gallery, UCLA Campus, Los Angeles, California

  • Masters of Photography, International Charity Exhibit, Curitiba, Brazil – curator: Basil O'Brien

2005

  • First Annual Visual Arts Exhibit and Awards, Reno, Nevada – jurors: Rachel Hartsough, Dean Burton

  • +or - one foot of art, Art-Pic, North Hollywood, California

  • New Photography, Millard Sheets Gallery, Pomona, California - jurors: Daniel Foster, Dennis Keeley, Habib Kheradyar, Steve Scudder

  • National Juried Photo Competition - Through A Lens - The Human Element, The Coastal Arts League Museum, Half Moon Bay, California - juror: Michael Collopy

  • Print Auction & Exhibition, Houston Center for Photography - invitational

2004

  • Personal.Ads, Advertising Photographers of America/Los Angeles, Louis Stern Fine Arts, West Hollywood, California - curration: Stephen Garrett; special judges: Owen Roizman, Rachel Pincus

  • Works on Paper, Long Beach Arts, Long Beach, California - juror: Laddie John Dill

  • New Photography, Millard Sheets Gallery, Pomona, California - jurors: Sant Khalsa, Nelson Trombley, Robert Ketchum, Meg Linton

  • Open Call L.A., Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, California

  • Utopia, Long Beach, California

  • Exposure 2004 - Sixth Annual Photography Exhibition, East Village Arts District, Long Beach, California

  • National Juried Photo Competition - Through A Lens - Urban Landscapes, The Coastal Arts League Museum, Half Moon Bay, California - juror: Richard Newman

2003

  • 12th Annual Fall American Photography Exhibition, Hubbard Museum of the American West, Ruidoso, New Mexico - juror: Don Strel

  • Art at the Port, Juried Art Show, Anacortes Arts Festival, Anacortes, Washington - juror: Robin Held

  • Babalu, Santa Monica, California

  • Cafe Montana, Santa Monica, California

1973

  • Photosculpture selected for exhibition, Marin County Fair, San Rafael, California

  • North Beach Photo Fair, San Francisco, California

TELEVISION/MOTION PICTURE/COMMERCIAL PRODUCTIONS

2013-14

  • Central Productions, “Hot in Cleveland” - Big Shoes

2012

  • ABC Studios, “Mistresses” - Tank, Here
  • Blind Decker Productions, “Californication” - Big Shoes
  • Central Productions, “Hot in Cleveland” - Big Shoes
  • Hungryman Productions, “undisclosed” - untitled #2239, untitled #2384, untitled #2252

2011

  • 20th Century Fox, “Last Man Standing” - untitled #2384, untitled #2252
  • ABC Family Television
  • Darren Star Productions, “Good Christian Belles” - Cool and Hot
  • Central Productions, “Hot in Cleveland” - Big Shoes

2010

  • Central Productions, “Hot in Cleveland” - Big Shoes
  • ABC Studios, “undisclosed” - Valley Pole
  • Watski Productions, “Tilda”, Big Shoes
  • Remote Broadcasting, “Southern Discomfort”, Bus Stop Dreams, Valley Pole
  • Smuggler, “State Farm”, - Bus, Main & Wall
  • 20th Century Fox, “Traffic Light” - Big Shoes
  • Big Blond Productions, “Jacob’s Coffee” - Bus Stop Dreams, Valley Pole
  • 20th Century Fox, “undisclosed” - Big Shoes
  • Short Dog, “Will and the Ruins” - Tinkler
  • DW Studios, “Dinner for Schmucks” - Main & Wall, Tinkler, Bus, Waiting for the Bread
  • CBS Studios, “Accidentally on Purpose” - Ferry, Bus, Main & Wall
  • Open 4 Business, “Parks and Rec.” - Main & Wall

