Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Inner Harmony, Headley-Whitney Museum, Lexington, KY

Sacred Heritage, Tibet Museum, Dharamshala, India


Inner Harmony, Through This Lens Gallery, Durham, NC


Feathers: A Singular Journey, Betty Ray McCain Gallery, Centre for the Performing Arts, Raleigh, NC


Inner Harmony: Learning from the Buddhist Spirit, St. Louis University Museum of Art, St. Louis, MO

Inner Harmony, Nehru-Wangchuck Gallery, Embassy of India, Thimphu, Bhutan


Inner Harmony, LTWA, Dalai Lama World Headquarters, Dharamshala, India

Inner Harmony, India International Centre Gallery with The Dalai Lama Foundation (FURHHDL), New Delhi, India


Seeking Wisdom, Schwartz Centre for the Performing Arts, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Inner Harmony & Seeking Wisdom, Guang Ming Temple, Orlando, FL

Seeking Wisdom, Fo Guang Shan Temple, Raleigh, NC

Inner Harmony, The Mahler Fine Art Gallery, Raleigh, NC


Inner Harmony, Carver Hill Gallery, Rockport, ME


Equilibrium, Lumiere Gallery, Atlanta, GA

Dreamscapes, Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Portland, ME

Tide Pool, Louisburg College, NC


Equilibrium, Carver Hill Gallery, Rockland, ME

Equilibrium, Through This Lens Gallery, Durham, NC


Tide Pool, Lee Hansley Gallery, Raleigh, NC


Tide Pool, David Weinberg Gallery, Chicago, IL


Shrimp Boat, Lee Hansley Gallery, Raleigh, NC

Flower Glass Fusion, Lee Hansley Gallery, Raleigh, NC

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Shades of Compassion, Traveling North American Museum Exhibition (through 2026)


Healing and the Art of Compassion, American Visionary Art Museum, Baltimore, MD

Inner Harmony, Carver Hill Gallery, Camden, ME


Feathers, The Contemporary Art Museum, RTP, NC

Inner Harmony, Joshua Tree Art Festival, Twentynine Palms, CA


Seeking Wisdom, Carver Hill Gallery, Rockport, ME

Equilibrium, The Mahler Fine Art Gallery, Raleigh, NC


Dreamscape, Walker Gallery, Denver, CO.

Dreamscape, Carver Hill Gallery, Rockland, ME

Handle with Care, Cabarrus Arts Council, Charlotte, NC 


Capture, Maine Museum of Photographic Art, Portland, ME


Tide Pool, Photo Masters Group, Horace Williams Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC

Equilibrium, Under 1000 Exhibition, Lee Hansley, Gallery, Raleigh, NC


Equilibrium, AD 20/21 with Bernard Goldberg Fine Art at the Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA

Argentina, David Weinberg Gallery, Chicago, IL

Equilibrium, Works on Paper International Exhibition, Park Avenue Armory with Bernard Goldberg Fine Art, NY, NY

Equilibrium, Under 1000 Exhibition, Lee Hansley, Gallery, Raleigh, NC

Equilibrium, #15 Exhibition, Lee Hansley Gallery, Raleigh, NC


Sand Dunes, Under 1000 Exhibition, Lee Hansley Gallery, Raleigh, NC

Shrimp Boat, In Red, Durham Arts Guild, Durham, NC

Selected Initiatives:

“SHADES of COMPASSION”, international traveling museum photography exhibition, 2022-7 – Co-Chair

“Man of Compassion: Stories of His Holiness, the Dalai Lama”, documentary film in collaboration with the Office of Tibet, Washington, D.C. 2020

“Fostering Universal Ethics and Compassion Through Museums: A Summit and Audience with The Dalai Lama”, Dharamshala, India 2018 – Co-Chair

“North Carolina Statewide Universal Ethics Through Museums Coalition”, 2018-9 – Co-Chair

“The ART of COMPASSION”, international traveling art exhibition, 2019 – Co-Chair

The Mayor’s Compassion Commission, Raleigh, NC – member

Selected Recent Books/Publications/Awards:

Inner Harmony: Living in Balance, Tokyo International Foto Awards, GOLD Medal, Best Photography Book by a Professional – People 2021

Inner Harmony: Living in Balance, International Photography Awards, SILVER Medal, Best Photography Book by a Professional – Documentary 2021

Inner Harmony: Living in Balance (teNeues/Hardback/Sept. 2021) with forewords by the 14th Dalai Lama and Queen Mother of Bhutan

Monovision Photography Awards: Inner Harmony: Compassion (HM), 2021

Tokyo International Foto Awards: Inner Harmony (Silver) 2020

Monovision Photography Awards: Inner Harmony: Seeking Enlightenment & Inner Harmony: Culture Clash (HM) 2020

