Trusting the Journey 

Join me in this process of developing a photographic voice

2/ 28/ 2023  5:30pm PST

Q&A to follow


The Candid Frame:

Conversations on Photography

Podcast interview with Ibarionex Perello

Perceive Me Exhibition 

concept and curation by Kristine Schomaker

March 13 - April 13th 
Opening reception Thursday, March 16 4-7pm PST

Mesa College Art Gallery, San Diego

Women's History Month

Artist Panel Discussion                                               Tuesday April 4th 7pm PST Zoom 

This is the 5th and final exhibition of Perceive Me 

Perceive This with Viewer

one, one thousand...  

a 46 print Solo Exhibition

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Fulginiti Pavilion for Humanities and Biothethics Aurora, Colorado 

On View September 6, 2022 - February 13, 2023

February 7th, 2023:  RSVP

Hybrid Panel Discussion including a neurologist, an art therapist, an art advocate, my sister Lori Sandler and me in REVEALING: Art + Disability + Stigma + Compassion

Tuesday, February 7th from Noon-1:30pm (MT)
Hybrid Event: In-Person & ZOOM at the Fulginiti Pavilion  


Hybrid Panel Discussion February 7, 2023 • CU Anschutz & ZOOM RSVP

Presentation with the Sisters November 1, 2022 • Lennox-Gastaut National Awareness Day 

Walk-through and discussion with Lori • January 2022

Walk-through and discussion with Lori  for CU medical students • September

Ted for the Head Talk October 2022


The Candid Frame, Vulnerability in Life & Art 


Feature Shoot, FRAMES Magazine, F-Stop MagazineShadow & Light Magazine, Strange Fire, ZO Magazine

Yup, that's my sister Lori and me on installation day with a poster of Lori and her son, David at the Fulginiti Pavilion for Bioethics & Humanities at CU Anschutz

Walking this Path, 2021

one, one thousand...   

All About Photo Solo Exhibition

I had the honor of having my work selected by juror Harvey Stein  (acclaimed photographer, educator and author of seven books) for the month of October 2022 

Klompching Editions

announces the Special Edition  release of foreseeable cache  no. 23, pink , 2021

8.33" x 12.5" image on 11" x 14" sheet                 printed on Canson Arches Paper


October - November 2022

South X Southeast Gallery, Molena Georgia                                                                      Juried by Jennifer McClure

Perceive Me 

concept and curation by Kristine Schomaker

Coastline College, Newport Beach, CA  

I'll be giving and Artist Talk October 12, 2022      12pm-1pm pst

Exhibition Tour with Kristine Schomaker to follow

This is the 4th exhibition of Perceive Me with one more to follow in San Diego

Perceive This with Viewer

Lucie Foundation                                                                                            Official Selection • International Photography Awards 

Critical Mass TOP 50   !!!!    2022

It's an honor to be amongst many talented friends and colleagues List of winners

Indian Photo Festival  2022

Hyderabad, India

For my debut in India, "one, one thousand..." is the only  representing the United States!

The Indian Photo Festival (IPF) - Hyderabad, a not-for-profit initiative of Light Craft Foundation is India's longest running international photography festival showcasing photography from India and around the globe.

18th November - 19th December, State Gallery of Art, Madhapur and other venues across Hyderabad. 

Center for Photographic Art International Juried Exhibition

Juror Paul Kopeikin  • Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, CA  

Inclination, Versailles, France 2009

Exhibition Lab Exhibition

Foley Gallery, New York, NY.

July through August 2022

Strange Fire Interview 

Interviewed by Jess Dugan - June 16, 2022

Jess Dugan recently selected one, one thousand... for CENTER's Social Award Honorable Mention. It is a privilege to be interviewed by them for Strange Fire, an artist collective "of interdisciplinary artists, curators, and writers focused on work that engages with current social and political forces." 

We talk more about Lori and David, how the title came to be, and how I got David's permission to make this work. I share why I use text and image, "straight" photographs, altered images, and talk about the artists who've influenced me. Jess's thought provoking questions that had me look more deeply at the "why's" about the work which are articulated here.

 The Art of Photographic Capture

 Teaching this summer :  Los Angeles Center for Photography

July 25 - July 29, 2022

Photography is an art form used to express observations or communicate a story. This workshop invites students (ages 12-18) to observe the world around them and discover the overlooked. Designed for all levels of photographers. 

FRAMES Magazine Interview 

Interview by Diana Nicholette Jeon - May 31, 2022

Diana has me waxing about my career and each project that has led me to the work I make today. In doing so, I learned a bit more about myself through the process.

Diana: To leave you with a final thought from Arlook, she says, “We’re making this work to champion caregivers and bring awareness to this rare syndrome. We hope to raise funding to enable more research into the many unknowns about LGS. To learn more about LGS, visit the LGS Foundation website.

CENTER  Social Award Honorable Mention

Juried by Jess T. Dugan  one, one thousand...   

