University of Southern California, Master of Arts
New York University, Master of Fine Arts
California Institute of the Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts
*Daily Bread, NAWAREUM, Straubing, Germany.
*7 Days of Garbage and Daily Bread, La Cabinerie, Fribourg, Switzerland.
PAN, La Naves, Valencia, Spain.
Tokyo International Photo Exhibition, Tokyo, Japan.
Open Walls Arles, Galerie Huit, Arles, France.
Riaperture Photofestival, Ferrara, Italy.
Turbulence, PhotoIreland Festival 2020, Dublin, Ireland and Photoville, Brooklyn, NY.
Culture Consumption/Consumer Culture, Edeka Hertscheck, Munich, Germany.
*Daily Bread, Museo d’Arte Cinese ed Etnografico di Parma, Italy.
The Origin of Food, NHK Plus Cross Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan.
Stand for Girls, Fabbrica del Vapore, Milan, Italy.
*Instant Archeology: The Culture of Food and Waste, Carol Shen Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
Food Revolution 5.0, Gewerbemuseum, Winterthur, Switzerland.
Wer is(s)t Denn Da? Kulturama Museum Des Menschen, Zurich, Switzerland.
Dong Gang International Photo Festival, Seoul, Korea.
Photon Festival, Valencia, Spain.
Korea International Photography Festival, Seoul, Korea.
Horizonte Zingst, Zingst, Germany.
Zeytinburnu International Photography Festival, Istanbul, Turkey.
Lens Culture Winter Exhibition, Klompching Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
Qu’est-ce qu’on mange? C’est moi qui choisis, The French Ministry of Culture, Paris.
Magnum Photo Award Finalists, The Photographer’s Gallery, London.
The Fence at Photoville, Brooklyn, Santa Fe, Atlanta, Denver, Durham, Boston, Houston.
Semblance, Refraction Gallery, Milwaukee, WI.
The Big LA Portrait Gallery, Grand Park, Los Angeles, CA.
Dispossessed, Marion Center for Photographic Arts, Santa Fe, NM.
Reverta – Art and Sustainability, Oca do Ibirapuera, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
*Night Falls, Spot Photo Works, Hollywood, CA.
*7 Days of Garbage, Union Station, Toronto, Canada.
Bitume Photofest, Gallipoli, Turkey.
Beyond Plastic Med, Monaco.
Scarcity/Waste, Syngenta Photography Exhibition, Somerset House, London.
Whole Earth?, Universities and colleges throughout England, Sweden and India.
That Other Place, 03 Gallery, Oxford Castle, England.
The Fence at Photoville, Brooklyn, Atlanta & Houston.
International Photo Festival Leiden, The Netherlands.
*7 Days of Garbage, Kuminda Festival, Parma, Italy.
Eating a Wall, Centre Cultural Les Chiroux, Liège, Belgium.
American Trash, earthWE Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA.
Super Human, Plus Gallery, Denver, CO.
The Fence at Photoville, Brooklyn & Atlanta.
*None of the Above, Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR.
*State of the Union, O. Winston Link Museum, Roanoke, VA.
*State of the Union, Warehouse Row, Chattanooga, TN.
Tokyo International Photography Festival, Gallery 72, Tokyo, Japan.
Drones, Gallery Project, Detroit & Ann Arbor, MI.
War/Photography Slideshow, Annenberg Space for Photography, LA, CA.
Projekt LA/MOPLA, Space 15Twenty, LA, CA.
*State of the Union, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA.
*Enactments, Chelsea Market, New York, NY.
(super)heroes, United Photo Industries, Brooklyn, NY.
The Fence at Photoville, Brooklyn, NY.
Urban Wild/SNAP! Orlando, Orlando, Fl.
*Remembered, Spruill Gallery, Atlanta, GA.
A Place in the Sun: Picturing California, Hi-Lite Project Space, LA, CA.
Super Heroes, Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA.
Peekskill Project, Hudson Valley Museum of Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY.
Water = Life, San Diego Natural History Museum, San Diego, CA.
* denotes solo exhibitions
LensCulture Exposure Awards, Finalist, 2020
Tokyo International Photography Competition, Winner - 2020, 2014
Society of American Travel Writers Journalism Award, 2020
Food Sustainability Media Award, Thomson Reuters Foundation and the Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition Foundation, 2018
American Photography Annual - 2018, 2017, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2007 and 2006
Communication Arts Photography Annual – 2018, 2013, 2011, 2010, 2009
Magnum Photography Awards, Finalist, 2017
PDN Photo Annual – 2015, 2007, 2006
American Society of Publication Designers Award – 2015, 2010, 2009, 1999
NY Press Club Journalism Award - 2011
Investigative Reporters and Editors Award – 2001
Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, 2019
Eat Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden, 2019
Packer Collegiate Institute, Brooklyn, NY, 2019
NL2025 hosted by the Dutch Ministry of Health, Wellbeing and Sports, Utrecht, The
Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA, 2013-2019
Horizonte Zingst, Zingst, Germany, 2018
Hunger to Health Collaboratory, Boston, MA, 2018
Annenberg Space for Photography, Los Angeles, CA, 2014
Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA, 2012
George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, 2012