What is it about Connection?
Connection - As one of the images created for the book If You Only Knew, this image is more than a deconstructed abstract flower. Do you see the semicolon? The semicolon has been adopted as a symbol to show support to and represent those living with mental illness or the loss of someone through suicide.
This image was inspired by my interview of Kerstin for my book. I had met her when she was getting a tattoo that said “WARR;OR”. (please click through to read more) Read More
What’s it like writing a book? Like photography. Kind of. And easier than you think. And harder than you think. My thoughts on using a professional editor as a first-time author for the book If You Only Knew. Click through to read more. Read More
I’m really thrilled this book is making its way to becoming a reality!
Over the coming weeks and months, I’m going to be sharing with you some sneak previews of my upcoming book, If You Only Knew—Revealing the Humanity of Mental Illness. Read More
I wasn’t having a conversation with the piano as the title of the post implies. Recently I agreed to do a Q&A at an opening reception for the If You Only Knew exhibit…Plus a link to a radio interview …. Click to read more! Read More
In the past I’ve light-heartedly told people to use their power for good. But I mean it for real now. Read More
An easy conversation that sounds like what you’d hear over a cup of coffee. (Or tea.) Lisa Johnson of KUMD was an excellent interviewer. It’s a good conversation about the exhibit , art, and the unexpected gift this project has brought to others and myself. Click to read more and listen. Read More
After talking with Candace, I immediately had this location in mind to photograph the interpretation of what she said about how her mental illness felt to her. Wide expanse of prairie, no trees, with little to no sign of civilization. The trick for me was finding the location. — More on the blog, including a video of the area with voiceover. Read More