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Documentary photographer and writer.
Specializing in Latin America and the US Southwest. Fluent in Spanish.


Master of Arts
Passed with Distinction
Latin American Studies
University of New Mexico

Bachelor of Arts
Oberlin College


Two works acquired by the Latin American and Iberian Institute, UNM 2016.

(notices in the press available here)
The Orphaned Land: New Mexico's Environment Since the Manhattan Project
UNM Press, Albuquerque, NM. 2011.
(Text by V.B.Price, Photographs by Nell Farrell)
Nicaragua Before Now: Factory Work, Farming, and Fishing in a Low-wage Global Economy
UNM Press, Albuquerque, NM. 2010.

Solo Photo Exhibitions
"Nicaragua Before Now: CAFTA" Albuquerque, NM. Sept 2006.
"Latinos in Berlin" July 2005.
"Hub City: Belen, NM" Portland, OR. March 2005.

Grant Recipient
Five grants awarded during graduate school
to support research in Mexico, Cuba, and Nicaragua.

Conference Participant
Paper given at the Annual Conference on
Hispanic and Lusophone Literatures, Cultures, and Linguistics.
University of California at Santa Barbara. May 2005.

Published Work
New Mexico Mercury. 2014-2015.   Catolicismo
Design Arts Daily (DART). Feb 2015.   La Candelaria
New Mexico Mercury. April 2013.   Water in New Mexico
Photo-Eye Booklist. Winter 2006. Survey of New Books.   Mexico
Photo-Eye Booklist. Holiday Issue 2004.   Mark Klett (PDF) Various 2000.   Boystown Geeks Remediation

Catholic Charities
Santa Fe Workshops
Albuquerque Journal
Bernalillo Country Sheriff
Indigenous Photo Archive
Photographer's Assistant
Aperture Foundation
Adjunct Faculty, Spanish GED
Course Assistant
Photo Tech
Immigrant education program
(Chiapas, Mexico) Editor
(Chiapas, Mexico) Staff and freelance
(New York, NY) Editorial
Official photographer
Still photographer
Southwest Gay and Lesbian Film Festival. Sept/Oct 2006.
Duke City ShootOut. July 2006.