industry award winners

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Asheville Art Museum – Asheville, NC

AIA South Atlantic Region Merit Award
AIA North Carolina Merit Award  

Chavis Memorial Park Community Center – Raleigh, NC

AIA North Carolina Merit Award
AIA North Carolina Phil Freelon Public Architecture Award
AIA triangle community impact through design award

Alamance Community College AATC

AIA North Carolina Merit Award
AIA Triangle Design Award

Thrive at City Heights – Nashville, TN

aia tennessee merit award
AIA Middle Tennessee Merit Award

Ford, Powell & Carson Design Studio – San Antonio, TX

AIA San Antonio Place Award

FirstHealth Cancer Center – Pinehurst, NC

IIDA natonal healthcare design award
IIDA carolinas honorable mention

casis elementary- austin, tx

Aia san antonio place award


Aia middle tennessee citation award

UNC Marsico Hall – Chapel Hill, NC
ABC National Excellence in construction eagle award
ENR Southeast Merit Award

Duke Health Generator Hub – Durham, NC

ABC National Excellence in Construction Eagle Award

UTSA Roadrunners Athletics Facility – San Antonio, TX

ABC South Texas Excellence in Construction
ENR Texas & Louisiana Award of Merit

Metlife HQ, Cary – Cary, NC

ABC of the Carolinas Merit Award
Building North Carolina Best Overall Design

One City Plaza – Raleigh, NC

ABC of the Carolinas Merit Award

Ann Richards School for Young Women’s Leaders – Austin, TX

AGC Austin Award

Highwire Travelers at RDU Airport – Morrisville, NC

CODA Merit Award

Peace Raleigh – Raleigh, NC

IIDA Carolinas Award



Hampton Inn – Smithfield, NC




Meeting Street Lofts – Charleston, SC

NAWIC Excellence Award

more winners

655 east bay – charleston, sc

8 davis drive – rtp, nc

America Institute of Health & Fitness – Raleigh, NC

biltmore forest country club – asheville, nc

casis elementary – austin, tx

Charter Square – Raleigh, NC

College of Charleston Randall Hall – Charleston, SC

Crescent Cameron Village – Raleigh, NC

Durham City Hall – Durham, NC


The Eastern – Raleigh, NC

Fenton – cary, nc

Greenfield Commons – Durham, NC

Hawk Apartments – Charlotte, NC

the lantern house – charlotte, nc

Longwood University Residence Halls – Farmville, VA

Monroe Carrell jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt – Nashville, TN

Myrtle Beach VA – Myrtle Beach, SC

national guard readiness center – jacksonville, nc

Private Residence – Charlotte, NC

Skyhouse Raleigh – Raleigh, NC

Wade III – Raleigh, NC

Willard Street Apartments – Durham, NC

latest news

November 8, 2023: I just gave a lecture titled, “…Am I Just Taking Pictures?” to Austin Foundation for Architecture‘s Desgin Talk Series jointly with NOMA of Central Texas, hosted at Articulture‘s lovely space in Austin.

August 19, 2023: I recently sat down with Jamie Crawley, AIA and Kurt Neiswender, AIA, hosts of the Coffee Sketch Podcast for Episode #129, bantering about the photographic image, the sketch, design, and communicating visual concepts and environmental observation across different media. Besides the direct website, you can listen on Spotify, Apple, and other spots wherever you subscribe to podcasts.

May 1, 2023: Thrive at City Heights by EOA Architects was featured in a print issue of Metal Architecture magazine!

April 19, 2023: SMPS – Society for Marketing Professional Services featured me in their Members Spotlight!

August 31, 2022: My photograph of the Parthenon in Nashville, TN snagged the September cover of Nashville Lifestyles Magazine!

March 7, 2022: On March 8, I’m part of an SMPS panel for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in the A/E/C industries.  The virtual discussion will be moderated by DEI Task Force Chair, Asheya, Warren, CPSM.  You can register here.

February 22, 2022: SMPS, the Society for Marketing Professional Services, for the second occasion, included me as the featured photographer for their February issue.

