was captured in Havana, Cuba in January 2013 on my second visit to Cuba.
Since the capture of this image, Cuban Cool has accomplished the following:
July 2019; On the Cover of the FALL 2019 Santa Monica Community Education Catalog. Won First Place for the cover.
OCT-NOV 2017; Published in NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Traveler Magazine in their story about Music in Cuba, on last page.
January 2016; Published in NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC traveler Magazine: German Edition in Best Picture from each destination.
November 2015; Photography Center of Cape Cod, Cuban Cool was juried into the online Exhibit 'Black & White'.
September 2015; IPA 2015 Awards; Cuban Cool WON 2nd Place in the Category People-Culture.
September 4, 2015; Duncan Miller Gallery YourDailyPhotograph; Cuban Cool was featured for sale $800 and SOLD for $725, unframed.
March 11, 2015; NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC; Published in the story 'Daily Life'
March 03, 2015; Published in the Daily Dozen
July 2014; SOHO Photo Gallery, NYC; 19th Annual National Comp. Juror Ariel Meyerowitz
June 2014; PhotoPlace Gallery, VT, selected for the Exhibit "Art of Travel" by Juror Kurt Mutchler, SOLD for $740, unframed.
May 2014; 7th Annual Photo Master Cup Awards, Nominee in the People Category
March 7, 2014; Duncan Miller Gallery; YourDailyPhotograph; Cuban Cool was featured for sale $750, unframed.
February 2014; 6th Annual JM Cameron Awards, Finalist in People
February 2014; WON 3rd Place in 'People' Category in the IPA International Photography Awards One Shot One World Competition.
February 2014; WON 8th Place in the All Photography Exhibit in the Online Fine Art Gallery LIGHT SPACE & TIME.
January 2014; Curated into the 'Portraiture' Exhibit by Juror Annick Sjobakken at Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR
November 2013; selected for the Exhibit 'Journeys' by Juror Ethan Jackson at the Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR
October 2013; WON Nominee Award
7th Annual Photo Master Cup Awards, Nominee in the People Category by Black & White Spider Awards 2013.
August 2013; WON Fourth Place in Photographer's FORUM Magazine in their 33rd Annual Spring Photography contest and published in their 2013 Best of Photography Book. Cash Prize $125
August 2013; Juried into the California Open Exhibit at TAG Galleries in Santa Monica, CA by Juror Edward Goldman and Art Critic for KCRW, NPR affiliate station and The Huffington Post
June 2013; WON First Place in a Group Exhibit at The Perfect Exposure Gallery, Los Angeles; Cash Prize $1000
March 2013; has been on display in the Photographer's Exhibit at the Private House Party Gallery in Silver Lake, CA.