2009

  • CBS Studios, “Accidentally on Purpose” - Main & Wall
  • CBS Studios, “Accidentally on Purpose” - Ferry, Bus
  • CBS Studios, “90210” - Big Shoes
  • MJZ Productions, “Marshalls” - Main & Wall
  • 20th Century Fox, "Glee" - Tinkler
  • FTP Productions, "Little Piggy" - Bus
  • CBS Productions, "Melrose Place" - Big Shoes, Tinkler
  • FTP Productions, "Untitled, Jeff Strauss Project" - Ferry
  • Time Warner Cable, "Form" - Bus
  • O Positive, "Verizon" - Big Shoes
  • ABC Studios, "Castle" - Waiting for the Bread
  • Radical Media, "Toyota" - Big Shoes
  • Warner Brothers, "Nip 'n Tuck" - Star
  • ABC, "Brothers & Sisters" - Waiting for the Bread

2008

  • 20th Century Fox, "Do Not Disturb” - Big Shoes
  • Detour Productions, "Walmart" - Big Shoes
  • Bob Industries, "Chase" - Waiting for the Bread
  • HSI Productions, "Sharpie" - Open
  • 20th Century Fox, "Shark" - Paint Climbing
  • ABC, "Brothers & Sisters" - Tank, Here
  • Montrose Productions, "My Best Friend's Girl" - Star
  • Crossroads Films, "Purina" - Here
  • Warner Brothers, "Old Christine" - Waiting for the Bread
  • ABC, "Brothers & Sisters" - Star, Here

2007

  • Warner Brothers, "Big Bang” - Worked
  • ABC, "Brothers & Sisters" - Star, Here
  • HSI/Venus, "USPS" - Egg Plant, Open
  • Warner Brothers, "Old Christine" - Waiting for the Bread
  • 20th Century Fox, "Back to You" - Paint Climbing
  • NBC, "Las Vegas" - Construction Blue #3 & #5
  • MJZ Productions, "Pizza Hut" - Paint Climbing
  • 20th Century Fox, "Alvin and the Chipmunks" - Here, Construction Blue #5
  • Boxer Films, “undisclosed” - Tank
  • 20th Century Fox, "Action News" - Paint Climbing
  • Warner Brothers, "ER" - Dumpster, Egg Plant, Carnation
  • Smuggler Productions, "Doritos" - Tank
  • Columbia Pictures, "Catch & Release" - Waiting for the Bread

2006

  • Warner Brothers, "Happy Hour" - Tank
  • Warner Brothers, "Old Christine" - Across Walk, Water Trio
  • Supply and Demand, "TJ Max" - Tank, Coast, Missing
  • Warner Brothers, "Old Christine" - Paint Climbing
  • Warner Brothers, "Happy Hour" - Across Walk
  • Touchstone, "Ugly Betty" - Across Walk
  • Warner Brothers, "Old Christine" - Waiting for the Bread
  • Radical Media, "Merrill Lynch" - Riding Past
  • Sony, "Hungry Man" - Reel Logs, Tank, Jacob's Train
  • Playtone Productions, “The Great Buck Howard”, Tickle
  • NBC, "Port Wiseman" - Push
  • S&D Productions, "Blank Slate" - Waiting for the Bread
  • 20th Century Fox, "The Big Adventures" - Across Walk
  • Warner Brothers, "Without a Trace" - Push
  • Warner Brothers, "Old Christine" - Paint Climbing

2005

  • Touchstone TV, "Crumbs" - Pebbles & Waves
  • Warner Brothers, "Old Christine" - Waiting for the Bread
  • Backyard Productions, "Lending Tree" - Reel Logs, Across Walk
  • Warner Brothers, "Joey" - Waiting for the Bread
  • Tool of North America, "Hotwire.com" - Reel Logs, Riding Past
  • Warner Brothers, "Old Christine" - Push, Paint Climbing
  • 20th Century Fox, "Stacked" - Dripping Gold
  • Warner Brothers, "Old Christine" - Waiting
  • 20th Century Fox, "Stacked" - Arrow, Shadow
  • 20th Century Fox, "24" - Tank
  • HSI Productions, "Burger King" - Dripping Gold
  • 20th Century Fox, "Diamond & Weisman Project" - Arrow
  • Schofield Film, "Lowes" - Waiting
  • RSA USA, "McDonalds" - Reel Logs