January 6, 2022: I recently had another interview, this time with Alan Blakely, director of the Association of Independent Architectural Photographers (AIAP), for their “A Photographer’s Life” podcast in which we cover a broad range of topics including my transition from architecture to photography, business practices, career and trajectory. You can watch the full episode on YouTube or listen where you regularly receive your podcasts and remember to like, share and subscribe!  Thanks again Alan!

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December 7, 2021: I had the pleasure to recently sit with Jed Byrne for the Dirt NC podcast in which we cover a range of personal and professional topics of the winding road of how I became a photographer, jumping from the track of my childhood dream of becoming an architect, and venturing into opinions regarding the worlds of architectural and real-estate photography. You can listen to the full episode or wherever you regularly receive your podcasts and remember to share and subscribe!

October 21, 2021: Thanks to Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) for featuring my article in Members’ Voices, Go Where You’re Wanted.

March 5, 2021  SMPS—Society for Marketing Professional Services selected my Asheville Art Museum photo as the most recent cover of Marketer. This month’s magazine focuses on diversity, equity and inclusion. Architecture by ARCA Design.

November 13, 2020: I’m part of a virtual discussion sponsored by the SEGD Nashville, with two other architectural photographers, sharing our philosophies and approaches for capturing the feeling and spirit of built spaces. We will showcase some of our favorite work and share some of the stories behind the shots. The online event, linked below, will take place December 7 at 4:00pm CST/5:00 EST.
October 30, 2020: The Asheville Art Museum was prominently featured in Our State Magazine, one of North Carolina’s finest publications.
October 17, 2019: Next Thursday, Oct. 24th, I’m part of a visual speaking presentation at the 80th annual Texas Society of Architects Conference & Design Expo in Galveston, Texas.
August 27, 2017: I’m the featured photographer for this month’s SMPS Marketer Magazine. Durham City Hall by RND Architects was selected as the front cover!
October 29, 2016: My exhibit “VENTURE” opened last night in Cary, NC, I had a lot of fun. Thanks to everyone, near and far for your support!  The show takes place at the Page-Walker Arts & History Center in Cary, NC through November 22, 2016.
June 22, 2014: The United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County  recommended for full funding for an artist grant. This would be my second time receiving the full amount, both as an emerging artist within the first ten years of my career.
August 4, 2013: Almost three years ago I took a hiatus from displaying art to focus on developing my photography business. August 30 will mark my first show since that break, paired with David Stickel, a fantastic watercolor artist, at the Hillsborough Arts Council Gallery in Hillsborough NC. The “Near and Far: American Perspectives” show opens on August 30 and will hang through September 21.
May 25, 2010: My “Dare to Revel” Show will take place at the Edge Office at 400 Glenwood Avenue, Raleigh, NC.  The artist reception will take places on Friday, July 2 during 6-9pm.  100% of the proceeds go to North Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCCADV).
March 8, 2010:  Wow, it’s time! My first solo showing, “Foray”, is happening on the second floor gallery of the Page-Walker Arts & History Center in Cary, North Carolina. The address is 119 Ambassasor Loop. The opening reception is on Friday, March 26, 2010 between 6-8pm and the 24-piece show be on display through April 26, 2010. “Foray” is being sponsored by the Town of Cary Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources.

December 15, 2009:  I’m happy (maybe more than happy!) to announce I’ve been awarded a 2010 Regional Artist Project Grant from the United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County.

November 3, 2009:  The Fall 2009 issue of ArtSync Magazine is out! Among its MANY goodies, the issue includes an interview with international artist H.R. Giger (p. 60) and the first installment of my new regular feature, “Dare to Revel”. (p. 20-21). Check it out online, should be available in print across North Carolina soon! (Looks great Christine!)

August 1, 2009:  I’m pleased to announce that I’ll be a contributing writer with ArtSync Magazine! Thanks to Christine Clemmons, I’m looking forward to the opportunity!

June 25, 2009: Just wanted to thank the North Carolina State Fair for the shoutout in their blog!

September 25, 2007: JPG Magazine, Issue 12 features nine designers who photograph, including myself. To get JPG, you can subscribe, or find them in bookstores such as Barnes and Nobles and Books-A-Million.

I was the latest artist interviewed by SolidSnake Designs, an interactive online art community filled with many web resources. It was a lot of fun, thanks Whitney!