Selected Experience

  • I Have a Name, Artist Collaborator, April 2015 - March 2016
  • Large scale exterior mural, partnered wtih 2 other artists in Phoenix.
  • State Farm Insurance Regional Headquarters, Artist, February 2014- Winter 2015
  • Commission to create a video art installation in the lobby of the new facility at Marina Heights in Tempe.
  • enHance Park, Photographer, March 2015
  • Commission to create large scale photography of view from a new residential development.
  • Arizona Office of Tourism, Photographer, August 2013
  • An on-going international advertising campaign shot on location in 5 cities located throughout the state of Arizona.
  • Renaissance Hotel, Film Director, January 2013 - June 2013
  • A commercial advertising campaign capturing the local essence of the Marriott Hotel Brand in downtown Phoenix.
  • Tuft + Needle, Film Director and Photographer, February 2013
  • A commercial advertising campaign featuring locally made, nature-conscious hand crafted mattresses.
  • BisonMade, Art Film Director, December 2012 - May 2013
  • A commercial advertising campaign and art film focused on the handmade-in-Arizona leather goods of a local company.
  • 100, Artist, August 2011- present
  • On-going photo essay of envrionmental portraiture of Arizona’s creative people.
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Selected Client List

  • AIGA of Arizona
  • Arizona Cardinals Cheerleaders
  • ASU Art Museum
  • Bacaro Apartments
  • Bashas’ Grocery Stores
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Casino Del Sol
  • Co + Hoots
  • Circle K
  • Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
  • Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Hotel
  • Harley Davidson Motor Company
  • Hospice of the Valley
  • Hotel Nikko San Fransisco

More Clients

  • IBM
  • Java Magazine
  • John Kerry Presidential Campaign
  • Marriott Hotel
  • McCoy and Simon Architects
  • Merzproject
  • Off Madison Avenue
  • PetSmart
  • PF Changs
  • Phoenix Zoo
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Selected Exhibitions

  • The Passenger, Solo Exhibition, Bokeh Gallery, Phoenix 2015
  • The Portrait, Group Invitational Exhibition, the DARKROOM Gallery, 2015
  • Nude at Artel, Installation in Collaboration with Grace Gallagher, Clarendon Hotel, 2014
  • Chaos Theory 14, Group Invitational Exhibition, Legend City, Phoenix, 2013
  • Rotting the Barrel, Group Exhibition, Bokeh Gallery, Phoenix, 2013
  • 25 Years Downtown, Group Exhibition, MonOrchid Gallery, Phoenix, 2013
  • Africa Series, Solo Exhibition, Bentley Gallery, Scottsdale, 2003
  • Desert Landscapes, Group Exhibition, Bentley Gallery, Scottsdale, 2001

 Selected Accolades

  • Photo District News, Photo Annual Finalist, February 2013
  • ‘Bird on Fire-Lessons from the World’s Least Sustainable City’, Andrew Ross, Oxford University Press, 2011
  • Desert Living Magazine, ‘Paint the Town’, March 2007
  • ‘PHX : 21st Century City’, Edward-Booth-Clibborn and Nan Ellin, Booth-Clibborn, 2006
  • NY Post, ‘Rising High’, 2005
  • Photo District News, ‘The Fifty States Issue’, February 2005
  • NY Times, Bentley Gallery Exhibition Review, January 2003
  • ArtNews, Bentley Gallery Exhibition Review, January 2003
  • Photo District News, Judges Choice Award, 2003
  • Biz Journal, ‘Trends on Real Estate’, April 2001
  • Communication Arts, Award of Excellence, 1998
  • Addy Award, Public Service Division, 1998
  • Addy Award, Multiple Media Business to Consumer, 1998
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Professional Practice

  • Rainey Studios, Owner, Phoenix, 1990 - present
  • Commercial and Fine Art Photography and Film Studio.
  • MonOrchid Building, Founder/Executive Director, Roosevelt Row, Phoenix, 2000 - present
  • Renovated 1930’s warehouse into a creative space, including gallery, film/photo studios, incubator and event rental space.
  • Bokeh Gallery at the MonOrchid, Co-founder, Roosevelt Row, Phoenix 2010 - present
  • A gallery dedicated to preserving and promoting the art and craft of photography.

Organizations & Service

  • Commissioner, Central City Village, City of Phoenix, 2015- present
  • ASU Art Museum and Roosevelt Row Feast on the Street, Mini-Documentary Film Director, 2013
  • Roosevelt Street Streetscape Re-Design, Community Stakeholder 2011 - present
  • Roosevelt Row Merchants Association, Member, 2010 - present
  • Evans Churchill Neighborhood Association, Member, 2008 - present
  • Phoenix College Instructor, Photography, 2007
  • ASU Design School Guest Critic, Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Urban Design, 2004 - present
  • Shade Projects Board of Directors, Phoenix, 2004 - 2005, 2013 - present
  • Shade Magazine, Co-founder/Publisher, Phoenix, 2002 - 2005
  • Phoenix Arts Commission, Phoenix, 2002 - 2003
  • American Society of Media Photographers, Chapter President, Phoenix, 2002 - 2004
  • Roosevelt Action Association, Co-Chair, Phoenix, 2002 - 2003,
  • Phoenix College Instructor, Photography, Guanajuato, Mexico, Summer 1996