As an artist my mission is to create images using a straight- forward approach. 

A spontaneous reaction to what I see without manipulation. I want my work to

express my reactions and interpretations of the subjects that are built up from within. 

As a result the viewer is presented with the reality of the image developing a sense of place. 

One of my goals is to continue creating documentaries and telling stories

that include historical information about the people and places I document.  

An important part of the projects is  sharing the images and the information

collected with the public. This is done through photo exhibitions,video, public

television, and in archival collections at various locations.