A Big Milestone

Our recent voyage to Two Harbors on Catalina Island was a huge milestone for us as a family. We’ve been dreaming of sailing with the kids on our new to us Kelly Peterson 46 for over two years. Health issues, recurring boat system problems, and lack of enough time and …

Thresholds Exhibition

I have been selected to exhibit a large collection of my photographs taken between 2006 and 2018 inspired by the “Village by the Sea” where I grew up. The photographs are from various series’ expressing freedom, discovery, vulnerability, and boundaries. Please SAVE THE DATE for the opening reception for my …

On making art

              “At The Edge [2013] After the birth of my two children, I felt a severe loss of freedom. I previously spent days alone in the back country, summitted high peaks, and sailed across oceans. The messy responsibility of caring for two vulnerable babes …

the art of work

Jason 8×12″ archival pigment print on Epson Velvet Fine Art signed en verso $400 As It Flows 8×12″ archival pigment print on Epson Velvet Fine Art signed en verso $400 I am so honored to have two images selected for an exhibit at Newspace Center for Photography in Portland, OR. The …

the motion of the ocean

 “The joy of living by running water far outweighs the sorrow.” ― Matthew Goldman, The Journals of Constant Waterman: Paddling, Poling, and Sailing for the Love of It  

a much needed escape

When one man, for whatever reason, has the opportunity to lead an extraordinary life, he has no right to keep it to himself. ~Jacques Yves Cousteau Over the holiday break, my family set out on the S/V Pelican for Catalina Island. Having the boat in Dana Point makes it an …

the feeling of a memory

“Tears, idle tears, I know not what they mean, Tears from the depths of some divine despair Rise in the heart, and gather to the eyes, In looking on the happy autumn fields, And thinking of the days that are no more.” ― Alfred Tennyson

saltwater dreams

    I refer to saltwater dreams a lot in my social life: Pinterest, Instagram, Facebook. It comes from my strong yet intangible memories of sailing across the Pacific Ocean 12 years ago and the desire to have these dreams come alive again. The experience changed me in ways that …