Schmoo Theune is a photographer and writer born in the USA. She began a career in medicine and biotechnology before discovering her purpose of documenting human stories through photography. Over the years she has committed her free time to becoming a community storyteller, partnering with local and national non-profit organisations and supporting their missions of cultural preservation and education. Since 2004, various galleries, websites, and publications such as The San Francisco Chronicle, Lightroom Magazine, Roads & Kingdoms, and AirBnB.com have featured her work. In 2016 she dedicated herself to pursuing documentary storytelling full-time and now lives in Berlin, Germany where she is cofounder of humanitarian storytelling studio Caryzma Media, and founding member of GWS, Berlin's creative collective for female photographers.
Selected Exhibitions & Publications
2005 Gothic Beauty Magazine #17: House of Vamp feature
2006 Capitol Arts Network juried exhibition, Washington DC, honorable mention
2007 Exhibition and benefit, Lo Fi Social, Baltimore
2013 Lightroom Magazine #6: Featured photographer
2016 Momenta Workshops - Instagram feature
2017 Group exhibition "Shadows," Prachtwerk, Berlin