Stephen Ausherman received a 2008 New Visions Award from
the New Mexico Film Office for his video art project,
Kammer 2.1

He was an Artist-in-Residence for
Blue Sky Project in Woodstock, IL (2008)
Cornucopia Art Center in Lanesboro, MN (2007)

He also served as the 2005 Writer-in-Residence for
Bernheim Forest (KY)
Devils Tower National Monument (WY)
Buffalo National River (AR)

His books include
60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Albuquerque (2008)
Fountains of Youth, a novel  (2006)
Restless Tribes, travel stories (2004)

In pursuit of stories as a freelance journalist, Ausherman
interviewed witchdoctors in the foothills of Kilimanjaro and
crisscrossed Iraq in an Oldsmobile. He also taught English
in Korea (1994-96) and China (1989-90).

He has been recognized in various communities for his work
with children and adults with developmental disabilities.

Born in China and raised in North Carolina, Ausherman took an
unscheduled detour to New Mexico in 1996. He has lived there
ever since.
MA '93   |   BA '89