"Girl from Balkh"
Biography: My initial formal education prepared me for teaching art, which I did for almost twenty years. Early on, I recognized that I could best apply my talents to teaching in inner city schools. I started to teach photography at Magnet School for the Arts, Lincoln Academy, in Kansas City.
For the past ten years I have been traveling and photographing many different peoples and cultures in the Middle East, Central Asia and Southeast Asia. I have had the good fortune to exhibit my images in galleries in several countries and across America. My “Forgotten Afghanistan” series was featured in the...