International Photography Awards (IPA): Inner Harmony (HM in 6 categories), 2020

International Photography Awards (IPA): Inner Harmony (HM in 4 categories), 2019

LensWork Magazine (#145), Feathers…Taking Flight in the Light, featured portfolio, 2019

LensWork Magazine (#135), Inner Harmony, Part II, featured portfolio, 2018

Pariyatti’s Burma Guide for Meditators, Myanmar 2015

Inner Harmony… Learning from the Buddhist Spirit, limited edition book, 2014

LensWork Magazine (#112), Inner Harmony, featured portfolio, 2014

B&W MagazineInner Harmony, portfolio award, 2013

NC Literary Review, online, 2013

HVO 25th International Photography Competition, 1st place & 3rd place, category – local scene, 2012

IASD International Conference, Berkeley, CA., featured portfolio, 2011

NC Literary Review, 20-year anniversary edition, featured portfolio, 2011

Maine Museum of Photographic Arts, 2010

Color Magazine, Equilibrium, Spotlight award, 2012

B&W Magazine, 2010

Color Magazine, 2010

B&W Magazine, x2, 2009

Camera Arts Magazine, featured portfolio, 2008

B&W Magazine, Dunescape, featured portfolio, 2008

Camera Arts Magazine, Tidepool, online featured portfolio, 2007

Selected Corporate/Museum Collections:

American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA

Bank of America

Capital One

Carter Center of International Peace

Emory University

Hospice of North Carolina

Maine Museum of Photographic Arts

Sony Studios

20th Century Fox

Ritz Carleton Hotels

Universal Studios

Faculty Positions/Guest Lecturer:

Maine Media Workshops, Rockport, ME

Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Duke University, Durham, NC

Selected Seminars/Presentations: 

– “Being Respectful when Photographing in Unfamiliar Cultural Settings”, Maine Media Workshops and numerous other venues, Ongoing

– “Living a Balanced Life: Lessons Learned in Asia”, numerous venues, Ongoing

– Inner Harmony: Living in Balance, Book Presentation, numerous venues, Ongoing

– Photography Competition Judge/Critique Sessions, numerous photography groups nationwide, Ongoing

– “Compassion”, Rosh Hashanah, Raleigh, NC 2021

– “Life Balance for Museum Professions”, Annual Southeastern Museums Conference, Louisville, KY 2020

-“Thoughtful Consideration on Science and Religion”, Justice Theater, Raleigh, NC 2020

– Numerous topics, Photography groups in the USA & abroad, ongoing

-“Living a Balanced Life” Numerous groups

-“To the Himalayas and Beyond”, Washington, D.C. 2019

-“The 3 M’s: Mindfulness, Mindset and Meditation” Numerous groups

-“Inner Harmony: The Path to Happiness”, Universal Ethics Summit, Dharamshala, India 2018

-“Living a Balanced Life: Practical Strategies for Busy People”, SLU Museum of Art, St. Louis, MO. 2017

-“Buddhism and the Balanced Life”, India International Centre, New Delhi, India


-“Medicine & Photography”, Health Volunteers Overseas, International (ongoing)

-“Finding Time for Photography: Strategies for Busy People”, CLICK Photography

Festival, Research Triangle, NC 2015

-“The Creative Process and Seeking Wisdom”, Emory Creativity Conversation,

Emory University, Atlanta, GA 2014

-“Strategies for Living a Balanced Life”, Duke University, Emory University,

numerous additional settings

-“Finding Time for Photography”, Maine Media Workshops, Rockport ME 2012-2013

-“The Impact of Wisdom & Equilibrium on our effectiveness as a Professional”,

Keynote address, ASHT annual meeting, Chicago, IL. 2013

-“Creating a Photographic Body of Work”, numerous photography organizations

-“Finding Balance… Buddhist Principles… An Artist’s Impressions”, Fo Guang Shan

Buddhist Temple, Raleigh, NC 2013

-“Art and Personal Growth”, Wenzhou, China 2012

-“Finding a healthy balancing between one’s professional and personal life”, Wake

Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC 2012

-“Finding a healthy balance between one’s professional and personal life”, Emory

University, Atlanta, Ga. 2011

-“The role of Art in Shaping Society”, Louisburg College, NC 2011

-“Beyond Medicine…Personal Growth”

AORN, Annual National Conference of Nurses, Chapel Hill, NC 2011

Duke University, Durham, NC 2009

Emory University, Atlanta, GA 2008

American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Seattle, WA 2007

-“Connecting with Your Core”, Hospice 2010


Emory University, Bachelor of Arts, Chemistry (major concentration), Arts (minor concentration)

Emory University, Doctor of Medicine

Wake Forest University, Orthopedics

University of Edinburgh, Scotland, Hand & Upper Extremity

Duke University, Integrative Medicine Health Coach


Lumiere Gallery, Atlanta, GA (404) 261-6100

Carver Hill Gallery, Camden, ME (207) 542-9895

The Mahler Fine Art Gallery, Raleigh, NC (919) 896-7503