In all my work – film, video, photographs and writing – the land is always a character in the story. Land in the broadest sense – the physical landscape, yes – but also the culture, history, memory and spiritual fabric of place. I grew up under the big sky on the High Plains of North Dakota and although I haven’t lived there for decades, that early connection to place continues to shape my stories. The films, photographs and books on this site reflect a journey through many landscapes in a long career – and a search for the essence in each unique place. As writer Wendell Berry has said, “If you don’t know where you are, you don’t know who you are.”




New Exhibition


The Dow Art Gallery

2242 University Avenue

St. Paul, Minnesota


November, 2017


Opening Reception

November 5, 3-6pm



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