Solo Exhibitions

  • Anatomy in Motion, Clinton, NY, “Sacred in the Ordinary” – Sept – Dec 2014
  • Zensations Wellness Spa, Rome, NY, “Sacred in the Ordinary” – May – August 2014
  • The Artful Lodger, Clinton, NY, “Patterns Revealed: Photographic Mandalas” – June – Sept. 2012
  • Artist of the Week – The Village Crossing on the Green, Clinton, NY – August 2010
  • Kirkland Town Library, Clinton, NY, “Photographic Impressions” – Sept. 2006
  • Kirkland Town Library, Clinton, NY, “Back Roads: Scenes in Black & White and Hand-painted Photography” – August 2003

Group Exhibitions

  • PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT – Abstractions, January 2020, Juror – Kirsten Hoving
  • ASmith Gallery, Johnson City, TX – Portal, Sept – Oct, 2019, Juror – Ann Jastrab
  • 55th Annual Bath Co Art Association Show – July 2019, Juror – John Henry Rice, Third Place Photography
  • Crossroads Art Center & Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Richmond, VA – In the Garden, March – June 2019
  • ASmith Gallery, Johnson City, TX – Botanical, April – May 26, 2019, Juror – Wendi Schneider
  • Black Swan Books, Staunton, VA – Four Artists, March – April 2019
  • ASmith Gallery, Johnson City, TX – Light, Nov 2018 – Jan 2019, Juror – Geoffrey Koslov
  • Shenandoah Valley Art Center, Annual Contemporary Exhibit: Women’s Work, Dec 2018 – Jan 2019, Juror – Joan Ranzini
  • Art for Gifts _ Staunton Augusta Art Center – Nov – Dec 2018
  • Blue Mountain Coffee – August 2018 – Landscape Show with CoArt Members
  • 54th Bath Co Art Association Art Show – July 2018, Juror – Frank P. Phillips – Honorable Mention
  • Shenandoah Valley Art Center Members Show – June 2018, Honorable Mention
  • Joseph Miller Center for Photographic Arts –  8th Annual Joseph Miller Abstract Photography Exhibit, May 2018, Juror – Joseph Miller
  • SE Center for Photography, Greenville, SC – Seasons, May 2018, Juror – Michael Pannier
  • ASmith Gallery, Johnson City, TX – Elsewhere, Mar – April 2017, Juror – Fran Forman
  • ASmith Gallery, Johnson City, TX – Vistas, Nov – Dec 2017, Juror – Dan Burkholder
  • ASmith Gallery, Johnson City, TX – Trees, Dec 2016 – Jan 2017, Juror – Michael Kenna
  • Professional Photographers of America – Intl. Photographic Competition – General Collection  Exhibit – 2006, 2008, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Professional Photographers of America – Intl. Photographic Competition – Loan Collection  Exhibit – 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Across the Row Bistro, Clinton, NY: Local Artist display for restaurant, 2013 – 2017
  • Professional Photographers Assoc. of New England Creative Challenge: Symmetry, Jan 2016 – First Place
  • Munson Williams Proctor Art Institute Sidewalk Show – 2015, Juror’s Choice Award
  • PHOTO Gallery Oakland, Oakland CA, Best of Botanicals, Honorable Mention, May – July 2014, Juror – Harold Davis,
  • State of the Art Gallery, 24th Annual Juried Photo Show, Ithaca, NY, 2013
  • Shoe Factory Art, Rochester, NY Juried Show: Minimal Art – 2012
  • Mohawk Valley Community College Alumni Show – 2011
  • Kirkland Art Center Juried Photography Regional Shows – 2004, 2011, 2014
  • Kirkland Art Center Member Shows – 2011, 2010, 2015, 2016
  • Kirkland Town Library Holiday Art Exhibit – 2004, 2008, 2009, 2010
  • Clinton Art and Music Festival – 2007
  • Central New York Heart Gallery- 2004, 2006, 2008, 2009, and ongoing
  • The Arts Center of Old Forge – Juried Photography Show – 2003
  • Mohawk Valley Community College Student Exhibition, UticArt – 2002
  • Munson Williams Proctor Art Institute Sidewalk Show – 2002
  • Cogar Gallery and Utica Camera Club Photography Show and Competition – 2002 – 2nd place
  • Mohawk Valley Community College Student Exhibition, UticArt – 2001

