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 Awards

  • 2016 – "Pondering", selected to be in Exhibition: "Reinveinting Ourselves from Another Point of View" at The Zhou B Art Center, NXT Level/33 Contemporary Gallery, Chicago, IL

  • 2016 – Finalist, "Naash in Fur" and "Cross Country Bike Trip", Portrait Society of Atlanta's Fall Juried Exhibition 2016, "Figurative Portraiture", GA

  • 2016 – 2nd Place, "Passing of the Brush", Daughters of The American Revolution American Heritage National Competition, Washington DC

  • 2016 – Finalist, "The World is my Oyster", The Greenville Museum of Art's 2016 Biennial Juried Exhibition, NC

  • 2016 – Finalist, "The Passing of The Brush", 35th Annual Community Council for the Arts National Competitive Exhibition in Kinston, NC.

  • 2016 – Award of Excellence, "Red Bandanna", Carteret County Council for the Arts, Morehead City, NC

  • 2015 – Finalist, "Doug Boltin", Portrait Society of Atlanta, GA

  • 2015 – Finalist, "The World is My Oyster", Oil Painters of America's 24th National Exhibition, Cutter & Cutter Fine Arts, St. Augustine, FL

  • 2015 –1st Place, "The Dove", 34th Annual Competitive Exhibition, Kinston Community Council for the Arts

  • 2015 – Award of Excellence, "Amanda", Carteret County Council for the Arts

  • 2014 – Solo Exhibition at The Community Coucel for the Arts, Kinston, NC

  • 2014 – FAV 15%, "The world is my Oyster", August Bold Brush International Painting competition

  • 2014 – FAV 15%, "The Dove", September Bold Brush International Painting Competition

  • 2013 – Finalist, "Savannah in Hat", Richeson75 Small Works competition, WI

  • 2013 – 2 Meritorious awards, "Memory, I Am" and "Male Figure at Trunk" - Richeson75 Figure / Portrait 2013, WI

  • 2013 – Finalist, "Memory, "I AM", Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club Juried Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, NYC

  • 2013 – Finalist, "Nick, The Dove", Greenville Museum of Art, Greenville, NC

  • 2013 – Featured Artist Studio/Gallery, Western Carteret Library Homes Tour, Emerald isle, NC

  • 2012 – Solo Exhibition at Snug Harbor on Nelson Bay, Atlantic, NC

  • 2012 – Finalist, "Pondering, Self Portrait", American Artist Professional League 84th Grand National Exhibit, Salmagundi Club, NYC

  • 2012 – Finalist, "Pondering, Self Portrait", Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club Annual Open Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, NYC

  • 2011 – Solo show, The Masters Octave, Historic Site/Artist Studio, Key Port, NJ

  • 2011 – Solo show, Holmdel Township Municipal Building, NJ 

  • 2011 – Honorable Mention, "Pondering, Self Portrait", Portrait Society of America Member’s Only Competition, category – “Out of the Box”

  • 2011 – Finalist,  "Pondering, Self Portrait", Faces of Spring 2011, The Connecticut Society of Portrait Artists and Lyme Art Association, CT

  • 2010 – Finalist, "Pondering, Self Portrait", Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club’s 114th Annual Open Exhibition at the National Arts Club, NYC

  • 2010 – Finalist,  "Pondering, Self Portrait", Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club’s 114th Annual Open Exhibition at the National Arts Club, NYC

  • 2010 – Honorable Mention,  "Pondering, Self Portrait", Atlanta Fine Arts League’s 4th Annual National Juried Exhibition, GA

  • 2009 – Honorable Mention, "The Marine", Monmouth Museum & MCAC Juried Exhibition, NJ

  • 2009 – Finalist, "Uncle Joe", The American Artists Professional League 81st Gran National Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, NYC.

  • 2008 – Solo show, Rowell Visual Arts Center Gallery, Roswell, GA​

  • 2008 – John Collins Memorial Award, "The Trumpet Player", American Artist Professional League 80th Grand National Exhibition, the Salmagundi Club, NYC.

  • 2008 – Finalist, "The Trumpet Player", Richeson 75 portrait/figure competition, WI

  • 2008 – Finalist, "The Trumpet Player", Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club’s 112th Annual Open Juried Exhibition, The National Art Club, NYC

  • 2008 – Honorable Mention, "The Trumpet Player", Monmouth County Arts Council Juried Art Show, NJ

  • 2008 – Finalist, "The Marine" - Atlanta Fine Art League Portrait Competition, GA

  • 2004 – Two portraits were finalists, "The Lyle Sisters" and "Samone at the River", The Portrait Society of Atlanta's Spring 2004 Competition

  • 2001 – Woman of The Year, Swansboro Area Chamber of Commerce, NC

  • 1995 – Best in Show, "July 3rd", East Carolina University Rebel Literary and Arts Magazine Competition, NC

  • 1994 – Second Place, "Meditation", East Carolina University Rebel Literary and Arts Magazine Competition, NC

  • 1993 – Third Place, "Mr. Armstrong", East Carolina University Rebel Literary and Arts Magazine Competition, NC