2004

  • PYTKA, "Motorola" - Pebbles & Waves
  • Wooster Productions, "Reality" - Waiting for the Bread, Waiting, Palm, Swirl, Arrow, Reel Logs
  • NBC, "Men's Room" - Pebbles & Waves
  • Wooster Productions, "Strong Medicine" - Swirl, Arrow, Reel Logs, Waiting
  • NBC, "Men's Room" - Waiting for the Bread, Waiting, Palm
  • Dreamworks, "The Ring II" - Reel Logs
  • Smuggler, "Netflix" - Arrow, Palm
  • NBC, "Men's Room" - Waiting for the Bread, Waiting
  • Touchstone, "My Wife and Kids", Waiting
  • Dimension Films, "Cursed" - Waiting for the Bread
  • NBC, "Good Morning Miami" - Shadows
  • NBC, "Happy Family" - Arrow
  • Epoch Films, "Monster.com" - Arrow

2003

  • WB-TV, "Rock Me Baby" - Waiting for the Bread, Waiting
  • NBC, "Good Morning Miami" - Shadows

MUSIC CD PACKAGING

  • "Waiting for the Bread", Carl Tassi, Cengiz Yaltkaya, Austin Nicholsen
  • "SightSoundingBackDrops+8", Stephen "Breeze" Smith

PUBLICATIONS

2012

  • “Views from the Pew” by J.C. Pedigo, cover photo. - Portal Center Press, Gleneden Beach, Oregon

2010

  • WPGA Annual 2009 - winners from the Worldwide Photography Gala Awards, York, United Kingdom

2006

  • Book By Authors - Long Beach Public Library Foundation. Ryan Smolar, designer, Long Beach, California

2004

  • International Photography Awards 2003 book, Jeff Griffith, designer
  • Tar Wolf Review, art editor, Jason D. Vaughn, Clarksrange, Tennessee
  • The Photo Review, Langhorne, Pennsylvania

2003

  • Photographer's Forum, Best of Photography Annual, Santa Barbara, California

RECOGNITION - FILM/VIDEO/AUDIO . . . . . AN EARLIER LIFE

1993

  • New York Festivals: Finalist – "A…musing on Innovation". Professional and personal development category. A whimsical, meandering, sometimes lurching, journey through quirky processes and products of innovation.

1977

  • Gabriel Award: Best Documentary – "This Family That is Church", the installation of John Cummins as Bishop of Oakland.

1973

  • Broadcast Media Award: Best TV Documentary – "Gay Power", the rise of gay political power in San Francisco.
  • Emmy, Academy of Television Arts and Sciences: Best Documentary – "Gay Power", as above.
  • Associated Press Award: Best Documentary – "Pastures of Plenty", the demise of the family farm in California.

1972

  • Emmy, Academy of Television Arts and Sciences: Best Documentary – "Pastures of Plenty", as above.
  • Emmy, Academy of Television Arts and Sciences: Excellence in Local News Coverage – "Isleton Flood".

1971

  • McQuade Memorial Award: Best Humanitarian Documentary – "Old Folks at Home", the attempts of elderly residents of the Yerba Buena Redevelopment Area to have a say in their relocation.
  • San Francisco Press Club: Best Editor – "Shugendo", feature story on a Zen mountaineering sect.

1970

  • Florida-Georgia American Advertising Federation: First Place – Creation and production of television ad campaign for "Forrest Amusements".

1965

  • Radio-Television Guild: Best Radio Documentary – "Vietnam Day", program on one of the first Berkeley Protest Marches.

RECOGNITION

"Life is like a sewer, what you get out of it all depends on what you put into it." - Tom Lehrer