continuing education

Personal = Universal

Mar 30, 2016(edit)

I just came back from fotofest, one of the largest photography festivals in North America. Held every other year, it is a month long festival with photography exhibitions across many art venues in Houston. I specifically went there for portfolio reviews, and I met with 21 portfolio reviewers over… View More

Yearn For The Vast And Endless Sea

Feb 9, 2015(edit)

Two weeks ago, I spent five days with a group of artists during Mary Virginia Swanson’s Marketing Workshop and in discussions throughout the five days, it was clear to me that all of us were yearning for the vast and endless sea. Thinking about this yearning and longing is interesting. Where does… View More

Top 5 Benefits of Getting an MFA

Jun 30, 2014(edit)

In my previous article, I talked about the pros and cons of getting an MFA. I only saw the cons. I didn’t really see any pros. In hindsight though, I think there are five hidden pros that didn’t occur to me that I now think are invaluable. Community You become part of a community going through… View More

Academy of Art University

Jan 4, 2013(edit)

I am currently taking my Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Photography at the Academy of Art University (AAU) in San Francisco, California. I’m almost done. Two more semesters, and I will hopefully graduate by May 2014. It’s been a long program (as I am working full-time and… View More

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