Curriculum Vitae

Education

2013 University of California Santa Cruz, MA Social Documentation-Films
2006 Literacy through Photography, Center for Documentary Studies, Duke University, North Carolina
1997 University of Colorado at Denver; BFA, Photography
1996 Syracuse University, Study Abroad Program for Art History and Photography (Italy)

Official Selection – Film

2016 Winner, Best Professional Documentary, Ridgeway Film Festival, LIBERTAD
2016 Winner, Best Short Documentary, Cine Las Americas, LIBERTAD
2016 Outfest, LIBERTAD
2016 frameline, LIBERTAD
2014 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival GROWING PEOPLE
2013 Hawaii International Film Festival GROWING PEOPLE
2013 Winner Best Short Documentary Santa Cruz Film Festival GROWING PEOPLE
2011 HOT DOCs Ontario Canada AUDIO GADGETEER

Special Projects – Education/Photo

2009-2010 India Through Girls Eyes: Empowering Village Girls with Cameras

Solo Exhibitions – Art

2011 Hawaii Modern Masters, Luxury Row, Honolulu HI
2010 Work by Dana Forsberg, Kirsch Gallery, Honolulu HI
2008 Mapping series, Louis Pohl Gallery, Honolulu HI
2007 Drawn to Remember, The Contemporary Museum First Hawaiian Center, Honolulu HI
1999 Work by Dana, Gallery in Forth Story, Denver CO

Selected Group Exhibitions – Art

2017  Double Exposure, Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, Denver CO
2009 Going on 21, The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu HI
2008 Eco/Logic, Arts at Marks Honolulu HISense of Place, Koa Gallery Honolulu HI
2007  Revisiting Portraiture, thirtyninehotel, Juror: Gaye Chan, Honolulu HI
2006  10th Anniversary Exhibition, The Contemporary Museum First Hawaiian Center, Honolulu HI
2006  Photographs, The Contemporary Museum Café, Honolulu HI
2005  Travel? Denver International Airport, Denver, CO
2005  Miniature Show, Koa Gallery, Honolulu HI
2005  Korean American Artist Juried Juried Exhibit, Linekona, Honolulu HI
2004  FaceValue, Arts at Marks Garage, Honolulu HI
2004  Incheon-Hawaii International Art Exhibit, Incheon Art and Cultural Center, Incheon, Korea
2004  Crossing: Korea, The Contemporary Museum at First Hawaiian Center, Honolulu HI
1999  Bob New Art, Ron Judish Fine Art, Denver CO
1999  Colorado Photographic Arts Center Show, Driscoll Gallery, Denver CO
1999  Visions: Contemporary Colorado Photography, Emmanuel Gallery, Juror: Patrick Nagatani, Denver CO

Art Collections

Westin Spa and Resorts, Maui HI
Isle Concierge, Honolulu HISheraton Waikiki, Honolulu, HI
Royal Hawaiian, Honolulu HI
Board of Water Supply, Kapolei HI
Kaiser Permanente Permanent Collection, Denver CO
Regional Transportation Department, Denver CO
Private collection: Stockholm Sweden, Denver CO, Honolulu HI, Northern VA. Seattle WA