September2014

Castle Among the Peaks

AWARD: NATIONAL RECOGNITION Celebrating Art Published Artist Published in coffee table quality Celebrating Art Summer 2014 Sept 2014 Certifications FOREWORD: The mysterious castle sits alone in the snowy peaks of a rugged mountain. Casted aglow by luminescence, the castle radiates its own mystery. IMAGE: < < < < < <  …

Mourn with Me

AWARD: NATIONAL RECOGNITION Creative Communications ☆ Editor’s Choice Award ☆ Semi-finalist, Published Poet Published in The Stars in Our Hearts Aug 2011 Photos FOREWORD: N/A POETRY TEXT: For those who do suffer Please let it be known I wish to empathize – You’re not on your own If your heart ever bled For…

Misty Spaces

AWARD: NATIONAL RECOGNITION Teen Ink – Photography ☆ Editor’s Choice Award ☆ July 2014 Website Publication FOREWORD: As a teenager, I often pass by my school’s cafeteria–crowded, loud, and commonplace. A common place, it wasn’t a golden plaque in honor of our school’s founder; it wasn’t a landmark of longevity like our school’s oldest…

A Microcosm of Color

AWARD: NATIONAL RECOGNITION Teen Ink – Photography Web Publication Privilege July 2014 Website Publication FOREWORD: I used a professional camera provided by the school to take this piece. Found on a nearby flower, these ants, perhaps unknown to them, embody nature’s gift of beauty and strength. This shot, zoomed quite closely,…

“Churos”

AWARD: NATIONAL RECOGNITION Teen Ink – Photography Web Publication Privilege July 2014 Website Publication FOREWORD: This was a piece I took during a volunteer trip to Mexico. In reality, the wall in the picture is curved as it wraps around the street corner. I played with the perspective to make it…