Education

1982

MFA, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
BFA Maryland Institute, College of Art (magna cum laude)
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
University of Maryland, General Honors Program

Selected Solo Exhibitions

LaGrange Art Museum, GA                                                                                                                                                       Oglethorpe University Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
Bennett Galleries, Knoxville, TN
Chattahoochee Valley Art Museum, LaGrange, GA
Mason Murer Fine Art Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, SC
University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI

Awards

2019

Best in Show 2-Dimensional Award at The Cumming First United Methodist Church ‘s Festival of Arts

Honorable Mention at the  Cumming First United Methodist Church’s Festival of Arts

2018

People’s Choice Award at the  Marietta Cobb Museum of Art’s Metro Montage XVIII

Juror Merit Award at the  LaGrange Art Museum’s Second Regional Exhibition

Dorothy Barberis Memorial Award at the Catharine Lorillard Wolfe’s 121st Annual Exhibition

2017

Best in Show at Fulton County Arts and Culture’s Artists: A Juried Exhibition at the Abernathy Art Center

Honorable Mention Award at The Cumming First United Methodist Church Festival of Arts, GA

2016

Grand Prize and Audience Choice Awards at the Cumming First United Methodist Church’s Festival of Arts

First Place and People’s Choice Awards at the Marietta Cobb Museum Metro Montage Juried Exhibition

7th Place in the Landscape Category of The Portrait Society of America’s Members Only Competition

Finalist in the Outside the Box Category of the Portrait Society Competition

2015

Finalist in the Still Life/Interior Category in The Artists Magazine’s 32nd Annual Art Competition

2014

Nora Roth Memorial Award at the Catharine Lorillard Wolf Art Club’s 118th Annual Open Exhibition, NY

2014

 Dignitary Honorable Mention at Dunwoody Fine Art Association’s Best of the Best

2013

Cynthia Shipp Goodgal Memorial Award at the Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club’s 117th Annual

2012

People’s Choice Award at the Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art’s Metro Montage XII

2009

Mable House Award of Distinction at the South Cobb Arts Alliance 22nd National Juried Art Exhibition

Second Place at the Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art’s Metro Montage IX

2008

Finalist in both Landscape & Interior categories for 3 separate paintings, 25th Annual Art Competition of The Artists Magazine

2007

Finalist in both the Still Life and Portrait & Figure categories, Artists Magazine’s 24th Art Competition

Competition Spotlight Article The Artists Magazine

2006

Finalist in the Experimental & Landscape categories Artists Magazine’s 23rd Annual

2005

Finalist in the Landscape category, 22nd Annual Competition Artists Magazine

Anna Hyatt Huntington Bronze Medal for Oil  Catharine Lorillard Wolfe 109th Annual Open Exhibition

2004

Finalist in the Still Life category 21st Annual Artists Magazine’s Art Competition

2003

Finalist in the Still Life category Artists Magazine’s Art Competition

2001

Finalist in the Still Life category Artists Magazine’s Competition

Visiting Artist at Clayton College and State University

Residency at the Vermont Studio Center

2000

Inclusion in Who’s Who in America, Millennium Edition

1999

Finalist in the Portrait category, Artists Magazine’s Competition

1996

Winner of Open Studios’ Southern States Competition

Individual Artist’s Grant awarded by the Georgia Council for the Arts

Purchase and Merit Awards LaGrange Art Museum’s National Biennial

Finalist in the Landscape category Artists Magazine’s Art Competition

1995

Mable House Award at the South Cobb Arts Alliance’s 8th National Exhibition

Ray Ellis Traditional Painting Award at the 16th Annual Arts on the River Exhibition, Savannah

1992

Judge’s Choice at the Miniature Painter’s Society’s 59th International Exhibit, DC

1988

Mrs. Bellinger Memorial Award by the Chautauqua Art Association’s 31st Annual National Exhibition of American Art

1987

Grumbacher Gold Award for Best Oil Painting at the Greensboro Artists League’s 18th Annual

1986

Merit Award at the Stamford Art Association’s Sixth Annual Faber Birren Color Award Show

1984

Robert Cooke Enlow Memorial Purchase Award by the Evansville Museum of Arts and Science at the 37th Annual Mid-States Art Exhibition

1979

Awarded a Studio in Baltimore’s School #33 Artist Studio Program