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ArtPrize 2018
The DeVos Place, Grand Rapids, MI
September 19 - October 7th
(Preview week: September 12-18, 2018)

Exhibition will be on display from September 12th through October 7th at The DeVos Place.  ArtPrize is a city-wide public and juired art show.  This year we are showcasing a NEW SERIES of portraits, an un-seen project with a goal is to help build awareness for Project Simple!  Hope you can add this event to your calendar and come check it out! 


National Geographic -
Our image has been PUBLISHED in NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC's Daily Dozen.
Check : NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC's Daily Dozen.
International Travel Photographer of the Year 2017 Contest.
Exciting news! One of our travel photographs was awarded Honorable Mention in the 2017 International Travel Photographer of the Year contest! Click Here!
Usagi Gallery, New York
163 Plymouth St, Brooklyn, NY 11201
September 14th - 24th

The KODAK MOMENTS Photography Exhibition

in Usagi Gallery, Brooklyn, NY selected our photos "My Kitchen" to be one of the 40 photos professionally printed & showcased at the Usagi Gallery, out of 45,000 photos from 96 countries!

Bartlett's Fish Camp
12 On the Lake, Michigan City, IN 
December 4th, 2017

Please come and join us on Monday, December for a Latin American Buffet inspired by the Guatemalan tradition.  Tickets include heavy hors d'oeuvres, a buffet dinner, desserts, and a glass of sangria! A gallery of indigenous photographs will be featured, and children under 14 can take home a Mayan craft. Tickets are $25 for adults, and $15 for students and children. Buy your tickets online today! 

Uptown Cafe
1400 Lincolnway, Valparaiso, IN 46383
Open 7AM - 8PM
Exhibition will be on display at Uptown Cafe from August 3rd - September 5th, 2017.  Opening Reception will be held on August 12, and on March 3, 2018 we are invited back to feature a few images!
Lubeznik Center for the Arts
September 2, 2016-October 28, 2016

Project Simple: Capturing Silent Conversations 

By: Chelsea Nix & Mariano Cortez 

Conversation with the Artists | September 22
Opening Reception | October 7

Using the camera as a tool to share individual stories & help indigenous communities in third world countries, this husband & wife duo focused their lens on India & Nepal for this compelling series of photographs.


Summer 2014

Aquinas College share an article with the public in their Summer 2014 edition of the quarterly magazine.  A special thanks to Aquinas College! If interested in reading the article, please click on the image above. 

Blank Wall Gallery, Athens, Greece.
55 Fokionos Negri Street. 11361, Athens. Greece
22 September – 5 October 2017


One of our travel photographs was selected for the TRAVEL Photography Exhibition in Blank Wall Gallery, Athens, Greece. Exhibition

Blank Wall Gallery, Athens, Greece.

Our photo was featured in the Greek media:

1) Liberal
2) Vs Music Net
3) Nexus Media
4) Art and Life
5) Photo Logio

ArtPrize 2017
September 20 - October 8th
Exhibiting 10 Photographs at: 
Ferris Coffee & Nut Co. 
227 Winter Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 
6:30 AM - 8 PM
National Geographic -
Travel Photographer of the Year 2017 Contest
Exciting news! One of our travel photographs was selected as an "editor's favorite submission of the week" in the 2017 Travel Photographer of the Year contest for National Geographic! Click Here!


October 6, 2016

A special thanks to Robert Stanley from The Beacher, a local magazine based out of Michigan City, IN, for attending our Conversation with the Artist on September 22 at the Lubeznik Center and for reviewing the Capturing Silent Conversations art exhibition.  Please click on the article above to view. 


October - November 2013

October 29  |  Purdue North Central (PNC), IN

November 4   |  Hartsfield Village, IN

November 13   |  Cathedral SQ Grand Rapids, MI

November 16   |  Valparaiso University, IN

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