University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, B.A., American Studies, 1976; Magna cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa


2021 “Light on the Land” LyndonDesign Gallery, Sea Ranch, California

2015 “Heavy Metal” Patina Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2014 “Lost Worlds” Historic City Hall Arts & Cultural Center, Lake Charles, Louisiana

2012 “Lost Worlds” SFO Museum, San Francisco, California

2012 “Lost Worlds” Viewpoint Photographic Art Center, Sacramento, California

2011 “Lost Worlds” Art Museum of the Americas, Washington, D.C.

2011 “American Ruins” Louisiana Art & Science Museum, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

2010 “Lost Worlds” William Siegal Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2010 “World Ruins”

2010 “American Ruins” Virginia Center for Architecture, Richmond, Virginia

2009 “American Ruins” Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, Wisconsin

2008 “American Ruins” Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, Kansas

2008 “American Ruins” Arkell Museum, Canajoharie, New York

1996 “Ten for the Road” Petersen Automotive Museum, Los Angeles, California

1995 “Ten for the Road” Orlando Gallery, Sherman Oaks, California

1990 West LA City Hall Gallery, West LA, California

1981 Canon Gallery, San Francisco, California

1980 Canon Gallery, Los Angeles, California


1998 “Digital Extraction” Mt. San Antonio College, Walnut, California

1996 “Nash Editions-Digital Photography” Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio (touring show)

1995 Silent Auction, Venice Art Walk, Venice, California

1992 Rental Division LA County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California

1991 “The Next Generation” Gallery 5, Santa Monica, California

1990 “Catch a Rising Artist” Auction, LA Arts Council, Los Angeles, California

1990 “Pop Visions–Six Photographers” Palos Verdes Art Center, Palos Verdes, California

1988 “Hollywood Photographs” LA Photo Center, Los Angeles, California


Petersen Automotive Museum, Los Angeles, California

The Music Center, Los Angeles, California

LA Studios, Los Angeles, California

Pachulski, Stang, Ziehl & Young, Los Angeles, California

Rubin, Postaer, Inc., Santa Monica, California

Zabin Industries, Los Angeles, California

Nash Editions, Manhattan Beach, California

Valentino, New York, New York

“Conventional Wisdom”
Glitterati (New York), 2016
Photographs and text by Arthur Drooker
Foreword by James Wolcott

“Pie Town Revisited”
UNM Press (Albuquerque), 2015
Photographs and essay by Arthur Drooker
Foreword by F. Jack Hurley

“Lost Worlds: Ruins of the Americas”
ACC (London, New York), 2011
Photographs and text by Arthur Drooker
Foreword by Pico Iyer

“American Ruins”
Merrell (London, New York), 2007
Photographs by Arthur Drooker
Foreword by Douglas Brinkley
Essay by Christopher Woodward