Honors and Awards

  • Professional Photographers of America – Intl. Photographic Competition – Grand Imaging Awards – Top Ten Image – 2015, 2016
  • Professional Photographers of America  – Platinum Photographer of the Year 2013, 2015, 2016
  • Professional Photographers Association of New England – Award of Excellence 2013
  • PhotoNorthEast – Court of Honor Award 2012
  • Professional Photographers Association of New England Photographic Competition – Judge’s Choice Award 2011
  • Professional Photographers Society of NY State Photographic Competition – Judge’s Choice Award 2008
  • Professional Photographers Society of NY State Photographic Competition  – Judge’s Choice Award 2006
  • James O’Looney Award for outstanding photography student – Mohawk Valley Community College – 2002
  • Included in Best of College Photography Annual – Photographer’s Forum, 2001

Degrees and Certification

  • Professional Photographers of America – Master Photographer Degree – 2013
  • Professional Photographic Certification Commission – Certified Professional Photographer – 2010

Relevant Experience

Portrait and Photography business: Haile Fine Photography, 2001 to present

Artists’ Cooperatives

  • CoArt Gallery, Staunton, VA  March 2018 – present
  • Artisans’ Corner, Clinton, NY – 2010 to 2016
  • Broad Street Gallery, Hamilton, NY – 2011 to 2012

Memberships

  • Staunton Augusta Art Center
  • Beverley Street Studio School
  • Shenandoah Valley Art Center

Teaching

  • Seeing with New Eyes: Photography Retreats – New Skete Monastery, Cambridge, NY – July 2015, Oct 2015, May 2017
  • World Wide Photo Walk Leader – 2013
  • Private Photography lessons and mentoring since 2009

Community Service

  • Central New York Heart Gallery – Original Organizer, Photographer Coordinator, Photographer – 2004 to 2018
  • Donating artist:  Mohawk Valley Health Systems, Kirkland Town Library, Root Farm Equine Assisted Therapy, St. Luke’s Home, ARC, Clinton Band Boosters

Education

  • Mohawk Valley Community College, Utica, NY.  A.S. in Photography
  • Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA.  Ed. in Counseling
  • Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, PA.  B.A. in Sociology and Social Work

Workshops and Seminars

  • R&F Paints: Encaustic Comprehensive – Pamela W. Wallace – October 2019
  • Shenandoah Valley Art Center: Botanical Monoprint – Piper Groves – September 2019
  • ASmith Gallery: Leafing on Vellum and other Substrates – Wendi Schneider – May 2019
  • ASmith Gallery: Encaustics: Basics and Beyond – Amanda Smith and Kevin Tully – October 2018
  • Center for Photography at Woodstock and R&F Paints: The Fused Image: Encaustic and Photography, Wayne Montelcavo – July 2017
  • Light Atlas Creative – Laura Valenti: 2016, 2017

Candela: Finding Inspiration through Photography
Meditations on Gratitude
The Visionary Portfolio

  • Fine Art Long Exposure Photography – Marc Koegel – 2013
  • New England Institute of Professional Photography:

Professional Photography Society of NY State Photo Workshop

Suzette Allen, Advanced Photoshop – 2012
Michael and Tina Timmons, Beyond Image Capture – 2011
Jane Conor Ziser – Corel Painter – 2015
Richard Sturdevant – Composites – 2014
Helen Yancy – Corel Painter – 2013
Jim Cunningham – Corel Painter – 2012
Michael Barton, Photography as Fine Art – 2011
Tammy Wolfe & Tamar London, Senior Portraits & Marketing – 2010
Michael McBride, Photography as Art – 2008
Suzette Allen, Photoshop – 2007
Tony Sweet, Nature and Art Photography – 2006
Doug Box, Portraits & Marketing – 2005

  • Betterphoto.com classes

George Schaub, Digital Black and White Printing, “best in class” – 2005

  • Private Instruction

Cheryl Machat Dorskind, Handpainting Black and White Photographs – 2003