California based photographer David Pace (b. 1951) has become well-known for his photographs of Burkina Faso, a small country in West Africa. Since 2007, he has made annual trips to Bereba, a rural village in the country, where he photographs the daily life of its residents. His work has received numerous accolades and appeared in The New Yorker, the London Financial Times and NPR’s photo blog. His most recent exhibitions include a solo exhibition, Sur la Route, at Portland’s Blue Sky Gallery, and Brukina Faso Today at the Center for Photographic Arts in Carmel, CA. For the past twenty years, he has taught at colleges and universities in Northern California, and from 2009-2013 was the Resident Director of Santa Clara University’s Study Abroad Program in West Africa. He holds an MFA from San Jose State University, an MA from the University of Chicago and a BA from UC Santa Cruz.