Artistic Accomplishments since 2000


     

  • 2017 Plein Air Easton Juried Artist -$1000 Tilghman Island Artists' Choice Award
  • 2017 Mountain Maryland juried artist
  • 2016 $1000 John Singer Sargent Award Transparent Watercolor Soc. of America
  • 2016 Published: North Light Splash 17 Best of Watercolor
  • 2016 Mountain Maryland First Place Quick Draw
  • 2016 Mountain Maryland Third Place Bedford Resort Paint Out
  • 2016 Clemson Fine Arts Center 2nd Place Award Annual Exhibition
  • 2016 Juried into Cashiers Plein Air Competition Cashiers, NC
  • 2016 Juried into Mountain Maryland Plein Air Competition Cumberland, MD
  • 2016 Accepted into Transparent Watercolor Society of America Exhibition
  • 2015 ACCEPTED WORK IN AMERICAN WATERCOLOR SOCIETY NY
  • 2015 Best Quick Draw Paint Annapolis
  • 2015 People's Choice Award Paint Annapolis
  • 2015 Best Painting on Naval Academy Campus Paint Annapolis
  • 2015 To compete in Plein Air Olmsted Invitational Atlanta, Ga.
  • 2015 To be published in The Best of Watercolor Splash 16 (North Light Publications)
  • 2014 Piedmont Plein Air $2750.00 Best in Show and Artist's Choice Award
  • 2014 Published by North Light: Incite 2 Color Passions
  • 2014 $5000.00 winner for Michelin Tire's International Festival
  • 2014 Easels in Frederick Peoples Chioce Award
  • 2014 Easels in Frederick Architectural Award
  • 2014 Plein Air Richmond Architectural Award
  • 2013 $5000.00 Grand Prize Easels in Fredericks Plein Air Competition
  • 2013 Collector's Choice Award Easels in Fredericks Plein Air Competition
  • 2013 Charlotte Fine Art Urban Lights Exhibition 3rd Place Award
  • 2013 Juried into Plein Air Richmond, VA
  • 2012 Selected as Artist in residence at The Reserve - Lake Keowee SC
  • 2012 Published in North Light's Sketchbook Confidential II
  • 2012 Selected to compete in Plein Air Easton! (Maryland)
  • 2012 Selected to compete plein air Easels in Frederick (Maryland) People's Choice Award
  • 2012 Exhibited with award in Anderson SC Annual Arts Competition - Merit Award
  • 2011 Selected artist to hang 11 works 8'x10' each-Greenville, SC KROC Center to open 9/11
  • 2011 Published in Splash 12: Celebrating Artistic Vision, The Best in Watercolor
  • 2011 Artists' Choice Award Paint the Town Plein Air Cranford NJ
  • 2011 Collectors' Choice Award Easels in Fredericks Plein Air Fredericks, MD
  • 2011 Third Place Quick Draw Easels in Fredericks
  • 2010 Exhibited Transparent Watercolor Society of America (Signature Membership)
  • 2010 Exhibited Pickens County Museum with 2nd museum purchase
  • 2010 Exhibited Georgia Watercolor Society with Award
  • 2010 Exhibited South Carolina Watermedia Society
  • 2010 Published Splash 11 New Directions: The Best of Watercolor
  • 2010 Competed Cashiers' NC Plein Air and Plein Air Easton! Easton, MD
  • 2009 Exhibited SC Watermedia Society with Award
  • 2009 Exhibited Pickens County Museum one man show (45 works)
  • 2009 Competed in Plein Air Easton! with a Museum Purchase Award
  • 2009 Published Watercolor Artist Magazine (6 page featured artist)
  • 2008 Juried into Colorado's Telluride Plein Air Competition
  • 2008 Exhibited Art Educator's Invitational Columbia University, SC
  • 2008 Published Passionate Brushstrokes, Splash 10 North Light Publications
  • 2008 Museum Purchase Easton's Fine Arts Academy
  • 2008 United States Patent received for plein air viewfinder known as: Jewell Box Viewfinder
  • 2007 Exhibited Transparent Watercolor Society of America
  • 2007 Quick Draw Award Plein Air Easton, Maryland
  • 2007 Exhibited Niagara Watercolor Society
  • 2007 Easton's Fine Arts Academy purchase
  • 2007 Exhibited/ Award/ Traveling Show, South Carolina Watermedia Society
  • 2006 Exhibited Transparent Watercolor Society of America
  • 2006 Exhibited New York's Adirondack's Exhibit of American Watercolors: Traveling Show
  • 2006 Exhibited National Watercolor Society
  • 2006 Easton's Plein Air Quick Draw 2nd Place Award
  • 2006 Exhibited South Carolina Watercolor Society
  • 2005 Published: The Artist Magazine
  • 2005 Exhibited SC Watercolor Society: Past Presidents' Award
  • 2005 Upstate Visual Art's Claude Smith Exhibition's People's Choice Award
  • 2005 Exhibited Northwest Watercolor Society
  • 2005 Exhibited Watercolor USA
  • 2005 Competed in the Easton's Plein Air Competition: Award Best Watercolor
  • 2005 Exhibited Watercolor West, California: Merchandise Award
  • 2004 Award - South Carolina Watercolor Society
  • 2004 Published in The Best of Watercolor Splash 8 North Light Publications
  • 2004 Exhibited Pittsburgh's Aqueous International Open
  • 2004 Exhibited Kentucky Watercolor Society Aqueous USA
  • 2003 83rd National Watercolor Society (Signature Membership)
  • 2003 Student and Teacher honored in New York: Advanced Placement National Exhibition
  • 2003 $1500 Grant from the Christopher Reeve Foundation to write art curriculum for quadriplegics
  • 2002 Juried into Northeast International Watercolor Society Exhibit
  • 2001 Illustrated Children's Book: No Trespassing
  • 2001 Juried into the 81st National Watercolor Society Exhibition
  • 2001 Juried into the Canadian Society of Watercolour Painters
  • 2001 Savoir Affaire Merchandize Award and Traveling Exhibit National Watercolor Society
  • 2000 Loran Mason Award South Carolina Watercolor Society