grants, fellowships and awards

2017     Artist-in-Residence, New Zero Art Space, Yangon, Myanmar

2016     Winner, PDN “Street Photography 2016

2013     Artist-in-Residence, Art Production Fund/The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV

2011     Winner, PDN Photo Annual 2011, Personal Work Category

2008    Artist-in-Residence, Three Shadows Photography Art Centre, Beijing, China

2006    New York Foundation of the Arts Fellowship

                 Webby Awards Official Honoree/Personal Website Category

2005    Finalist, Santa Fe Prize for Photography, Santa Fe Center for Photography, Santa Fe, NM

2004    Individual Photographer’s Fellowship, Aaron Siskind Foundation

                 Grantee, American Institute of Sri Lankan Studies (AISLS)

1999     J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Award/Sri Lanka and India

1996     Grantee, Asian Cultural Council Residency Program/Vietnam

1993     Fellow, Virginia Center for The Creative Arts, Sweet Briar, VA

1992     Artist-in-Residence, Altos de Chavon, Dominican Republic

1986     Fellow, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Sweet Briar, VA

1983     Fellow, Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY

1980     Artist-in-Residence, Light Works, Syracuse, NY

1979     Fellow, Macdowell Colony, Peterborough, NH