Commissioned Portraits, Nature & Wildlife

PREFERRED MEDIUMS

Colored Pencil
Graphite
Mixed Media (may contain any of the preferred mediums)
Pastel
Scratch Board/Ink
Watercolor

EXPERIENCE

Colored Pencil Society of America, National Board – DC Development Director
John’s Creek Art Center: Instructor of Colored Pencil & Portraiture
Quinlan Art Center: Instructor of Portraiture, Nature Drawing & Colored Pencil
Gainesville College: “Arts and Animals” Summer Instructor
Gwinnett County: “Arts & Animals” Instructor
Elachee Nature Center: Naturalist & Trail Guide
Lanier Museum of Natural History, Instructor & Tour Guide
Elachee Nature Center: Exhibit Artist
Hall County adult education evening Instructor: Portraiture, Drawing & Painting
Munford Inc.: Art Director
JC Penney: Fashion Illustrator

ORGANIZATIONS

Georgia Art League, past Vice President, 2008 – 2009
Colored Pencil Society of America, Past President, Atlanta Chapter, 2005 – 2014
Colored Pencil Society of America, Signature Member & 10 Year Award
Portrait Society of Atlanta – Juried Member, past Vice President & past Treasurer

EDUCATION

Graduate of Ringling School of Art in Sarasota Florida – 1977

AWARDS

Best in Show

Georgia Art League, 2016
Master Gardener’s Exhibit, Gainesville, GA, 2010
Festival of the Painted Rock

Permanent Collection (Purchase Award)

Festival of Arts 2010, CFUMC

Grand prize

Festival of Arts 2009, CFUMC
Bear Hollow Wildlife Art Show; Athens, Georgia

1st Place

Tannery Row Artist Colony Spring Exhibit, 2017
Georgia Art League, 2016
Colored Pencil Society of America, Atlanta Chapter Art Exhibition, 2014
Georgia Art League, 2009 Summer
Georgia Art League, 2009 Fall
Livestock, Georgia National Fair, 2007 & 2008
Georgia Art League, 2007 Summer
Georgia Art League, 2007 Fall
Georgia Art League, 2006
|Ocee Art Center, Instructor Exhibit, 2005
Wildlife Art Show; Gainesville, Georgia

2nd Place

Fine Art, Georgia National Fair, 2017
Colored Pencil Society of America, Atlanta Chapter Art Exhibition, 2016
Water Media, Georgia National Fair, 2008
Portrait Society of Atlanta, Drawings Only Exhibit, 2005

3nd Place

Fine Art, Georgia National Fair, 2016

Award of Excellence

Colored Pencil Society of America, Annual Int. Art Exhibition, Tacoma, WA 2016
Colored Pencil Society of America, Annual Int. Art Exhibition, Atlanta, GA 2009
Colored Pencil Society of America, Annual Int. Art Exhibition, Memphis, TN 2004

Peoples Choice

Colored Pencil Society of America, Atlanta Chapter Art Exhibition, 2013
Festival of Arts CFUMC, 2010

Sponsor Award

Quinlan Art Center, 68th Annual Members’ Exhibition, 2015
Summer Serendipity, Johns Creek Art Center, 2015
Colored Pencil Society of America, Atlanta Chapter Art Exhibition, 2013

Finalist

Artist’s Magazine Art Competition, 2015
Artist’s Magazine Art Competition, 1996

Merit Award

Fine Art, Georgia National Fair, 2010
Georgia National Fair, 2009

Honorable Mention

Artspectations 2017, CPSA
Festival of Arts 2017, CFUMC
Festival of Arts 2016, CFUMC
Quinlan Art Center, Spring 2016
Quinlan Art Center, Fall 2016