Professional Bio

University of Colorado. Boulder, Colorado.  MFA 1984, BFA 1978.

Arizona State University. Tempe, Arizona.  1973-1975.

Research & Scholarship

Currently working on landscape project: Wyoming Grasslands.

Awards & Recognition

Upcoming publication (Winter 2013) - At Home in the West: The Lure of Public Land. GFT Books. 176 pages with 78 duotone photographs.

Faculty Lecturer of the Year. Regis College. 2008.

National Endowment for the Arts. Fellowship in Photography. 1981.

Creative Work

Photographs have been exhibited widely and are in the permanent collections of numerous institutions, including the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, the Bibliotech National in Paris, the Denver Art Museum, the Southwest Collection at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Princeton University Art Museum, Yale University Art Gallery, Arizona State University, the University of Colorado, the Colorado Historical Society, University of Chicago, and others. 


Selected Exhibitions

2011 - Portrait of the Artist. Loveland Art Museum. Loveland, Colorado.

2011 - Situating Robert Adams. Colorado Photographic Arts Center. Denver, Colorado.

2010 - Faith, Mourning, Concadence. BC Gallery Space. Bellevue College. Washington. (three person).

2009 - Inherent Form. College of Southern Nevada.  Las Vegas, Nevada. (solo).

2009 - Yavapai College.  Prescott, Arizona. (three person).

2009 - Colorado Photographs. Arvada Center for the Arts. Arvada, Colorado.

2009 - WATERSHED.  Regis University. Denver, Colorado. (solo).

2008 - Inherent Form. The Dairy Center for the Arts. Boulder, CO (solo).

2008 - Inherent Form. Chadron State College.  Chadron, NE. (solo).

2006 - Considering the Sublime.  Ironton Studios. Denver, CO. (two person).

2005 - Water and Trees.  The Dairy Center for the Arts, Boulder, CO (solo).

2004 -  SPE Exhibition.  Colorado Institute of the Arts.  Denver, CO

2002 -  Places in the West. Francis McCray Gallery, Western New Mexico State. Silver City, NM (solo).

2000 -  Black Tiger Gulch Fire Landscapes 1989/ 1999, SRO Gallery, Texas Tech University, TX (solo).

1999 - Rephotography, Colorado History Museum, Denver, Colorado.         

1997 - 20th Anniversary Show, Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR.

1995 - The Real West: A Contemporary Photographic Overview, Center for the Visual Arts, Denver, CO 

1994 - Timothy O'Sullivan, William Bell, Mark Klett, W. S. Sutton, Grant Gallery, Denver, CO.

1994 - Real Vision- Photographs from the Southwest, Colorado Gallery of the Arts, ACC, Denver, CO. 

1993 - Boulder Flow: Boulder County Artists, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.  

1992 - Landscape as Subject: Contemporary Photography, Nebraska Wesleyan University, NE. 

1992 - Expanded Visions, Lincoln Center Galleries, Fort Collins, CO.

1991  - Recent Landscapes and Other Swan Songs..., Arvada Center for the Arts, Arvada, CO. 

1991 - Environmental Photographs, Boulder Art Center, Boulder, CO.           

1990 - Black Tiger Gulch, After the Sugar Loaf Fire, July 9, 1989.  (solo exhibitions)

1990 - Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR.    Boulder Art Center, Boulder, CO. 

1989 - Recent Work (solo exhibitions), Regis University, Denver, CO.  University of Northern Iowa. 

1989 - Three Photographers, Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE.

1987 - Terrestrial Territory (solo exhibitions), University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE.  Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas.  Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY.

1987 - Photography and the West:  The 80s, The Rockwell Museum, Corning, NY.

1986 - Phrasing (solo exhibition), UMC Fine Arts Gallery, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.

1986 - Symbiotic Notion (solo exhibition), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.

1985 - Photography Exhibition, The Waterworks Gallery, Salisbury, NC.

1984 - La Photographie Creative, Pavillon des Arts, Paris, France.

1984 - Young Southwest Photographers, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI.

1984 - Colorado Photographers, Visual Studies Workshop Galleries, Rochester, NY.

1984 - W. S. Sutton/Karen Lee, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

1983 - Twelve Songs from the Hill (solo exhibition), Arvada Center for the Arts, CO.

1983 - Arboretum, The Tree As Symbol, Form and Object in American Photography, U of Denver. 

1983 - Contemporary Photography as Phantasy, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, CA.

1982 - I Want Clean Air and No Bombs (solo exhibition), Project Art Center, Cambridge, MA.

1982 - Colorado Photographers, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO.

1982 - Northlight Southwest, Northlight Gallery, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

1981 - Recent Landscapes (solo exhibition), Colorado Photographic Art Center, Denver, CO.

1980 - Northlight Southwest, Northlight Gallery, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

1979 - Sixth Colorado Annual, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO.