Peace from Alaska

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On my flight to Korea, I was suddenly inspired to draw. In my mind, it was poetic to start my traveling journal of drawings with the place I left: Alaska. I aimed to draw something to reflect my peaceful and joyous mood as I was flying half way across the …

The team at Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia. Photo by PKP Photography.

A Cambodia Journey Design

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A little while before my A Cambodia Journey service-learning and cultural exchange trip (read here and here), I was asked to design the official image for our cohort’s t-shirts. I considered the team’s visions and ideas before starting any drafts because it was important that I accurately represent our group …

Kinley’s Newborn Pictures

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Back in the fall, I had the pleasure of photographing the Snyders for a new baby announcement. At that time, Kinley was only a few months young and was barely showing on her mama’s tummy. After baking for a whole winter and spring, Kinley finally came out to say “Hello!” …

Hester Family Photos

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The Hesters are wonderful people and it was my pleasure to capture their beautiful and smiling faces. The gorgeous Alaskan spring afternoon provided the perfect amount of warm light for the shoot, however the mosquitoes were definitely against us. If you don’t know, the melted snow and ice in Fairbanks …

KKFYC t-shirt designs

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Khmers Kampuchea-Krom Federation Youth Committee (KKFYC) is an active committee of the Khmers Kampuchea-Krom Federation (KKF). The committee represents all Khmer Krom youth groups, clubs, and associations internationally that are recognized by the KKF, while the KKF represent millions of voiceless Khmer-Krom people living in the Mekong Delta and its surrounding …

Please Help Me Get to Cambodia!

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Today I want to share with you a non-art project that is so close to my heart: A Cambodia Journey (a.k.a. YMCA Cambodia Project). The YMCA Cambodia Project is a service learning and cultural exchange for Cambodian Americans, led by Khmer speaking Cambodian staff from the YMCA of Greater Long …