During 2018, the artist has accepted invitations to paint in the following plein air competitions:
Plein Air Fun Fest, Palm Beach 2018.
Wekiva Paint Out, Orlando, FL, March 2018.
St. George Island Paint Out, FL, April 2018.
Plein Air Painters of the Southeast, Gadsden Museum of Art, Gadsden, AL, April 2018.
Cashiers, NC Plein Air Festival, July 2018.
Signature Memberships: San Diego Watercolor Society, Baltimore Watercolor Society, Missouri Watercolor Society, Southern Watercolor Society, Western Colorado Watercolor Society, Virginia Watercolor Society, Pennsylvania Watercolor Society, Washington Society of Landscape Painters, Coastal Georgia Artists Guild.
Annapurna Productions, Washington DC landscapes selected for a movie (information to be revealed summer 2018.)
“Gift from the Sea,” accepted into the International Exhibition in Quingdao Laotian Museum of Art, China, June 2018.
3rd Place, First Coast Plein Air Painters, Ponte Vedra Cultural Center, March 2018.
1st Place and 3rd place, Watercolors, Jekyll Island Arts Association, March 2018.
The Ludwig Framemakers Award, Plein Air Fun Fest, Palm Beach, FL for ” ’33 Ford.”
Western Colorado WC Society 2017 National Exhibition, Daler Rowney Award.
Watercolor Artist Magazine, selected author in April 2017 issue.
FAV 15% (jurys favorite 15% of the entries) in the September 2017 BoldBrush Painting competition, “Urban Canvas.”
FAV 15% (jury’s favorite 15% of the entries) in the July 2017 BoldBrush Painting competition, “Connected.”
FAV15% (jury’s favorite 15% of the entries) in the March 2017 BoldBrush Painting competition, “Year of the Rooster.”
SPLASH 18, competition winner, 2016.
Outstanding Watercolor, Bold Brush Competition, April 2016. http://faso.com/boldbrush/winners/180
Best Watercolor, The Sid Platt Award of $500, The Art League, October, 2016, The Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, VA. https://www.theartleague.org/files/fckfiles/Op%20Ed%202016-3.pdf
Honorable Mention, Shadows on the Teche Plein Air competition, New Iberia, LA, 2016.
Award of Merit, Plein Air Painters of the Southeast, Gadsden, AL, 2016.
Best in Show, Piedmont Plein Air Competition, 2015.
Honorable Mention, Quick Draw, Curacao Plein Air, 2015.
Honorable Mention, Georgia Watercolor Society International Exhibition, 2015.
Potomac Valley Watercolorists Award, Baltimore Watercolor Society Mid Atlantic Regional Exhibition, 2015.
2nd Place, Clifton Plein Air, Clifton, VA, 2015.
‘Best Waterford Scene’ and ‘Best Watercolor’, Waterford, VA, 2015.
Finalist, Splash, 2015, Northlight Publications.
Honorable Mention, Mississippi Watercolor Society Grand National Exhibition, 2014.
Best Nocturnal, Mountain Maryland Plein Air, 2014.
The Jack Richeson Award, Rockies West National Exhibition, 2013.
Ed Longley Memorial Award, Baltimore Watercolor Society Mid Atlantic Exhibition, 2013.
Cheap Joe’s Award, West Virginia Aqueous National Exhibition, Monongalia Art Center, Summer 2013.
Juror’s Choice Award, Ellicott City “Paint It, Ellicott” Plein Air competition, 2013.
Honorable Mention, Mountain Maryland Plein Air competition, 2013.
1st Place and 2nd Place, Watercolors, Waterford Fair, VA, 2013.
Jack Richeson Award, Rockies West National Watercolor Exhibition, Grand Junction, CO, 2013.
1st Place in Watercolors, Waterford, VA, 2012.
West Charlton Award, Pennsylvania Watercolor Society International Exhibit, 2012, State Museum of PA.
Honorable Mention, Mountain Maryland Plein Air, 2012.
Potomac Valley Watercolorists Award, Virginia Watercolor Society Annual State Exhibit, 2012.
1st Place Watercolors, Waterford, VA, 2010.
Honorable Mention, New England Watercolor Society Biennial, 2010.
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