Annapurna Base Camp Trek, April 3rd, 2017

I have decided to go back to Nepal again in the Spring of 2017 and am sending out another invitation to friends and family. Malla Treks will be our outfitter. Amazing and experienced Tshering will be our head Sherpa again. We couldn’t be in better hands! It will be lodge to lodge! Read on for more information!

Lights for Life: Bhaktapur, Nepal

I came with my trekking friends – Brianna Gallo, Micheal Costa, Christie Solomon and Mark Kern – to give out the solar lights that Epic Photo Tours and I raised funds for. The people were so appreciative and happy and my biggest regret was that we didn’t have enough for everyone.

Indira Ranamagar

While in Kathmandu last month I had the privilege of spending time with Indira Ranamagar. She is a remarkable woman who received the 2014 World’s Children Prize Honorary Award for her 20 year struggle for children of prisoners in Nepal. Prisoners Assistance Nepal (PA) was started as a grassroots organization …

Current Exhibitions

I wanted to share my recent exhibition at The Museum at the California Center for the Arts in Escondido and a montage at the University of San Diego’s Institute of Peace and Justice.

Ethiopia: Omo River Valley 2015

The tribal people that reside in the Omo River Valley in the far southwest of Ethiopia may be some of the most unique on the African continent. They are known for their cultural practices, which are based on ancient beliefs, as well as their interaction with the physical environment. They …

“Making the Invisible Visible” slideshow for AJFO Conference

My project, Making the Invisible Visible, illuminates women in the process of reclaiming their worth, their joy and their dignity as they participate in a reentry program at Las Colinas Detention and Reentry Center in San Diego. Looking out from these images are eyes that have most likely witnessed unspeakable …

An invitation from Michele

I invite you to embark on this Everest Base Camp journey with me for one of the most memorable treks you will ever encounter, from 25th April to 10th May 2016.