I was impressed by the quality and diversity of the work submitted to the Social Awards. Seeing projects from around the world that address a variety of meaningful social issues, such as climate change, immigration, activism, systemic racism, socioeconomic inequity, chronic illness, neurodivergence, aging, family systems, the effects of the pandemic, and LGBTQ+ rights was very moving. In addition to the subject matter, the formal and technical execution of each project was critical to my selection; I was looking for cohesive bodies of work comprised of strong individual images and was most drawn to projects where the artists spoke about social issues from a highly personal vantage point, using their own stories as a point of departure. As I was viewing all of the submitted work, one of my favorite quotes by Diane Arbus came to mind: “The more specific you are, the more general it’ll be.”

The two Honorable Mentions, one, one thousand… by Debe Arlook.  one, one thousand… tells the story of Arlook’s 28-year-old nephew, David, who has Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome, an incurable seizure disorder, and severe autism, rendering him non-verbal and in need of full-time care. Arlook’s images show David and his mother, Lori, alongside her handwritten text describing aspects of their lives and relationship.

- Jess T. Dugan, Artist & Co-Founder, Strange Fire Collective

Griffin Museum of Photography 28th Annual Members Juried Show

July 7 - September 4, 2022        Artist Reception July 10, 2022 4-6pm 

My sister Lori and I will be there, we hope to see you. Over 2,000 images were submitted to  jurors Frances Jakubek and Iaritza Menjivar, and narrowed to 60.

Center Forward 2022  

Exhibition at Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins

The artist reception was an extra special event with my nephew, sister and family in attendance.

Juried by Alyssa Coppelman and Christy Havranek, June 1 - June 28, 2022

30 OVER 50: In Context 

one, one thousand... portfolio 

Portfolio exhibition with Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins CO

Juried by Gordon Stettinius, May 2022

Meditation No. 5, Foreseeable Cache

The Artist of Possibility, Issue #5  

Published article written by Debe Arlook

A few weeks into the March 2020 lockdown, I became ill with Covid. We were in Idaho for a one-week trip. Then the world literally stopped. The virus lasted seven weeks...we stayed for three months not wanting to return to city life in Los Angeles. Testing was scarce, we had a president prescribing bleach as a cure-all, and no one knew anything. Two years later, with vaccines, boosters and new variants, a sick friend told me she couldn't image what it was like being sick without the vaccine. I can tell you, it was no picnic. It messed me up emotionally, physically and mentally for many months. 

In the fall of 2020, I wrote an essay about my experience for The Artist of Possibility, a spiritually minded magazine conceived by meditation teacher, Jeff Carreira. Published in January 2021, the issue about Loss, Grief and Transformation. Images from Foreseeable Cache accompany the essay. 

Meditation No.19, Orange, Foreseeable Cache


Highlights from the Month of Photography Denver Reviews, by Aline Smithson, 2021

Meditation No.19, Turquoise, Foreseeable Cache

What Will You Remember? 

Digits: A Parallel Universe Exhibition Review, by Elin Spring and Suzanne Revy 2021

Meditation No.7, Foreseeable Cache

 Critical Mass Finalist  Award 2020

Meditation No.3, Foreseeable Cache

 Rick Wester Fine Art  

August - September 2021  •   New York, NY

Meditation No. 20, Foreseeable Cache

January 6, 2019  10:55:29am

16th Julia Margaret Cameron Award 

Jurors Barbara Davidson and Elisabeth Biondi awarded Foreseeable Cache an Honorable Mention, Digital Manipulation & Collage 

2nd Place, Edge of an [American] Dream 

FotoNostrum Gallery, Barcelona Spain     Winter 2021

I don't know where he is, but he's gone, Scene & Heard  

I was recently interviewed by Andrew Walmsley from the UK for his podcast. Thank you, Andrew!

Much gratitude to the Los Angeles Center of Photography team for selecting me as Member of the Month for May 2021

January 6, 2019 8:15:36am, Edge of an [American] Dream

Member's Juried Exhibition
Center for Photographic Arts, Carmel CA

Juror, Susan Burnstine & Gallery Director, Ann Jastrab 
April 10, 2021    4-5pm PDT

Meditation No.28, Foreseeable Cache

Heeled, A Western Ballad Exhibition 

DAB Art 
H+ Gallery, Ventura, CA
Artist Talk   April 18, 2021   1-3pm PDT

Meditation No.22, Foreseeable Cache

Digits: A Parallel Universe  Exhibition

Griffin Museum of Photography, Boston, MA

Artist Talk    April 25, 2021     1pm PDT

Mulholland Drive Sunset No.1

California Love, A Visual Mixtape 2  Exhibition   
Los Angeles, CA      March 6 - 27, 2021

Lenscratch Book Review, January 2, 2021

Meditation No.4, Foreseeable Cache

Photolucida Auction  March 1-21, 2021

Meditation No.19, Foreseeable Cache

Lenscratch, March 26, 2021 
Highlights from the Month of Photography Denver Reviews

Meditation No.35, Foreseeable Cache

What Will You Remember? 
Digits: A Parallel Universe Exhibition Review, March 24, 2021

December 21, 2019,  15:45:55   from   edge of an [american] dream

What Will You Remember?
A Spectrum of Exposure, January 28, 2021  

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