Exhibitions & Awards

  • Wildwood Exhibit, 2001, First Place Award and People's Choice Award, Toledo, OH
  • One of 40 artists selected for The Art of Baseball exhibit, held in Long Island, New York, entitled
  • 65th Annual Midyear Exhibition, Butler Institute of American Art
  • North East Watercolor Society 25th Annual International Exhibition
  • Wildwood Exhibit 2002, Peoples Choice Award
  • Georgia Watercolor Society 23rd National 2002, Art Materials Award
  • Watercolor U.S.A. 2002, Patron Purchase Award
  • Elected by unanimous ballot to the Northwestern Ohio Watercolor Society (NOWS)
  • NOWS 2002 Spring Exhibit, Popular Vote Award
  • Two of only three watercolors accepted in the Toledo Area Artists 2002
  • 15th Annual Roots of Diversity Multicultural Art Exhibit, Toledo
  • North East Watercolor Society 26th Annual International Exhibition
  • 39th Downtown Art Exhibition, Second Award, Toledo, OH
  • Watercolorama 2002, First Award
  • Arts Commission 2003 Inaugural Community Gallery
  • Northwestern Ohio Watercolor Society 2003 Spring Exhibition, Third Award
  • Butler Institute of American Art 67th National Midyear Show, 2003
  • Wildwood Exhibit 2003, Peoples Choice Award
  • 30th Rocky Mountain National Watermedia Exhibition 2003, Third Award, Omni TRAX Award
  • Northwestern Ohio Watercolor Society's Watercolorama 2003, First Award painting "A Dream of Castles"
  • Finalist in Artist's Magazine, 2003 Art Competition
  • "A Dream of Castles" selected by International Artist Magazine for a soft-cover book, published in 2004, called "How Did You Paint That? 100 Ways to Paint People"
  • North East Watercolor Society's 27th Annual International Exhibition, Winsor Newton Award and accepted as signature member
  • California Watercolor Association 36th National Exhibition, San Francisco, 2004
  • Butler Institute of American Art 68th National Midyear Show, 2004
  • Toledo Area Artists, 86th Annual Exhibition, 2004
  • Northwestern Ohio Watercolor Society, Spring Exhibition, 2004, First Award
  • Rocky Mountain National Watermedia, 2004
  • Ohio Watercolor Society Annual, 2004, painting "A Dream of Castles" selected for OWS Travel Show and elected as OWS member
  • International Artists 2004, painting selected for instructional book on Favorite Subjects
  • Wildwood Exhibit 2005 - First Award
  • Finalist winner in The Artist's Magazine 2005 Art Competition
  • Toledo Area Artist 87th Annual Exhibition at The Toledo Museum of Art - Second Award for transparent watercolor
  • Ohio Watercolor Society Annual Exhibition - Color Q Award
  • Northeast Watercolor Society's 29th Annual International Exhibition - Winsor Newton Award
  • Two paintings selected for Splash 9
  • Elected to the American Watercolor Society 2006
  • Wildwood Artists in the Garden, First Award, 2006
  • Watercolor USA 2006
  • Toledo Area Artists' 88th Annual Exhibition one of two watercolors chosen
  • Ohio Watercolor Society 2006
  • Rocky Mountain National Watermedia 2006 OmniTRAX Award (Best of Show)
  • North East Watercolor Society Thirtieth Annual International Open Exhibition 2006 - North East Watercolor Society Award of Excellence
  • Finalist in The Artist's Magazine, 2003 Art Competition
  • International Artist Magazine “How Did You Paint That? 100 Ways to Paint People”, 2004
  • North East Watercolor Society, Winsor Newton Award, 2005
  • Finalist winner in The Artist's Magazine, 2005
  • Splash 9 - The Best of Watercolors, Published, 2006
  • Elected to American Watercolor Society, 2006 (Travel Show)
  • North East Watercolor Society Award of Excellence, Best of Show, 2006
  • Watercolor Magic - Best of Watercolors, published 2006
  • OWS Bronze Medal Award, 2007
  • Elected to National Watercolor Society, 2007
  • OWS Silver Medal Award, 2008
  • Roulet Medal Recipient, Toledo Artist Association, 90th Annual Exhibition, 2008
  • Watercolor USA - M Shuck Memorial Award, 2009
  • Elected to Watercolor USA Honor Society
  • Rocky Mountain Water Media, Banks Insurance Agency Community Award, 2009
  • Elected to Rocky Mountain Water Media, 2009
  • OWS Gold Medal Award, 2010  
  • American Watercolor Society Exhibition, 2012
  • OWS Silver Medal Award, 2012
  • OWS Marti Fenker Memorial Award, 2013
  • OWS “Cowboys on the Steps to Nowhere”, (Traveling Show), 2015
  • Fallbrook, CA, “Cowboys on the Steps to Nowhere”, 7th Annual Signature Member Invitational, water-media exhibition, 2016
  • Missouri Watercolor Society Exhibition, John Singer Sargent Award for "St. Bernadette", 2016
  • North East Watercolor Society, "Cowboys on the Steps to Nowhere", Winsor Newtorn Award, 2016